Customise your course

ELC’s unique system allows students to tailor their course to their individual needs and interests. Choose your major study program according to your goals; Special Focus Modules according to your needs and take any optional English Extras classes which interest you.

Major Courses - 15 hrs/ week

This is your main course of study. Choose from:

General English
Premium English

General + Business English
Academic English

Special Focus Modules - 5 hrs/ week

These classes focus on your areas of special need or interest. You can take each module for between 4 and 12 weeks. Choose your class when you start at ELC and change every 4 weeks if you wish.

  • Communication skills
    • Speaking, Listening and Vocabulary (SLV)
      This popular intensive conversation class will help you to speak more fluently and use a wider range of vocabulary on everyday topics of interest.
    • Real English
      This class teaches you to use English effectively for everyday tasks in such as shopping, banking and using public transport.
  • Work Skills
    • Business English
      This is for students who work or would like to work in a company where a good level of spoken and written English is necessary. Lessons focus on practical English for the international workplace as well as specialist vocabulary for a range of industries and professions.
  • Exam Skills
    • IELTS Testbuster
      Learn tips for IELTS exam success, complete practice tests and tasks with feedback and target your strengths and weaknesses for exam success.
  • Academic Skills
    • English for Further Studies
      You’ll focus on the skills you need to study at university or college in English including presentations and assignments.
  • Core Skills
    • Grammar
      Improve your accuracy in spoken and written English. Learn how to use a wider range of language and express yourself in more complex ways.
    • Writing Skills
      Learn how to write effective letters, emails, reports and essays – a useful class for students who will do further studies or work in English.

English Extras - 5 hrs/week (with full-time day courses)

We offer a great range of workshops, activities and classes for 1 hour each day for all full-time day students. These classes give you the chance to personalize your course, choosing the classes that you need or which interest you the most.

  • Conversation
    • Talk to other students and teachers about things that interest you – a different topic each week.
  • Pronunciation
    • Learn how to make your English sound clear and natural.
  • Film English
    • Improve your listening and vocabulary skills through our selection of short entertaining videos
  • Anecdote
    • These lessons are based around short videos of English speakers talk about an everyday topic. Learn the language and prepare to talk about this yourself.
  • Cultural Studies
    • Learn interesting facts about Malaysian culture, history, travel destinations and lots more.
  • Excursions
    • Visit a different place in Kuala Lumpur each week with an ELC teacher.
  • Guided Independent Study
    • Study independently in our well-resourced learning centre with the guidance and support of a teacher.
  • Presentations
    • A weekly workshop for academic English or business English students who need to perfect their presentation skills.
  • Exam skills
    • We run IELTS exam practice classes. Come every week for intensive practice.
  • Soft skills
    • Learn essential skills to increase your employability in English such as giving explanations, negotiating and making proposals

Course level guidelines


Depending on your level you will follow one of the following day timetables:

9.00am - 4.00pm
9.30am - 4.15pm
9.45am - 4.30pm


Included in all courses

  • Coursebook
  • Weekly progress tests
  • Tutorials
  • Certificate of completion and record of level
Learn about ELC’s teaching methods