Academic English (PSB Academy)

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This Certificate in Academic English programme aims to develop your accuracy, facility and fluency in the appropriate use of English. You will learn speaking and listening skills at an advanced level, equipped for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

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ACADEMIC ENGLISH BY PSB ACADEMY

At the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Understand formal and informal conversations or commentary on topics in academic and non-academic contexts
  • Be equipped with the knowledge of academic vocabulary
  • Correctly use reference materials, following appropriate academic conventions
  • Identify and create appropriate text types required for an academic tas

Course Information

Programme Duration

Full time: The programme can be completed within 4 months.

Programme Structure

This programme amounts to a total of 270 contact hours for the full-time pathway. Deliver over 11 weeks – 5 days a week.

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each module, students will be provided with the assessment mode and weightings for the module. Most modules have several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.

Students will also be given an option to register for IELTS Exam held at PSB Academy, administered by IDP Singapore.

Programme Outline

Modules

Speaking and Listening

You will learn to speak and listening skills at an advanced level, equipped for undergraduate and postgraduate studies:

  • Express ideas and thoughts in a small group discussion in tutorial settings
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations
  • Extract main and supporting information from a formal lecture presentation
  • Understand formal and informal conversations or commentary on topics in academic and non-academic contexts
  • Develop confidence in IELTS speaking and listening skills

Reading

You will be equipped with academic vocabulary and gain an understanding of the structure and discourse of text:

  • Be equipped with the knowledge of academic vocabulary
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and discourse of texts by extracting the relevant information and presenting them orally or in written form
  • Read and comprehend articles of both academic and general interest
  • Understand the design and structure of IELTS reading tasks and attempt trial papers.

Writing

You will be trained to write a range of complex sentences, correctly paraphrase and use references and produce research reports:

  • Correctly use reference materials, following appropriate academic conventions
  • Identify and create appropriate text types required for an academic task
  • Plan, research and write research reports
  • Paraphrase for referencing
  • Write a range of complex sentences with a degree of grammatical accuracy
  • Learn and practice the mechanics of IELTS Writing Task 1 and Task 2

Graduation Requirements

Upon successful completion of all assessments.

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$500.00 $300.00

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