English as a Second Language

Program Overview

OPMI General English Course provides an all-around understanding of the language including grammar,pronunciation, vocabulary, reading,writing,listening comprehension and conversation.

Course contents are presented in a carefully sequenced syllabus through extended narratives, video sequences and dialogs, reinforced by a wide variety of engaging exercises that provide the intensive practice essential for mastery. The speech lessons, designed to improve oral fluency, also reinforce grammar and vocabulary, helping students to talk about their lives and the world around them with increasing confidence. Classes cover the skills of speaking, writing, listening and reading and also the crucial elements of grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Various levels are offered from beginner, intermediate and advanced classes. Students wishing to pursue their studies in the US who successfully completed our highest level of English can be granted a conditional TOEFL waiver with our partner universities and colleges.

The Intensive English Program is communicative based, focusing on the skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. This Program at OPMI consists of 6 consecutive levels using the series LIFE by Paul Dummett, John Hughes, and Helen Stephenson, published by Cengage Learning.
This course is designed to help high level students build the skills and strategies needed to succeed on the TOEFL iBT exam. Students will gain knowledge of the four sections of the exam (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), as well insightful test-taking strategies.