Certificate In Business English

Programme Introduction

The EAIM Certificate in Business English (CBE) is a course registered with the Council for Private Education, Ministry of Education. It is specially designed to prepare students for entry into the degree programmes offered by our university partners. It comprises of two components, namely:

• Basic English Training for Entry into Degree Programme (BETEDP) (3 months)
• English Training for Entry into Degree Programme (ETEDP) - Intermediate, Upper - Intermediate & Advanced levels (6 months)

 

Programme Objective

  • To provide students with a firm foundation for a strong competence and command of the English language to help them progress smoothly through their degree course studies;
  • To focus on reinforcing grammar points;
  • To build a wider vocabulary bank covering both social and business terms;
  • To give students an understanding of business terms, and the ability to learn complex tertiary level business subjects;
  • To build confidence and public speaking skills;
  • To equip students with the ability to engage in conversations, discussions, arguments and expression of opinions;
  • To enhance students’ writing skills;
  • To equip students with the ability to write summaries and reports accurately;
  • To provide real mastery of English as an effective tool for communication in everyday life and business situations in a supportive learning environment.

Modules

1. Academic Reading

This module includes understanding general and specific information conveyed in passages and articles. Reading strategies covered are skimming, scanning, reading for details, reading for tone, and reading to identify the sequence of events.

Study Mode & Duration 
CBE (BETEDP to ETEDP levels 1 to 3) - 9 months
ETEDP levels 1 to 3 - 6 months
ETEDP levels 2 to 3 - 4 months
ETEDP level 3 - 2 months
 
Intakes
Monthly
 
Registration
One month prior to intake dates
 
Average Teacher-Student Ratio
1:30
 
Assessment
Each BETEDP student will progress to ETEDP after achieving 4.0 or 4.5 in the final BETEDP exam. Upon registering for ETEDP, a student will need to complete that particular stage before progressing to the next sequential stage. Upon successful completion of the entire ETEDP level and attainment of ETEDP Band 3 (equivalent to IELTS 6.0) for the final ETEDP examination, students will be awarded the Certificate in Business English (CBE).
International Students
Students who do not have the necessary foundation in the English Language or whose standard of English proficiency is below IELTS 4.0 or its equivalent must attend BETEDP programme. 
 
ETEDP Intermediate                  – IELTS 4.0 /4.5
ETEDP Upper-Intermediate       – IELTS 5.0
ETEDP Advanced                      – IELTS 5.5
 
English Entry Requirement to Business Programme
Certificate – Minimum ETEDP 1 / Equivalent to IELTS 4.0
Diploma Programme – Minimum ETEDP 2 / Equivalent to IELTS 5.0
Advanced Diploma Programme – Minimum ETEDP 2 / Equivalent to IELTS 5.5
Bachelor – Minimum ETEDP 3 / Equivalent to IELTS 6.0
MBA Programme– Minimum Equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
Application Procedure
You may apply to EAIM either by visiting EAIM Balestier Campus
or
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Management,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975
  International students  
 BETEDP to ETEDP lvl 1 to 3  
 Tuition Fees
S$ 8,700
 Examination Fees
S$ 800
 Application and Enrolment
S$ 470**
 Administrative Fee
S$ 1,000**
 Study Material
S$ 400
 TOTAL
S$ 11,370
   
 ETEDP lvl1 to lvl3  
 Tuition Fees
S$ 6,800
 Examination Fees
S$ 800
 Application and Enrolment
S$ 470**
 Administrative Fee
S$ 1,000**
 Study Material
S$ 300
 TOTAL
S$ 9,370
   
 ETEDP lvl2 to lvl3  
 Tuition Fees
S$ 4,800
 Examination Fees
S$ 800
 Application and Enrolment
S$ 470**
 Administrative Fee
S$ 1,000**
 Study Material
S$ 300
 TOTAL
S$ 7,370
   
 ETEDP lvl3 only  
 Tuition Fees
S$ 2,800
 Examination Fees
S$ 800
 Application and Enrolment
S$ 470**
 Administrative Fee
S$ 1,000**
 Study Material
S$ 300
 TOTAL
S$ 5,370
   
   
  Medical Insurance Waived
  FPS Insurance or Escrow Bank Charge Waived
  Other miscelleneous fees may apply ( Please click here  for more information)  
   
  Application and Enrolment Fee is non-refundable.
  All prices are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 7%.
  All prices are effective for intakes from August 2014.
  Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved.
 
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