PGIC

Special Programs

By combining our unique morning programs with specific afternoon classes within the same focus areas over three sessions, you will get a well-rounded and comprehensive education.

SpecialPrograms Program Options Introductory Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Advanced Upper-Intermediate 5 Medical English 4 Hospitality English 3 Dynamic English 2 Power Speaking 1 Business

1. BUSINESS

The Business program is designed to provide students with an intensive focus on business theory fundamentals, vocabulary, and applied business tasks and presentations.Through this classroom-centered high-level course, students will learn communicative
Business English, presentation and meeting techniques, and general business scenarios.

  • 4-weeks – (20 hrs/wk) Certificate Program
  • 4-weeks – (25 hrs/wk) Advanced Certificate program
  • 8-weeks – (15 hrs/wk) Certificate Program
  • 8-weeks – (20 hrs /wk) Diploma Program
  • 8-weeks – (25 hrs/wk) Advanced Diploma Program
  • Students may start the program at the beginning of each session – every 4 weeks

    Be a minimum of 19 years of age / TOEIC score of 500 minimum / PGIC Level Intermediate level of Spoken and Written English

    Afternoon classes: Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills, Pronunciation, Presentation Skills, Business Writing, Skills, Power Listening, Discussion Skills, and Business Negotiation Skills

    Business Career Opportunities

    Student’s successfully completing this program should expect to find work in their home country or internationally as a business office professional, or as an entry-level office worker. Other opportunities exist in private business and small business.

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    2. POWER SPEAKING

    The Power Speaking Program is designed to improve students’ interpersonal and communication skills to more effectively enable them to express themselves and understand others. Through presentations, impromptu speeches, debates, meetings, and a variety
    of media-based projects, students learn to effectively and confidently present their ideas in English in a variety of situations.

  • 4-weeks – (20 hrs/wk) Certificate Program
  • 4-weeks – (25 hrs/wk) Advanced Certificate program
  • 8-weeks – (15 hrs/wk) Certificate Program
  • 8-weeks – (20 hrs /wk) Diploma Program
  • 8-weeks – (25 hrs/wk) Advanced Diploma Program
  • Students may start the program at the beginning of each session – every 4 weeks

    Be a minimum of 19 years of age / TOEIC score of 500 / PGIC Level Intermediate requirement Afternoon Programs: Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills, Pronunciation, Presentation Skills, Assertiveness Skills, Discussion Skills, and Social Issues

    Power Speaking Skill Development

    • Students will be better able to express their thoughts and feelings in English in an effective, engaging, and clear manner.
    • Students will have developed their fluency and language proficiency in English
    • Students will have improved their listening comprehension of real-world English
    • Students will have increased their knowledge of global issues and expressed their opinions on these issues.
    • Students will have developed effective presentation skills as well as the effective use of body language, eye contact, gestures, and facial expressions
    • Students will have expanded their language skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and their skills of interpreting non-verbal cues.

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    3. DYNAMIC ENGLISH

    This specialized course has been built specifically for Korean students learning English. The course is designed to help students learn how to understand and produce English as it is used in day-to-day situations, as opposed to academic textbooks.
    The course has a translation focus, and teaches students how to translate commonly used expressions and slang words from Korean into English, and from English to Korean. Students learn sentence structure, vocabulary, and idioms through article translation.
    Audio and video dictation gives a chance to practice everything they learn, and pronunciation and intonation is trained through one period of intense speaking and recording.

  • 4-week Certificate Program
  • 8-week Diploma Program
  • Student may start the program at the beginning of each session – every 4 weeks

    Be a minimum of 19 years of age / TOEIC score of 500 / PGIC Level Intermediate requirement Afternoon Programs: Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills, Pronunciation, Presentation Skills, Assertiveness Skills, Discussion Skills, and Social Issues

    Be a minimum of 19 years of age / TOEIC score of 500 / PGIC Level Intermediate requirement Afternoon Programs: Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills, Pronunciation, Presentation Skills, Assertiveness Skills, Discussion Skills, and Social Issues

    Focuses on

    • Idiomatic Expressions and slang
    • Phrasal verbs and Korean Expressions
    • Quick Responses in speaking
    • Pronunciation and Intonation
    • Watching movies without subtitles
    • Presentation skills
    • Skit – understanding emotions
    • Translating articles

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    4. HOSPITALITY ENGLISH

    Upgrade your English for a job in a hotel, tour company, or information centre. Improve your intercultural communication skills and at the same time develop your ability to take phone calls in English, offer advice to tourists, and solve customer service
    problems.

    4 week Certificate program 8-week Certificate Program 12 week Diploma program Afternoon elective twice per week 5 hours per week

    Students may start the program at the beginning of each session – every 4 weeks

    Have passed PGIC’s Elementary level or have scored at the Pre-Intermediate level on the entrance assessment

    Hospitality Careers

    • Students successfully completing this program will have improved their English to be used in their home country or internationally for careers such as Front Desk Agent, Concierge or Guest Relations in a hotel.

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    5. MEDICAL ENGLISH PROGRAM

    Upgrade your English for a job in a medical clinic or hospital. Improve your intercultural and medical communication skills and at the same time develop your ability on how to sensitively handle a range of situations from taking patient history, physical
    examination and describing treatment options to breaking bad news.

    4 week Certificate program 8-week Certificate Program 12 week Diploma program Afternoon elective twice per week 5 hours per week

    Students may start the program at the beginning of each session – every 4 weeks

    Completed PGIC’s Intermediate level, or TOEIC 600, or IELTS 5.0, or TOEFL 52, or have scored at the Upper-Intermediate level on the entrance assessment

    Academic Module

    1. Language and communication skills to help the patient 2. Receiving the patient 3. Presenting the complaint 4. Past medical, family history, and social history 5. Telephone language and etiquette 6. Examining a patient Giving clear concise instructions/explanations medical

    * This Medical English Program is intended as an introduction for currently qualified doctors, nurses, and medical students with an upper-intermediate to advanced level of English who are looking to work in an English-speaking environment. This course does NOT teach medicine, nursing or any medical practices. This course will NOT qualify you for any of the regulatory licensing requirements. Ex. NCLEX
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