English World Proficiency    Diploma
English World Advance        Diploma
English World Professional Diploma



Course Content: 

Module 1 - Grammar and usage

Module 1 Week 1


Normal sentence pattern in English

The Noun phrase

The Verb phrase

Tenses and Aspects

Regular and irregular verbs


Tenses  - Present Past Future
  Simple Simple Simple
  Continuous Continuous Continuous
  Perfect Perfect Perfect
  Perfect Continuous Perfect Continuous Perfect Continuous


Parts of speech – Noun Pronoun Verb Adverb
  Adjective Preposition Conjunction Interjection



Module 1 week 2


Subject and Predicate

Phrases and Clauses

Types of Sentences –    Question tags




                                  Interrogatives – yes/ no type interrogatives

                                                        'wh' – type interrogatives


Articles and Determiners

Speech – direct and reported


Module 1 Week 3


Voice – active and passive

Synthesis of sentences  (simple, complex and compound)

Subject verb agreement

Degrees of comparison

Conjunction pairs

Compound conjunctions


Module 1 Week 4


Relative clauses

Affirmative agreement (Too/So)

Negative agreement (Either/Neither)




Negative Commands

Indirect Commands

Negative Indirect Commands

Modal Auxiliaries

Negation of Modals

Questions with Modals


Module 1 Week 5




Usage of idioms and phrases

Conditional clauses

Some proverbs in English  

Some great quotes in English 



Module 2 - Communication Skills


Module 2 Week 6

Introducing :

Yourself, others to others, starting a conversation.

Making friends :

Greeting, sharing things &ideas, exchanging gifts.

Asking for information :

Question techniques, answering techniques, getting more information.

Getting people to do things :

Requesting, attracting attention, agreeing & refusing.

Talking about past events :

Remembering, describing experiences, and imagining ‘what if’


Module 2 Week 7

Conversation techniques :

Hesitating, preventing interruptions and interrupting politely, bringing in other people.

Talking about future :

Stating intentions, discussing probability and considering ‘what if…’

Offering :

To do something, asking for permission, giving reasons.

Joining a conversation :

Giving opinions, agreeing, disagreeing, discussing.


Module 2 Week 8

Getting things done: :

Describing things, instructing people how to do things, checking understanding.

Stating: :

Similarities, differences, and preferences.



Making suggestions and giving advice, expressing doubts.

Saying sorry: :

Apologizing and forgiving.


Module 2 Week 9

Complaining: :

Expressing disappointment.

Describing: :

Places and people.

Narrations: :

Narrative techniques, handling dialogues, controlling narratives.

Dealing with moods and feelings: :

Anger, sadness, and indifference.


