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iGCSE English As a Second Language - OBA School

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 

Difference Between GCSE and iGCSE

  1. Both GCSE and iGCSE are available in the UK but with the IGCSE being taught mainly by private schools

  2. British universities and across the world treat the GCSEs and IGCSEs as exact equivalent in the admission processes 

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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