Big Ben Academy: English Course in Malaysia

Intensive English
Programme (IEP)

Our Intensive English Programme has six levels of learning which correspond to Common European Framework of Reference for languages [CEFR]. This course is designed as a total package with highly motivating and practical lessons to train students in order to succeed in an English speaking environment.

 

The goal of our Intensive English Programme (IEP) is to provide English learners by offering intensive courses designed to support English language skills for academic studies.

 

Why take Intensive English Programme?


A full-time course that equips students with the English language proficiency required to successfully finish an English teaching college or university education.
You can advance in academic pathway even if you begin as a freshman without prior basic knowledge.

Our students are taught to communicate and utilize English accurately and effectively in four perspectives: listening, speaking, vocabulary and grammar.
intensive english programme offers rich class activities like roleplay, class presentation and group assignment in order to connect students interest and as an opportunities to pique their understanding in English.


8 English Goals you can Fast Track

  1. Read and comprehend world's academic texts.
  2. Able to listen and catch lectures and presentations.
  3. Write in proper sentences, paragraphs, and different essay types.
  4. Participate seminar and group discussions.
  5. Prepare and brief simple presentations.
  6. Recognize and use academic terms, grammar, and vocabulary.
  7. Upskill study techniques in note-taking, critical thinking, and concept independence.
  8. Become a capable independent individual with enough skill to pursue IELTS course and exam before enrolling Universities education in Malaysia and country.

Effective English Course in Malaysia

How and why Intensive English Programme can turn your English learning into a piece of cake:

intensive english programme

Starter

Start here if you are a beginner who wants to practice and solidify your basic language skills.

Listening skills

Students are able to understand simple, standard speech which is very slow and is carefully articulated. Students can recognise familiar words and very basic phrases concerning themselves, their family and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.

Speaking skills

They can interact in a simple way, provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help with formulation. They can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very similar topics.

Reading skills

Students can understand very short, simple texts, for example on notices and posters or in catalogues, picking up familiar names and basic phrases one at a time and rereading as required.

Writing skills

At this level, students can write a short, simple message or postcard, for example sending holiday greetings. They can fill in forms with personal details, for example entering name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form.

Elementary

At this level you will have a basic ability to understand and exchange information on familiar topics in a very simple way.

Listening skills

Can confidently take part in basic, factual conversations. For example, where does your friend study? She studies at Big Ben Academy, KL.

Speaking skills

Can go to a shop where goods are on display and ask for what they want. For example, can I have this drink please?

Reading skills

Students are able to understand short, simple texts containing high frequency vocabulary and share international expressions. They can find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, and timetables.

Writing skills

Can write short, simple notes and messages relating to matters in areas of immediate need, linking a series of simple phrases and sentences with simple connectors like ‘and’ , ‘but’ and ‘because’. They can write a very simple personal letter, for example thanking someone for something.

Pre-Intermediate

This level will allow you to go beyond the basic level. You will continue to learn new vocabulary and acquire grammar skills that will help you communicate in different day to day situations.

Listening skills

Can take part in ‘ Small talk ‘ and express simple opinions. Example, This looks like a good party. Yes, and everyone’s wearing funny clothes.

Speaking skills

Can ask for what you want and exchange basic information with others. Example, Who was first in the queue?

Reading skills

Can understand words with simple descriptions of people, events, ideas and opinions. Example, I am sad because it is raining.

Writing skills

Can write a short letter with basic factual information. Example, your name, age, where you live, etc.

Intermediate

If you are already experienced in English, this level will allow you to strengthen your ability to describe things and situations in the conditional and past tenses, develop your writing skills and improve your coherence.

Listening skills

Can take part in a casual conversation for a reasonable period of time. Example, How was your camping holiday this year? Did you get washed away in all that rain? When we got there the camp site was closed because of flooding, but we were really lucky the tour company offered us a cottage for the same price.

Speaking skills

Can communicate confidently about familiar topics. Describe experience, events , and deal with many situations in an English only environment.

Reading skills

Can understand what is said in personal letters, even where colloquial language is used.

Writing skills

Can write simple letters stating facts and events.

Upper Intermediate

Designed for students who already have a high level of English. Upper Intermediate teaches you to clearly understand complex texts. You will be able to express yourself correctly in all forms of past tense and perfect your use of adverbs and prepositions.

Listening skills

Can take part in conversations on a range of topics .Example, conversations about events currently in the news.

Speaking skills

Can communicate confidently about many topics. And can talk with native speakers without difficulty and with a degree of spontaneity.

Reading skills

Can understand what is said in personal letters, even where colloquial language is used.

Writing skills

Can write letters expressing opinions and giving reasons.

Advanced

Designed for our more experienced students. At this level you will continue to learn new words in English and improve your skills in analyzing and understanding structure and coherent text.

Listening skills

Can take part in conversations on a range of abstract topics with a good amount of fluency and variety of expression.

Speaking skills

Can express yourself fluently in almost any situation, without the need to search for expressions.

Reading skills

Can read quickly enough to cope with an academic course.

Writing skills

Can write letters on any subjects with good expressions and accuracy.

Class Size

12
Students

Pax Max /class

Duration

2
Months Modules

5 Lessons Per Week

Location

K.L.

(malaysia)

Online

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Programme Module

3 Hours of Coursebook Lesson
(Coursebook specially designed by BBC London)

Classes held by
CELTA Qualified Native teachers

Supportive and Interactive
Learning Experience

12 students max
per class

Exercise and Assessment

Education Excursion
for students

Programme Timetable

Online Classes Physical Classes Premium Classes
Course Duration 2 Months /level 2 Months /level 2 Months /level
Entry Level All Levels All Levels All Levels
Minimum Age 16 y/o 16 y/o 16 y/o
Study Hours Customizable
(Study at your preferred time slot)
5 Hours /day
3 Hours of Course Book
1 Hour Writing Lesson
1 Hour Speaking Lesson
Customizable
(Study at your preferred time slot)
Class Size Average 6 pax /class / Maximum 12 pax /class Average 6 / Maximum 12 Individual
(1 to 1 - or your group of friends)
Days Customizable
(Study at your preferred time slot)
Monday to Friday Customizable
(Study at your preferred time slot)

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