COURSES OFFERED

The school prides itself for having a curriculum which specializes in teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) and other English courses ranging from Beginner to Advanced including:

English for Beginners, Vocabulary and Grammar Booster, Conversation Skills Enhancement Program, Accent Neutralization, and Workplace English, as well as preparation for English exams such IELTS, TOEIC, and TOEFL.

All courses are taught in a multidisciplinary setting to ensure comprehensive skill development in the four areas of communication: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Since its inception, the school has garnered favorable responses from its students, most of which have re-enrolled numerous times due to the effectiveness of the curriculum.

In addition, all teachers at ILAM are carefully screened and trained in order to make sure that their qualifications fulfill the mission, vision, values, and standards of the school.

Apart from teaching English, the school also intends to inculcate strong intercultural awareness among its learners by integrating several outdoor activities. As an academic institution, ILAM takes to heart its responsibilities in promoting education and tourism in the country, thus its partnerships with various multinational companies for English training.

FLEXI-TIME COURSES

  • English for Beginners – The program focuses on teaching students the very basic skills in English communication. They learn to form, express, and create simple sentence structures while acquiring new vocabulary. Language points are taught in a multidisciplinary setting to ensure comprehensive skills development in the four areas of communication: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing.
  • Vocabulary and Grammar Booster - This program aims to introduce new words and phrases to students while reinforcing their grammar through various communicative activities. This class encourages them to gain more confidence and ease in expressing themselves using consistent grammatical structures and adequate vocabulary. The class also develops their control of grammar and presents more opportunities to speak and use the language.
  • Conversation Skills Enhancement Program(ConSEP) - This program aims to improve students’ ability to express themselves by increasing their lexical range and enhancing their discourse management skills. Interesting topics are embedded in the program to make discussions fun and meaningful. The course caters to Upper Beginner to Intermediate level students.
  • Workplace English - This multi-level course aims to assist students in building their confidence in speaking in English by allowing them to utilize the language in a wide range of business situations. Since the program is thematic in nature, students will get to enjoy exchanging their ideas on various topics as well as advance their practical abilities in socializing, telephoning, writing emails and more.


CORPORATE COURSES

ILAM also conducts trainingsfor corporations who wish to cultivate the English abilities of their selected employees. Each of the 24-hour programs caters to groups of 15 or more participants.

  • Grammar for Everyday Conversation Workshop –This 24-hour workshop aims to develop the basic fluency of students in English by the four attributes of language learning – speaking, listening, reading, and writing. This course provides a comprehensive review of the fundamental grammar structures and real-world applications of language in different settings.
  • Vocabulary and Grammar Booster Workshop – This workshop is a synthesized version of the Vocabulary and Grammar Booster Program, which focuses on reinforcing basic language points and widening the students’ lexis through a diverse range of speaking activities and exercises.
  • CONSEP Workshop – This workshop is a condensed form of the Conversation Skills Enhancement Program, which gives emphasis on providing several techniques in verbalizing their ideas and effectively using the proper discourse tools, grammar and vocabulary.
  • Workplace English Workshop – This workshop is a fused version of the Workplace English program, which focuses on equipping students with the necessary skills to communicate in English in business-related situations.


OTHER COURSES

Our courses offer students comfortable timetables to correspond to their varying schedules. They are given the option to select either a 60-hour program that consists of 4 modules or a 15-hour program that contains 1 module.

  • Accent Neutralization (AN) –This program is designed to help students communicate better by developing a more neutral accent through a series of pronunciation drills, auditory discrimination activities, and other oral exercises.
  • Business English -This program provides students the skills to communicate better in a professional setting during social interactions, meetings, and over the phone. It also discusses the effective use of the various types of correspondence.
  • Intensive Grammar- This program is focused on helping students improve their speaking and writing skills by learning the intricacies of grammar.
  • IELTS Review –This program aims to help students acquire their target IELTS score by enhancing their skills on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Test taking strategies are also discussed in the said program. 
  • The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) Review –This program aims to help students acquire their target PTE Academic score by enhancing their skills on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Test taking strategies are also discussed in the said program.
  • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) Review –This program is a preparatory course for those who aim to achieve a high score in the TOEIC test. The course focuses on Listening and Reading exercises.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Review –This program aims to help students acquire their target TOEFL score by enhancing their skills on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Test taking strategies are also discussed in the said program.
  • Communication Skills Improvement (CSI) for Secretaries and Front Desk Officers –This workshop aims to help companies build a good impression with their clients by training their front liners on how to answer business calls and deal with customers.
  • Communication Skills Improvement (CSI) for Call Center Agents –This workshop is intended for those who would like to pursue a career in the call center industry. Some of the topics highlighted in the program are:

    .The Customer Service Mindset
    .Listening and Probing Techniques
    .Proactive Customer Service
    .Handling Difficult Situations
  • Filipino Culture Orientation –This program aims to give foreigners an overview of the Filipino culture, which includes the Filipino society's customs, etiquette, manners, etc.
  • Tagalog as a Foreign Language –This program is specifically designed for those who intend to stay in the Philippines for a certain period of time and would like to communicate with the locals using the Tagalog language.
  • Public Speaking and Presentation
  • English for Specific Needs
  • Academic Writing
  • Nihongo Class

All courses at ILAM are beyond orientation. Teachers take time to learn more about their students’ areas of opportunities based on the diagnostic test, and customize the lessons according to their level and language needs.