01. The English Language programme
is a blend of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) and Computer-Based Training(CBT). It follows a holistic approach to language learning with spotlight on pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. The programme culminates with English Edge certification bearing the prestigious BBC Logo. EnglishEdge has been developed in association with BBC Active and draws its strength from BBC Active’s expertise in creating English language teaching programmes across the The key features are as follows:
Parameters like speech sounds, pronunciation, voice modulation and accent correctionare stressed upon. The objective is to make the learner speak in a globally-accepted neutral accent and minimise mother tongue influence
The CBT module of the programme allows students to work at their pace. Every topicincludes a short assessment activity that gives instant feedback to the student. This goes a long way in ensuring that a major part of what has been learnt is retained
02. The Soft Skills programme
Almost everyone needs to give presentations to either clients or co-workers. This course teaches how to be a proficient public speaker in order to go up the professional ladder
Many Indians face difficulty in being understood by foreign clients as they use English terms thatare part of the “Hinglish” prevalent only in India
The students learn to express their ideas in a clear and coherent manner so that they stand out in group discussions and leave a mark in job interviews
Your résumé along with a cover letter is essential for getting an interview. It is important to know how to market yourself even before you face the interview panel and this is precisely what is taught in this programme
This programme was launched at the Institute of Professional Studies, University of Allahabad in January 2010 atthe Department of Food Technology, Department of Fashion Technology, Department of Media Studies, and theBCA for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The team from Liqvid visited the campus and installed the trainer and the learner software in the laboratory. Along with the software, Liqvid organized an exhaustive training programme for trainers on
Nov 5 and Nov 6, 2009. The English Edge Programme was finally launched on 6 Jan, 2010. A mid- term assessment was carried out in March 2010. The encouraging results proved that the course had had the desired impact. Follow up activities were carried out by experts from Liqvid in Jan 2010 and April 2010 to monitor the progress of the course. The elementary and the basic courses were wrapped up in April 2010 and the final assessments concluded in May 2010.