The FTMS English for Foreign Students course is designed with the explicit objective of equipping our learners with the strategies to learn English. They gain an understanding of the process of English Language acquisition, enabling them to continue with their pursuit of academic and professional excellence with the FTMS University programs
The course improves the students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Throughout the whole course the integrated approach is used. The program takes the form of classroom activities in which the students listen, discuss, read and write. As students progress from one stage to the next they become more involved in listening, speaking, reading and writing required of them in the academic mainstream. Students gain greater confidence in the use of English vocabulary with contextual accuracy and spontaneity. The Advanced Stage is integrated with the FTMS University programs to enable Academic English skills development.
At FTMS we believe in a holistic approach to learning seen clearly in our integrated approach of language delivery. The program encompasses a range of classroom and outdoor activities in which the students listen, discuss, read, analyse, critique and write. As students progress from stage to stage they become more involved in learning the strategies of listening, speaking, reading and writing required of them in the academic mainstream.
Students are required to sit for placement test and based on the result, students may exempted from Introductory level.
Assessment is through a mix of examination, coursework and essays, plus other oral and activity-based assignments. Coursework includes problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and individual and group reports.
Graduates will be awarded with Certificate in Intensive English approved by MQA after completion of all 10 months courses.
Students will sit for a free Placement test to assess the Entry Level, i.e. Elementary, Intermediate or Advanced stage.
After completion of this course, student will be able to proceed their career or pursuing their studies where English Language is a medium of delivery.