The University of Santo Tomas provided a 90-hr. Intensive English Language Program for fourteen (14) students from Waseda University, Japan’s top private university based on QS rankings, from August 21, 2017 to September 8, 2017.
The Intensive English Language Program, according to Language Center Officer-in-Charge Honorata S. Dayao, focused on speaking, particularly conversational English and an introduction to its academic use. The other macro-communication skills, namely listening, reading, and writing, were likewise integrated in the program. Each of the fourteen learners were mentored by a head teacher, as well as student buddies coming from the College of Education’s Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English program and the Faculty of Arts and Letters’s Bachelor of Arts in English Language Studies program.