International Language Centre(ILC) which has its campus in Calgary, Alberta in Canada has announced start of operations through its India centre located at Sec 8 in Chandigarh. It is noteworthy that ILC is recognised by Education Society, Canada as well as Service , Alberta. Details of start of this new initiative in the education sector of the region, was announced by senior representatives of ILC, during a press meet convened at the India office in Chandigarh.
“We are offering a 3 Year course + 1year Internship. This will be a degree programme where 6 months training will take place at the Chandigarh campus and this will be followed by 2.5 years training in ILC, Canada. The advantage is that ILC will provide a 1 year Internship to the student either at ILC campus in Canada or in any other college or institution not just in Canada but in other countries as well. This Internship will be paid.” Said Ajit Anjan Singh, Director, ILC, Canada.
The degree programme is being offered for English, French, Spanish, German & Russian languages to start with. Chinese & Japanese languages will be added in due course. Admissions are open for May 2018 intake.
ILC Canada campus boasts of a Language Research Centre where the latest trends in different world languages are studied on a continued basis. Aspects like correct pronunciation, vocabulary building, internet language etc all are analysed & studied for inclusion in training programmes of ILC.
The centre prides itself in making one speak quality English in just 90 hours , the training for same is spread over 3 months.”Our new concept in teaching of English Language is unique and flexible which ensures perfect retention of content by involving purely psychological and scientific methods. It is entirely different from the traditional and stress full way of school/college type of English learning. For other languages too, a similar approach is used.” Said Shiraj Singh, Director(Academics), ILC, Chandigarh. Adds Shiraj, “We will use tools like lingua, phone, octaphone, PTA tapes & visual aids to help you speak quality English.”
The training module is practical oriented & caters to one’s personalized needs & also helps one develop a knack to come out of a difficult speaking situations. A systematic approach at ILC leads to better communication skills & to enhancing one’s personality through debates, seminars, personality development workshops and interview classes.”We believe that a lot of youngsters & professionals want to learn English in a way that they are able to work off shore without a language hindrance. The Institutes & academy’s present do provide training but these might not be fully helpful as they do not have an International tie up. We have complete facilities & resources to teach English & multiple languages & are quite upbeat about the market potential, in North particularly in Punjab, Haryana & Himachal.” Said Namrata Chhabra, Director (Marketing), ILC, Chandigarh.
Post the course students can work as content developers, in media & entertainment industry, own & write their own blogs, enter the translation industry et al. The barrier of language will no longer be a roadblock to students’ career and he or she will be able to work in different countries and assimilate a variety of cultures well.
“ILC courses will give an opportunity to a student which will enable him or her to use English and other languages fluently, frequently, confidently, in a natural way & in real life situations.” Sums up Ajit Anjan Singh.