How do we teach English at the Confident steps center?
- We make learning fun because people learn better if they enjoy being in the classroom.
- We use different teaching techniques because different students have different learning styles.
- We ask students to work in pairs and in groups so they develop real-life communication skills.
- We use course books produced by specialist publishers and materials created by our teachers.
- We provide students with language input and skills practice.
- We also teach study skills to help you become more independent language learners.
- We expect you to play an active part in your learning.
- How our levels work for adults
What is IELTS?
The English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test for English language proficiency. Moreover, this exam is used to assess the English language skills for candidates seeking to work or study in any English-speaking environment.
IELTS is an internationally recognized exam as it is recognized by many academic institutions, government agencies and employers around the world. IELTS is accepted by many American, Canadian, South African, Australian, British and New Zealand universities and colleges. IELTS can also be used as a proof for ones' English Language ability for the purpose of immigration.
The IELTS exam consists of 4 parts: reading, writing, listening and speaking. It includes a several writing styles and reading passages as well as different accents including the British and American accents.
The IELTS Scores:
You will receive a score for each section of the test. The score is for 1-9. The scores from all of the sections will be combined to produce the overall band score. Test report forms are received by candidates about 13 days after they have done the test.
IELTS at Confident Steps:
IELTS preparation courses are conducted every one and a half months. The course consists of 24 hours and it focuses on key skills for the examination. Courses allow candidates to practice the 4 sections of the exam by using actual IELTS past exam papers.
Test of English as a Foreign Language or TOEFL is a standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers wishing to enroll in American and Canadian universities as well as many other universities worldwide. Moreover, more than 27 million people from all over the world have taken the TOEFL test to show their English-language proficiency.
Over 9,000 higher educational institutions in more than 130 countries accept TOEFL test scores. .Also, many professional agencies and institutions rely on TOEFL scores as well: The TOEFL PBT test is a paper-based test that determines one's ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It preciselyevaluates how well one can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.
TOEFL test consist of 4 sections
Listening Comprehension: Assesses the ability to understand spoken English (34–51 questions / 60–80 minutes)
Writing : Writing an essay in response to reading and listening task. Also, candidates are required to support an opinion in writing. (2 task / 50 minutes)
Reading Comprehension: Reading 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answering related questions.(36–56 questions / 60–80 minutes)
Speaking: Expressing an opinion on a familiar topic; speaking based on reading and listening tasks. (6 task/ 20 minutes)
GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES ( 1 - 12 ) LEVELS
Studying English for fun, for universities, or immigration language exam preparation, or for work and professional development.
The best way to learn English is to surround yourself with the language
The length of the English Certificate program is flexible; it takes approximately 6 weeks to advance to the next level and there are 12 levels. After registering for this program, students will take a placement test to determine their entry level. Most students study 12, 24, 36, or 48 weeks and then go on to take an English exam or enter a college or university.
There are 12 levels in the core curriculum. It takes approximately 6 weeks to complete each level.
The Business English program is designed to develop students' speaking, presenting, writing, and reading skills. CSLS tutors help students learn about communicating in a business environment using the English Language.
Business English is an integrated curriculum designed for mature students looking to improve their English ability in a professional setting. Teachers have business-related qualifications and experience working with professionals. Join a group of international professionals and improve you formal English at CSLC.