Certificate in English for Foreigners Advanced 1 (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 with ease virtually everything heard or read.
  • Summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.
  • Express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of proficient meaning even in more complex situations.

Area of Studies

The programme consists of an English Teaching Module

Synopsis – Advanced 1 Level

At this level students strive for proficiency in all the skill areas required at the university or college level. Students write progressively longer academic essays based on original research. Students learn to participate in seminars and further refine their skills in public speaking.

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 Advanced 1 – 6 months, Full-time
Maximum allowable period to complete the course level is 12 months

Fees & Funding

Course Fee

Payment Mode

  • Installment plan available