Students who wish to learn English and experience the best of what Malaysia has to offer will be able to find just that in the ELS Holiday English Programme. This course features 4 weeks (or more) of Intensive English classes held Monday through Friday. On weekends, students participate in teacher-led field trips to explore and enjoy some of Malaysia’s modern cities, heritage sites, nature trails and theme parks; while making new friends from around the world.
The focus of the Holiday English programme is on the development of all 4 major language skills; Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Classes are student-centered with fun activities and discussions. These are aimed at providing students ample opportunity to practice and improve their English. The programme also nurtures independent learning through award-winning English language software, available to students in the Language Technology Centre.
ELS subscribes to a student-centered approach which makes for lively, interactive classes; where students engage in:
- guided discussions
- small group activities
- role-play and problem solving exercises
Each student’s progress is carefully evaluated to ensure that they achieve their language goals. The criteria used for evaluation include (but are not limited to) students’ performance in:
- all language skills during class
- homework assignments
- Supervised activities – sports, games, and events with local and international students.
- Local and International Food Excursions, inclusive of transportation. (All other expenses not included).
Weekend Excursions & Trips
Supervised full-day excursions during the weekends (Saturdays and/or Sundays) to KL City, Putrajaya, Malacca, Genting Highlands, Sunway Lagoon. Special tours to specific locations can be arranged for groups. These are inclusive of transportation and meals but other expenses such as entrance fee are not included. Travel insurance is optional.
Reading & Writing (R/W)
Students learn to improve their English reading comprehension and reading speed, while also practising fluent and accurate writing skills.
Vocabulary Enrichment (VE)
This systematic approach to vocabulary study helps students learn, use, and remember new vocabulary.
Language Technology Centre (LTC) / Self Study
Students also have access to the online interactive language courseware to work on enhancement practices at their own time and pace.