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E&G newsletter / 3rd week of February, 2016




What's happening in E&G now?
 
E&G is now working on renovating classrooms

In the middle of last January, E&G has started renovating group classrooms and now it is already done with remodeling of 2 classrooms! Take a look at the the WHOLE NEW classroom with NEW flooring, NEW window, NEW air conditioner and ventilation!!

In this 
present and comfortable classroom, we could expect better learning efficiency from the students

E&G consistently strives to provide a better educational environment which its valued students always deserve! 

Aside from good classroom condition, what do you think are the most important factors to be considered when you choose the language center to study English in?

E&G thinks they are EDUCATIONAL CONTENTS and TEACHING COMPETENCY.



It is not easy to procure varied ELT (English Language Teaching) books in the Philippines; necessarily many of English language centers in the Philippines are to be provided with  ELT books by a few number of copy shops in Manila and Cebu cities. 
So? The thing with the copy shops is that they don't update their selections of books on a regular basis, and they have still provided the 1st or 2nd editions of their books (reproduced copies) to their customers (English language centers) ever since they bought the original copies of the books.

Consequently, many of the English language centers in the Philippines are to teach the same old editions of ELT books.

E&G is different!
Including TOEIC and Business English books; All books being taught in E&G are new and updated. 

Learning methods and strategies applied in old and new books cannot be the same because more effective ways are developed everyday.

E&G's R&D department has solely been responsible for keeping track of new trends in English education and developing E&G's own English Education Contents and Teaching methods and strategies since the establishment of E&G.
This is one of the reasons making E&G's Language programs special and competitive compared to other same old ESL programs. 
 
to be continued...

Academic Calendar in February


  • February 1: Deadline for TOEIC test (L&R) in February
  • February 6: Simulated TOEIC test
  • February 8: Chinese Luna new year (NO CLASS
  • February 13: Official TOEIC test (L&R)
  • February 20: Simulated TOEIC test
  • February 26: People Power Anniversary (NO CLASS)
  • February 26: Monthly Evaluation (in the morning)
  • February 27: Simulated TOEIC test
NOTE:
Starting February, the simulated TOEIC test (MOCK TOEIC test) will be conducted 3 times a month.
1. In case when a student arrives at DAVAO during weekdays;
1.1. PICK-UP SERVICE is provided to the student no matter when he/she arrives.
1.2. The student is supposed to follow the schedule for new students(Level Test / Orientation / Money Exchange) on the following day. 
1.3. If the student arrives in the morning, it is left to his/her option whether to follow the said schedule for new students in the afternoon so that he/she can start taking regular classes on the very next day.

2.  CHECK-IN DAY and CHECK-OUT DAY should be the same;
2.1. If a student checks in on Saturday, this student is supposed to check out on Saturday.
2.2 If  a student checks in on Sunday, this student is supposed to check out on Sunday. 
2.3 If the student needs to stay in E&G Dormitory after the checkout day, Php 1,000/day will be charged.

3. Visa Extension
4 weeks or less (Exempted, Php 0)
8 weeks (1st, Php 3,630) 
12 weeks (1st + 2nd, Php 3,630 + 4,900)
16 weeks (1st + 2nd + 3rd , 
Php 3,630 + 4,900 + 2,930)
20 weeks (1st + 2nd + 3rd + 4th, Php 3,630 + 4,900 + 2,930 + 2,930)
24 weeks  (1st + 2nd + 3rd + 4th + 5th, Php 3,630 + 4,900 + 2,930 + 2,930 + 2,930)

additional Php 310 only if staying during NOV, DEC, JAN or FEB

4. Special Study Permit / ACR I-Card
4.1. SSP is one of the requirements needed for any foreign people to "study" in the Philippines  no matter what type of Visa they stay on and this SSP is to be issued to "accredited" language schools, not students; therefore, another SSP should be issued if students transfer to another language school.
4.2.  ACR I-Card is a certificate of ailen registration which is only applicable to those who stay in the Philippines over 59 days.
2016 Official TOEIC(L/C & R/C) test dates

  • January 16, 2016 (Sat)
  • February 13, 2016 (Sat) 
  • March 19, 2016 (Sat)
  • April 09, 2016 (Sat)
  • May 07, 2016 (Sat)
  • June 04, 2016 (Sat)
  • July 02, 2016 (Sat)
  • August 06, 2016 (Sat)
  • September 03, 2016 (Sat)
  • October 03, 2016 (Sat)
  • November 05, 2016 (Sat)
  • December 03, 2016 (Sat)
  • Deadlines for the tests are 2 weeks before the each test date. 
  • Don't go anywhere else! Since E&G is the Authorized TOEIC Test Center in the Philippines so you can take the official TOEIC in E&G as well!!
E&G Island hopping Jan. 16, 2016
Most recent E&G video! 
Almost all E&G family gathered together again.
Click and watch the video to the right
on Island Hopping Tour on Jan 16, 2016.
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E&G International Language Center
Maryknoll Drive, Brangay Pampanga, Lanang, Davao City
Tel: +63-82-234-6839(Philippines) 03-45402113(Japan)
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