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English for the Knowledge Society

GOALS

  • Learn greetings on different contexts.
  • Learn to request information to other conversational partners
  • Give personal and contextual information to others
  • Keep simple dialogues on routine topics as home activities, hobbies, work, health and family
  • COURSE BENEFITS

    Interactive methodology:

    Course Information

    Some of the contents reviewed on our course:

  • Different ways to say hello and goodbye to conversational partners.
  • Asking questions to gather personal information on a conversation: Name, Last name, cellphone number, e-mail, birthplace, home place, marital status, birthday, etcetera.
  • Give personal information on a conversation: Name, age, cellphone number, e-mail, birthplace, homeplace, workplace and professional info, birthday, home address, etcetera.
  • Asking contextual questions: family, food, health, weather, time, etcetera.
  • Answering questions in order to bring contextual information.
  • Tell to conversational partners about interests, hobbies, sports, etcetera.
  • Ask an order on a restaurant.
  • Go shopping for products of clothes.
  • Didactical Strategy:

    Oral communication in English, roleplaying sociodramas, autoevaluation exercises and support from a trainer.

    Collaborative work:

    Exercises between pairs and coevaluation.

    Structure:

    2 live class-sessions per week via internet, plus application homeworks.

    Estimated study time:

    12 hours per week. It includes Teleclasses and extra class tasks assigned by the trainers.

    Support:

    Academic advice by a trainer.



    Teleworkshops:

    Realization of 2 Teleworkshops every week. Duration: 2 hours per each. These teleworkshops are communicational and every participant must be prepared for testing.

    Evaluation and Certification:

    It will be applied a monthly evaluation. In each one, if approved, the student will receive a certificate per month.

    Final Production:

    Monthly, the students must deliver an application video with the knowledge acquired in group.

    Learning resources:

    Last generation virtual classrooms with live teleworkshops, practical guides, digital library, video-tutorials and examples.

    COURSE MECHANICS

    STEP 1. MATRICULATE!

    You must complete the Matriculation Online Form and send us a digital copy of your official ID (passport, IFE ID, Professional License, CURP, etc.), then you must pay the total value of the course. This can be via Paypal or by other methods.

    STEP 2. LOG IN THE FORMATION PLATFORM

    On the starting date of the course, the participant can log into the platform with the Username and Password that we will send via e-mail. The access to the platform is conditioned to the coverage of the payment. Once you’re into the platform, you must fulfill a form of autoevaluation checking your previous knowledge. This is quite important to determinate the goals over the course and offer you a better assistance and support during the sessions.

    STEP 3. FORMING ACTIVITIES

    The platform will guide every participant according to the goals he must accomplish on the displayed activities. The Online Teleworkshops provide support on the construction of final products, with the straight support of an expert trainer on the area. At the beginning of the course, we offer a General Teleworkshop, explaining the working method and the use of the platform.

    STEP 4. PROGRESS

    The course is divided in sessions. Every session lasts between 15 days and a month, in order to achieve a concrete product, applicable to the working environment. As the group advances through the session’s activities and work on the presentation of a product that meets the required quality standard, we keep advancing to the next sessions.

    STEP 5. EVALUATION

    At the end of the session, we deliver a feedback report about the fulfilled goals, the improvement areas and the product evaluation. The evaluations are practical, centered on relevant aspects of the professional exercise. We count with the possibility to improve.

    STEP 6. CERTIFICATION

    At the end of the course, every participant receives a Certificate that endorses the completion and approval of the activities. This is delivered with an achievement report, opportunity areas and final grades, which is quite useful to enrich the CV or resume of the participant.

    FAQ

    How many hours per week should I dedicate to this course?
    On average, participants should study 12 hours per week. On the platform, you must log in at least twice per week and fulfill the tasks that your trainer has assigned to you.
    Who endorses this course?
    The course is proportioned by CIFE Corporation, a forming and research institution with its headquarters in USA: The Certification is only valid for participation on the course. The Certificates are valid to the Degree processes on CIFE Mexico.
    How can I pay the course?
    You can pay with Paypal, Credit and Debit card, Bank transfer or Money order. Transactions via Paypal are safe and supported.
    When I could access the activities?
    Once you’re matriculated and the payment is done, you can start the course on the specified date. It’s needed for you to work with learning partners to generate a collaborative process.
    What is a blended-training course?
    The blended-training works part-time on the platform and part-time under the face-to-face scheme, depending on the need of institutions or enterprises. We work with groups of 40 people, at least.
    How are structured the face-to-face courses?
    The face-to-face courses are implemented under convention with organizations and institutions. The group must be of a minimum of 40 people. Generally, this courses lasts between two and four days.
    Is there a vacation period considered during the courses?
    Only according to the official calendar of holidays in Mexico. On Holy Week and Christmas, it is given a two-week vacation period.