• Develop students’ ability to comprehend and analyze oral and written language
  • Improve students’ skills in oral and written communication
  • Improve students’ skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in English
  • Communicate orally and in writing at the A2 level (CEFR**)
  • Understand text and speech at the A2 level (CEFR**)


Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a clear understanding and use English in a variety of situations and contexts.

2. Apply language structures with a good degree of accuracy.

3. Employ appropriate vocabulary for everyday use.

4. Apply grammatical functions with a good degree of accuracy.

5. Develop good English writing skills.

6. Illustrate a clear understanding of English text and speech at a good level.



Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the following:

1. Demonstrate a clear understanding and use English in a variety of real-life situations

2. Apply general language structures with a reasonable degree of accuracy.

3. Employ appropriate vocabulary for everyday use.

4. Apply grammatical functions with a reasonable degree of accuracy.

5. Develop English writing skills.


Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

1.     Built upon and Improve writing, listening, reading and speaking skills.

2.     Develop skills in the following areas:  reading, understanding and interpreting academic texts, listening to lectures and other appropriate academic material

3.     Comprehend writing at a degree level.

4.     Determine speaking in an academic context e.g. participating in seminars, giving oral presentations.

5.     Develop an academic vocabulary.

Demonstrate an awareness of English language and study skills competencies expected at undergraduate degree level.

Develop students’ communication skills in English

Develop students’ comprehension of the English language

Familiarize students with the conventions of effective college writing (e.g. topic sentence, thesis statement, supporting details, etc.)

Communicate in English at the B2 level (CEFR**)

Understand text and speech at the B2 level (CEFR**)

**CEFR is the Common European Frame of Reference. It describes proficiency levels at 6 different levels of competency in English, A1 being the lowest, C2 being the highest.Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

1. Understand how to function in a college environment, prepare students for studying in English language. 

2. Improve writing, listening, reading and speaking skills.

3. Distinguish the methods of writing emails, cover letters, CV and descriptive paragraphs.

4. Develop skills in the following areas:  reading, understanding and interpreting texts and other appropriate college material.

5. Comprehend writing at a college level.

6. Determine speaking in a college context e.g. participating in class discussions, presenting in English. 

7. Develop an academic vocabulary.