The course teaches English language in the context of IT. It covers grammar, vocabulary, reading, and listening skills with some limited writing—focusing on essential terminology and phrases used in technology. The learner will gain upper- intermediate level language skills and prepare for the English for IT B2 / GSE 59-75 certification exam.
In a survey of 500 IT employers, 89% said they require employees to have at least some proficiency in English. (Source: Indeed, "Why English Proficiency is Important in the Tech Industry," 2020). Teaching students the essentials will help them land a job.
Develop Professional Skills
Students learn to express themselves accurately and confidently with digestible grammar videos
Teach how to incorporate idioms into everyday conversations
Develop language skills in a fun and interactive way with exercises that deepen understanding.
Target Audience: Late-stage K12 and Higher Education students and IT professionals early in their careers
Estimated Time to Completion: 40-50 hours per course
Prerequisites: Learners should be at B1-level English (lower intermediated)
Course Delivery: Instructor-led or Self-paced
Learning Component Highlights:
11 listening videos, 29 grammar videos, 6 idiom videos, 3 interview videos
70+ grammar and vocabulary exercises
Course Recognitions: Digital Badge
Certification Alignment: Completing both courses align with the English for IT B2 / GSE 59-75 certification exam
Recommended Next Course: English for IT 2
Course Delivery: Instructor-led (Cost: English for IT 1: 40.000,00Kz - Duration one month | English for IT 2: 40.000,00Kz - Duration one month)
Support: Cisco Networking Academy