Ideally situated at the intersection of Prince Sultan and Sari Streets in the heart of Jeddah, the Arab Development Institute has been at the forefront of training and education for 17 years. Since our establishment in 2000, we have offered world-class international English programmes in conjunction with prestigious institutions such as Oxford English Academy, based in Oxford in the United Kingdom. By partnering with such a respected organization, we ensure that our clients receive only the best type of English training possible.
Classes are given in our modern, comfortable purpose-built learning centre. Clients can also make use of our library, various study spaces, meeting rooms and audio visual facilities. In addition we offer computers with internet access, WiFi and photocopying and printing.
We offer six levels, graded on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, starting from A1 or Breakthrough to C2 or Mastery. When students begin their course, they take a placement test that accurately advises the school of their English level. In addition we assist them with choosing a course appropriate for their needs and requirements. Classes are kept to a maximum of 12 students and classrooms are equipped with the latest technology. In this way we ensure that students have the best English-learning experience possible.
Our General English course follows a course book that is appropriate for the particular level of the class and special concentration is given to authentic and useful communication ability. Grammar, vocabulary as well as reading, listening, speaking and writing skills are taught, all with the aim to improve students’ ability to communicate effectively and confidently. In addition there is the possibility to access our online learning platform for extra exercises and practice.
BUSINESS AND COMMERCE ENGLISH
Our Business and Commerce English Course is ideal for employers and employees who need English in their professional lives and careers, such as those in financial, marketing, sales, retail and all other commerce sectors. Once again, a communicative approach is adopted to ensure that students are able to efficiently communicate in a professional capacity. Students are exposed to useful business scenarios such as making phone calls, giving successful presentations, writing business letters and emails, chairing meetings, negotiating and making travel arrangements, to name a few.
Medical English Course
Our Medical English Course is very useful for medical assistants, doctors, nurses, secretaries, administrators, technicians and other healthcare staff. The course teaches students to communicate effectively with colleagues and patients and also equips them with the fundamentals of medical terminology. The teachers who deliver the course are all experienced in teaching medical English so students can rest assured that they will receive top-notch certification.
TOEFL Exam Preparation Course
Our TOEFL course is an intensive exam preparation course that runs for four weeks, rigorously preparing students to reach their desired exam score. Students are fully equipped to succeed by experienced teachers who review and practice skills and strategies used to pass the exam. In addition ample exam preparation is given as students take numerous mock exams during the course.
IELTS Exam Preparation Course
IELTS is fast becoming one of the most esteemed international English exams, recognised and required my many countries and tertiary intuitions around the globe. Once again, students are fully prepared to write the exam and receive their desired result, by receiving invaluable exam hints and tips and numerous opportunities to write mock exams under exam conditions.
SAT I and SAT II Exam Preparation Course
SAT exam results are required for scholars who wish to enrol in tertiary institutions in Saudi Arabia as the exam is a true indication of a scholar’s competence to enter university or college. During the four week course, teachers assist scholars in developing effective learning strategies to take the exam, while at the same time focusing and motivating them to succeed.
Should they wish to pursue an immersion programme abroad, Oxford English Academy offers their students the opportunity to learn English in Oxford in the United Kingdom or Cape Town in South Africa.
STAFF & TEACHERS
STAFF & TEACHERS
It is of utmost importance to use to provide our clients with outstanding English tuition and we believe that the quality of our academic staff plays a large role in this. All our teachers are highly trained and experienced native English speakers who are continuously observed and trained to make sure that they maintain our high standards. They are led by our Director of Studies, who is qualified at the highest level of teaching, training and management. Support staff are all trained to assist students and it is their aim to assure that all students have their needs met.