Collingwood English Institute

Collingwood English Institute

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Collingwood English Institute. Photograph: Phnom Penh Post

Coming along Street 315 in Sangkat Boeng Kak II, you will see a beautiful building, next to Toul Kork Center. It houses Collingwood English Institute.

It is an institution that has been open for six years. The academic year cycles in three terms, each of them is three months in length. Collingwood follows Outcomes, a textbook from the USA that ties in the English students from an elementary to an upper-intermediate level.

Students have the options to either attend full-time with classes from Monday to Friday or part-time with classes on three days of the week. For part-timers, classes are even available on Saturdays.

The tuition fee for full-time classes adds up to $412 per term and for part-time classes $148 are paid respectively. In both cases an extra admin fee of $20 has to be paid. The fees include textbooks, handouts and Internet as well as mineral water.

Long Bunna, Marketing Manager of the Collingwood English Institute explains the school’s academic intentions: “This institute was founded to help Cambodians acquire profound English skills that can be used internationally. For this reason we only employ native speakers as English teachers that exhibit appropriate certificates, and teaching experience. Moreover students using the Outcomes textbook automatically receive 50 percent of the IL exam.”

Not only Khmer among Khmer students the school is very popular: The school is proud to teach students from more than ten different nations such as Korea, China, Japan, India, Italy, France, Brazil, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Thailand. Besides, Collingwood English Institute is also training 60 scholarship students from High Ranking Official Course of Royal School of Administration, officials from office of the councils of ministers, and from RHAC because after their observation, they decide to choose Collingwood English Institute for studying English.

After graduated in Collingwood English Institute, students will get certificates, and they are guaranteed that they are able to use English internationally. Moreover, the institute also has scholarship to study in Australia if the students have IL, and have ability to get that scholarship.

According to the quality of the institute, if you are interested and want to get standard of English, you can contact directly to Collingwood English Institute or phone number: 023 632 7546/017 999 528.

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