Course description

General English

General English is a course designed to maximize fluency for students who have an intermediate to advanced level of English. The course consists of 110 hours of class, two hours per day. The course is designed to utilize the four skills and employs a wide variety of communicative activities in which these skills are practiced.

Our aim is to promote a relaxed, dynamic and interactive environment in which students will gain confidence and fluency in spoken English. The emphasis on functional English and the use of a variety of materials stimulates a natural accumulation of vocabulary enabling students to deal with real life situations more comfortably and express themselves with greater ease.

Business English

There are two objectives to the Business English Course. The first is to provide the student with the necessary skills to work in an English-speaking business environment.

These skills include:

  1. Understanding and analyzing information presented in English.
  2. Presenting and explaining information accurately using English.
  3. Knowledge of essential business English Vocabulary.
  4. The ability to exchange ideas and discuss problems in English.
  5. Communicating in English affectively via the various means of communication typically found in business. (e.g. by telephone, by e-mail, etc.)
  6. Recognizing the differing social and professional relationships that exist within a business environment, and using the style of English that is appropriate in particular situations.

The second objective of the course is to introduce students to some of the principles that govern business activity in the English speaking world today, by offering a selective overview of those ideas which are useful to understand so as to be able to work effectively in a modern business context.

Cambridge First Exam Preparation

The course equips students with the skills and language ability to be able to tackle each task type with confidence in the five areas: Reading, Writing, Use of English, Speaking and Listening. The 110-hour course provides students with the opportunity to learn, practice and implement relevant language that meets the Cambridge ESOL criteria for CEF competency at B2 level.

Cambridge Advanced Exam Preparation

The certificate in Advanced English (CAE) is a globally recognized language assessmentset at CEF C1 level intended for people who need to use English for professional or study purposes. The emphasis is very much on real-world tasks. CAE is recognized by British universities for English language entrance requirements, and is recognized by the SEP in Mexico for in-service English teacher qualification and validation.

The course equips students with the skills and language ability to be able to tackle each task type with confidence in the five areas: Reading, Writing, Use of English, Speaking, and Listening. These areas are thoroughly taught, practiced and reviewed in the 110-hour course.

TOEFL ITP (institutional) Preparation Course

The fundamental aim of this course is to train students to a level that would enable them to at least attain their target score in the Paper Based TOEFL Examination. Students will be taught the skills specific to succeeding in an examination that tests their receptive language skills: listening, reading and the recognition of correct and incorrect grammatical structures.

The TOEFL ITP is appropriate for study and professional purposes within Mexico and offers an affordable, reliable means of accreditation in English Language competence.

TOEFL IBT (INTERNET) Preparation Course

The fundamental aim of this course is to train students to a level that would enable them to at least attain their target score in the Internet Based TOEFL Examination. Students will be taught the skills specific to succeeding in an examination that tests their language skills: listening and reading comprehension, and speaking and writing in an academic context.

The TOEFL IBT is suitable for those individuals wishing to live and/or study abroad, especially to the USA or Canada.

IELTS Exam Preparation

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is a globally recognized examination, which is especially popular in Europe and Asia. A growing number of institutions in North America are now recognizing IELTS as an attractive alternative to the TOEFL. In the UK, IELTS is the preferred option for scholarships and immigration.

The aim of the course is to practise the main exam components: WRITING / READING / LISTENING / SPEAKING. Emphasis is made on teaching the necessary skills to reach the level (0-9) required for immigration or study purposes. Writing skills for both academic and general module are taught and practised, as well as extensive speaking interview practice and feedback.

The House of English
24 Norte #2003 Col. Humboldt C.P. 72370 Puebla, Pue.
hoe.buap@gmail.com
Tel. +52 (222) 229 55 00 Ext. 5806