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Diploma in English as a Second Language

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The Certificate in English as A Second Language (ESL) Course is designed to build up students’ level of competency and confidence in the English language in a gradual and structured way so that they can live and study in an English speaking environment. It is designed primarily to prepare students for studying in Overseas where command of the English language is necessary.

Course Subjects:

The Diploma course comprises of six subject units of study.

  • IELTS/Business English
  • Study Skills and Communications
  • Business Communication
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Marketing & Entrepreneurship
  • IT Skills and Applications

Qualification Award

Candidates who successfully complete all 4 units of this programme will be awarded;

Diploma by Global Academy of Hospitality and Management in Sari Lanka

Candidates who successfully complete each unit will be awarded; Certificate by The Global Academy of Hospitality and Management.


Entry Requirements

Age Limit: 16 and above

Course Duration and Hours

3 months study per each unit

Total study: 180 Hours per unit

Teacher-Student Ratio

Maximum teacher-student ratio is 1:30

Teaching Approach And Methods

The teaching approaches and methods adopted will be according to the requirement of the learning outcomes of each unit. These may include:

  • Brainstorming
  • Debates
  • Discussion
  • Group Work
  • Field Trips
  • Case Studies
  • Role Play and
  • Simulation



In-course assessments will be conducted. In-course assessments may include quizzes, class tests, class participation in question and answer sessions, oral presentation, unit assignments including assignment reports and demonstrations where relevant, valid and appropriate.