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English Access Microscholarship Program-Karachi
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 Distinguishing Features:

 The highlights of the Access program include:

  • An English Teaching program tailored for the needs of the English Access Microscholarship Program

  • Classes comprising of 25 students 1:25 teacher and student ratio

  • A modular program focusing all four skills of language along with grammar and vocabulary
  • Use of original high quality course materials on American English for EFL/ESL learners.
  • Use   of supplementary teaching-learning resources from established, well-known authors on ELT, along with web-based resources on American English.
  • Communicative and interactive language learning experiences employing a range of teaching and learning approaches that would include:  teacher assisted classroom lessons; observing International UN days; online interactions with students/teachers from South Asia, Middle East, and USA; movies, cultural and community based activities, reading and writing for real purpose.
  • Integration of ICT using, for example,, Trace Effects, and virtual exchanges via Skype.
  • Regular guest speakers featuring YES Alumni talking about various aspects of US teen life, homes, and schools, families, values, community involvement and other activities that they have experienced during their exchange year in US
  • Professionals and visitors from the US Consulate addressing students topics relevant to American history, politics, economy, culture and other relevant topics
  • Participation in various cultural events (e.g. live concerts) and academic competitions (e.g. poetry and debates)
  • Participation in various activities conducive to developing democratic values, leadership skills, and volunteerism through, for example, community service projects, class representativesí elections, field trips/ study tours etc. as part of enhancement activities.
  • Events for students to demonstrate and practice their public speaking and presentation skills, public performance in form of English plays and songs, poems written by students etc.    
  • Orientation to the Youth Exchange and Study program
  • Ongoing written and oral feedback on progress and personalized support