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International English Program (IEP)

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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.
IELTS 0-1.5
TOEFL 0-10
IELTS 1.5-2.5
TOEFL 10-20
Pre Inter
IELTS 2.5-4.0
TOEFL 20-30
IELTS 4.0-5.0
TOEFL 30-40
Upper Inter
IELTS 5.0-6.0
TOEFL 40-80
IELTS 6.0+
General English
General English
General English
General English
General English
Upper Inter
General English
International English Program
Grammar Foundations Grammar Writing
IELTS Test Preparation
TOEFL Test Preparation
Please note:
*Courses are subject to change without notice.

Global English Centre offers a range of English language programs that are designed for International students who want to improve their English Communication skills whether for travel, business, to  successfully sit an English language exam; or intend to study at overseas universities in the future.

The length of time you attend determines the progress you achieve. For stays of more than 3 months GEC can obtain a student visa if needed.

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International English courses commence every Monday and students may study for as many weeks as they like.

These intensive courses are offered in Beginner to Advanced levels with a focus on: speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills as well as vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar.

International English Programs (IEP) aim to:

  • Develop students’ confidence in using English for general purposes
  • Improve students’ skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing in order to communicate more effectively in English in both formal and informal settings.
  • IEP will help students develop communication skills in normal daily situations by being involved in activities with other students from a variety of different countries, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Develop students’ English proficiency so they can focus on English for Academic Purposes once they have attained the appropriate level of English

arrow2 Who is this course for?

International English Programs are the best choice if you want to be able to use English better in a variety of situations. While all skills are taught, IEP emphasis is on speaking and listening, and includes a wide range of functional English to help you feel at ease in any situation. At all levels, International English is fun as well as instructive. You will start to feel more at home in the English-speaking world right from the beginning.

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  • Project work
  • Task-based lessons
  • Discussions
  • Individual counselling
  • Video lessons
  • Computer learning
  • Using English in the real world, e.g. shopping, eating out, going to a post office or bank
  • Tours of local attractions and cultural events
  • Options to participate in dive lessons that result in a PADI Open Water Certificate, in some of the best reefs in the world.
  • News-based lessons
  • Options to join other students in Rock Climbing, Paintball, various Sports, White Water Rafting, and a visit to the Crocodile Farm.
  • Fun learning

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Student progress is assessed through in-class quizzes in the core areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary, as well as meta-skills such as presentation delivery and structured discussions. Every four  weeks, a major assessment is also done and advancement to the next level is based on the results of all of these assessments. This process enables students to recognize their individual progress.

arrow2 International Students – International English Program Sample Timetable

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00 – 9:50 AM Conversational Speaking Practice Speaking Practice Grammar Speaking Vocabulary Support Conversational Practice & Vocabulary Check Speaking Practice Grammar & Test GEC Organised Activities Student Free Time
9:50 – 10:00 AM BREAK
10:00 – 12:00 PM Writing Skills Reading Skills Grammar Foundations Grammar Writing Skills Reading & Comprehension Skills
12:00 – 14:00 PM LUNCH
14:00 – 16:00 PM Role Plays Pronunciation Discussions Communication skills Conversational Interactive Role Play


arrow2 Weekly Course Fee (Price in USD)

Duration 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week
Course Fee (USD) 280 560 840 1,120 1,400 1,680 1,960 2,240 2,520 2,800 3,080 3,360


arrow2 Additional Fees (Price In USD)

Program Cost
Registration & Enrolment USD 300
Textbooks USD 75
Additional Textbooks USD 30
Airport Transfers USD 75
Student Visa Application (3 Months) USD 250
Student Visa Application (6 Months) USD 450
Student Visa Extension USD 90
Accommodation Deposit (Refundable) USD 50
Tour Activites (Optional) USD 5-150

Additional Info
GEC Activities – GEC Activities are optional, the price depends on the activity that is organised for the Students. Students wishing to participate in the activities can register at the school reception during their time studying at GEC.The value of the refundable accommodation deposit to be collected at GEC in Malaysia is RM 200.00

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