BOOST YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS!
Excelsior Corporate Solutions offers its partners various solutions for modern languages courses via the module “Boost your Language Skills” for language learning using e-learning platform.
“Boost your Language Skills” training is a process of online blended learning achieved through the implementation of the My English Lab / Speexx e-learning platforms.
My English Lab / Speexx online language training
- Full Course of English with 6 linguistic modules (A1-C2)
- 1 module = 1 level
- Duration for each module – maximum 6 months (minimum usage time per day to achieve this goal: 1 h / day)
- Validity access platform / level acquired: 1 year
- One student can go through one level in less than six months depending on the pace and learning style; it may even be possible to complete 3 levels / year
- The support materials (for some platforms) are included: student book, workbook, interactive DVD
- Audio-video platform contains learning modules, grammar, vocabulary, listening, conversation, pronunciation, reading and writing.
- The activities offered in the support materials are different from those available on the platform
- The platforms can be accessed anytime and anywhere.
- Easy to use – simple and intuitive access
- Audio-video fragments involve students in real-life situations in which they will learn how to integrate the concepts learned
- A virtual trainer is offered, who supports and manages the learning process
- Feedback is offered for both the students and the company at predetermined intervals
- Facilitator – regularly assigns units to each student, manages and monitors the progress individually
- Consultant – trainer constantly answer questions and supervises the virtual learning process
- Guide – students receive advice and solutions to linguistic issues
- Evaluator – the virtual trainer is able to assess the individual performance at any time through testing and reporting of progress.
Online Course (using the My English Lab / Speexx platforms) + Classic classroom language training
The “Blended Learning” option suggests either a blend between classic English language course combined with an online course through the My English Lab at Pearson Education / Speexx platforms or exclusive on-line language training.
- Of the 40 sessions of a classical English language training programme, one can opt for (at least) 10 classroom sessions
- The My English Lab / Speexx platforms can be accessed anytime, anywhere and whenever desired
- A platform access is valid for 1 year
- During the validity period a student can even go through three modules, depending on the pace of learning
- The platform offers attractive and unique materials tailored to the needs of adult learners.
- Each material offers between 10 and 24 units
- Flexibility of time for students
- Support and advice from both permanent virtual trainer and the trainer in the classroom.
Excelsior Corporate Solutions’ e-learning department coordinates the “Boost your English” project by observing the following procedure:
- Needs Assessment
- Linguistic audit in order to establish the learners’ innitial level
- creating groups, allocation of materials per group
- allocation of trainers (virtual or physical)
Monitoring and Coordination Project:
- trainer regularly allocates virtual learning units students
- Progress is monitored step by step
- Permanent couseling by telephone, online messaging platform, via Skype / GoToMeeting
- Managing the testing tools at the end of each learning unit / module