English Center

Your Portal to English Proficiency

Level up Your English

The English language program offered on the campus of AIIAS has been developed by professionals to give students intensive and personalized instruction in the English language in an English speaking environment. The courses have been designed to help students learn English in line with well recognized English language programs. 

Important

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), English courses will be taught online for the first semester of 2020 (Aug. – Dec. 2020)

English Center Information

Contact Us

English Center Director: ecdirector@aiias.edu

Admissions Office: admissions@aiias.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

Each term is 9 weeks long. There are 5 terms in one school year.

There are 4 levels ranging from Elementary (A1) to Advanced (C2)

Anyone who is at least 16 years old and would like to learn and improve English language skills, particularly those who would like to continue studying at AIIAS or at an English-speaking institution.

  • Intersemester 2021 – May 31 to July 29, 2021
  • Term 1 A – August 9 to October 6, 2021 
  • Term 1 B – October 13 to December 15, 2021 
  • Term 2 A – January 10 to March 10, 2022 
  • Term 2 B – March 15 – May 17, 2022
  • Intersemester 2022 – May 30 to July 27, 2022 
  • FULL-TIME: will cover all 4 language skills: listening, speaking, writing (includes grammar), and reading comprehension. Full-time students must commit to a total of 18 hours per week: 8 hours of real-time virtual classroom, respectively 2 hours each day from Mondays to Thursdays to meet with teachers and classmates virtually. The remaining 9.5 hours will consist of guided independent study, Reading Assistant Program, and individual 30 minutes per week of one on one tutorials to address individual needs of language development. 
  • PART-TIME: can either choose speaking and listening OR reading and writing and must commit to a total of 9 hours per week: 4 hours per week to real-time virtual classes, respectively 2 hours every other day (either Mon & Wed. OR Tu & Th). The remaining 4.5 hours will consist of guided independent study, Reading Assistant Program and individual 30 minutes per week of one on one (or small groups) tutorials to address individual needs of language development. Part-time students may attend to the skill set that they choose. Reading and Writing are scheduled Mondays and Wednesdays while Listening and Speaking, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Based on a placement test which can be taken prior to the beginning of each term. You can take either one of these tests from home: 

 

  • Textbooks based on the integrated-skills approach for academic purposes 
  • Reading Assistant Program to enhance speaking, vocabulary and reading comprehension and providing instant feedback 
  • Supplementary materials 
  • Moodle, and Google Classroom
  • Full-time = $400 
  • Part-time = $200 

Find out more on how you can pay >

  • FULL-TIME: Total 18 hours per week: 2 hours per day for real-time virtual classes (a total of 8 hours per week, 9.5 hours of guided independent study and Reading Assistant Program, and 30 minutes of individual tutorial. 
  • PART-TIME: Total 9 hours per week: 4 hours per week of real-time virtual classes (either Mon & Wed., or Tu & Th), 4.5 hours of guided independent study and Reading Assistant Program, and 30 minutes per week of individual tutorial.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

8:00-10:00

(Philippines time)

Reading & Writing

 

Synchronous (ZOOM)

Listening & Speaking

 

Synchronous (ZOOM)

Reading & Writing

 

Synchronous (ZOOM)

Listening & Speaking

 

Synchronous (ZOOM)

Schedule 30 minutes of individual sessions

10:00-12:00

(Individual time zone)

Reading & Writing

 

Asynchronous (ZOOM)

Listening & Speaking

 

Asynchronous (ZOOM)

Reading & Writing

 

Asynchronous (ZOOM)

Listening & Speaking

 

Asynchronous (ZOOM)

Schedule 30 minutes of individual sessions

2.5 hours

(Individual time zone)

Independent

Study

Independent

Study

Independent

Study

Independent

Study

Independent

Study