|The IALF offers a comprehensive program in General English for all age groups at levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced.
General English programs are available at IALF
Surabaya and IALF Bali.
The IALF Surabaya course structure aims primarily to develop English
language skills which are relevant to an academic environment. However,
a strong foundation in General English is crucial to the development
of academic English skills.
All courses at IALF Surabaya are available only to students at
high school age and above.
General English for Adults
IALF Surabaya offers its General English for Adults (GEA) program
for elementary level learners. There are three levels, GEA 1, GEA
2 – which are local teacher taught, and GEA 3 which is native
Students completing GEA 3 move onto the Study Prep program (SP
1 - 7), which introduces Academic English skills but also includes
a strong General English component at the lower levels.
The IALF Surabaya Study Prep program aims to further develop General
English skills while introducing Academic Skills at an increasing
proportion at each successive level. Please refer to the Academic
English pages for more information on the Study Prep program.
All students wishing to enrol on either GEA or Study Prep courses
are expected to take a placement test.
Schedule – GEA and Study Prep
Each level of GEA and Study Prep is 54 hours in duration and completed
over 11 weeks. Each lesson is two hours long. Lessons are held twice
or three times a week according to the following schedule:
Mondays, Wednesdays with alternating Fridays; or
Tuesdays, Thursdays with alternating Fridays
at the following times:
14.45 – 16.45 or
17.00 – 19.00 or
19.15 – 21.15
Intensive English Program (IEP)
IEP is an intensive course with a strong General English focus,
designed for learners at high elementary/pre-intermediate level.
The course provides an introduction to academic English and is ideally
suited to learners wishing to develop their language skills over
a short period of time and for those seeking an alternative to more
costly intensive English programs overseas.
Grammar and structures, vocabulary and pronunciation are presented
and practiced in an integrated way with an emphasis on active participation
by all students. All skills - listening, reading, writing and speaking
– are covered in this course.
Students who successfully complete this program will have a solid
foundation of English language proficiency to build on in the future.
After finishing IEP, students can continue their studies at IALF
Surabaya in the IEPOS program, in the Study Prep program or on courses in Business Communication
The IEP course is 200 hours and runs over 11 weeks. Classes meet
4 hours a day Monday to Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 and 12:30
to 14:30. The program is taught by native speaker teachers.
IALF Surabaya - Course Schedules
The IALF offers its Intensive English Program 4 times yearly as follows:
13 January - 28 March
14 April - 27 June
7 July - 26 September
6 October - 19 December
Please contact IALF Surabaya for more information on General English programs.