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English for General Communication

AMIDEAST’S English for General Communication program develops your ability to communicate confidently and effectively in everyday situations. As the most popular type of English language training AMIDEAST offers, these courses help tens of thousands of adult English learners yearly develop the spoken and written skills commonly needed today for work, study, and leisure.

Our expert teachers stress both fluency and accuracy as they help you improve your speaking, listening, reading, and writing through engaging activities addressing contemporary topics.

Our English language courses are aligned to the internationally recognized Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and cover six proficiency stages, from beginning to advanced.

WHY STUDY ENGLISH WITH AMIDEAST?

Our approach to teaching in English is based on the needs of learners. Here are 10 reasons to study English at AMIDEAST:

  1. Small class sizes

  2. Individualized instruction and support

  3. Interactive, communicative approach

  4. Contemporary topics with a global focus

  5. Emphasis on practical, real-life communication

  6. Classes for different ages, levels, and purposes

  7. Learner-centered materials for in-class or distance learning

  8. Multimedia tools to enhance all language skills

  9. Taught by expert, certified teachers of American English

  10. Welcoming environment with comfortable facilities and friendly staff

Our English for General Communication courses are offered at the following levels: 

Stage

Level

Hours

Beginner(A1)

Starter A

40

Starter B

40

Elementary(A2)

1 A

40

1 B

40

Pre-Intermediate(B1)

2 A

40

2 B

40

Intermediate(B2)

3 A

40

3 B

40

Upper Intermediate(C1)

4 A

40

4 B

40

Advanced(C2)

5 A

40

5 B

40
Total 480

Date

Days

Time

February 3, 2019

1) Sunday and Tuesday*

2) Monday and Wednesday*

*Alternate Thursday

4:15 PM - 6:15 PM

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

April 7, 2019

June 16, 2019

August 25, 2019

November 3, 2019

  • Cost: 250 JD for each level, including a book

  • 8 week course.

  • 40 hours of instruction.

  • 12 total levels (from Starter A to 5B)

  • Participants must take a placement test prior to registering for the first course.

  • Participants enrolling in classes from the previous EL structure can enroll in the course as detailed in the equivalency.

  • Courses meet twice weekly and every other Thursday. For example, Starter A would meet Monday and Wednesday on Week 1 and Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday in Week 2 and then Monday and Wednesday on Week 3 and so on.

  • Courses use the American English File textbook; a new book is distributed each level.

  • Participants can choose to enroll in just one level above their reported level on the placement test, but must sign a course waiver letter with their registration form.

  • 16 years old minimum age to register.

Placement Testing

AMIDEAST offers placement testing sessions for the public from Sunday to Thursday at 12:30 PM and on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 PM. AMIDEAST also holds weekend placement testing sessions on the Saturday prior to every General English language course launch. Results from placement testing are valid for six months from the date of the assessment.

AMIDEAST’S English for General Communication program develops your ability to communicate confidently and effectively in everyday situations. As the most popular type of English language training AMIDEAST offers, these courses help tens of thousands of adult English learners yearly develop the spoken and written skills commonly needed today for work, study, and leisure.

Our expert teachers stress both fluency and accuracy as they help you improve your speaking, listening, reading, and writing through engaging activities addressing contemporary topics.

Our English language courses are aligned to the internationally recognized Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and cover six proficiency stages, from beginning to advanced.

WHY STUDY ENGLISH WITH AMIDEAST?

Our approach to teaching in English is based on the needs of learners. Here are 10 reasons to study English at AMIDEAST:

  1. Small class sizes

  2. Individualized instruction and support

  3. Interactive, communicative approach

  4. Contemporary topics with a global focus

  5. Emphasis on practical, real-life communication

  6. Classes for different ages, levels, and purposes

  7. Learner-centered materials for in-class or distance learning

  8. Multimedia tools to enhance all language skills

  9. Taught by expert, certified teachers of American English

  10. Welcoming environment with comfortable facilities and friendly staff

Our English for General Communication courses are offered at the following levels: 

Stage

Level

Hours

Beginner(A1)

Starter A

40

Starter B

40

Elementary(A2)

1 A

40

1 B

40

Pre-Intermediate(B1)

2 A

40

2 B

40

Intermediate(B2)

3 A

40

3 B

40

Upper Intermediate(C1)

4 A

40

4 B

40

Advanced(C2)

5 A

40

5 B

40
Total 480

Date

Days

Time

February 3, 2019

1) Sunday and Tuesday*

2) Monday and Wednesday*

*Alternate Thursday

4:15 PM - 6:15 PM

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

April 7, 2019

June 16, 2019

August 25, 2019

November 3, 2019

  • Cost: 250 JD for each level, including a book

  • 8 week course.

  • 40 hours of instruction.

  • 12 total levels (from Starter A to 5B)

  • Participants must take a placement test prior to registering for the first course.

  • Participants enrolling in classes from the previous EL structure can enroll in the course as detailed in the equivalency.

  • Courses meet twice weekly and every other Thursday. For example, Starter A would meet Monday and Wednesday on Week 1 and Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday in Week 2 and then Monday and Wednesday on Week 3 and so on.

  • Courses use the American English File textbook; a new book is distributed each level.

  • Participants can choose to enroll in just one level above their reported level on the placement test, but must sign a course waiver letter with their registration form.

  • 16 years old minimum age to register.

Placement Testing

AMIDEAST offers placement testing sessions for the public from Sunday to Thursday at 12:30 PM and on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 PM. AMIDEAST also holds weekend placement testing sessions on the Saturday prior to every General English language course launch. Results from placement testing are valid for six months from the date of the assessment.