Program OverviewEnglish language for foreign students / speakers of other languages. (For both, who are pursuing or not pursuing academic programs in one of the institutions of CMRGI).
Offered at five levels for foreign students who are either pursuing academic programs in one of the institutions of CMRGI or those enrolling with CMRLSI specifically for the purpose of improving their English language proficiency
The ELEP Programme offered for adult learners is primarily meant for speakers of other languages and could be from any walk of life or profession, including:
- College students who wish to pursue their further education in English:
- School / College teachers
- Corporate Executives / Businessmen
- Bank Employees
- House wives
English is the most commonly spoken language around the world. It is the language that encompasses science, technology and business globally. By learning English, one can develop their communication skills and general language competency, there by building confidence and increasing awareness. Knowing and understanding the English language will open doors to a world of opportunities, leading to better performance and career advancement
The English Language Enhancement Preparatory Programme (ELEPP), offered at CMR, provides quality language training to enable speakers of other languages from various backgrounds, needs and purposes to communicate effectively and proficiently. Participants undergo an intensive English curriculum that helps them attain the required standard to pursue further academic and/or professional programmes.
At CMR, we know how to help one learn successfully, and we understand the needs of the participants and the challenges they face. Most importantly, we believe in teaching English as a life skill, so that participants of the programme become independent learners and thinkers who will continue to develop their awareness and English language competency by building on their successes in the classroom, even after the course concludes.
All our teachers are professional English speakers with years of training and experience. Class sizes are small, offering an ideal environment for personalized learning and customized instruction.
The ELEPP course is offered at five levels, and is intended for international students / speakers of other languages, who wish to enhance their English language skills, develop fluency and a strong general language competency. ELEPP may either be taken as an independent course or prior to pursuing a full-time academic degree programme at CMR Group of Institutions. Participants will be placed at the appropriate level based on a proficiency test conducted at entry level.
As an ELEPP participant studying at one of Bangalore’s top colleges, the candidate will be entitled to use all facilities available on campus including the sports facilities, the library, and labs. The student body of the CMR Group is extremely diverse with a community of international students from over 58 countries and Indian students from all over the country.
- This programme benefits participants in the following ways:
- Enables them to develop a natural and accurate style of English pronunciation.
- Enhances their abilities to read, write, speak and comprehend the English language.
- Equips participants to exchange ideas and opinions, express emotions, and present information.
- Gain the relevant language skills for success in future courses
- The participants will work with highly qualified teaching staff who have broad teaching experience
Level 0 (Foundation): Intended for adult learners, with little or no knowledge of English.
Level 1 (Beginner) : Intended for adult learners with knowledge of basic English vocabulary and grammar.
Level 2 (Pre-Intermediate) : Prerequisite: Clear the Pre Training Assessment for eligibility to start at this LEVEL, without going through LEVEL 0.
Intended for adult learners who have the ability to frame simple sentences and understand English fairly well. Students completing this level with ‘A’ Grade would be able to appear for the internationally recognised English language (first level) exams (KET – Key English Test) conducted by the British Council /Cambridge University
Level 3 (Intermediate) :Prerequisite: Clear the Pre Training Assessment for this level or complete LEVEL-1 of ELEPP or equivalent.
Intended for adult learners who have successfully completed KET of the British Council / Cambridge University or LEVEL-2 of ELEPP. Students successfully completing this level with ‘A’ Grade would be able to appear for the internationally recognized English language (second level) exams (PET – Preliminary English Test) conducted by the British Council / Cambridge University
Level 4 – (Upper Intermediate) : Prerequisite: Clear the Pre Training Assessment for this level or complete LEVEL-2 of ELEPP or equivalent.
Intended for adult learners who have successfully completed PET of the British Council / Cambridge University or LEVEL-3 of ELEPP or equivalent. Students successfully completing this level with ‘A’ Grade would be able to appear for the internationally recognised English language (third level) exams (FCE – First Certificate in English) conducted by the British Council / /Cambridge University
IELTS, TOEFL, etc. (Prep Courses) : Prerequisite: Clear the Pre Training Assessment for this level or complete LEVEL-3 of ELEPP or equivalent
Intended for students who have successfully completed LEVEL-3/ 4, and plan to take International English proficiency tests.
Focus: Integrated skill development in the four key areas of language learning – Listening, Speaking, and Reading & Writing.