The mission of the Intensive English Programme (IEP) is to serve learners of English by offering courses designed to support development of English language skills for academic studies (undergraduate and post-graduate programmes) at Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL).
This programme constitutes 3 levels from beginning to advanced and these levels provide sufficient language support in listening, speaking, reading, writing and vocabulary enrichment.
Currently, this programme holds 3 intakes in a year:
March (10 weeks), June (14 weeks) and September/October (14 weeks).
English Placement Test
Students who wish to enroll for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in IUKL are required to fulfill the language requirements set by the university. Those who do not meet the minimal requirements will have to sit for an English Placement Test (EPT).
Students will be streamed according to their level of proficiency:
80 - 100
60 – 79
40 – 59
0 – 39
Our programme is successful for the following reasons:
Small class sizes allow students many opportunities to participate in meaningful class activities and create a comfortable class environment
Skills-based curriculum integrates reading and writing, listening and speaking into one complete program of study
Classes vary by level, focusing on the needs of language learners of varying proficiency levels
IEP is highly dedicated and personally committed to students' success in English
Teaching Personnel and Books
This programme is taught by professionally qualified language lecturers with passion to assist the students to master the language. The textbooks used in this programme are specially designed for ELT and carefully selected to meet IUKL students' needs.
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English Language Requirements for International Students
International student whose native language is not English must provide evidence of English proficiency before he/she can register for a programme.
Undergraduate Minimum Requirements
Postgraduate Minimum Requirement
Test of English as a Foreign Language
410 (Paper Based) or 34 (Internet Based)
550* (Paper Based) or 60 (Internet Based)
* Communication & language programmes require TOEFL 600 or equivalent.
International English Language Testing System
Other English Language Qualifications Accepted by IUKL
Institutions / Language Centre(s)
410 (PBT)/34 (IBT)
550 (PBT) / 60 (iBT)
Pearson Test In English (Academic)
Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
Cambridge Placement Test (CEFR)
Students are required to sit for the English Placement Test before enrolment if they do not meet the requirements mentioned above. Students would be required to pursue IUKL’s Intensive English Programme (IEP) before proceeding to foundation, diploma, degree or postgraduate programmes.
Please note that some programmes may require higher English language proficiency. Kindly refer to the particular programme for further information and feel free to contact the International Marketing Office or refer to the relevant schools or centres for guidance.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
The Intensive English Programme (IEP) in Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) consists of 3 levels aimed to improve the language proficiency of its students. The programme is structured to strengthen the language skills of the students: listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar.
Currently, this programme holds 3 intakes in a year namely March (10 weeks), June (14 weeks) and November (14 weeks). Each level focuses on:
Listening & Speaking
Discerning main ideas, Understanding sequences, Noticing specific details, Sound Discrimination, Picture Matching, Using correct pronunciation, Attempting correct stress and intonation, Questioning, Speaking coherently, Consonants, vowels and diphthongs, Contractions (it's, won't) Reading & Writing
Skimming and scanning, Looking for supporting details, Observing the mechanics of writing (spelling, punctuation), Writing grammatically correct sentences in response to pictorial stimuli Grammar & Vocabulary
Content words, Functional words, Verbs and verb forms, Prepositions, Nouns and pronouns, Articles and determiners, Questions with tags and responses
Listening & Speaking
Inferring, Comparing, Predicting, Completing tasks, Using correct pronunciation, Paraphrasing, Supporting and clarifying, Interacting in a group, Sentence stress and intonation, Pluralisation (-s/es/ies, men, children) Reading & Writing
Comparing, Clarifying, Using contextual clues, Determining relevance, Understanding and using study skills, Practising dictionary skills, Transferring information from linear to non-linear forms and vice versa, Writing sentences in correct sequence to form paragraphs, Writing different types of sentences, Writing paragraphs, Using spelling and grammar checker in word processor Grammar & Vocabulary
Accuracy practice, Understanding of words through contextual and grammar clues, Content words, Functional words, Tenses, Future and perfect aspect, Adverbs, Adjectives and intensifiers, Conjunctions and connectors, Positive and negative sentences, Positive and negative questions, WH questions and responses, Concordance
Listening & Speaking
Classifying, Note- taking, Understanding varieties of English (e.g. British / American), Summarizing, Oral Presentations Sentence stress and intonation, Sentence stress in questions Reading & Writing
Inferring, Summarizing, Note-taking, Differentiating between fact and opinion, Using critical and creative thinking skills, Writing sentences in correct sequence to form paragraphs, Understanding unity (topic sentence and supporting details), Developing coherence and cohesion, Writing summaries, Writing essays, Writing full texts on specific topics Grammar & Vocabulary
Use of specialist dictionaries and the thesaurus, Accuracy practice, Understanding of words through contextual and grammar clues, Exposure to synonyms, antonyms and words generally confused in English, Content words, Functional words, Gerunds, Infinitives<, Phrases, clauses and sentences, WH questions and responses, Idiomatic expressions