Linguaskill Preparation Course
This Preparation Course is designed to assist candidates acquire the skills and confidence necessary to sit for the Linguaskill exam: General or Business.
The course material provides candidates with an overview of the Linguaskill exam. It focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to answer the different sections of the exam. Candidates are provided with several sample tasks throughout the course.
•     Introduce candidates and familiarize them with the format and content of Linguaskill: General or Business.
•     Equip candidates with effective skills and strategies needed to undertake the Linguaskill test with confidence.
•     Provide material for practice in all areas of the test.
The course aims at:
•   acquainting candidates with reading comprehension strategies and skills that facilitate their understanding and analyzing of written texts effectively and easily.
•   helping candidates to expand their vocabulary and learn new vocabulary in context.
•   encouraging candidates to make use of and build on their prior knowledge to understand new texts and gain more knowledge about the topics.
•   teaching candidates how to connect the ideas and concepts to real life experience.
•   developing an understanding of short and long audios containing native-speaker speech.
•   providing candidates with listening practice for the gist (skimming) and
•   details (scanning).
•   introducing candidates to effective ways of email writing.
•   familiarizing candidates with different writing styles and different text genres.
•   improving fluency through regular practice.
•   demonstrating the command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
•   choosing language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.
The course is covered in 10 hours/module.