The programme helps students to acquire the competence, confidence and skills necessary to enter any programme offered by a Swiss Education Group school.
It consists of a number of levels of intensive non-credit courses, which are delivered to small groups of students.
Students entering the programme are tested upon arrival using the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) in order to place students in the appropriate class level.
The programme offers students a minimum of 20 hours of English instruction per week and covers the following subject areas:
- Introduction to College Studies
- Structured Writing and Grammar
- Learning Strategies and Study Techniques
- Vocabulary Development and Intermediate Reading
- Reading and Text Analysis
- Communication Skills
- Critical Thinking and Analysis
- General Hospitality Knowledge
The programme can be taken prior to commencing any undergraduate or postgraduate programme at any Swiss Education Group school. The length of the programme for each participant depends on his or her personal English level and motivation.
The English Foundation Program runs throughout the year in 4-week blocks. Students may join at the beginning of any 4-week block, for a minimum of 4 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks. Students are required to complete the program successfully in order to progress to the chosen campus.
The English Foundation Program is currently held at Hotel Institute Montreux. Students from all Swiss Education Group schools may participate in the programme.
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