Certificate in English for Foreigners Intermediate (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 a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
  • Express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Area of Studies

The programme consists of an English Teaching Module

Synopsis – Intermediate Level

Students will develop basic academic English skills at this level. Students will be exposed to a range of text types presented in different media that cover many high-frequency words commonly used in academic and work environments. The student also develops skill in writing more articulate paragraphs, letters and essays. Speaking skills are developed in interpersonal activities and through oral presentations.

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 durations for Intermediate 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