BECI (Baguio English Language Communication Institute)

BECI English Academy

Newly built BECI Language Academy with the concept of “Language Institute around Nature” has a perfect facility condition harmonized with a modernized building and green valley’s nature. BECI which considered as one of the top English Schools in Baguio boasts a conducive place for learning. Modern facilities, serene environment and location – overlooking a panoramic view of Baguio’s Pristine Mountains.

BECI have been conducting Speaking Prescription or SP Program that carefully criticizes errors of all the expressions, vocabularies, and grammar that students utter, and concentrated pronunciation remedy which is Rehab Program. These programs are known as BECI’s proud strengths that students can gain their own experience of qualitative improvement of language training in the Philippines.

Here are some important information about BECI English Language School

Address 381 Purok 5, Dontogan, Baguio City, 2006, Philippines
Established Year 2002
Management Mode Semi-Sparta  / Self-Sparta
Capacity 180 Students
Student’s Nationality Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea,  Mongolia, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, etc.
School Facilities 1:1 Classroom, Group Classroom, Indoor & outdoor lounge, Korean soccer/volleyball, basketball court, table tennis, badminton court, laundry, gym, massage shop, a barbecue restaurant, WIFI area, canteen, walking and running lanes
Dormitory Type Single Room, Double Room, Triple Room, Quadruple Room, Room for 6, Room for 8 (in preparation)
Inside Dormitory Bed/s, Mattresses, Chairs, Study Table, Refrigerator, Bathroom, Closet
Curfew Time Sunday to Thursday 22:00; Friday to Saturday 00:00
Program/Courses SPEED ESL, SPARTA ESL, IELTS, IELTS Guarantee, TOEIC Guaranteed, TOEFL Guarantee, Business English, Flight Attendant, Working Holiday, Junior TOEFL (10 hours), Preschooler (5 hours), Parent Full Course (9 hours ), Parent Half Course (3 hours)
Class Duration 50 minutes

School Characteristics

SOAR HIGH WITH BECI!

  1. 15 Years of excellence and counting
  • Commitment to quality education allowed BECI to stay strong for 15 years. While other ESL schools come and go, BECI stood strong as it continues to be one of the ESL industry’s leaders in the Philippines.
  1. Green and Clean environment

-BECI environment guarantees a satisfying stay and allows students to study with a relaxing ambiance.

-BECI’s quality education is achieved through ESL certified and experienced teachers and the most conducive to learning campus. BECI is nestled in the middle of nature, the most conducive to learning.

  1. 100% English at work (Mixed Nationalities)
  • Since BECI has different nationalities English is widely spoken in the campus to converse with BECI people.
  1. Training Upgrade
  • BECI offer more than ESL, they have opened additional programs to make you globally competitive.

BECI HAVE:

FLIGHT ATTENDANT- fly to BECI and we will be there to help you reach your dreams

BARISTA- isn’t it nice to serve coffee in other countries?

This pre-training give you intensive classes and basic knowledge which can help you prepare for this career or a chance for the working holiday.

  1. Easy Access to your information- EDUCARE SYSTEM
  • A system specially made for BECI students. It allows you to check your profile and status such as (schedule, progress chart/report, and videos)

Programs/Courses Description

SPEED ESL (Semi-Sparta Program)

It is a Semi-Sparta program with the longest history in BECI Language Academy and also an ESL program chosen by the most number of students who determined to have language training in the Philippines. This program is an open program for beginners, intermediate, and advanced level of students. Students are trained professionals with all of the modules so that the students maybe be able to deal with English through balanced study in each area of the English language namely: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing.

1:1 Class (4 hours) Speaking / Listening

Reading / Writing

Group Class (2 hours) Class by level – Instructional materials made by lecturer
Night Class (3 hours) Native’s Conversation Class

Grammar Class

Sentence pattern Class

Speaking Prescription Test once a month (For Non-Sparta students interested in taking the SP Test must pay Php2,000/4weeks)
Class Schedule
7:00 am WAKE UP
7:00 – 8:00 am BREAKFAST
8:00 – 8:50 am Speaking Class
9:00 – 9:50 am Listening Class
10:00 – 10:50 am Reading Class
11:50 – 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 – 1:50 pm Writing Class
3:00 – 3:50 pm ESL Group Class
4:00 – 4:50 pm ESL Group Class
5:50 – 7:00 pm DINNER
7:00 – 7:50 pm Native Class
8:00 – 8:50 pm Grammar Class
9:00 – 9:50 pm Pattern Class
10:00 pm SLEEPING

