Language Programs

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) PROGRAM

Why choose LPU CCLas?

  • It is the language center of the Lyceum of the Philippines University Cavite, one of the prominent universities in Region IV-A with a reputation for providing high quality programs, including language programs.
  • Highly qualified teachers with experience in teaching ESL and are holders of internationally-recognized certificates such as CELTA, TESOL, and/or TEFL.
  • Friendly staff that is enthusiastic to provide assistance to international students.
  • Chance to engage in exciting social and cultural activities, such as visits to places of interest, outdoor adventures, shopping excursions, and festivities that provide for language acquisition and communication opportunities. 
  • Access to a full range of campus facilities such as the state-of-the-art library [the Academic Resource Center] equipped with touch screen computer facilities, sports and fitness facilities, and 24-hour campus security.
  • A dormitel [dormitory hotel] that is conveniently located near the university.
  • Close to restaurants that offer local and Asian cuisines.
  • An idyllic campus with a culturally diversified environment. There are about 82 international students from countries such as Korea, Indonesia, India, the USA, and many more.

 

International Community

Students taking up language course will have ample opportunities to interact with our international students from different countries such as Korea, India, Indonesia, USA, and many others.

 

Required Documents

In the Philippines, a student visa is required before any international student can officially enroll in an academic program. However, for ESL short term courses, foreign nationals may avail themselves of the Special Study Permit [SSP]. The SRMD Office, through the Liaison Officer, assists international students in getting the permit and processing visa extension or conversion.

 

Academic Programs

No.

Program

Type

1

English

 

Basic English

Advanced English

Business English

English for Specific Purpose

Language Enhancement Assistance Program [LEAP]

2

Korean

Basic

3

Spanish

Basic

 

Language Enhancement Assistance Program [LEAP]

The LEAP is a 10-week intensive English language program designed for international students who wish to improve their academic English prior to enrollment in any undergraduate program in the University.

Within these 10 weeks, students are expected to develop their writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills. Students who will successfully complete the program and achieve the required TOEIC score or have received a conditional admission offer will be allowed to proceed to undergraduate studies.

 

Academic Schedule

Semester

Registration

Begins

Ends

Placement Test

Spring

January

March

May

 

 

Upon arrival

Summer

March

June

August

Fall

July

September

November

Winter

October

December

February

Special Class

At least 2 months before arrival

Arranged according to the student’s preference

Note: A regular class is equivalent to 10 weeks with about 300 contact hours.

 

Class Schedule

Duration

Class Days

Class Hours

Class Size

10 weeks

5 days a week [Mon. – Fri.]

09:00AM–12:00NN

1:30PM-4:30PM

Min. of 5, Max. of 10

Note: Assessment will be conducted at the beginning and end of the program.

 

Terms of Payment

Confirmation of the program is upon receipt of the signed conforme and 50% down payment. The remaining 50% shall be given at the end of the program. Down payment should be deposited to this account:

Bank Details

Account Name

Lyceum of the Philippines University Cavite

Account Number

8944-8888-38 (Dollar Account)

8943-0751-08 (Peso Account)

Swift Code

BOPIPHMM

Bank Name

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)

Bank Address

Governor’s Drive, Mangahan, General Trias, Cavite

Note: Bank transfers should be included in the total amount sent.

 

 

Accommodation

A full service hotel is scheduled to open in 2016. It is poised to provide international students the best possible accommodation and service.

There are also many safe and affordable rent houses near the campus. For assistance and information, the staff at the Center will be on hand to facilitate matters and ensure that everything is in order.