English Launchpad Advanced is a comprehensive course designed for students who have a solid foundation in the English language and want to further enhance their proficiency. It focuses on refining advanced language skills, expanding vocabulary, and developing fluency in various contexts. Here’s an overview of the English Launchpad Advanced course:
- Vocabulary Enrichment: Students will learn advanced vocabulary and idiomatic expressions to enhance their communication skills in formal and informal settings. They will explore specialized terminology related to fields such as business, technology, science, and the arts.
- Advanced Grammar: The course covers complex grammatical structures, including advanced verb forms, conditionals, passive voice, phrasal verbs, and more. Students will refine their understanding and usage of grammar in both written and spoken English.
- Listening and Speaking Proficiency: Students will engage in extensive listening practice, including authentic materials such as speeches, debates, podcasts, and interviews. They will focus on improving their listening comprehension, note-taking, and critical thinking skills. Speaking activities will include discussions, presentations, and debates to develop fluency, clarity, and persuasive speaking abilities.
- Reading Comprehension and Analysis: Students will tackle challenging texts, including articles, academic papers, and literary works. They will enhance their reading comprehension skills, analyze complex ideas, and develop critical thinking skills through in-depth discussions and written responses.
- Advanced Writing Skills: The course will focus on advanced writing techniques, such as argumentative essays, research papers, reports, and formal correspondence. Students will refine their writing style, structure their arguments effectively, and demonstrate clarity and coherence in their written work.
- Cultural and Societal Understanding: Students will explore cultural, social, and global issues to develop a broader understanding of diverse perspectives. They will analyze and discuss cultural nuances, societal challenges, and current affairs in English-speaking countries.
- Academic and Professional Skills: The course will prepare students for academic and professional environments by emphasizing skills such as delivering presentations, participating in meetings, conducting research, and writing reports. They will enhance their ability to communicate effectively in academic and workplace settings.
- Independent Learning Strategies: Students will develop effective learning strategies, such as note-taking, summarizing, and self-study techniques. They will be encouraged to take ownership of their learning and explore resources beyond the classroom.
- Progress Tracking and Assessment: Regular assessments, projects, and presentations will be conducted to evaluate students’ progress and provide constructive feedback for further improvement.
English Launchpad Advanced aims to help students reach a high level of English proficiency, enabling them to confidently communicate in complex academic, professional, and social contexts. The course fosters critical thinking, analytical skills, and cultural awareness, preparing students for success in their academic and professional pursuits.
- 40 sessions equivalent to 80 academic hours (1 session = 90 minutes duration)
- Interactive immersion techniques taught by an experienced speaker
- The course aims to provide a solid foundation in English language skills, allowing the student to comfortably navigate everyday interactions and lay the groundwork for further language development.
- Class size: Maximum 12 students in a group