SPARTA ESL (Sparta Program)

It is a program more tightly schedule than the normal ESL program as it is only focused on the improvement of linguistic ability from the first day until the last day of the student. This program is more for the passive students who basically need other’s control than the actively studying student, therefore, going out during weekdays is not allowed. Besides, this Sparta program concentrates on correcting every single student’s speaking and gives every student a chance to correct the wrong expressions perfectly through SP program. For those who take more than 8-week training, the last one week is focused on studying Speaking, Pronunciation, and Specialized class by attending Rehab (pronunciation correction) Program.

1:1 Class (5 hours) Speaking / Listening

Reading / Writing / Grammar

Group Class (3 hours) Class by level – Instructional materials made by lecturer
Night Class (3 hours) Pronunciation Class

Vocabulary Class

Grammar Class

+ Speaking Prescription Test once a week and SP Class + 1-week Rehab Program

 

Class Schedule
7:00 am WAKE UP
7:00 – 8:00 am BREAKFAST
8:00 – 8:50 am Speaking Class
9:00 – 9:50 am Listening Class
10:00 – 10:50 am Reading Class
11:00 – 11:50 am Writing Class
12:00 – 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 – 1:50 pm Grammar Class
2:00 – 2:50 pm ESL Group Class
3:00 – 3:50 pm ESL Group Class
4:00 – 4:50 pm ESL Group Class
5:00 – 5:40 pm Night Class
5:40 – 6:15 pm DINNER
6:15 – 7:15 pm Night Class
7:15 – 8:00 pm Night Class
10:00 pm SLEEPING

SP TEST PROCESS

Checking the improved ability during language training and catching student’s weakness (vocabulary, grammar or pronunciation, etc.) to help the student to concentrate in a pertinent field.

Record all the processes, methods include interview, encouraging student’s active participation through various methods such question and answer, picture description, and explanation of a topic. A professional teacher in charge of SP transcribe the student spoken output from a recorded video and checks the errors on grammar, pronunciation, and fluency.

SP Test Process
SP Test Process

SPECIAL BUSINESS ENGLISH

SBE is a new business course in BECI. The course features training in Business Letters (Cover Letter Writing, Resume Writing, and Business Correspondence), Business Vocabulary, Job Interview Skills, and Business Presentation Skills leading to better communication skills. This course starts with a tangible approach to business English and gives learners a clear goal and sense of accomplishment at each level.

1:1 Class (4 hours) Speaking (Business English Speaking)

Listening (Interactive Comprehension)

Reading (Business English Vocabulary & Text Comprehension)

Group Class (2 hours) Writing (Business English Correspondence)

Business English Activities (Presentations, Debates, and Role Plays)

Night Class (3 hours) Native’s Conversation Class

Grammar Class

Sentence pattern Class

3 hours Night Class – Optional

Special Business English

FLIGHT ATTENDANT

This flight attendant course is supported by WCC (World City College, the largest Aviation College) which produces the largest number of flight attendant, pilot, and aviation technician graduates in the Philippines. Students who are majoring in or graduated from flight attendant could prepare interview and improve their overall English proficiency in this course. In addition to these improvements, students who didn’t have any experience in the flight attendant field can also get certification from WCC training program.

WCC Training

  • The training seminar is provided by WCC Aviation College for 3 days. A certificate is awarded to the trainees after. The cost of the training is Php 15,500 (3 days accommodation in a 4 ~ 5 pax room sharing).
  • The trainees will learn the basis for being a cabin crew which includes the introduction to Aviation and Airline Industry, emergency evacuation, A320 jump and slide experience, and the aviation industry standard ways in putting on make-up with Revlon trainees.

 

1:1 Class (3 hours) Flight Attendant Speaking (2hrs)

Flight Attendant Listening (1hr)

OR

Flight Attendant Writing (1hr)

Group Class 2 hours) Flight Attendant Preparation

ESL Group Class

Night Class (2 hours) TOEIC Mock Test & Review (class with TOEIC Guarantee course)

OR

Speed ESL Night Class

Duration

 1st Period: Oct. 2, 2017 – Dec. 22, 2017 (12 weeks)

2nd Period: Apr. 2, 2018 – Jul. 22, 2018 (12 weeks)

3rd period: Oct. 1, 2018 – Dec. 21, 2018 (12 weeks)

 

TARGET

  • A learner who wants to improve their overall English skills while hoping to be a cabin crew.
  • Students who wish to have differentiated competitiveness in recruitment by fluent English and flight attendant education certification, although you don’t have a degree in related area.
  • Students who need to prepare for an English interview, resume and cover letter for applying for cabin crew.

