Certificate in General English

Based on Cambridge University Syllabus



 This course teaches students how to use English for everyday situations and purpose related to school, social life, work, and leisure. The underlying philosophy is that learning a second or foreign language is more rewarding, meaningful, and effective when the language is used for authentic communication. Throughout this course, students are presented with natural and useful language. In addition, students have the opportunity to personalize the language they learn, make use of their own knowledge and experiences, and express their ideas and opinions.


Placement test 

All students seeking admission to this course are required to sit for the placement test. 


This course is consisted of 3 levels

  1. Traveller Intermediate 
  2. Traveller B1+
  3. Traveller Advanced


Duration: 5 months 

Classes are conducted once a week

  • Reading The reading passages used various types of texts adapted from a variety of reading skills, including reading for details, skimming, scanning, and making inferences. Also included are pre-reading and post-reading questions that use the topic of the reading as a spring board to discussions.
  • Writing The writing exercises include practical writing tasks that extend and reinforce the teaching points in the unit and help in developing student’s compositional skills. The Teacher’s Edition demonstrates how to use the models and exercises to focus on the process of writing.
  • ConversationThe conversations introduce the new grammar of each cycle in a communicative context and present functional and conversational expressions.
  • Grammar FocusThe new grammar of each unit is presented in color boxes and is followed by controlled and freer communicative practice activities. These freer activities often have students use the grammar in a personal context.
  • Pronunciation These exercised focus on important features of spoken English, including stress, rhythm, intonation, reductions, and blending.
  • Listening The listening activities develop a wide variety of listening skills, including, listening for gist, listening for details, and inferring meaning from context. Charts or graphics often accompany these task-based exercises to lend support to students
  • Fluency Exercises These pair, group, whole class, or role-play activities provide more personal practice of the new teaching points and increase the opportunity for individual student practice.
  • Word PowerThe word power activities develop students’ vocabulary through a variety of interesting tasks, such as word maps and collection exercised. Word Power activities are usually followed by oral or written practice that helps students understand how to use the vocabulary in context.
  • Snapshot The snapshots graphically present interesting real-world information that introduces the topic of a unit or cycle, and also develop vocabulary. Follow-up questions encourage discussion of the snapshot material and personalize the topic.
  • Group ActivitiesThe group activities are pair work, group work, or whole class activities involving information sharing and role playing to encourage real communication.