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Program structure

The Greenwood ESL programs conform to the International Association of Language Testers. The International Association of Language Testers (www.ALTE.org) is recognized by countries such as Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, the U.K., and the U.S.

In addition, the Greenwood system conforms to U.K.'s Cambridge University exam system (KET, PET, FCE), and it is also compatible with other widely used international standards such as the Canadian Language Benchmark and the U.S.'s TOEFL.

For the higher levels beyond Greenwood Level 1, 2, 3, training is done by Modestum-Greenwood Soft Skills of Canada. All Modestum-Greenwood programs conform to the IITTI (www.IITTI.org) global standard for professional image and etiquette certification.



 
IITTI Business Certificate (IITTI Level 2)

Business Soft Skills
 

beginning of professional-level business soft skill training in intercultural intelligence, corporate image,
conforms to the IITTI Level 2 Business Certification Standard,
see details at: Modestum Sample on Cultural Awareness
   
 
IITTI Business Certificate (IITTI Level 1)

Business Soft Skills
 

beginning of basic business soft skill training in professional appearance, behaviour and communication,
conforms to IITTI Level 1 Business Certification Standard,
see details at: Modestum Basic Corporate Culture
   


 

ESL - Upper Intermediate
(Level 3)

expansion to the best of North American-style education: interactive, creative problem solving, independent and critical thinking,
suitable for commercial / industrial applications such as hospitality and management,
"keep up with general conversations", generally effective command of English in a range of situations, e.g. can make contribution to a discussion on a specific topic,
suitable for the Canadian English Language Services for Adults (ELSA) 5, and the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) 5,
conforms to the First Certificate of English (FCE) within Cambridge University's Series of Exams,
conforms to the International Association of Language Testers Level 3 of 5,
comparable to a score of 500 on TOEFL (61 iBT), or a score of 6 on IELTS.
   


 

ESL - Lower Intermediate
(Level 2)

introduction to the best of North American-style education: interactive, creative problem solving, independent and critical thinking,
"interact in limited ways", limited but effective command of English in familiar situations particularly in an exchange of simple factual information,
conforms to the Preliminary English Test (PET) within Cambridge University's Series of Exams,
conforms to the International Association of Language Testers Level 2 of 5.
   

 

ESL - Beginner
(Level 1)
"survival", entry level focusing on basic communication skills,
basic English language studies in pronunciation, grammar, conversation,
conforms to the Key English Test (KET) within Cambridge University's Series of Exams,
conforms to the International Association of Language Testers Level 1 of 5.

 


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