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Practical English

The curriculum is designed to prepare a learner the reading, writing, listening and speaking English language skills.  While learning to acquire English proficiency from an English native speaking person, the learner learns about life skills and the essentials of daily living skills in the United States.

One of the important skills in preparing for an American academic institution is learning the essentials of being successful in an academic environment as well as  how to  function in an American classroom ranging from participation in discussions,  listening and communicating, and to be resourceful and skillful in writing.  Likewise for a business professional, you learn to be adept in written and verbal communication and present yourself professionally.

The instructor facilitates discussion while student learns to speak English drawing upon her knowledge and experiences.

An exceptional resource offered to AdSum students, and included in the tuition is the access to the World Book Web. World Book Web is a collection of rich databases filled with authoritative content of World Book covering topics  from green living to history while utilizing practical developments of English and introducing new vocabulary. Learning, writing, and researching is further enhanced through e-books of classic literature and links to newspaper publications from around the world.

Students in the program are given assistance to the application process to the U.S. colleges and universities and the connections to the institutions.

Students who want one on one training for rapid learning or require special assistance and additional assistance, should send a request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Prerequisites: High School Level English

 

 

Level 1

Module 1 - Introduction

The learner gets acquainted with the online classroom environment and knows the digital facility. Class members will introduce themselves and to each other, and learns the  various forms of expressions with greetings and farewells.

Module 2 - Daily Living Skills

The class discusses family, heritage and how to make friends by initiating a conversation and maintaining communication.  The topic also includes learning to express time, environment and basic daily living needs.

Module 3 - Relating to Community

The instructor will draw upon the learner's own interests and talk about his/her community of interests.  The discussion extends to exploring countries, culture, places of attractions and landmarks.

Level 2

Module 4 - Entertainment and Recreation

The learner has fun with using digital tools to explore entertainment and recreation.  The learner is trained to be able to distinguish good selection of digital materials for further language development in speaking.

Module 5 - Communications

Young adult learners are immersed in the world of cell phones and the video media for communication.   Learners become aware of the usage of words in conversational English through these digital channels.  The class members practice speaking with the awareness of influencing or persuasion.

Module 6 - Consumer Education

The sessions overall focus on consumer education.  The class covers buying an item in a store, read content on lables and discuss spending.

Level 3

Module 7 - Buildings and businesses

The class sessions focus on the ability to give directions and engage in conversations about how to travel.  The learner will have the ability to describe residential and commercial buildings and businesses.

Module 8 - Health

The young adult learners discuss nutrition,  wellness and good healthy practices

Module 9 – Schools / Business

The sessions focus on understanding schools and life in another country especially the U.S.  The learner achieves the preparedness in verbal communication for furthering their education or work in an English speaking country.

Module 10 – Resources

The course focuses on writing formats and knowing sources of research such as libraries, online libraries, and reliable secondary research sources.  For business professionals, the instructor can have you prepare assignments related to business settings.

Module 11 – Pearson Test of English Academic Exam Preparation

The Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic exam preparation consists of fifteen lessons designed to give guided practice of all skills assessed within the PTE Academic.  The learner will have an understanding of the exam and practice in the four basic skill areas: reading, listening, writing and speaking.

Tuition: $4,500

24 weeks (about 6 month program) includes World Book Web Reference Database Center and guidance to college and university admission.

 

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