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Stael Ruffinelli de Ortiz offers special courses: Law English: Aimed to lawyers, law students and notary. Requirements: Placement test. Duration: 30...

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Online classes are designed with a pedagogical platform that will allow you to develop different modules, in a very easy and fast way. A teacher will be...

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Courses for Adults

The Institute’s goal is to provide an educational English program that enables our students to succeed in the globalized world. To this effect, we establish international standards, thus raising our expectation level. We endeavor to provide our students with the language tools they will need  to perform effectively in a highly competitive environment.

Throughout the learning process, the students develop different abilities, such as: public speaking, presentations of products and services, writing letters and reports, be able to comprehensively read articles of interest according to each age group, and to demonstrate oral comprehension in conversations, or of radio programs, and movies.

 

 

 

Objectives per stage


Initial stage


At the end of the initial stage students will be qualified to:

  • Make short oral presentations
  • Write formal letters to apply for Jobs
  • Write their own C.V. using appropiate vocabulary according to their level
  • Hold conversations on several topics
  • Send E-mails using informal English
  • Chat with their English speaking friends, since students receive training that allows them to write simple documents and give information about their preferences, activities, free time activities, music and films etc
  • To ask for and give information in English, using simple structures and vocabulary
  • Describe people, places and objects orally, as well as in written form. In these descriptions students can provide information regarding physical appearance, personality, tastes and preferences of these people


Elementary stage


At the end of this stage students will be qualified to:

  • Read and translate texts and articles. E.g.: animal descriptions, habitat, habits, status within the ecological system
  • Identify formal and informal styles in oral and written discourses
  • Keep up conversations in class  with classmates, teachers and  English speaking visitors about different topics, such as protection of the environment, movies, readings and entertainment
  • Read and write e-mails, postcards, letters, summaries, in formal and informal style using the English language
  • Chat with their English speaking friends, since students receive a training that allows them to write simple documents and give information regarding their preferences, activities, free time activities, music and films
  • Make oral presentations
  • Write a C.V. using vocabulary suitable to their level
  • Listen to and understand specific issues in a film, advertisements, radio broadcastings and songs
  • Ask for and provide information in English, using structures and vocabulary suitable for each level
  • Listen to and understand the main idea and specific information in a dialogue, advertisements and songs


Intermediate stage


At the end of this stage students will be qualified to:

  • Listen to and make oral presentations
  • Read and write formal job application letters, or reports on a product
  • Write a C.V. using appropiate vocabulary for their level
  • Keep up conversations about different topics using structures and vocabulary which are appropiate for thier level
  • Take notes in conferences and worhshops held in English
  • Read and write e-mails using English
  • Chat using English, as students receive the necessary training that allows them to write documents and give information regarding their preferences, activities, recreation, music and films etc
  • Write reviews on articles, book’s and film’s
  • Read authentic books in English classes
  • Watch films in English and analyze idiomatic expressions
  • Give oral and written opinions and be able to support them


Advanced stage


At the end of this stage students will be qualified to:

  • Express themselves, orally, giving detailed descriptions and presentations about complex topics, integrating their own opinions with the opinions of other people and driving proper conclusions
  • Express themselves fluently and spontaneously showing a wide lexical repertoire
  • Show auditory comprehension of abstact and complex topics
  • Recognize idiomatic expressions and changes in register
  • Understand English native speakers and hold conversations about abstract topics
  • Show comprehension when reading complex texts about academic, professional and commercial themes
  • Make oral and written summaries of high complexity texts
  • Write letters, monographs and high level articles