English Preparatory Division

Preparatory English I (ENGL 001)

ENGL 001 Course aims at improving students’ proficiency in the English language from CEFR A1 to CEFR A2 level. 

By the end of this course, successful students are expected to understand straightforward information in spoken and written formats and to express themselves in speech and in writing for simple practical purposes in everyday situations requiring a simple and direct exchange of information.

Course Learning Objectives:

By the end of the course, students are able to: 

  1. understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  2. communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. 
  3. describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment, and matters in areas of immediate need.

Listening

  1. understand enough provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated.

Reading

  1. understand short, simple texts containing the highest frequency vocabulary.

Speaking

  1. communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information.

Writing

  1. can write short, simple formulaic notes relating to matters in areas of immediate need.

Preparatory English II (ENGL 002)

ENGL 002 Course aims at improving students’ proficiency in the English language from CEFR A2 to CEFR B1 level. It also aims to help students to:
• understand topical matters, and explain their opinions and advantages and disadvantages of a situation
• read and understand routine information and articles and the meaning of information in a familiar area
• produce written work on a range of subjects

Course Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, students are able to:


1. understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
2. deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken.
3. produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
4. describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
Listening
5. understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure.
Reading
6. read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest.
Speaking
7. exploit a wide range of simple language to deal with most situations.
Writing
8. Write personal letters and notes asking for or conveying simple information of immediate relevance.

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