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GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES
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TURKISH - AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

VIDEO: GENERAL ENGLISH


GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES

General (Regular) English Programs at the Turkish-American Association (TAA) are designed in accordance with the criteria set by the ‘Common European Framework of Reference. The purpose of this application is to present our trainees a teaching program at acceptable international standards. Furthermore, TAA courses are featured in American English. Nowadays, American English in business, science, and education world including the Internet and field of information technology has constantly been upgrading its currency and validity.

Our classes are multi-skilled and topic-based, which also include videos, project work, and discussion & conversation.

Free Conversation Classes, EFL CAFE classesare offered at TAA with American and experienced Turkish teachers.

In order to better your fluency and accuracy, you will need to improve all of your core English skills. We want to make sure that you get the most out of your lessons so our General English course will focus on your:

-Speaking and Listening

-Grammar and Vocabulary

-Reading and Writing

COURSE DAYS   Monday - Wednesday - Friday
CURSE HOURS  10:00 - 12:50 or 18:30 - 21:20
COURSE DATES

September 24, 2018 - December 17, 2018

COURSE DAYS  Tuesday - Thursday
COURSE HOURS  10:00 - 12:50 or 18:30 - 21:20
COURSE DATES

September 25, 2018 - January 29, 2019

COURSE DAYS  Saturday - Sunday
COURSE HOURS  09:30 - 12:20
COURSE DATES

October 6, 2018 - February 9, 2019


REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

Each term with respect to a placement test given to trainees to be recently registering, levels are determined and registrations for courses are conducted.

As well as trainees can make payments by cash and a credit card, they could also benefit from installments or special discounts held by the credit cards: World Card, Bonus Card, Maximum Card and Axcess Card.

FREE make-up classes for the course hours you lose. 
At payment trainees’ preferences are considered.

A1 
UNDERSTANDING

LISTENING

I can understand familiar words and very basic phrases concerning myself, my family and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly

READING

I can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example on notices and posters or in catalogues.

SPEAKING

SPOKEN INTERACTION

I can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help me formulate what I'm trying to say. I can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.

SPOKEN PRODUCTION

I can use simple phrases and sentences to describe where I live and people I know.

WRITING

WRITING

I can write a short, simple postcard, for example sending holiday greetings. I can fill in forms with personal details, for example entering my name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form

 
A2 
UNDERSTANDING LISTENING
I can understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment). I can catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
READING
can read very short, simple texts. I can find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables and I can understand short simple personal letters
SPEAKING SPOKEN INTERACTION
I can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities. I can handle very short social exchanges, even though I can't usually understand enough to keep the conversation going myself.
SPOKEN PRODUCTION
I can use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms my family and other people, living conditions, my educational background and my present or most recent job.
WRITING WRITING
can write short, simple notes and messages. I can write a very simple personal letter, for example thanking someone for something.
 
B1 
UNDERSTANDING LISTENING
I can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. I can understand the main point of many radio or TV programs on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear.
READING
ı can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language. I can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.
SPEAKING SPOKEN INTERACTION
I can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. I can enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).
SPOKEN PRODUCTION
I can connect phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences and events, my dreams, hopes and ambitions. I can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. I can narrate a story or relate the plot of a book or film and describe my reactions.
WRITING WRITING
I can write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. I can write personal letters describing experiences and impressions.
 
B1+ 
UNDERSTANDING LISTENING
I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar. I can understand most TV news and current affairs programs. I can understand the majority of films in standard dialect.
READING
I can read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints. I can understand contemporary literary prose.
SPEAKING SPOKEN INTERACTION
I can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible. I can take an active part in a discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.
SPOKEN PRODUCTION
I can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest. I can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
WRITING WRITING
I can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests. I can write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view. I can write letters highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences.
 
B2 
UNDERSTANDING

LISTENING

I can understand extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signaled explicitly. I can understand television programs and films without too much effort.

READING  

I can understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style. I can understand specialized articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to my field.

SPEAKING

SPOKEN INTERACTION

I can express myself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. I can use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes. I can formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate my contribution skillfully to those of other speakers.

SPOKEN PRODUCTION

I can present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes, developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.

WRITING

WRITING

can express myself in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length. I can write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report, underlining what I consider to be the salient issues. I can select a style appropriate to the reader in mind.

 
C1 
UNDERSTANDING

LISTENING 

I have no difficulty in understanding any kind of spoken language, whether live or broadcast, even when delivered at fast native speed, provided. I have some time to get familiar with the accent

READING

I can read with ease virtually all forms of the written language, including abstract, structurally or linguistically complex texts such as manuals, specialized articles and literary works

SPEAKING

SPOKEN INTERACTION

I can take part effortlessly in any conversation or discussion and have a good familiarity with idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms. I can express myself fluently and convey finer shades of meaning precisely. If I do have a problem I can backtrack and restructure around the difficulty so smoothly that other people are hardly aware of it.

SPOKEN PRODUCTION

I can present a clear, smoothly-flowing description or argument in a style appropriate to the context and with an effective logical structure which helps the recipient to notice and remember significant points

WRITING

WRITING

I can write clear, smoothly-flowing text in an appropriate style. I can write complex letters, reports or articles which present a case with an effective logical structure which helps the recipient to notice and remember significant points. I can write summaries and reviews of professional or literary works.