Course description:
This course prepares students to live and work abroad. The teachers will focus on their difficulties in certain areas and it helps them increase their listening, pronunciation, and intonation skills.

Number of classes

1:1 (5H ) + 1:8 Native (2H) + Vocabulary (1H) + Saturday Class (2H)


Course requirements:
– Students only at L.2 (Middle Beginner) or above can join this course.

Learning outcome:

1:1 class (ESL Class) Man to man classes are the best form of teaching English in the Philippines. The students can increase their English skills easily because the teacher can focus on their certain difficulties. CIJ teachers are trained well to teach the students through speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.
1:8 class (Native Class) In the native class, students have more opportunities to focus more in their pronunciation intonation, and as well as their listening skills. Since this is a group class, the students can have the chance to interact with other students.
CNN Class CNN class focuses on the news and lets students hear and understand the speed in which the anchor speaks.
Power Speech Class Students are given topics so they can interact with each other. This helps them boost their confidence.
Reading Café Class Teachers use materials such as newspapers, magazines, etc. to increase the speed in reading and understanding with the correct intonation and pronunciation of words.


Recommended study duration:
4-24 weeks

Instructional methods:

Teaching method/s: Class discussion facilitated by the teacher
Classroom activities: Lectures, exercises, homework checking


Text and additional resources/materials: 

Speaking books:
– Expressway 1
– New Interchange
– Pronunciation pairs
– Express yourself
– Let’s talk
– Talk talk talk
– Teen talk
– Impact issues
– Let’s argue 20
– Make your point 20
– What do you think
– Small group discussion for UNI/HS students
– Developing tactics for listening

Reading books:
– Easy true stories
– Very easy true stories
– More true stories
– Even more true stories
– Reading advantage 1-4
– Short stories A-D
– Facts and figures
– Can you believe it 1-3

Grammar books:
– Basic grammar in use
– Grammar in use intermediate
– Grammar time 1-5
– Side by side
– New interchange
– Interchange
– New headway upper intermediate
– Exploring English

Writing books:
– Composition practice book
– Get ready to write
– Ready to write
– Ready to write more
– Weaving it together
– Exploring English

Course outline and level development:


What you learn


1:1 class (ESL Class) Reading, writing, speaking, grammar, and listening

5 hours

1:8 class (Native Class) Conversation class, Intonation and Pronunciation class, CNN class, Intensive English Grammar, Power Speech Class, and Reading Café Class.

2 hour

Vocabulary Class Vocabulary (optional)

1 hour


Sample Timetable:



Class type

08:00- 08:50 am

08:55- 09:45 am

Intonation and Pronunciation


09:50- 10:40 am



10:45- 11:35 am



11:40 am- 12:30 pm

Power speech

1:8 group class

12:30- 01:25 pm


01:30- 02:20 pm



02:25- 03:15 pm



03:20- 04:10 pm



04:15- 05:05 pm

Free class