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GEC has many programs to choose from – see the indvidual page links for more information about each course. Many students start in General English and then decide to move on to other courses. If you already know what you’d like to study, tell us your preferred option on the enrolment form.

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The ability of children to learn another language is nothing short of remarkable. Every language has a particular set of sounds that babies are innately able to identify. The best time to teach a new language to a child is between birth and age ten. We cater to this important window of opportunity with language and culture programs for kids.

Research has proven that childhood is the easiest time to build a cultural foundation and learn a foreign language. Children can quickly soak up language and cultural knowledge while having fun. The easiest time for a child’s brain to learn a new dialect is between birth and age ten. It is during this time that a child’s brain has the greatest flexibility and is best able to make new circuit connections.Through contact with people of different ethnic backgrounds and perspectives, children also gain first-hand experience of diverse cultures and values. We see our children’s program as a key part in nurturing future global leaders.

Research has also shown the chances of children being able to speak without an accent is greater the earlier they start to learn. Furthermore, experience has shown how much fun young learners have and how proudly, confidently and naturally they practice their new language.

arrow2 Reasons to enroll your children in this program

    • Learning a second language has a positive influence on children’s intellectual capacities
    • It encourages and enriches intellectual development
    • It enhances mental agility
    • It aids understanding of the native language
    • It lays the foundation for an understanding and appreciation of other cultures
    • It enhances native quality pronunciation and speaking rhythms
    • It provides a sound basis for language learning at school
    • It improves job opportunities in many fields
    • Learn through having fun

arrow2 Course Features

      • NOT a regular type class
      • Fun activities: Role Play, Interactive Games and Prizes
      • Small size class (max 10 students)
      • Mid morning snack
      • Regular progress reports
      • Fun based methodology
      • All Native English speaking teachers
      • Trained, experienced early learning teachers

 

arrow2 How it works

5 to 7 age group:

      • Emphasis on vocabulary and pronunciation
      • Practice through activities such as, singing, painting, handcrafts and dancing, videos

8 to 12 age group:

      • Emphasis on Correct speech and reading comprehension
      • Practice through activities such as, watching videos and talking about them, role-play, writing short stories, games

13 to 17 age group:

      • Emphasis on Correct speech and reading comprehension
      • Practice through activities such as, role plays, short presentations and talking about them, writing tasks, games

Classes are held once a week on Saturdays so as not to interfere with school. The sessions are 3 hours each either morning, 9 to 12 or afternoon 2 to 5 for each age group.

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Students are constantly assessed; however the older group is periodically given a type of progress check. These progress checks are then given to the parents or can be arranged earlier at parent’s request.

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Children’s Program  5-7 year old

Saturday
9:00 – 10:20 Group 1
Core Skills of Speaking
10:20 – 10:35 BREAK
 10:35 – 12:00 Vocabulary Pronunciation
12:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:20 Group 2
Core Skills of Speaking
15:20 – 15:35 BREAK
15:35 – 17:00 Vocabulary Pronunciation
 


Children’s Program  8-12
year old & 13-17 year old

Saturday
9:00 – 10:20 Group 1
Core Skills of Reading, Writing
10:20 – 10:35 BREAK
10:35 – 12:00 Speaking Vocabulary Pronunciation
12:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:20 Group 2
Core Skills of Reading, Writing
15:20 – 15:35 BREAK
15:35 – 17:00 Speaking Vocabulary Pronunciation
 

 

arrow2 Saturday Kid’s Program Fees

Description        /       Level Pre School Primary School
Secondary School
Term (10 Lesson) RM 450 RM 450 RM 450
Registration Fee
(One off per year)
RM 100 RM 100 RM 100
Books & Printed Materials Fee (Per level)
RM 150 RM 150 RM 150
Total
RM 700 RM 700 RM 700

 

Term Dates 2016:

Term 1 – 7th January – 18th March
Term 2 – 1st April – 17th June
Term 3 – 1st July – 9th Septe1mber
Term 4 – 23rd September – 9th December

Note:

Pre School – 5 to 7 age group
Primary School – 8 to 12 age group
Secondary School – 13 to 17 age group