Advanced speakers of English as a second language have a need to improve their proficiency in spoken English and to use the English grammatical and pronunciation systems accurately, fluently and with self-confidence
The purpose of the course is to improve participants’ proficiency in spoken English. Specific attention is given to problem areas in grammar and pronunciation, so that participants can speak English fluently and with self-confidence. General abilities such as taking part in conversations, discussions and forming an argument are practised
Learning assumed to be in place:
Participants will typically be adults who have completed their schooling.
Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria:
|After completion of this course, participants will:||Participant will be assessed on the following criteria:|
|- Listen to and comprehend a native speaker of English at an advanced level||- Comprehend a native speaker of English using a South African English accent|
|- Take part in conversations, discussions and debates in English at an advanced level||- Take part in conversations, discussions and debates in English at an advanced level|
|- Use a pronunciation dictionary and avoid typical pronunciation errors that second-language speakers make||- Look up the pronunciation of a word in a pronunciation dictionary and pronounce it correctly|
|- Use the English grammatical system at an advanced level||- Use the English grammatical system as accurately as possible and at an advanced level|
|- Speak English with self-confidence||- speak English with self-confidence|
Attendance certificate only.
Method of assessment:
Mode of delivery:
The course is aimed at students, companies and the public at large who would like to improve their proficiency in spoken English.