 

GOAL

  • Develop overall English communication skills required for a crew’s work.
  • Have the ability to effectively lead discussions and interview using English.

 

BARISTA PROGRAM

This program, like Business class, lasts for 4weeks. It is 1 hour class from Mondays to Thursdays. The English skills which they acquire from the ESL program would be put into practice and they would be certified after their Barista Demonstration.

Those who are planning to experience working in a foreign country, BECI will give certification to students in completing the Barista Program.

 

1st week

Introduction to Barista Training Program

>Introduction on different Working Holidays Jobs

>Waiter, Room Attendant, Housekeeping Service, Bartending (food & beverage), Barista

2nd, 3rd week

Practice Session in Training Center

>Espresso Preparation

>How to prepare and serve coffee beverages, Performing the basic maintenance of machines and equipment

4th week

On-the-Job Training

>Espresso, Americano, and Cappuccino making (1-8oz.)

>Creating Professional Resume, Tips and Guides for the Job Interview

This course requires additional fee of Php 6,000

 

IELTS FOUNDATION & IELTS GUARANTEE

BECI IELTS course was famed for Academic 8.0 above teachers, high-quality materials and 100% guaranteed class. Now, it has been upgraded with legitimate of students’ quality and exclusive care.

A manager takes exclusive care from attendance checking in a regular class, self-study, and even vocabulary test to further improve students’ academic achievements. ‘IELTS Guarantee Class’ is open to 20 students only once in every 4-week. Students under ‘Foundation IELTS’ course could learn the basic of IELTS and stepping stone before the guaranteed class. Also, the teacher accustomed to unusual British accent and to worldwide issues, BECI added BBC broadcasting and TED lecture Listening group class.

IELTS Foundation

1:1 Class (4 hours) IELTS Speaking

IELTS Listening

IELTS Reading

IELTS Writing

Group Class (3 hours) IELTS Grammar

Native Speaking

Night Class (2 hours) IELTS Listening (BBC/TED)

IELTS Vocabulary

 

IELTS Guarantee

1:1 Class (4 hours) IELTS Speaking

IELTS Listening

IELTS Reading

IELTS Writing

Group Class (3 hours) IELTS Grammar

Native Speaking

Night Class (4 hours) IELTS Mock Test

IELTS Problem Solving

IELTS Vocabulary

Self-Study

 

IELTS Guaranteed Course Condition

  • Minimum of 12 weeks enrollment is required (Less than 1-year valid official score is required)
  • Guarantee band score condition
  • 5 Guarantee = 4.0 official score
  • 0 Guarantee = 5.0 official score
  • 5 Guarantee = 6.0 official score
  • 0 Guarantee = 6.5 official score
  • Foundational IELTS = Entry Test result Foundational ~ Elementary 2
  • Other information
  • If the student has an academic score then the school will guarantee academic score. If the student has a general score then the school guarantees general score.
  • The official test will be taken after the 10-week program in Baguio’s official testing center. If the score is not satisfactory, free tuition is provided until the required score is achieved. (But not included miscellaneous fees such as dormitory accommodation, visa extension, and others.)
  • Official IELTS test expenses is provided
  • Entry date of IELTS once a month
  • The guarantee condition will be canceled if a student gets a penalty by the regulation in the academy or the percentage of attendance is not enough of 95%.

 

 

TOEIC GUARANTEE

The TOEIC Guaranteed program is coordinated by teachers with perfect official TOEIC score. This program guarantees increase in the student’s previous official TOEIC score or entry score. The program teaches analyzing question types, test-taking strategies, and general preparation for the TOEIC test. In this course, you will be having a mock test every week and keep practicing actual tests and vocabulary to enhance your skills.

