Beginner Course – The Number of contact hours: 200 hours (60 days)
Intermediate Course- The number of contact hours: 140 hours (45 days)
Advanced Course – The number of contact hours: 80-100 hrs (30 days)
This is excluding the consultation time for feedback and individual study plan for each student. Apart from this, students would need to dedicate 40-80 hours for required reading of supplementary notes, pre and post session tasks, and assignments.
Reading – Reading strategies including practice for speed reading, skimming, and scanning, reading for meaning, developing simple and complex inferential skills from texts. Exam practice with a wide range of texts (medical journals, medical documents etc.) for part A and B daily with feedback and classroom discussion. Vocabulary building.
Listening – Note-taking skills, Exam Practice, wide variety of exercises for listening strategies, for instance, dictation and re-tell lecture
Speaking – Practising a wide variety of role-plays and training them on different aspects of the role-play(for instance, taking patient information/asking questions, explaining treatment to the patient, empathising , dealing with difficult patients/aggressive behavior management, persuading patients for giving advice, compromising, re-assurance, communication strategies for giving advice sensitively etc). In addition, classes on pronunciation, fluency, tone and intonation.
Writing- Analysis of case-notes for relevant data selection, organizing and planning the letter, timed writing practice daily long with writing model letters every day, using appropriate vocabulary, feedback according to OET assessment criterion, lessons on advanced grammar, sentence structure.
At our Test Preparation center (presently operating in Amritsar and Mohali), we deliver unsurpassed training to Health professionals thus enabling them to excel in their exam in the first attempt itself! We are a team of expert trainers who are not only qualified but professionals to the core and have unrivaled experience in intensive training since 15 years. We have established a stellar track record of satisfied and triumphant students.
So why choose Khaira Education? What are the special and distinct attributes that we possess which the other institutes in India cannot boast of? What makes our training so unique and effective?
To condense 15 victorious years of experience into a few sentences seems next to impossible but allow us to explain some key features of our team and methodology that makes us the best in the business!
All our trainers are TESOL or CELTA certified and as a result, they are familiar with the challenges faced by non-native speakers during acquisition of a language and are professionally well-equipped to tackle them.
Our intensive exam preparation course is aligned with the exam format and we understand the weight-age given to different components of the test.
We have developed our own resources and books to help you gain a better understanding of the strategies which improve your score. As well as this, we constantly update ourselves with the latest exam questions so as to stay updated regarding any revision in the test format.
Our outstanding teaching methodology forms an indispensable tool in your success. Our language labs are specifically designed to make learning easier with audio-visual aids. We understand the differences in cognitive structures in students and each lesson plan is designed keeping in mind the learning capacity of the students and mixed abilities.
Regular practice tests and constructive feedback by experts in the industry improve your performance daily. Students will learn in a collegiate environment that promotes healthy competition and is conducive to learning.
With our long-standing experience and success in this field, we have developed smart strategies that are specifically tailored to improve your score in a set time-frame.
We take tremendous pride in the fact that we have not only helped professionals clear OET with A/B grades in the first go, but also enhanced their communication and interpersonal skills that have supported them in their careers. Thus, the students are able to achieve ‘two birds with one stone’ goal with simultaneously clearing their exam as well as improve their employability skills.
Our course leader Gurleen Khaira has a post-graduate diploma in TESOL (Teaching English to speakers of other languages). She specialises in training students on pronunciation, articulation and speech patterns which is usually a cause of worry for students from Indian sub-continent. She has scored an overall Band 9 in IELTS and has won the ‘Best IELTS score award’. She is an extremely patient and friendly training consultant which is what most students want someone who will be focusing on-and rectifying -their pronunciation weakness areas. Further, she has penned a book titled “OET Speaking and Writing made easy for Nurses’, which is a one-stop solution for nurses taking the OET test.