We at EMECT pride ourselves in providing lessons to each student at the appropriate level and are committed to the ongoing evaluation of their progress to ensure that they achieve their goals. Students therefore undergo an evaluation process prior to placement in a particular class.
This course is geared for students at any level from Beginners to Advanced. It provides 12 to 20 hours of English per week, depending on your choice. All lessons are comprised of a variety of techniques introducing and applying grammar in a practical way through listening, reading, speaking and writing, building vocabulary and using a particular method to refine pronunciation. Various interactive methods such as course book material, dialogue, role plays and games combine to facilitate memory retention, making learning so much easier.
This course is recommended for students who have had exposure to the English language but would like to improve their precision, word choice, fluency and sentence construction. It provides 25 hours per week and lessons are comprised of a variety of techniques and methods which will involve both personal endeavours such as presentations and reporting, as well as group activities such as debate, dialogue and group presentations on topics decided upon by the students themselves. Improved confidence and articulation will enable the student to communicate in more challenging situations.
This course offers 27 hours per week of English to those students who would like to improve their communication skills in general, but more specifically in the workplace. The sessions are dedicated to the same aspects covered in General English, with particular focus on specialised English in the context of various aspects of specialist fields. The students completing this course will enhance their effectiveness and marketability in the workplace.
This course is suitable for students at any level as it provides the opportunity of the full attention of the teacher who will gear the lessons in accordance with the specific needs of the student. Private tuition allows students to focus on the areas of the language that they need to work on, and the personalised interaction between teacher and student facilitates improvement in the command of the language .
A course of 10 lessons is recommended to all those students who speak understandable English but require more interaction to improve comprehension, fluency and command of English when interacting with others in various situations. Sessions will include perusal of articles, analysis thereof, debate and general discussion. This course is very effective for improving listening skills, pronunciation, articulation and vocabulary and will also challenge confidence levels.
This option is ideal for those students wanting to learn English from native English speakers in countries other than their own. The student has the flexibility to arrange lessons with the teacher at a time that suits both student and teacher. Some of our students who have enjoyed their lessons at EMECT , choose to continue with their lessons with one of our teachers via Skype, once they have returned to their home country.
Tour Group Program
This is an ideal option for those wanting to improve their English while at the same time experiencing a fun time exploring beautiful Cape Town. Each morning will begin with English lessons , while the afternoons will be spent doing fun activities adapted to the criteria best matching the interests of the groups. This option is usually combined with homestay which allows for students to live with English speaking South African families, making it possible to improve their English, while at the same time learning about South African culture.
Our exciting social programme will take you on visits and outings around beautiful Cape Town. Explore Table Mountain, visit Robben Island and see the beauty of nature in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Nightlife, beaches, music venues and a wide variety of sports are all within close proximity.
See the pages under Cape Town on this site.