English for Kids-Teenager
IELTS - TOEFL - TOEIC - SAT (English)
Welcome to Better English, where excellence in English language education meets the globally acclaimed Cambridge Curriculum. Our program is thoughtfully designed to provide a personalized English learning experience that aligns seamlessly with the esteemed Cambridge Curriculum.
Better English is only located in Pondok Indah, South Jakarta since 2006. We are committed to providing high-quality education to our students through experienced and passionate teachers.
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(3 - 5 years old)
Phonics for Kids
Phonics is important for children because English pronunciation might differ from their first language. Through phonics, children will understand the way they can produce correct sounds and pronounce them easily.
If children are able to master phonics, the process of learning English will be easier.
This phonics program consists of four levels, providing a fun and engaging way for young learners to explore the world of letters and sounds:
Letter-Sound Connection: Kids learn how letters correspond to specific sounds. They discover that each letter has its unique sound, setting the stage for reading and writing.
Phonemic Awareness: This helps children become aware of individual sounds (phonemes) in words. Through interactive activities, they practice recognizing, blending, and segmenting sounds in words.
Reading Skills: As they progress through the levels, children practice using their phonics knowledge to decode words. They become confident readers, able to sound out unfamiliar words and build their vocabulary.
Writing Proficiency: It integrates writing exercises that allow kids to apply their phonics skills to spelling and writing simple sentences. This reinforces their understanding of letter-sound relationships.
Interactive Learning: The series employs interactive elements like songs, games, and colorful illustrations to make phonics instruction enjoyable and memorable for young learners.
Our program offers a comprehensive and interactive approach to phonics instruction for kindergarten-level children. It provides a strong foundation for early reading and writing while making learning fun and interactive for young learners.
English for Kids
Our English for Kids program is based on the Cambridge Curriculum which offers a dynamic and engaging learning experience that lays a strong foundation for their language development. The Cambridge Curriculum for kids focuses on several key aspects:
Comprehensive Language Skills: The curriculum focuses on developing all four essential language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Children develop strong listening and speaking skills through storytelling, group discussions, and pronunciation exercises. These skills help them communicate confidently in real-life situations and express themselves through writing exercises.
Interactive Learning: This program develops essential language skills through interactive activities, stories, and games, including vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. It makes language learning exciting and accessible for young learners.
Reading Adventures: Kids explore a variety of age-appropriate English texts, from picture books to short stories. This helps improve their reading comprehension, fluency, and love for literature.
Creative Expression: English classes encourage kids to express themselves creatively. They write stories, draw pictures, and engage in role-playing exercises, nurturing their imagination and communication skills.
Assessment and Progress Tracking: Regular assessments allow parents and teachers to monitor a child's development. The curriculum often includes age-appropriate assessments and certificates to motivate and recognize achievements.
Cultural Awareness: English classes may include elements of English-speaking cultures, fostering an understanding and appreciation of the global community.
Our class offers a comprehensive and engaging language learning experience that will nurture kids' language skills, cultural awareness, and creativity while providing a structured path to proficiency in English.
(6-12 years old)
English for Teenager
Our English for Teenagers is designed to provide a comprehensive and engaging learning experience in the English language based on the Cambridge Curriculum. The program focuses on developing key language skills in four main areas:
Reading: Students will explore a wide range of English literature, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. They'll learn to analyze texts, understand literary techniques, and develop critical thinking skills through discussion and written assignments.
Writing: Teenagers will hone their writing abilities by practicing various forms of written communication, such as essays, reports, creative stories, and more. They'll learn to structure their writing effectively, express their ideas clearly, and refine their grammar and vocabulary.
Listening: Listening skills are essential for effective communication. Students will engage with audio materials, including spoken English from various sources like podcasts, news broadcasts, and dialogues. This helps improve comprehension, pronunciation, and the ability to follow instructions or conversations.
Speaking: In the Cambridge Curriculum, speaking activities are emphasized to boost oral communication skills. Students will participate in discussions, debates, presentations, and role-plays, allowing them to express themselves confidently and fluently in English.
Our class aims to equip the students with strong language skills, critical thinking abilities, and the confidence to use English effectively in various real-life situations. It fosters a holistic approach to language learning, preparing them for academic success, and future endeavors in the globalized world.
(13-17 years old)
English for Adults
This program is well-suited for university students and professionals to improve English language skills, focusing on communication abilities and developing a strong general proficiency. It offers a comprehensive and structured approach to language learning, tailored to the unique needs, and goals of adult learners. Here are the key components of our English classes for adults:
Language Proficiency: The program is designed to help adults achieve a high level of language proficiency in English. This includes focusing on speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills to ensure well-rounded communication abilities.
Real-Life Application: English classes for adults emphasize practical language use in real-life situations. Adult learners develop the skills they need to effectively communicate at work, in social settings, and while traveling.
Grammar and Vocabulary: The curriculum includes a systematic study of grammar and vocabulary, enabling adults to express themselves accurately and confidently. They learn how to construct complex sentences and use idiomatic expressions.
Critical Thinking: Adults learn to analyze texts, express opinions, and engage in discussions, enhancing their ability to think critically and contribute to discussions on various topics.
Cultural Awareness: Explore the cultural aspects of English-speaking countries, fostering cultural awareness and enhancing the understanding of different customs and traditions.
Flexibility: This class is tailored for busy adults. The flexibility allows adults to balance their language learning with work and other commitments.
Progress Tracking: The curriculum typically includes regular assessments and progress tracking to help adult learners monitor their development and identify areas for improvement.
Our class provides a structured and effective path to mastering the English language. The class caters to the specific needs of adult learners, offering a well-rounded education that equips them with the language skills necessary for success in both personal and professional contexts.
(18 years old & above)
IELTS - TOEFL
The test preparation program is well-suited for senior high school/ university students or professionals aiming to assess English language skills in different contexts, such as academic, professional, or international communication, to help individuals achieve their specific objectives, whether it's entering a university, pursuing a career, or meeting immigration requirements.
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Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) is a specialized English language assessment primarily used by businesses and employers to gauge the English proficiency of employees or job applicants in professional and international work settings. It focuses on practical language skills, including listening and reading comprehension, with an emphasis on workplace scenarios and communication.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a globally recognized English language proficiency test designed to assess the language skills of non-native speakers. It measures the test-taker's ability to communicate effectively in English, evaluating their listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills. IELTS scores are commonly used for academic and immigration purposes, and the test is accepted by universities and organizations worldwide.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is an English language proficiency test widely taken by non-native English speakers aspiring to study or work in English-speaking countries. It assesses a candidate's ability to comprehend and use English in an academic context, focusing on reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills. TOEFL scores are commonly required by universities and institutions as part of their admissions criteria.
sat (english section)
The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) English section is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. While it covers math, evidence-based reading, and writing sections, the English section assesses a student's reading comprehension and writing skills. It includes tasks like reading comprehension, grammar, and essay writing, helping colleges evaluate an applicant's readiness for higher education.