Why Study Languages

 

Language is communication, and in today’s interconnected world communication is essential. A strong command of language gives you the chance to engage with your world in an effective and meaningful manner – eliminating barriers and borders that separate us.

 

Here’s why QIU’s Language Centre will open your world and make you stand out from the crowd.

 

  • Connect with Different Backgrounds and Cultures
    Being multilingual unlocks communication with different cultural and geographical parts of the world.
  • Advance Your Career
    Become an assured, effective speaker who can harness language as a tool to advance your career. A foreign language also makes your skills more transferable in an increasingly global economy.
  • Stand Out From the Competition
    Improving your language skills will make you highly sought-after in a world where communication is key

 

Your English Language Levels

A levels- English Basic User

English test A1 (Beginner)

English level test A1Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

English test A2 (Elementary English)

English level test A2Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

B levels- English Independent User

English test B1 (Intermediate English)

b1_level_englishCan understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

English test B2 (Upper-Intermediate)

b2_level_englishCan understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

C levels- Proficient English User

English test C1 (Advanced English)

c1_level_englishCan understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing a controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

English test C2 (Proficiency)

c2_level_englishCan understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.

 

For more information, please contact Danny Chng at +6012-2021180, loipeng.chng@qiup.edu.my  or Thomas Lowrie at +6016-395 8495, thomas.lowrie@qiup.edu.my

QIU Short English Courses

For more information, please contact Danny Chng at +6012-2021180, loipeng.chng@qiup.edu.my  or Thomas Lowrie at +6016-395 8495, thomas.lowrie@qiup.edu.my

Effective English

Communicate and succeed as a speaker of English in various environments – at school, university, work or when travelling and socialising. This course is for English learners of all levels.

 

Choose Effective English to:

      • Communicate in English with fluency and confidence
      • Improve your English language skills –reading, writing, listening and speaking

Throughout Effective English you will:

      • Sharpen speaking skills through role-play, debates and presentations on current affairs
      • Master writing different types of communication such as reports, emails, articles and reviews
      • Listen to authentic materials such as TV and radio programmes to develop comprehension skills
      • Read and comprehend a wide range of articles, stories and other texts.

Course Summary

  • Location: Ipoh, Perak
  • Min Age: 16 years old
  • Class Size: 7-14
  • Language Level:
    • Beginner A1 and Above
    • A2+ and Above
    • Pre-Intermediate
    • Intermediate

For more information, please contact Danny Chng at +6012-2021180, loipeng.chng@qiup.edu.my  or Thomas Lowrie at +6016-395 8495, thomas.lowrie@qiup.edu.my

IELTS / TOEFL

 

Sharpen your English skills and improve your examination techniques in preparation for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exams. Both exams are among the premier internationally-recognised qualifications to determine a candidate’s level of English. IELTS is a qualification recognised by over 10,000 organisations worldwide, while TOEFL is accepted in over 150 countries.

 

Choose this course to:

      • Understand how the IELTS and TOEFL exams work and how to achieve the score you want
      • Boost your confidence with detailed exam preparation
      • Improve your English language skills - listening, reading, writing and speaking

 

Throughout these courses, you will:

        • Practice your speaking skills through role-play, debates and presentations on current affairs
        • Learn how to write for the IELTS and TOEFL formats - including how to interpret data and present opinions when writing essays
        • Practice exam questions in class, in tandem with IELTS and TOEFL resources available for self-study
        • Listen to presentations, lectures and the opinions of your fellow students
        • Practice reading academic articles and reports
        • Learn to describe data and interpret meaning from context
        • Develop new vocabulary and grammar structures while improving pronunciation

For more information, please contact Danny Chng at +6012-2021180, loipeng.chng@qiup.edu.my  or Thomas Lowrie at +6016-395 8495, thomas.lowrie@qiup.edu.my

Corporate English

This course will teach you to improve your communication skills to excel in the fast-paced, high-pressure corporate world.

 

Choose Corporate English to:

      • Communicate more fluently and accurately in English
      • Attain specialist vocabulary and language for work use
      • Increase your confidence when communicating in English at work and in business situations
      • Develop a range of skills needed to successfully operate in the corporate world

Throughout Corporate English you will:

      • Analyse real world business case studies to understand business decision making
      • Practice writing emails and reports for clear business communication
      • Research, create and deliver effective presentations for work
      • Role-play different business situations - leading meetings, making business calls, and
        socialising
      • Practise the language, vocabulary and skills of business negotiation
      • Listen to authentic television business news reports to develop your listening comprehension skills

Prepare for success in the workplace by practising interview skills and writing CVs

For more information, please contact Danny Chng at +6012-2021180, loipeng.chng@qiup.edu.my  or Thomas Lowrie at +6016-395 8495, thomas.lowrie@qiup.edu.my

Soft Skills

Choose a workshop focusing on a specific skill that will help you reach your learning goals faster. These courses are for English language learners from any level.

 

QIU’s Soft Skills courses will help you:

  • Focus on specific skills
  • Enhance your public speaking skills by improving your body language and confidence
  • Learn to develop persuasive and informative presentations with the right visuals and techniques
  • Hone your interpersonal skills and learn to build a varied, dynamic social network that will drive your career forward
  • Learn to communicate in a persuasive yet polished manner when dealing with tough workplace situations

For more information, please contact Danny Chng at +6012-2021180, loipeng.chng@qiup.edu.my  or Thomas Lowrie at +6016-395 8495, thomas.lowrie@qiup.edu.my

Foreign Languages

At QIU we believe that learning a foreign language cultivates your whole self. Knowing a foreign language can unlock cultural and geographical parts of the world, help you understand your native language better and teach you to process what's around you from a different perspective. A foreign language also makes your skills more transferable in an increasingly global economy.

 

QIU offers six language courses that will open the door to some of the world’s most fascinating regions and economic opportunities:

  • Mandarin
  • Tamil
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • English

Levels include:
- Beginner  -Elementary   -Pre-intermediate    - Intermediate    - Upper Intermediate    - Advanced

COMING SOON:
- Spanish     -Korean 

 

Register online now via http://bit.ly/qiulanguagesv2

 

For more information, please contact Danny Chng at +6012-2021180, loipeng.chng@qiup.edu.my  or Thomas Lowrie at +6016-395 8495, thomas.lowrie@qiup.edu.my