About the Programme
Basic Foundation English is a one-year short-term programme that focuses on improving students' basic skills of speaking, writing, listening and reading English. The coursework of the programme is filled with short activities and English conversation, to practice the English language of everyday tasks. The emphasis is also laid on grammar comprehension, phonetics and spoken English.
Classroom interaction is highly encouraged and students participate in many listening and speaking activities. During the programme, the aspirants become highly proficient in delivering oral presentations and using visual aids to convey a message. In addition, the programme greatly improves students' confidence and ability to participate in seminars, lectures, research, presentations, tutorials, group projects and assessments.