Students whose native language is not English have to learn and understand the usage of the language in order to pursue an academic education in Singapore. This is the biggest barrier for them. Foundation in English language is designed for helping students improve their English skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking before embarking on their academic study or living in an English-speaking country.
Furen International School is one of the appointed CIE centres in Singapore, which fulfils the requirements of CIE. Established in 2000, Furen International School is a Council for Private Education (CPE) registered Private Education Institution (PEI) certified under EduTrust Certification Scheme.
Furen International School offers the course of Foundation in English Language. By the end of the course, students shall have the language skills necessary to write essays, the ability to lead and contribute to seminar discussions in an academic setting and the competence to extract and use information from written and oral sources.
Upon course completion, students will be able to communicate effectively in their daily life and in classroom environment; give presentations in front of a class; and participate in simple discussions / debates.
Upon course completion, students will be able to write general reports, formal or non-formal correspondence, and general topics about real life.
This is a 12 months full-time course with all lessons held on campus. There are 5 contact hours per school day, 5 days per weeks for a total of 25 contact hours per week.