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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE PROGRAMME

 General English course uses market-leading course materials to provide engaging, interactive lessons. Instructors make use of a variety of resources, including well-known coursebooks and online study platforms, to deliver a consistent and structured learning experience. This course prepares participants to use English in real-life situations outside of the classroom, and aims to improve participant's daily communication skills by introducing a range of interesting and relevant topics with each new unit.

 

EACH LEVEL IS TWELVE (12) WEEKS. THERE IS A TOTAL OF SIX (6) LEVELS (OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS METHOD - BRITISH ENGLISH) 

1- BASIC (A1)

2- PRE-INTERMEDIATE (A2)

3- INTERMEDIATE (B1)

4- INTERMEDIATE PLUS (B2)

5- UPPER INTERMEDIATE (C1)

6- ADVANCED (C2)

 

THE INTENSIVE COURSE CONSISTS OF TWENTY-THREE (23) CONTACT HOURS A WEEK (FULL IMMERSION) AND INCLUDES:

- GRAMMAR

- CONVERSATION

- READING AND WRITING

- VOCABULARY ACQUISITION

- ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES BASED ON STUDENT PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS / AREAS OF EXPERTISE

- PHONETICS AND PRONUNCIATION

- AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL ACTIVITIES, VIDEO ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSIONS

- CLASSES BASED ON THE TEXTBOOK

- ASSIGNMENT REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

- ORAL PRESENTATIONS, QUIZZES, INTERACTIVE EXERCISES AND ACTIVITIES

 

PACKAGES

DURATION

DAYS/TIMES

COST WITHOUT ACCOMMODATION

“A”

PART TIME

FOUR (4) WEEKS

MON. TO FRI. / 9:30am-12:30pm

USD 790

“B”

PART TIME

TWELVE (12) WEEKS

MON. TO FRI. / 9:30am-12:30pm

USD 1,890

“C”

FULL TIME

FOUR (4) WEEKS

MON. TO THU. 9:30am-4:00pm and

FRI. 9:30am-12:30pm

USD 1,020

“D”

FULL TIME

TWELVE (12) WEEKS

MON. TO THU. 9:30am-4:00pm and

FRI. 9:30am-12:30pm

USD 2,590

 

COST OF COURSE INCLUDES:

  • Invitation letter to enter Trinidad and Tobago as a student
  • Acceptance letter for student permit application with immigration
  • Registration fee
  • Placement test (where necessary)
  • A welcome pack
  • A Trinidad and Tobago cultural guide
  • A student ID Card
  • All instructional material for classes
  • High speed internet access
  • A companion website
  • Access to our computer and LANGUAGE LAB
  • Tuition 
  • Examinations
  • Certificate accepted by the Ministry of Education and a Transcript (only on successful completion of the twelve-week course, Packages "B" and "D")
  • Letter of Attendance (for students attending less than twelve weeks or on partial completion of a course, Packages "A" and "C" or other arrangements)

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL

A package containing one textbook, one workbook, one Entry Checker, one DVD (iTutor) for the Student's Book and workbook, additional audiovisual and printed material and handouts and high speed Internet, access to our computer and LANGUAGE LAB.

 

KEY FEATURES: 

  • Conveniently located in a privileged area of the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago, Port-of-Spain
  • Easy access by public transport, close to all amenities, i.e. restaurants, drugstores, banks, pubs, etc.
  • Our academic contact hours are sixty (60) minutes (as opposed to 45 minutes or any other length of time)
  • Personalised attention, small groups
  • Experienced and highly qualified native speakers
  • Interactive classes
  • Air conditioned classrooms
  • Library facilities
  • Eating area
  • Audiovisual resources
  • Option to sit examinations for international certification

ADDITIONAL SERVICES (optional, additional fees apply):

  • Transport from airport to accommodation (on entry into Trinidad)
  • Transport from accommodation to airport (at the end of the course/stay)
  • Assisting with student permit application at immigration
  • Cultural activities and field trips
  • Tutoring/additional private tuition

 

ACCOMMODATION AT THE REQUEST OF THE STUDENT (BASED ON AVAILABILITY):

  • Most of our accommodation options are located within walking distance from the school. No public transport is necessary.
  • Check-in at Guest House is from 2:00 p.m. on the Sunday prior to the first day of the course (Monday).Check-out is at 12:00 p.m. on the Saturday after the last day of class (Friday). Extra nights might be available according to the published prices.
  • No intermediary agencies are used in arranging accommodation. 
  • No meals are included in any of the accommodation options. However, access to a kitchen is always included.  

  Accommodation

Single/Double/Triple

room in a Guest House

- A bedroom occupied by one, two or three people in separate beds. The beds may be single, double (bunk beds) or queen size.

- Each room has its own private toilet and bath, individual fridge, air condition, Wi-Fi and cable television / radio.

- Access to a kitchen and dining room area 

- Daily Housekeeping 

- Parking Facility

Single/Double room

in a private residence

- A bedroom occupied by one, two or three people in separate beds. The beds may be single, double (bunk beds) or queen size.

- Some have a private toilet and bath, individual fridge, Wi-Fi, cable television / radio, air condition (optional), while others have shared access to washrooms.

- Access to a kitchen and dining room area

ACCOMMODATION

COST PER MONTH

DISTANCE TO SCHOOL

Single  occupancy / Guest House

$550

A fifteen to twenty-minute

walk

Double occupancy/ Guest House

$500

Triple  occupancy / Guest House

$450

Single  room  with private or share bathroom

$500

A fifteen to twenty-minute

walk

Single  room  with private or share bathroom

$450

Double room  with private or share bathroom (no a/c)

$400

 ADDITIONAL SERVICES (accommodation):

  • Taxi Service (Airport to/from Guest House)
  • Laundry services (TTD 50 per load of washer and dryer) 

 

  • Note: Other rates are applicable around Carnival season, other holidays or peak season.


 

ENROLMENT  PROCEDURE: 

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  • To be the premier provider of vocational and professional education as well as foreign language training, translation and interpreting services, thereby narrowing the breach of communication in the Caribbean and Latin America, aiding general development and enhancing human relations in the Hemisphere.

Our Mission

  • To provide institutions, organisations and nationals of Trinidad and Tobago as well as their foreign counterparts and the broader global community with high quality, effective and reliable vocational and professional education as well as foreign language instruction, translation and interpreting services at competitive rates.