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English profiency is vital for success in the sciences. Here’s why.

English is a language spoken by 1.5 billion people across the world, that’s 20% of the world population. Internationally, it is one of the most accepted languages. If you want to create a career irrespective of geographical boundaries, proficiency in English is extremely important.

Do you feel you are getting stuck in life because you are not proficient in English?

We’ve good news for you! More than 75% of the people who speak English are not native speakers. That means, they learned it at some point in their life. You can too!

We have a course tailor-made for you to be proficient in the language and pursue higher studies using English. But before we move on to tell you more about our course, let us first tell you how can knowing English help you.

English is the global language

It’s one of the most popular languages and so it’s important. Most world-class textbooks are written in English, most organisations across the world communicate in English, most international courses are delivered in English. So if you want to establish a career, there is no escape from English. You wouldn’t be that employee in an organisation who cannot talk to everyone because he/she is not confident about how to speak the language. Isn’t it?

English is the language of the Government

United Nations has stimulated English and French as its official language. English has a major influence on global affairs. It is the official language of 53 countries. Most countries use English to communicate with other countries. Understanding of English is important for organisations to understand government policies and follow their implications to business.

English is the language of Science

We all know that Science knows no boundaries. Inventions can take place in any country and innovations can be done by anybody. And that one thing that dissolves all boundaries is English. English helps one scientist communicate with another.

English is the language of everything else

The internet is in English, you will miss out on a lot of information without a knowledge of English. You can take part in forums and discussions and be a subject matter expert. English is also the language of the media industry. By knowing English, you can enjoy content yourself without relying on subtitles.

Knowing English sets you free

If you want to establish a career anywhere in the world, being proficient in English will definitely be an advantage. You can work anywhere you want, in any organisation and field of your choice. You will not be limited by anything.

SEGi Intensive English Programme

If you are worried about your level of English, we are here for you. We have designed the SEGi Intensive English Programme to bring the English proficiency of our students up to the mark so that they are able to compete in the global scenario.

Who is it for?

The intensive English programme is meant for all international students who find difficulty with English.

What is the aim of this programme?

By pursuing this programme, your English language proficiency will be improved to a level equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 5.0 to 5.5. IELTS is an international standardised test on the proficiency of English language for non-native English speakers. Reaching a level of 5.0 to 5.5 will enable you to study a diploma or degree level course efficiently and find employment in English speaking environments. You will be able to cope with the SEGi course of your choice and compete with your peers.

Course structure

This course is divided into 3 levels:

Elementary English: This level is for students who are beginners. You will be introduced to common everyday words, expressions, sentence structures and learn the basics of the language.

We focus on speaking and listening skills in this level so that you can feel confident about your English skills and are able to communicate with others. We will also teach you grammar, vocabulary, basic sentence construction, reading and comprehension. We conduct a lot of fun and interactive activities during the classes to keep you engaged.

Intermediate level: If you already have some knowledge in English but are not confident about it, then this level is meant for you. You will be written to spoken and written communication, you will learn conventional writing techniques and explore creative ideas in English. You will be able to talk about various subjects in English and enhance your vocabulary and enjoy communicating in English.

Upper-intermediate level: If you are more advanced, then you will be put into the upper-intermediate level. You will learn the necessary language skills for tertiary studies. By the end of the course, students will be able to communicate confidently and appropriately in most situations.

It’s never too late to start. As the popular saying goes, “The expert in anything is once a beginner”. With a little help from our side, you will be an expert in English in no time.

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