ONLINE CERTIFIED INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAMME

Learn English online with ELS LiveClass and prepare for your university admission.

10 Proficiency Levels

From Level 100 to 109

4 Weeks Per Level

Study from Monday to Friday

12 - 15 Live Classes Per Week

75 minutes per lesson

4 Intakes Per Session

Enrol on any Monday

Proficiency Levels & Capabilities

Before you begin your lessons, you will sit for a placement test to determine your start level at ELS. Once we know your level, we can ensure that your lessons are relevant and suitable for your capabilities and learning goals.
There are 10 levels of English instruction at ELS. The beginner and elementary levels provide you with the foundation of the English language. As you progress to the intermediate levels, you will gain more confidence in using English in everyday activities. By the advanced levels, you will be able to communicate effectively and be ready for your higher education.

  • Communicate at a basic level in everyday situations
  • Understand English when spoken to slowly and clearly
  • Understand a few words and phrase

  • Communicate at a basic level in everyday situations
  • Understand English when spoken to slowly and clearly
  • Understand a few words and phrases
  • Respond to simple questions and directions

  • Communicate facts and opinions
  • Discuss and argue in a culturally acceptable way
  • Understand most questions and statements at normal speaking speed
  • Carry on conversations with native speakers
  • Use English to shop, order food in restaurants and ask for directions
  • By Level 106, be ready to enrol for pre-university / foundation programmes or take up preparation programmes for academic tests such as IELTS and TOEFL

  • Communicate effectively in most social situations
  • Understand a wide range of idioms
  • Maintain extended conversations with native speakers
  • Use English with growing accuracy and fluency, including in reading and writing
  • Participate fully in most conversations
  • By Level 107, be ready to undertake diploma-level and certain undergraduate programmes conducted in English or conduct business in English at a basic level
  • By Level 108, be ready for most undergraduate programmes at university level or work in an English-speaking environment
  • By Level 109, be confident to embark on a university degree or post-graduate programme

Effective Virtual Lessons

  • Small class sizes (5-12 students per class)
  • Collaborative learning with other students
  • Digital ELS Textbooks with Interactive Practices
  • Personal 1-to-1 Progress Checks with ELS Staff
All the above elements come together to enhance overall student learning by allowing more time for student participation, reflection, collaboration and peer interactions.

Quality Online Provider

ELS Malaysia is recognised by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) as a Quality Online Provider with an effective combination of teacher-led classes and activities, self-study options and tailored support. In the NEAS Online Health Check, students gave ELS Malaysia high scores for teacher presence and support.

THE ONLINE ADVANTAGE

Why Choose CIEP Online?

Live online classes​

Our live online classes offer plenty of face-to-face interactions between students and teachers via group work, discussions and language activities.​

Small Classes

Our small group classes of 6 -12 students ensure that teachers can dedicate more attention and focus on helping each student.

Experienced Online Teachers​

ELS teachers received extensive training in online classroom management and educational technology. They have the skills to teach and support our students online.​

International Accreditation
from NEAS

ELS Malaysia is an accredited NEAS Quality Centre and Quality Online Provider. The effectiveness of our curriculum and methods are proven and academically supported.   

An Alternative to
IELTS & TOEFL

The ELS Certificate of Completion is accepted as proof of English language proficiency in more than 650 institutions worldwide, including two of Malaysia’s top universities, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). 

Collaboration with National Geographic Learning

ELS textbooks and digital resources filled with stunning visual material. Our students will learn about the world and its events through top quality photos and videos produced by National Geographic.

Customised Instruction for Beginner & Elementary Level Students

Students who know very little English may not be able to cope with regular classes at first. Our Starter Programme helps these students to build their foundation in English through daily 1-on-1 coaching.  

Structured Daily
Learning

We maximise our students’ learning by providing them with daily opportunities to practise English. Besides attending classes 5 days a week, learning also takes place on the ELS Online platform via assignments, group discussions and independent learning exercises. 

Secure Learning
Platform

The ELS Online is a one-stop dashboard for students to access their class schedules, Zoom lesson links, assignments and learning materials. All our students need to do is log in to their own ELS Online account.

Ongoing Support & Guidance

Our teachers and student support staff are on standby every day after class to assist in academic, non-academic and technical matters. 

Standardised Progress Checks

We assess our students on their coursework, class participation, Weekly quizzes and final exam marks. These multiple assesment areas provide a full and accurate measure of each student’s abilities and improvement at each level.

TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR STUDENTS

BETTER COMMUNICATION

Studying online was a great experience for me. The communication with my peers and teachers was better than it had been in school. Many thanks to all my teachers for everything they have done for us.

Wasaim Ali

Libya

HELPFUL ONLINE TEACHERS

I thought online learning would not be effective, but it was actually like attending regular classes. My teachers helped me with my problems in learning and gave feedback on homework. I have learned so much from ELS and I am happy to follow online lessons.

