Certificate of English – Beginner

The Certificate of English (Beginner) programme is a preparatory course for international students to acquire foundational proficiency in the English language to further pursue educational or career opportunities in Singapore.

Overview

This programme enables students with little or no knowledge of the language to develop basic entry-level competencies and confidence in speaking, listening, reading, writing and pronunciation of the English language. 

Students will acquire primary grammar usage and commonly used English words and phrases related to personal, numerical, and day-to-day common situational scenarios.  Upon programme completion, students may progress to the Certificate of English (Intermediate) level.

Grammar Syllabus

Use of Nouns, Determiners, Pronouns, Adjectives, Verbs

Modules

  • Details (Name/ age/ gender/ country of birth/ nationality/ marital status/ number of children)
  • Family(Parents/ siblings/ age/ jobs)
  • Ambition (Past experiences/ current/ future)
  • Hobbies (Interest/ past-time/ passion)
  • Favourites (Pets/ food/ drink/ music/ clothes/ colour/ holiday destination/ mode of transport)
  • Count to 100
  • Spelling numbers
  • Time
  • Adding zeroes (Ones/ tens/ hundred/ thousands)
  • Writing mathematical symbols and numbers
  • Money (Going to the bank, understanding ATM instruction and changing money at the exchange)
  • Various travel modes
  • Asking for directions
  • Greetings/ introduction/ small talks
  • Reading simple hand-signs
  • Using polite words
  • Various scenarios (Shop/ supermarket/ asking for appointment at dentist, doctor/ telephone protocols)
  • Describe favourite food/ drink
  • Know the different cuisines/ beverages
  • Food parities for quantity or amount
  • Dietary restrictions
  • Reading a menu/ understanding the various items on a menu
  • Ordering food/ drink in various places (restaurant, pub, hotel, coffee shop)
  • How to make reservations (table/ room)
  • Asking questions/ interacting with service staff

Fees

Application FeeSGD 160.00
Non-Tuition FeeSGD 500.00
Tuition FeeSGD 2,730
TotalSGD 3,390.00
Note:
*All fees quoted above are inclusive of GST.
*GST will be 8% from 1st January 2023 and subsequently 8% to 9% from 1st January 2024. The applicable total amount payable will be charged accordingly.
*Application fee is non-refundable.
*Non tuition fee include Course Material, Examination Fee, Administration Fee, FPS Insurances Fee, and Medical Insurances.

Entry Requirements

Age Requirements: At least 16 years old.

Academic Requirements: Completed high school year 10

Language Proficiency: Applicant is to sit for Educare Global Academy English Placement Test for assessment of current English proficiency before successful application.

Mode of Delivery

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-face lessons

Assessment Method: Written examination

Duration: The programme consists of 4 modules, with a total of 200 learning hours and may be completed in 8 weeks. Lessons will commence 5 days a week for a maximum of 5 hours per day.

Lecturer – Student Ratio: 1:30

Do you have more questions?

Contact us

62 Cecil Street, TPI Building #03-00 Singapore 049710

How to Apply?

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-face lessons

Assessment Method: Written examination

Duration: The programme consists of 4 modules, with a total of 200 learning hours and may be completed in 8 weeks. Lessons will commence 5 days a week for a maximum of 5 hours per day.

Lecturer – Student Ratio: 1:30

Submit the Educare Global Academy Form and supporting documents. Download the form here

We will assess your eligibility and issue a conditional letter of offer

Attend pre-course counselling, receive a standard student contract and advisory note. Make payment for the programme

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