Certificate in English for Foreign Learning (Level 4)

A.   Title of Course

Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 4)

B.   Overview

Exerceo Business International College offers English Language courses in 4 different levels (Level 1 to Level 4) for international students who wish to acquire a good foundation in this international language.

The Certificate in English for Foreign Learners courses will enable students to build and enhance their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in English. At each level, students will be able to grasp the intended learning outcomes for the respective level from learning grammar and commonly used words to cultivate communication skills, build simple structures while developing sufficient vocabulary base through classroom lessons and tutorials. Upon completion of each level, students will be able to produce reasonable explanations and arguments on abstract thought and topics learned at that level.

C.   Objective

The aim of this course is to enable learners to understand with ease on everything heard and read, summarize information from different sources and ability to express spontaneously with fluency and precision

D.   Course Structure

  1. Course Outlines

The course consist of a English module/subject delivering the following learning outcomes:

  • Learners can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read;
  • Learners can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation;
  • Learners can express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.

b. Scope of Study

Vocabulary and Grammer

c. Delivery Mode

Classroom Lessons, tutorials and group discussions

d. Commencement Dates / Intakes

Please enquire for more information.

e. Course Duration


The course duration is 6 months.

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 12 months from date of course commencement date


The course duration is 8 months of institutional training

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 16 months from date of course commencement

f. Class Period


3 contact hrs per session,  sessions per week

15 contact hrs per week

Total contact hours:   360 hrs


3 contact hrs per session, 2 sessions per week

6 contact hrs per week

Total contact hours:   192 hrs

g.     Course Fees

Application fee : $327

This course is currently under review.

h.     Payment Mode

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For further information or clarification, please call our Student Support Services Officer at +65 6221 0603

i.   Assessments

In-house written and spoken assessments

j.  Assessment Methods

Written Examination

Spoken Examination

  • Assessment Grading Criteria

Spoken Examination:   25%

Written Examination:    75%

  • Expected Examination Results Release Date

Assessment results shall be released within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment.

  • Qualification Award

Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 4) awarded by Exerceo Business International College

  • Graduation Requirements

To ‘Pass’, learners must:

  1. Both the spoken examination and written examination must achieved 50% of total allocated marks each.
  2. Achieved at least 50 marks (spoken examination and written examination) as combined score.
  • Teacher Qualifications

The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Exerceo Business International College.  All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:30

Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity 

  • Progression Pathway

Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 4)                      
Diploma courses offer by Exerceo Business International College.

 E.   Entry Requirements


A least 16 years old and above

Academic Qualification:  

Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 3) or equivalent

English Proficiency:  

At least IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

This course is currently not being run.