Course Introduction

Our Four Skills course gives an introduction to major English proficiency tests and prepares students for all-English higher education. The four-term course covers TEAP, IELTS, and
TOEFL® over the first three terms. The last term covers introduction to SAT® and focuses on essential academic skills such as giving effective presentations and note-taking. This course is led by a native English-speaking instructor only. Each session meets for three hours. After completion of this course, students will have a better understanding of the different tests they may have to take for college admission. They then have the option of enrolling in advanced courses specializing in IELTS, TOEFL®, or SAT®.

Course Details

School hours 3 hours per week
placement test Students who wish to take this course must take a placement test.

From the Lecturer

Mina Kang

B.A in English (Language Emphasis) , University of British Columbia Contemporary Korean Literature translator
English Teacher since 2013

SA500 is geared toward students hoping to improve their four skills and discover which standardized test best suits their needs. Throughout the year, we will cover different standardized tests such as TEAP, IELTS, TOEFL® and SAT®.
Before class, students are expected to study vocabulary and prepare to discuss weekly discussion materials. Whether the student intends to pursue their post-secondary education in Japan or abroad, this course is strongly recommended for all students who wish to explore different standardized test options, obtain appropriate English proficiency test scores and enhance their four skills.