ENGLISH FOR BEGINNERS (A 40-HOUR PROGRAMME)

A basic programme designed specifically for those who are 15 years old and above. This programme leads the learner on a step-by-step basis of mastering the rudiments of grammar, vocabulary and sentence-building.

OBJECTIVES

  • To form the right habits of language learning from the very beginning.
  • To learn the substance of English and how to compose sentences and thereby enhancing the learner’s spoken and written English in the process.
  • To facilitate a gradual process of learning in which the learner can understand and apply the right habits in his everyday spoken and written English.

CONTENT
Learning Grammar

This topic is a requirement for speaking and writing good English. The ability to convey ideas and proposals in a clear form is indispensable. Therefore, exercises suited to enhance the eight parts of speech, which form the substance of English learning, will serve to improve the participant’s spoken and written English.

NOUNS, PRONOUNS, ADJECTIVES, ADVERBS, VERBS, PREPOSITIONS, CONJUNCTIONS, INTERJECTIONS.

Sentence Structure
This topic is covered to test and thereafter enhance the participant’s skill in constructing sentences in English.

KINDS OF SENTENCES

SUBJECT AND PREDICATE

SUBJECT-VERB-OBJECT (S-V-O)

Vocabulary
This topic is geared towards the participant’s knowledge and application of his stock of words. The mastery of words helps the participant to select words at his command which best reflect his intended meaning to be conveyed to others.

Spelling and Punctuation
Learning to spell correctly and rectifying common errors to enhance written English are covered.

Spoken English
Everyday situational dialogues in English, role-play and correcting common errors in  Spoken English are covered.

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