This course is designed for students who wish to learn or improve their English language skill. For those students who are not familiar with the English Language, NILS provides basic things the students will need to know and learn. This course includes a comprehensive schedule that focuses on: Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing. All components for the entire course are divided into different classes which gives the highest advantage in learning within a span of time.

Learning Objectives

 Develop English language skills in listening,speaking, reading and writing by having learners engage in a range of communicative tasks and activities.

 Encourage the use of strategies, such as contextualization of new vocabulary, use of previewing, skimming and scanning techniques, and knowledge of text organization and discourse markers to aid the comprehension of written and spoken language.

 Expand the learner's use of grammatically correct, situation-based and culturally appropriate language in speaking and writing of effective communication in a variety of interpersonal and academic situations.

 Create awareness about learning styles and different learning resources, encourage the adoption of study skills, and increase competence in the use of technology so that learners may more effectively achieve academic goals.

 Build cross-cutural understanding and confidence in using language through collaboration with classmates, increased participation in activities, and increased interaction within the institution and the larger community.

Course Requirements

Basic knowledge in the English language and the skills needed to perform well in their whole course duration.

Note: The new General ESL curriculum consist of a fixed subject course in which the student enrolls to. The ESL course is now separated according to specific function. This will greatly assist the student know what particular skill do they need to study.

Class Duration

Hours of Class Conditions and its availability
6 Hours For regular students who wants to finish early and go out after.
8 Hours Standard number of hours for regular students who wants more time to study.
10 Hours for regular students who wants more.

Course Details



Students who wants to improve their Reading comprehension and speed will take this course that focus on subjects in Reading, Vocabulary, and Grammar.

Core Program: General English

Supplementary lessons: Reading, Vocabulary, Writing and Grammar rule helps greatly in understanding the words read and its grammar rule. Knowing the grammar rule helps greatly in understanding the underyling context of an article.

Other supplementary lessons: Pronunciation. In order to improve the reading comprehension, the student must also learn how to use the correct pronunciation.



For students who wants to improve their speaking skills and pronunciation. The subjects offered here assists the students in learning how to speak and pronounce correctly.

Main subjects: Speaking and Pronunciation helps the student converse well and pronounce correctly.

Supplementary lessons: Vocabulary and Grammar would assist them in expanding their vocabulary and learning the correct usage in their speech structure.