Hashmatullah Zeerak

Afghanistan

EASY TO DISCUSS IN GROUPS

I appreciate that ELS is doing everything they can to keep the students safe through online learning. I find it easy to communicate and discuss in groups during my online classes.

Liu Guangchao

China

Programme Structure

Structure & Speaking Practice

Learn to communicate accurately and effectively in English through fun classes that teach Listening, Speaking, Vocabulary and Grammar. Practice using English in meaningful situations through activities such as group work, role-playing and class presentations.

Reading & Writing

Develop your reading comprehension, increase your reading speed and develop key writing abilities. Reading and Writing lessons include group discussions and writing practice.

Customised Learning Support (CLS)

Small group of classes where teachers will focus on your learning needs to allow you to become more confident in discussions and learn skills such as problem-solving, research, critical thinking and English communication.

Assignments and Group Work

After each class, your learning will be supplemented by assignments that allow you to practice applying your new language skills. Group work may also be assigned to encourage peer learning and collaboration.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Before Your Class During Your Class After Your Class
Your teacher will assign you a pre-lesson material to read, practice or watch in preparation for your LiveClass discussions.

You will join your teacher and a small group of 5 – 12 students online. Your teacher will lead the lesson by outlining the lesson objectives and facilitate your class discussions based on the pre-lesson material assigned. Your participation and progress will be recorded and monitored by your teacher.

Your language learning will take place from Mondays to Fridays. You will attend 3 classes daily:

  • Structure & Speaking Practice (SSP)
  • Reading & Writing (RW)
  • Customised Learning Support (CLS)

Your teacher will assign you homework to do either on your own or in a group. You can download your homework from ELS Online, an online platform where you can also connect with your classmates for discussion and with your teachers for feedback and error-correction.

Before Your Class
Your teacher will assign you a pre-lesson material to read, practice or watch in preparation for your LiveClass discussions.
During Your Class

You will join your teacher and a small group of 5 – 12 students online. Your teacher will lead the lesson by outlining the lesson objectives and facilitate your class discussions based on the pre-lesson material assigned. Your participation and progress will be recorded and monitored by your teacher.

Your language learning will take place 5 days a week from Mondays to Fridays.

You will attend 3 classes daily:

  • Structure & Speaking Practice (SSP)
  • Reading & Writing (RW)
  • Customised Learning Support (CLS)

 

After Your Class

Your teacher will assign you homework to do either on your own or in a group. You can download your homework from ELS Online, an online platform where you can also connect with your classmates for discussion and with your teachers for feedback and error-correction.

TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR STUDENTS

FUN CLASS ACTIVITIES

My online classes are very relaxing because all I need to do is keep my smartphone beside me at all times. I had fun learning English because there are many activities and games during class.

Salahedeen Aljorni

Libya

LEARN FROM THE COMFORT OF HOME

Online education is much better because it saves time. It is also more comfortable to learn from home, and it is easier to speak freely with the teachers without feeling embarrassment or hesitation.

Salih Basri

Iraq

POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

Online classes with ELS allowed me to keep in touch with my teachers and classmates and gave me a positive atmosphere to learn. I would like to thank my ELS teachers for helping me to improve my English skills.

Alzhari Alshareef

Libya

YOUR WEEKLY SCHEDULE

*Sample schedule only

Monday to Friday
8.30am – 9.45am
Structure & Speaking Practice (SSP)
10.00am – 11.15am
Reading & Writing (RW)
11.30am – 12.45pm
Customised Learning Support (CLS)
1.30pm – 4.30pm
Self-study, Digital Learning, Assignments & Remedial Classes
Monday - Friday
8.30am – 9.45am
Structure & Speaking Practice (SSP)
10.00am – 11.15am
Reading & Writing (RW)
11.30am – 12.45pm
Customised Learning Support (CLS)
1.30pm – 4.30pm
Self-study, Digital Learning, Assignments & Remedial Classes

Upcoming Intakes

Intakes are available every Monday, excluding Public Holidays and ELS Session Breaks.

  • Monday, 04 January 2021
  • Monday, 18 January 2021

  • Tuesday, 02 February 2021
  • Monday, 22 February 2021

  • Monday, 08 March 2021
  • Monday, 22 March 2021

  • Monday, 5 April 2021
  • Monday, 19 April 2021

  • Monday, 3 May 2021
  • Monday, 24 May 2021

  • Tuesday, 08 June 2021
  • Monday, 21 June 2021

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
  • Monday, 19 July 2021

  • Monday, 2 August 2021
  • Monday, 16 August 2021

  • Monday, 06 September 2021
  • Monday, 13 September 2021

  • Monday, 04 October 2021
  • Monday, 11 October 2021

  • Monday, 01 November 2021
  • Monday, 08 November 2021

  • Monday, 29 November 2021
  • Monday, 06 December 2021

ELS Textbooks by National Geographic Learning

ELS partnered with National Geographic Learning to produce custom instructional materials specifically for the Structure & Speaking and Reading & Writing classes. Our textbooks combine the engaging content that National Geographic is famous for, together with comprehensive digital activities and exercises to enhance the learning experience for you both in and outside the classroom.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THE ELS LIVECLASS?

