The English language department of Sisa offers courses of the highest quality by certified professionals. From children’s classes, to business English classes, the courses are designed to meet the needs of the students. Through the use of carefully chosen materials and technology, lessons are designed to enhance listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. All students are evaluated prior to entering the first lesson to ensure he/she is placed at the correct level. Regular evaluations are made during the course to verify the learning is on target. Small group lessons provide optimal learning conditions for more personalized studies.
General English Courses
These courses develop the four basic skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. According to the level and the desire of the student(s), the primary focus of these courses is conversation. Light reading and grammar are integrated into the lesson to sharpen effective communication skills. Small group sizes of up to 5 students provide optimal opportunity for all students in the group to practice speaking.
Children’s English Courses
Children’s courses follow the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) levels using Cambridge University course materials. Each step of the way, consciously planned, balanced programs for children of all ages develop their skills in the four areas of language learning: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Age appropriate activities are designed to engage the children and make learning challenging and fun. Students have the option to take the Cambridge Exam at the end of the course, or simply complete a well balanced English program. Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.
Cambridge Exam Preparation
The Cambridge Certificate courses follow a more rigorous program to afford students the best preparation possible for the exam. Through a needs analysis evaluation, the targeted certificate for the student can be established. The course is conducted using materials, strategies and techniques to ensure the successful completion of the exam.
As the exam date approaches, the lessons focus primarily on exam practice to gain confidence in all tested areas of the exam. Courses from absolute beginner (A1 level) to proficiency (C2 level) courses are offered in small group settings or privately.
Business English courses include vocabulary development in the specified areas of your business, conversation practice, improvement of listening and writing skills, and grammar. The course objectives are targeted by the needs of the participants. Materials are chosen to meet those objectives. Cambridge Business English courses are offered in company or at the school.