5 Core skills in English for General purposes.
English for General purposes course focuses on:
- reading and
These skills are considered to be the core skills a person needs to use on regular basis to communicate with other people. These skills are developed around correct English grammar. We will discuss their significance and how they are taught in English for General purposes course below.
Speaking English is the most important of all the skills above because you need it to communicate. Most communication in English language largely involves speaking in English language. You can’t be a good communicator without oral communication skills.
In our English for General purposes course students learn pronunciation and enunciation through listening and practice. If your pronunciation of English words is clear it is easy for other students understand you. Sometimes students or teachers may not understand what a student is saying because of improper pronunciation.
Although you will learn proper pronunciation in English for General purposes course, you will retain accent, depending on your first language. For example Chinese students have a different accent from that of people from India or Pakistan. The British and the Americans have different accents. People in different states in USA have different accents too. Native English speakers in Britain have different accents.
You will need to listen to people with different accents in order to communicate with them. Remember that all English speakers have an accent and don’t be ashamed of your own accent. You will learn to speak in order to be understood.
This is another important skill you need to communicate. It will help you e to understand what is said to you. It’s not difficult to develop this skill.
It’s important that you learn to listen to what other people are saying. If you learn this skill well you will be able to communicate with others well. You will learn how differences in sentence construction and intonation can affect its meaning. You will also learn how to use words that are easily misused. There will be many opportunities to practice listening.
If you can read English you are ahead of many people. There are many people who can speak English but they can’t read or write. It’s a great disadvantage to be unable to read or write in English. In English for General purposes we will place a lot of emphasis being able to read English. Being able to read English usually opens up many opportunities such as using this website and accessing our courses which are all in English.
Everyone needs this skill to effectively communicate in English. Whatever you want to communicate, you can do it in writing. In our English for General purposes course you will learn or improve your writing skills.
Writing enables people all over the world to communicate our ideas. This skill is necessary and is learns together with reading skills and is used generally in Software development as well as in publishing inventions
Grammar and English for General purposes
In English for General purposes course, you will learn English grammar. Grammar is an important skill in communication as it enables readers or listeners to understand what the other person is saying. It is taught over a period of 6 months in a logical manner to help our students develop better communication skills.
How long does this course take? This course will take about 6 months to complete and it will cost you CAD$750. 00 . If you don’t have all the money at once, you can pay in 6 installments of CAD$125.00 per month. This course will greatly improve your general communication skills. This course is not suitable for academic or business purposes. You will receive a certificate after successful completion of all the assignments, tests and quizzes.