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EDC languages Centre is second to none in language training in Hong Kong:

  • Live instruction, private and group
  • Online material supports
  • Language Exchange Programs
  • More than 20 classrooms
  • Long term contracts with many multinational corporations
  • Unique teacher’s training and therefore all teachers teach the same way

 

Travel, job advancement and personal interest are just a few of the many reasons for learning a new language or enhancing your business communication skills. Whatever your goals, EDC can help you meet them—at your convenience. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom with other students, a self-paced program online in the comfort of your home or something in between, EDC offers a program that’s right for you. It’s all based on our proven-effective instructional methods and 13 years of localized experience which to customised your language needs in Hong Kong. Plus, our individual programs reflect the same high quality standards as our corporate solutions, increasing your value in the marketplace.

All teachers in EDC use the same teaching approach whereas most of the language schools in Hong Kong are just the agents to introduce teachers to you.

1. The most effective conversational approach: “Total Conversational Approach”.
2. Student speaks 50% of the time whilst teacher speaks 50% of the time.
3. Must be native speakers of the target languages.

 

Advantages:

1. Effective
2. Flexible
3. Customized to student needs.

 

Teachers must be Native Mandarin / Cantonese Speakers with the most standard accents for the target languages

 

 

EDC Proficiency Levels with tuition fees

                                                                   

  Range of Expression  Functional Capacity   
1. can understand and use greetings, courtesy expressions and simple formulaic expressions (“I’d like…,” “May I…?”etc.) can manage only the simplest exchanges in routine situations 20 lessons
2. can understand and use the most frequently encountered basic sentence structures, up to 1,000 vocabulary items and one or two common verb tenses can satisfy simple personal needs 20 lessons
3. can understand and use 1,500 or more vocabulary items, most of the basic sentence structures and many of the common verb tenses can handle simple tasks in ordinary personal and professional situations, such as making travel arrangements 20 lessons
4. can understand and use 2,000 or more vocabulary items, virtually all basic sentence structures and most of the common verb tenses can function in many ordinary personal and professional situations, such as transacting routine 20 lessons
5. can understand and use 3,000 or more vocabulary items, all basic and some more sophisticated sentence structures along with the requisite verb constructions can function in many ordinary personal and professional situations, including fairly demanding ones such as participating in a meeting 20 lessons
6. can understand and use 4,000 or more vocabulary items, all basic and many more sophisticated sentence structures along with the requisite verb constructions can function in many ordinary personal and professional situations, including demanding ones such as consulting a lawyer 20 lessons
7. can understand and use 7,000 or more vocabulary items, all basic and many more sophisticated sentence structures along with the requisite verb constructions can function in a wide range of personal and professional situations, such as managing an office or settling a disagreement 35 lessons
8. can understand and use 10,000 or more vocabulary items, all basic and many more sophisticated sentence structures along with the requisite verb constructions can function in most personal and professional situations, including the most challenging 35 lessons
9. can understand and use nearly all linguistic structures as well as a wide range of vocabulary items, especially in fields of personal or professional interest; comprehends very complex thoughts at a higher analytical and critical level can function in most personal, academic and professional situations, including many which presume experience in writing, public speaking and critical reading 35 lessons
10. can understand and use virtually all linguistic structures as well as an extensive range of vocabulary items, notable for both its breadth and depth; comprehends very complex and sophisticated thoughts at a higher analytical and critical level; and develops ideas in speech and writing clearly and coherently can function in virtually any personal, academic, or professional situation, including those which presume considerable experience in writing, public speaking and critical reading 40 lessons
11. can understand and use virtually all linguistic structures as well as a range of vocabulary items as broad and deep as that of most educated native speakers; comprehends at a very high analytical and critical level and develops in speech and writing even the most sophisticated thought clearly, coherently and cogently can function in virtually any personal, academic or professional situation, including those which require strong writing, public speaking and critical reading skills 40 lessons
12. uses the second language in a manner approaching in all aspects that of a well educated native speaker, understands and uses cultural references in a way that evidences a deep comprehension of the society in which the second language is spoken can function in virtually any personal, academic or professional situation with language skills approaching that of a well-educated native speaker 40 lessons

 

LEVEL 1-3 BEGINNER
LEVEL 4-6 BASIC LEVEL
LEVEL 7-10 INTERMEDIATE
LEVEL 11-12 ADVANCED

 

 

 

*Number of lessons required to complete per level are based on estimation and different students may have different progresses.

*Levels from beginning to intermediate are easier. Higher the levels, more difficult will be and require more lessons to complete.

 

Quick reference to the rate per enrollment (45 mins per lesson)

20 lessons @HK$220 = HK$4,400
40 lessons @HK$205 = HK$8,200
60 lessons @HK$190 = HK$11,400
120 lessons @HK$175 = HK$21,000
200 lessons @HK$155 = HK$31,000

 

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