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English Language Short Courses: Elementary English Level 1

Elementary English Level 1

This English language proficiency course is designed as a bite sized component of a range of courses, aligning to Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) A1 Lower and International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Band 2. It is for learners from diverse language and culture backgrounds, who have little or no exposure to the English language.

Course Objectives

This course aims to develop learners with the ability to understand very basic English in familiar situations and to meet immediate needs and participate in very simple social conversations.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Use familiar very basic isolated words and short phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a given context.
  2. Introduce him/herself and others of a given context.
  3. Interact in a simple way with the help from the other person that talks slowly and clearly.


Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 13
  • Language Requirement: No prerequisite English language required
  • Academic Requirement: Complete primary school education or its equivalent.


Mode of Delivery

  • Blended with E-Learning


Assessment Methods

The learning outcomes will be assessed in two forms: 

  • Formative Test: Internal Progression Test (60 %) 
  • Summative (End of Course Final Proficiency Assessment) (40%)


Progression Pathway

This is not a pathway programme.


Course Duration

  • Full-time:  45 hours 
  • Part-time: 45 hours 


Next Available Intake(s)

  • Monthly Intake





Application Fee (Non-Refundable)$108
Course Fees$800



  • All prices stated above are inclusive of the prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST)
  • International Applicant: International students including international students transferring from other local institutes


Register for Course

Submit the following documents and email to 

  • Completed Application Form (Click here to download the application form)
  • Preferred Start-of-Course Date

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