 

1:1 Class (4 hours) TOEIC Speaking

TOEIC Listening

TOEIC Reading

TOEIC Writing

Group Class (2 hours) TOEIC Group Class

(Speaking and Grammar)

Night Class (5 hours) Mock Examination

Mock Test Review

Vocabulary/Group Study

 

TOEIC Guaranteed Course Condition

  • Minimum of 12 weeks enrollment is required (1-year valid official score is required)
  • Guarantee TOEIC condition
  • 700 Guarantee = TOEIC 400 above
  • 900 Guarantee = TOEIC 700 above
  • BECI TOEIC Mock Test could be acknowledged
  • Class Regulation
  • If the student could not get the guaranteed score after the training course, the tuition fee is 100% exempted until meeting the guaranteed score. (only charge for board and lodging)
  • The guarantee condition will be canceled if a student gets a penalty by the regulation in the academy or the percentage of attendance is not enough of 95%.

 

TOEFL GUARANTEE

This is a course for students who want to prepare for the TOEFL Test, this tackles comprehensive understanding of the TOEFL test and preparing for through mock tests. Students’ schedule could be modified according to the result of the student’s entry test, meaning, they could be given a schedule that could target their weakness.

 

1:1 Class (4 hours) TOEFL Speaking

TOEFL Listening

TOEFL Reading

TOEFL Writing

Group Class (2 hours) Speaking Class

Listening Class

Night Class (5 hours) TOEFL Mock Test

TOEFL Problem Solving

TOEFL Vocabulary

Self-Study

 

TOEFL Guaranteed Course Condition

  • Minimum of 12 weeks enrollment is required (Less than 1-year valid official score is required)
  • Guarantee TOEFL condition
  • 60 Guarantee = TOEFL 40/ TOEIC 490/ IELTS 3.5 above
  • 80 Guarantee = TOEFL 60/ TOEIC 700/ IELTS 5.0 above
  • 100 Guarantee = TOEFL 80/ TOEIC 860/ IELTS 6.5 above
  • BECI IELTS Mock Test could be acknowledged
  • Class Regulation
  • If the student could not get the guaranteed score after the training course, the tuition fee is 100% exempted until meeting the guaranteed score. (only charge for board and lodging)
  • The guarantee condition will be canceled if a student gets a penalty by the regulation in the academy or the percentage of attendance is not enough of 95%.

 

Activities

BECI regularly organizes visits to high schools and universities in Baguio so that students can exchange and practice speaking English with students in the city. Also, organizing English Drama, Oral Presentation, Cooking Contest, Volunteer Activities such as Tree Planting, Visiting Orphanage, etc.

Surfing, World Cultural Heritage Expedition, and Horse-Back Riding Experience!

Much different level, activities in Baguio!

Fantastic activity spots are hidden near and around Baguio City, Philippines.

Let’s Hit the Road!

 

Surfing experience in San Fernando beach located less than two hours away from Baguio City by car; Banaue where you can witness the beauty of the Rice Terraces; Trekking and caving experience in Sagada; Travel to Vigan and experience influences of the Spanish culture and architecture.

Take a Walk!

Students may play golf at the World-class Country Club Golf Course; do horse-back riding, and camping at the outskirts of Baguio City. Also, students may enjoy a lot of activities inside BECI with an environment of sports experience.

 

Rules and Regulation

These regulations written are limited to registration/refund; please refer to the distributed regulation handbook by the school.

Sign-up for school regulation is done during the local orientation.

Registration Regulation

  • Registration fee, $100 is not refundable. Tuition fee and dormitory fee must be fully paid 4 weeks before the opening of the course
  • For the extension of training, fill out the application form before 4 weeks and fully paid before 2 weeks.
  • Tuition fee and dormitory fee are impossible to be carried-forward and transferred.

 

Refund Regulation

  • Training schedule delay and change are possible only when there are more than 3 weeks left before the day of departure. If not, change term and changing of schedule is impossible.
  • If more than 2 or 3 weeks left before the day of departure, all the payments are refundable except the registration fee. If less than 3 weeks left before the day of departure, all the payments are refundable except entrance fee and penalty ($200). If less than 1 week left before the day of departure, all the payments are refundable except entrance fee and penalty($300)
  • If a student stops the training during training due to personal issue or training term is more than 8 weeks left, 60% of the left term is refundable. If less than 8 weeks left, 50% of the left term is refundable. If less than 4 weeks left, it is not refundable.
  • Refund process must be requested to academy manager as a written statement 1 week before leaving, BECI head office remit to an assigned account of trainee 4 weeks after the end of a program.

*Regulation handbook written with detail regulations is distributed at the time of entrance in the local area and sign-up for these regulations are required.

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