  • Small class sizes of 5 – 12 students
  • Specially trained and qualified online English teachers providing:
    • 5 lessons of Structure & Speaking Practice per week
    • 5 lessons of Reading & Writing per week
    • 5 lessons of Customised Learning Support per week
    • 1-to-1 Checks with ELS Staff
  • Tailor-made ELS Textbooks by National Geographic Learning
  • Full access to ELS Online materials aligned to ELS levels
  • ELS Certification & Transcript

Meet Teacher Farah!

Farah has 10 years of teaching experience and brings to ELS a compelling and unique perspective to her classes, thanks to her B.Ed in TESL and Masters in Corporate Communications. Her knowledge and teaching experience is further complemented by her participation in numerous English language conferences.

Ready to check out ELS classes with fantastic teachers like Farah?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our teachers will use Zoom, a video-conferencing app to meet with students virtually. We chose Zoom because of its accessibility and flexibility – you can participate in your lessons from a desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.

Computer/Laptop with:

  • 80-120 GB hard drive or higher
  • 2 GB RAM or higher
  • 2.0 GHz Intel or AMD processor
  • Windows XP or Windows 7 or later/ OS 10.6 or later
  • Microphone and speakers
  • Web Camera

Software requirements:

  • Zoom App (Free to download here: https://zoom.us/download)
  • MS Office 2007 or later, Office 2008 (for MAC) or later
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or later, Firefox 3.6 or later, Google Chrome 7.0 or later
  • Safari 5.0 or later
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later

Internet Connection:

  • Broadband Internet with a minimum speed of 5Mbps

Yes! We are aware that there is a difference in the way teachers and students interact in a virtual classroom and in a physical classroom. Some of the measures we have implemented to maintain the quality of online classes include:

  • having a maximum class size of 12 students
  • scheduling daily Customised Learning Support (CLS) where students can get additional help and practice for their areas of weaknesses. CLS has a maximum class size of 6 students
  • making sure that teachers and staff are available online from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm should the students need more help or further consultation
  • providing more interactive and guided learning materials that students can use for additional practice and self-study.

Yes! Our LiveClass lessons follow the Intensive English Programme Structure and Evaluation Criteria developed by the ELS headquarters in Princeton.

Classes and activities are held from Mondays to Fridays as well.

The same admission standards apply. To fulfil the English language requirements for:

  • Undergraduate programmes: Complete ELS level 107
  • Postgraduate programmes: Complete ELS level 108/ 109

We have intakes every Monday. We advise you to complete your registration and payment procedures one to two weeks before your preferred start date if you are not currently residing in Malaysia.

Yes! You can register for a Free Trial here.

The minimum age to attend the LiveClass is 16 years old.

Yes. You will only be able to start your LiveClass once we have received your full payment. Upon confirmation of your payment, we will email you a booking confirmation with your credentials and access to LiveClass and ELS Online. This process will take a minimum of 48 hours if the payment is made within Malaysia and up to 10 days if the payment is made outside of Malaysia. Please take note of this when choosing your LiveClass start date.

You can read about your Payment Options here.

Once we have received full payment, we will send you the booking confirmation, log in instructions, username, and password. Payment confirmation may take a minimum of 48 hours if the payment is made within Malaysia and up to 10 days if the payment is made outside of Malaysia. Please take note of this when choosing your LiveClass start date.

You can fill in our LiveClass Application Form at here

  • Digital Textbooks powered by National Geographic Learning
  • Access to our highly-qualified and trained English-speaking teachers
  • 225 minutes a day of face-to-face virtual English teaching (3 x 75-minute classes)
  • Full access to ELS Online with self-study resources produced by National Geographic Learning

You will get a certificate for the successful completion of each Exit Level. The Exit Levels are level 103, 106, 107, 108 and 109

You will receive your certificate via email at the end of the session.

There will be a maximum of 12 students in the Structure & Speaking and Reading & Writing classes, and up to 6 students in the Customised Learning Support.

Before you start, we will ask you to complete the ELS English Placement Test. You will be assigned to class with students of the same level.

Our teachers come from Malaysia as well as English-speaking countries around the world. More importantly, all of our academic team are experienced and qualified English teachers trained by ELS.

All our teachers have a degree or certification in teaching English, and have completed the ELS Teaching Certification Programme (TCP).

Attendance is mandatory for all classes. If you could not attend a lesson because of a technical issue, or because you are not feeling well, you must inform your teacher.

You will receive your username, password and access codes via email from ELS together with instructions on how to join LiveClass and access your digital learning resources. If you have any issues or you haven’t received this email with your credentials, please contact us via WhatsApp or send an email to info@els.edu.my

Teachers will take attendance and record each Zoom lesson.

You must inform your Student Advisor immediately.

You must inform your teacher to discuss arrangements for additional help with your studies.

Yes we do! Please check the following pages more information on other online programmes offered by ELS: