OBJECTIVES AND TARGET GROUPS
This course is intended to develop and improve the four English language skills, namely reading, writing, speaking and listening.
THIS COURSE WILL ENABLE LEARNERS TO
• communicate more confidently in English and enhance their English language proficiency
• study more effectively through the medium of English
• increase their opportunities for success in the examinations.
• FEES: N$1200.00
THE COURSE IS OPEN FOR
• potential Grade 12 learners of NAMCOL who wish to improve their English language
• Grade 12 learners currently enrolled with NAMCOL who are
experiencing difficulty with English;
• members of the general public who would like to improve their English language proficiency skills.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES
The following documents are required at registration:
• A Grade 10 or 12 certificate or statement of results (certified copies are accepted)
• An identity document (Namibian ID card, birth certificate or passport).
Prospective learners are required to register online only.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE AND CONTENT
This course consists of four modules with three CD Roms, as well as three
• CEC Core – refers to Modules 1 – 3
• CEC Extended – refers to Modules 1 – 4 Module 4 is optional for
students who wish to further their studies at tertiary level.
Students will receive the following basic package of services:
• One-day orientation workshop
• Three hours of face-to-face tuition per week
• Full set of self-study materials (4 modules)
• CD Roms (Modules 1-3 are supplemented with an audio CD Rom
each which contains the listening comprehension exercises)
• Three tutor-marked assignments
• A final, end-of-year examination.
Continuous assessment is done through the submission of assignments.
There will be three tutor-marked assignments based on the three modules for core learners, and four modules for extended. Students will be required to keep a file of their written work.
In order to pass this course, a student must obtain a final mark of at least 50%. The following requirements need to be met to pass this course:
• A CA mark of 50% to write the examination
• 50% in the examination to pass the course.
A student will only be awarded a certificate if these requirements have been fulfilled. A final examination will take place at the end of the academic year (November of each year).