The Philippines is the only Asian country in which English is taught as an official language. Cebu is also the city with the environment and beautiful and famous natural scenery worldwide. SME English Academy was established in August 2006, being the largest International School of English in Cebu City, Philippines. In average, about 5000 students from various countries such as Korea, Japan, China … arrive at SMEs to improve their English proficiency annually. Why does SMEAG get the definite trust of the students?
SMEs are highly appreciated on material facilities as well as the quality of training, accredited by the British Council (IELTS), ETS Organization (TOEIC), Global Assessment Certificate by the Centre of American College Testing and Assessment Organization of American College.
Each facility is an examination center of programs such as Cambridge, IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL authorized and unique in the Philippines. As Sparta Campus is taught Cambridge program and at the same time it is Cambridge’s examination center. Classic Campus, it is taught IELTS program and the IELTS’s test center. Capital Campus is taught TOEIC and TOEFL and is also TOEIC and Toefl test center on site. Therefore, students are free to take a mock exam weekly, have the opportunity to practice and gain friction with the exam.
Effective learning models help students improve their English skills as quickly as possible with class proportion of 1: 1 (one student, one teacher), 1: 4 (4 students, 1 teacher) and 1: 8 (8 students, 1 teacher). These courses ensure the output level for the students, if the students do not achieve results as an initial target, the school will sponsor free tuition and examination fee until they reach the target score. 98% of students achieved the desired IELTS score.
The students from many countries give SMEAG become a dynamic international environment. SME is where students are exposed to learn cultures from different countries and is also a place for the students to develop ability to speak, write, read English quickly and efficiently.
Studying IELTS at SME, students shall pass a mock exam of IELTS on Saturday weekly. So students will become familiar with how to do the IELTS lesson and the methods to do IELTS exam quickly. Therefore, English proficiency of students will have significant progress in a very short time.
Currently, SME has 95 lecturers specializing in training IELTS and all the teachers of IELTS at SMEs are trained by the British Council. SME is a partner of British Council so students will be taken the Real IELTS exam at the headquarters of school.