iGCSE English As a Second Language Online Course
Follows Pearson Edexcel Specs
This iGCSE English As a Second Language qualification is designed by Pearson-Edexcel for either students obtaining their secondary education through English as a medium of instruction or studying English in order to enhance their future educational prospects or employment prospects. The achievement of this qualification is recognised by the vast majority of the British universities and recognised by the European and in most of cases can substitute English requirements by universities since Pearson-Edexcel benchmarked it with the CEFR system for recognising English ability in Europe from level A2 (Pre-intermediate) to B2 (upper intermediate) based on how much marks you achieve.
Why to Study iGCSE English As a Second Language Course?
The iGCSE English As a Second Language -ESL- is as the name implies a course designed for student whose first language is not English hence the course is ONLY for international student from outside the UK who is first language is not English and she/he is not an English native speaker.
Advantages of Studying iGCSE English As a Second Language:
Studying iGCSE English As a Second Language focuses on learning the standard spoken language rather than literature and pure grammar
The spoken language you will learn focuses on both unfamiliar and familiar topics normally encountered in personal, social, academic or vocational contexts to enable you to write clear, well-structured texts using an appropriate style
The vast majority of the British and European universities recognise the iGCSE English As a Second Language, and in most cases it can substitute English admission requirements by universities if the applicant has achieved B2 (intermediate) CEFR system for English language skills evaluation in Europe
The gained skills will allow you to gain insight into a wide range of day to day spoken English. Studying this course allow you to gain lifelong skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening.
About Our iGCSE English As a Second Language Course
Academic & Career Path
Our iGCSE English As a Second Language is considered an essential entry requirement for numerous study courses.
Exam-board & Entry Requirements
The course follows Edexcel Pearson specifications
- Course and Exam Code: 4ES2
You don't need any previous qualifications to enrol our iGCSE English As a Second Language course, you just need some intermediate level of E
Duration of the Course
The subscription is for 16 months, however, student you flexibility to finish it earlier. This course requires approx. 400 study hours. Below shows a a couple of examples for how to plan the number of hours to study per week:
For 16 months study plan: you would need 6 hours a week per each iGCSE subject.
For 12 months study plan: you would need 8 hours a week per 1 iGCSE subject.
Unit 1: Leisure time
Unit 2: Relationships
Unit 3: Way of life
Unit 4: Take a break
Unit 5: Fair play
Unit 6: Ages and stages
Unit 7: Technology rules
Unit 8: Full of flavour
Unit 9: The natural world
Unit 10: Making contact
Unit 11: Money matters
Unit 12: School and beyond
Unit 13: Explain that
Unit 14: The ideal job
Unit 15: Moods and memories
Difference Between GCSE and iGCSE
Both GCSE and iGCSE are available in the UK but with the IGCSE being taught mainly by private schools
British universities and across the world treat the GCSEs and IGCSEs as exact equivalent in the admission processes
The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom (UK NARIC) benchmarks the IGCSE qualification as equivalent to GCSE and both qualifications are represented at UK's Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) the same as Levels 1 and level 2
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is a UK-based organisation whose main role is to operate the application process for British universities consider the IGCSE to be equal in weight to GCSE qualification.
Another main difference between GCSE and IGCSE is that GCSE science subjects require the submission of practicals which are similar to courseworks while IGCSE does not require any practicals but only the formal written exams
The Advantages of Joining Our iGCSE English As a Second Language Course!
1- Every lesson is delivered through a set of tutorial videos that contains extensive explanations and illustrations
2- Loads of auto-graded practice questions for each topic
3- End-of-chapter-test for each topic
4- The courses are topic-formats in line with the book's content
5- The courses comes in topic formats in line with the book
6- Speed up or slow down your study in complete autonomy
7- A personal tutor will be dedicated to follow up with you
8- Unlimited tutor's support by email
9- Online meetings with the tutor or headteacher upon request
Our iGCSE English Language Course Includes Tutorial Videos to Increase Your Skills Retention & Confidence to Perform Well in Exams!!
Our iGCSE English As a Second Language course offers an extensive range of digital resources for those looking to learn at home. Our service to you include but not limited to tutorial videos, interactive, auto-graded practice questions, end-of-chapter-tests and more. All of these resources are designed to help you to develop a deeper understanding of key iGCSE English As a Second Language concepts and to better prepare you for the final exam.