Good English language skills that include subject language are most important for students who are non-native speakers of English.
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is a form of integrated subject learning along with good English language skills that help students build their academic language, which becomes very important as a student moves from the preparatory to the middle and finally to the secondary school level.
Fulfilling its commitment to provide high-quality English language certification, which is also one of the Nine ZQ Dimensions, Zamit has collaborated with QAI, UK, to bring the GETS suite of English language certification exclusively for Zamit Students. GETS for School is the world’s first English language assessment and certification based on CLIL.
The key highlights of the GETS suite is:
This module assess and provides accurate appraisal of a students language competencies in of use of Basic Interpersonal Communicative Skills (BICS). Below components are assessed:
This module measures the Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP) of a student, which involves understanding and use of formal language for curricular subjects. It assesses the student’s ability to think in English and use English for academic purposes. The assessment components include:
The key purpose of this module is to assess and analyse the student’s ability to talk effectively using formal and informal language in various settings. It tests Fluency and the ability to express oneself easily, readily, coherently and effortlessly; Pronunciation with clear sounds, stress and intonation; Discourse or success at speaking formally about a topic; and interactive ability or the ability to listen and respond appropriately. The assessment components include: