Tallenglish Products

The TALLenglish products offered by Global Educational Technologies provides corporations, governments, schools, and individuals with the fastest route to language acquisition.  We do this by employing blended learning, which combines software and classroom-style learning applications to create a learning environment that is personally interactive, comprehensive and affordable.

The blended learning environment, enables the instructor monitor each student’s progress from a control workstation, while sending the student on for more learning through technology.  A reporting system maintains each student’s progress through the entire language acquisition process, bringing the classroom and software application together and allowing an instructor to provide each student with help, based on individual need.

Designed for novice learners who may have no or little experience with the language-Basic English Level 1, introduces learners to vocabulary and tasks such as talking about routines to help them develop basic interpersonal communication skills. The vocabulary taught in level 1 comes from the 1,000 most frequent words in English, while the tasks correspond to those needed to move through the ACTFL novice proficiency level.

Support Languages: Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French, Tongan, Samoan and Portuguese. 

Hours for the course: 80 to 120.

Raising learner proficiency from high novice ability to intermediate low ability, Level 2 continues to assist learners in developing basic interpersonal communication skills. Learners are introduced to more of the 1,000 most frequent words in the English language. Tasks in Level 2 correspond to those needed to reach the intermediate low ACTFL proficiency level.

Support Languages: Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French, Tongan, Samoan and Portuguese.  

Hours for the course: 80 to 120.

 Level 3

Raising learners at the intermediate mid level to intermediate high proficiency, tasks in Level 3 assist learners in developing basic interpersonal communication skills, and also include some more cognitively-challenging tasks, such as comparing the features of various objects. Learners are introduced to more words from the 2000 most frequent words in the English language.

Support Languages: Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French, Tongan, Samoan and Portuguese. 

Hours for the course: 80 to 120.

Level 4

The bridge between basic inter-personal communication skills and the cognitive academic language proficiency required in academic and professional settings, Intermediate English Level 2 helps learners begin to build their vocabulary with words from the Academic Word List; a list of words used in a variety of academic and professional situations.  Tasks reflect the increasing ability to address more complex situations in both speaking and listening.

Support Languages: Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French, Tongan, Samoan and Portuguese.  

Hours for the course: 80 to 120.

 College Prep

Designed to develop English skills for those pursuing higher education in an English-speaking university, Academic English includes specialized grammar and vocabulary necessary for academic success including a large number of words from the academic word list.  Upon successful completion of Academic English, learners develop essential academic language skills, such as note-taking, critical thinking and understanding university-level lectures.

Support Languages: Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French, Tongan, Samoan and Portuguese.  

Hours for the course: 80 to 120.

 

Based on ACTFL (American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages) guidelines, the ECT is a series of three computer-based language tests designed to assess levels of English that are lower than those needed for college entrance, yet high enough to make a tangible difference in a person’s ability to function in a work environment that requires English.

The ECT Test may be used to

  1. To provide prospective employees with a means of certifying their English abilities to employers.
  2. As a resource within a company to help determine promotions among existing employees.
  3. As a measure of progress in an ESL school.

For more information on ECT, please direct your browser to the ECT Website.