Our Schedule

We try to maintain a degree of flexibility in our schedule. This approach allows us to accommodate learners with differing life situations. Courses usually start every four to six weeks. Please EMAIL US for details of the current schedule.

Course Name Course Structure Course Description
Preparatory Course for the Diploma in TESOL programme 48 sessions (1.5 hours each time) or 36 sessions (2 hours each time)  mostly done via an online platform. This is a blended learning platform, with a combination of online classes and four physical sessions.
Preparatory Course for the Certificate in TEFL programme 24 sessions (1.5 hours each time) or 18 sessions (2 hours each time) mostly done via an online platform Similar to the Diploma in TESOL programme, this is a blended platform, with a combination of online and physical classes.

Course Offering

Speak Well Programme

Speak Well Programme

The ‘SPEAK WELL’ programme is organised by Koru Impart Learning Trainers (KILT, for short).

We want to help you to speak with confidence in English, in all situations, through proper guidance. You will learn to use a situation and shape it into a clear message, with a clear purpose, for a specific audience. You will learn to create a powerful presentation to inform, inspire and persuade your listeners.

You will receive certification from The London Teacher Training College, UK, for the ‘SPEAK WELL’ programme. This is a 16-hour course and you will be required to give a presentation in English to a live audience. It cost $750, paid in instalments.

All classes will be taught on an online platform, such as Zoom. Come join us to find out more about the ‘SPEAK WELL’ programme!

Advanced Certificate in Grammar

Advanced Certificate in Grammar

This 26-hour LTTC course covers a wide-ranging study of English grammar. You will learn about syntactic functions; for example, you will cover topics about subjects, objects, complements; syntactic categories or parts of speech; phrases, clauses, simple, compound, complex sentences and much more.

It is particularly suitable for those who have a strong interest in sentence construction and error analysis. This programme will help candidates deepen their appreciation and knowledge of the English language.

There will be a 25-minute MCQ examination at the end of the programme.

It costs $1300/-, paid in instalments.
All awards will be issued by The London Teacher Training College, UK.

For more information, please call +65 6338 5756.

Preparatory Course for the Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Preparatory Course for the Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

This is a preparatory course for TEFL.  The Certificate in TEFL course covers the essential components needed to equip one with the necessary skills to land that first job as an English teacher in a private school. The programme provides an insight into the challenges facing the learner and the role of the teacher. The up-to-date and practical course provides a path for those desiring a fast entry into the teaching industry or who are exploring teaching English as a possible career without an initially huge outlay in investment.

Course Outline
  • Teaching Methodologies
  • Introduction to Grammar
  • Teaching and Learning Grammar
  • Teaching vocabulary
  • Teaching Productive skills; Speaking and Writing
  • Teaching Receptive skills; Listening and reading
  • Using Materials and aids
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching young learners and teenagers
  • Using course books effectively
  • Using the Internet in Teaching

Students get classroom teaching experience. They are trained to prepare lesson plans on all four skills, as well as grammar and pronunciation. The instructor will evaluate students’ lesson plans and classroom teaching and the marks obtained will go into their final grading.

Requirements

At least 18 Years of age
At least 2 years working experience
GCE ‘O’ Levels with a credit in English or equivalent

For Foreign students, a high school qualification and a IELTS score of 6.5 is required

If you do not fall within the above categories but are interested, please summit all your qualifications and a letter explaining why you should be considered. You may be asked to undergo a written English proficiency test and attend an interview. Your application will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Assessments

Open book course assignments to be submitted to London Teacher Training College in the U.K. where they will be assessed and graded by two examiners.

Duration

This course is taught only on a part time basis
36 Hours – 2 session or 3 sessions a week.  You will finish the course in 6  to 9 weeks – depending on the course frequency. We also have a once-a-week course; and you will finish this in 18 weeks.  Mode of study : we have a face to face and a blended learning programme too.

Course Fees

1st Lesson S$500
7th Lesson S$500
15th Lesson S$500
TOTAL S$1500

Note: The fee collected at lesson one includes a S$100 registration fee.

Class Size

The maximum class size is six students. The teacher/student ratio will never be more than 1:8.

Sample Certificate
Preparatory Course for the Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Preparatory Course for the Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This Diploma in TESOL course is suitable for those who are new to teaching English and who wish to develop  their skills in  teaching  students who are speakers of other languages. The programme will give the trainee teacher an introduction to the theory and practice of English teaching. TESOL provides an insight into the challenges facing the learner and the role of the teacher in the classroom. Teaching methodologies, techniques to develop language skills, phonology and morphology, the study of English grammar, lesson planning, plus the different learning styles and testing will be included. The practical aspect includes lesson observation and guided teaching practice.

Please note: The Diploma in TESOL course is the same programme as the Preparatory Course for TESOL.

Also, students will receive a Certificate in Lesson Planning at the end of the Diploma in TESOL course. Classes are taught in a blended way – via an online platform and a physical class.

Course Outline

Module 1 (Language Theory)

  • The nature of language and its acquisition.
  • Language teaching principles and methodologies.

Module 2 (Language Teaching Methodology)

  • Teaching language skills.
  • Teaching materials and aids.

Module 3 (Classroom Planning and Organisation)

  • The Syllabus and Scheme of Work
  • Teacher’s Role
  • Different Types of Learners
  • Organising the class
  • Lesson Planning

Module 4 (Linguistics & Language Teaching)

  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Grammar, Morphology and Syntax
  • Error Analysis in Writing
  • Students get classroom teaching experience. They are trained to prepare lesson plans on all four skills, as well as  to teach grammar and pronunciation. The instructor will evaluate students’ lesson plans and classroom teaching and the marks obtained will go into their final grading.
Requirements

At least 18 Years of age
At least 2 years working experience
GCE ‘O’ Levels with a credit in English or equivalent

For foreign students, a high school qualification and an IELTS score of 6.5 is required

If you do not fall within the above category but are interested, please summit all your qualifications. You will be asked to undergo a written English proficiency test. Your application will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Assessments

Open book course assignments to be submitted to London Teacher Training College in the U.K. where they will be assessed and graded by two examiners.

There will also be one closed book examination and a teaching practicum to be done.

Duration

This course is taught only on a part time basis.

Mode of study : We have a face-to-face session and also a blended learning programme to suit the needs of the student.

There will be at least 48 sessions (1.5 hours each) or 36 sessions (2 hours each) of contact time.  Total number of hours, including examination, homework, practicum dry runs and practicum examination is 100.

You will take about 3.5 months to complete the course, if you do it at 3 times a week. You will take about 5.5 months to finish the course, if you do it twice a week.  You could do it 5 days a week and finish it within 2.5 months. We are flexible when it comes to timing, and we will try our best to cater to your needs.

For other course frequencies please send us an email,or contact us at +65 6338 5756.

Course Fees

Module One S$600
Module Two S$500
Module Three S$500
Module Four

Practicum

S$500

S$500

TOTAL S$2600

Note: The registration fee of $100 is included in the actual fee.

We have other interest free instalment payment plans too, ranging from 5 to 10 months, to help students manage their spending.

In total, the programme will cost $2600/- .

Class Size

The maximum class size is six students. The teacher/student ratio will never be more than 1:6.

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