Our special program Primus Gradus focusses on the overall development of ‘English Language Learners’ and equips them in essential life skills which helps the students not only in performing well in school/college/social life, but also achieving success in their respective careers.
After finishing this program, learners gain:
Spoken & written English Proficiency.
Soft skills & Essential Technical Skills
Enhanced Employability Quotient
The program Primus Gradus has been specifically designed:
1.To break mental barriers and hesitation in expressing & communicating in English and written English.
2. To create and maintain interest of student in expressing and communicating in English through various assignments and activities.
3. To expand and enlarge advance level English vocabulary and develop a fair amount of command over grammar, punctuation and syntax.
4. To develop a fair amount of fluency in communicating ideas and expressions.
5. To develop a fair amount of computer proficiency and essential soft skills.
Students gain proficiency in:
1. Advance grammar rules and structures step by step.
2. Advance vocabulary and spelling skills.
3. Ability to speak, read, comprehend and analyze texts in different formats, efficiently
4. Communication of ideas and expressions in English.
5. Soft skills and presentation skills.
6. Computer competency.
Our program ‘Primus Gradus ’ covers following essential Spoken English skills:
Grammar rules and Vocabulary
Speak and spell.
Read and Write
Voice and accent neutralization
Words often confused & misused
Complex pronunciations & Complex spellings
Proverbial expressions & Idiomatic expressions
One word substitutions, Synonyms & Antonyms
Punctuation & syntax
Homophones & homonyms
Acronyms & abbreviations
Silent letter words
News paper reading and comprehension
Our Spoken English Techniques/Methodology
English is the world’s lingua franca, a common language that connects people globally and opens countless doors for one’s career and social life. The various techniques we employ to make our students fluent in spoken English comprise:
1. Form, meaning and fluency techniques.
2. Memorizing phrases.
3. Repetition drills and substitution drills.
4. Focused speaking activities.
5. Practicing and repeating simple forms and infusing own ideas & extra information.
6. 4/3/2 technique.
7. Role-play and simulations.
8. Information gap techniques.
9. Brainstorming on given topics.
11. Conducting Interviews.
12. Story completion.
13. Rhymes making.
14. School reporters.
15. Creating Audio books.
16. Picture description and new idea infusion.
17. Story making from picture.
18. Difference & dissimilarity accounting.
19. Songs & Choir
20. Skits and acts.
Students gain expertize in indispensable technical skills:
Computer literacy is considered a very important skill for students to possess. Computers have become an integral part of education. All the books and solutions are present in virtual space. Computer proficiency helps students excel in their studies and various competitive exams. Exercising and advancing computer literacy skills can also lead to greater opportunities in every sphere of education and career. Learners gain expertise in following technical skills:
1. Use of the internet and social media networking.
2. Email skills i.e. composing email, Checking email, Forwarding email, Attaching files,
Downloading and Saving Attachments, Blind Copy, Carbon Copy, Forward, Labelling,
Filtering functions, using Address book etc.
3. Microsoft Office skills i.e. Word documents, Excel sheets, PowerPoint presentations,
One Note, Outlook, text formatting, bookmarking, tables, graphs, and charts,
4. Search Engines: Understanding the basics of using internet search or by using key
board functions to find things in a document, in My Documents or on a network.
5. Error free typing on keyboard with full words arranged properly, spelling and
6. File sharing i.e. uploading documents to an email or storing files in a cloud server,
using Window’s SkyDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc. for sharing and storing files.
7. Keyboard short cuts.
8. Operating system and file management: Converting Files (such as Word to Pdf, or
Excel to CSV), Zip or Extract File, Looking up file sizes, renaming or saving files &
9. Social media etiquettes i.e. how & where to use the privacy settings, making school
pages, joining various school groups, sharing activities, engage in discussions on-line,
building on-line presence, launching on-line polls etc.
10. Blogging and content writing skills.
Development of Soft skills:
According to research conducted by Harvard University, the Carnegie Foundation, and Stanford Research Center soft skills are responsible for 85% of career successes, while only 15% is attributed to hard skills. Soft skills simply mean ability to earn the trust & loyalty of colleagues, client and associates, while ensuring the successful execution and completion of assigned job. Soft skills are evidence of one’s superior ability to gel with other people in personal, social and work life.
Some of the practical competencies & soft skills, our Primus Gradus-Spoken English program inculcates into students are:
Effective listening and concluding discussions
Conflict management, self-motivation & teamwork
Performance management and conflict management
Learning from others and developing appreciation for others
Time management mastery and an ability to work under pressure
Communicating convincingly & use of humour at appropriate times
Visualizing the ‘big picture’ in long run while executing tasks
Being confident and positive
Corporate and social behaviour, work place etiquettes, good manners, empathy & courtesy.
A variety of teaching methods ranging from lectures, audio-visual sessions, games, discussions, audio-recording of presentations, mock interviews, role- plays, individual and group discussions are employed.
No knowledge of English Language is required
Grammar step by step…made for winners!