Saying goodbye




Module – 3  Oral communication


Module – 3  Week 10


Public Speaking

Group Dynamics

Group Discussions

Presentation with Audio-visual aids

Professional Communication                

Seminar skills


Module – 3  Week 11


Telephonic skills


Socializing skills

Body language

Voice modulation

Audience awareness

Non-Verbal communication



Module – 4 Situational conversations


Module – 4 Week 12






Daily activities

Asking about activities

Talking about activities

Evening activities

General activities



Meeting at the train station

Asking questions at the train station

Meeting at the airport

Getting information at the airport

Getting to the hotel

Finding one’s hotel

Asking directions

Getting information

Finding ones way

Asking about buses

Traveling By bus

Going by taxi

Taking a trip by car

Travel plans



Asking the time

Going by the clock

Arriving early or late

Watches and the time

Time and the calendar

Days, dates and seasons

Using expressions of time

Expressions of time

Dates and periods of time

Calendar time

Vacation time



Living in an apartment

Living in a house


Module – 4 Week 13



Using the telephone

Formal and informal conversation

Hold the line

Transfer the call



Getting help in stores

Going shopping

Talking about shopping

Shopping for clothes

Asking about prices



Money problems

Talking about money

Lending and borrowing money


Module – 4 Week 14


At the stores

At the grocery store

Shopping for groceries

At the bakery

At the green grocers



Identifying people

Immediate family and relatives

Identifying things



Sending and receiving letters

More about letters


Getting change

American money and prices




What’s it like outside

Talking about the weather

A look at the weather


Module – 4 Week 15



Trips and sight seeing

Finding locations

Asking tariff



Talking about eating

Breakfast and lunch at restaurant

Ordering food

Having dinner at a restaurant

Dinner conversations



Personal health

Common health problems

At the doctor’s office


Module – 4 Week 16


At work

Quitting and finding jobs

Office details

Office conversations


At school

Conversations about school

Going to school

The English class

Learning and using English

Language learning problems


Bikes and cars

Asking for a lift

Riding a bike

Driving a car

Car and bike repairs

At the gas station



Module 5 - Reading comprehension


Module – 5 Week 17




Techniques of reading

Comprehension passages for practice



Module 6 - Writing comprehension


Module – 6 Week 18


Tips to effective writing

Competence and coherence

Practice material/topics


Module – 6 Week 19


Style in Written English
  1. Common stylistic problems that appear in Grammar questions:

Sequence of Tenses

Antecedents of Pronouns

Illogical Participial Modifiers (Dangling Participles)

Participles as Adjectives


Parallel Structure

         Transformation of Direct and Indirect Objects

         Adverbials at the beginning of a sentence

  1. Elimination of Incorrect Answers in Style Questions

Examples of Style Questions


Module – 6 Week 20


Problem Vocabulary and Prepositions

1.      Commonly misused words

2.      Confusingly related words

3.      Use of Prepositions

         Miscellaneous Expressions with Prepositions

4.      Verbal Idioms

5.      Common Combinations with Prepositions




MODULE 7 - Introduction to Phonetics


Module – 7 Week 21


What is phonetics?

Need for learning phonetics

What is a syllable?

Syllable division

Understanding phonetics


Module – 7 Week 22





Consonant clusters

Voiced and voice less sounds in English

Exercises – the phonetics workbook


Module – 7 Week 23


Symbols for Transcription: British

Symbols for Transcription: American

Stress & Word Accent

What is word accent?


Module – 7 Week 24


What is stress?

Primary stress & secondary stress in English words

Functional accent in English words

General rules of pronunciation


Module – 7 Week 25


Articulatory Phonetics


Attributes of good speech

Clear speech

Therapeutic speech exercises

Accent neutralization

American accent tuning


Module – 7 Week 26

Accent, Rhythm, Intonation

Tones: rising tone, falling tone, fall rise, rise fall

Functional intonation in English words

Weak forms in English


Module – 7 Week 27


Varieties of English

Spelling differences in American English

Grammar in American English

Differences in British and American symbols

Characteristics of American English


Module – 7 Week 28


Pronunciation Practice

Some common personal names, names of days, months, and literary characters

Some common geographical names

Foreign words and phrases commonly used in English




Module 8 – Language Laboratory


Module – 8 Week 29


Exercises in spoken English

Part-1 (Lessons 1-10)


Module – 8 Week 30


Exercises in spoken English

Part-2 (Lessons 1-10)


Module – 8 Week 31


Exercises in spoken English

Part-3 (Lessons 1-10A)


Module – 8 Week 32


Exercises in spoken English

Part-3 (Lessons 1-10B)


Module – 8 Week 33


Speech Solutions

Exercises in speech articulation


Module – 8 Week 34


On line grammar exercises


Module – 8 Week 35


Communication skills videos

Movie clippings

Group discussion videos




Module 9 – Oral Communication & Personality Development

Module – 9 Week 36


Body Language

Voice Modulation


Audience Awareness

Interpersonal Skills


Module – 9 Week 37


Memory Retention

Time Management

Stress Management


Module – 9 Week 38


Goal Setting

Focusing Ability

Mind Mapping

Nonverbal communication


Personal appearance



Facial expression

Eye contact

Space distancing


Communication in daily life


Pattern of communication

Management of information


Module – 10 Week 39


General grammar practice

Vocabulary enrichment exercises

Language games

Pronunciation games

General grammar tests

Listening comprehension tests

Reading comprehension tests

Speaking exercises

Vocabulary building tests

Self-assessment tests