General English

We follow the CEFR language levels (A1 - C2) Below is an example course outline for A2.1 (Pre-Intermediate Level).

Course Title: General English (CEFR Level A2.1) - 12 weeks (3-4 hours per week)

Overview: Develop basic English communication skills, focusing on grammar, vocabulary, listening, speaking, and reading. Writing skills will be reinforced through homework assignments.

Module 1: Expanding Grammar and Vocabulary

  • Objective: Enhance understanding of basic sentence structures and vocabulary.
  • Topics Covered:
    • Grammar: Present continuous tense, past simple tense, question forms.
    • Vocabulary: Daily routines, food and drink, hobbies.
    • Listening: Comprehending short, clear messages and announcements.
    • Speaking: Participating in simple conversations on familiar topics.
    • Reading: Understanding short, simple texts and personal letters.
    • Homework: Writing short descriptions and personal letters (if applicable).

Module 2: Practical Communication

  • Objective: Improve communication skills for everyday interactions.
  • Topics Covered:
    • Grammar: Future tenses, modals (can, could, should), comparatives and superlatives.
    • Vocabulary: Travel, work, and education-related terms.
    • Listening: Following main points in radio or TV programs on current affairs.
    • Speaking: Expressing opinions and discussing plans.
    • Reading: Understanding factual texts on subjects of personal interest.
    • Homework: Writing essays and reports on familiar topics (if applicable).

Module 3: Interactive Learning

  • Objective: Engage in interactive and practical English use.
  • Topics Covered:
    • Grammar: Present perfect tense, conjunctions, relative clauses.
    • Vocabulary: Health, environment, social issues.
    • Listening: Understanding main ideas and details in short conversations.
    • Speaking: Engaging in discussions, giving presentations.
    • Reading: Reading articles, stories, and factual texts.
    • Homework: Writing short stories and opinion pieces (if applicable).

Module 4: Review & Application

  • Objective: Consolidate learning and apply skills in practical contexts.
  • Topics Covered:
    • Grammar: Review of all previously covered grammar topics.
    • Vocabulary: Expansion and reinforcement of vocabulary.
    • Listening: Listening to longer dialogues and passages.
    • Speaking: Role-playing real-life scenarios.
    • Reading: Reading comprehensive texts and articles.
    •  Homework: Writing detailed essays and reports (if applicable).

The proposed syllabus is based on our experience, but we adapt to each client.

We offer: 1-1 online/in-person and group online/in-person classes.