Certificate in English for Foreigners Elementary (Full time)

Provided by Coleman College

Course introduction


Coleman College offers Certificate in English for Foreigners courses in different levels for international students who wish to acquire a good foundation in this international language. They are categorized into Basic, Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Higher Intermediate and Advanced Levels.
The Certificate in English for Foreigners course will equip students with a good foundation in the English language which will enable them to build and enhance their reading, writing, listening and speaking ability in English.
At each level, students will be able to grasp the intended key outcomes. From learning grammar and commonly used words to cultivating basic communication skills, to building simple structures while developing sufficient vocabulary base through discussions and writings. After completion, students will be able to produce reasonable explanations and arguments on abstract thought and topics.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

At the end of this level, learners should be able to:

  • Understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  • Communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • Describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate basic need.

Area of Studies

The programme consists of an English Teaching Module
Synopsis – Elementary Level
This course teaches foundation level English. Students will receive listening, speaking, grammar and writing practice. At the end of the course, students will be able to use many regular and irregular verbs, hold basic conversation on familiar topics and write short written messages.

Entry Requirements

Age: At least 7 years old
Academic: At least Primary 1 education for applicant between ages 7- 17. For applicant 18 years and above, at least completed Grade 7 or Secondary 1 or equivalent
English Proficiency: At least Primary 1 proficiency in English and student will be emplaced based on placement test

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

The course duration for the Elementary level is 6 months, Full-time
Maximum allowable period to complete the course level is 12 months


Fees & Funding

Course Fee

Payment Mode

  • Installment plan available