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Vision

We must help our RMUTT friends and the general public around the university improve their English skills. In the same way we will develop and encourage staff to offer current knowledge.

Mission

  • Teaching English skills covering four parts of English skills-listening, speaking, writing and reading
  • Providing many English activities such as English contests, crossword and so on
  • Going around RMUTT in order to serve the general public in English instruction
  • Developing ILC Staff to have more English teaching skills
  • Developing ILC Staff to have greater knowledge in English

Egyptian civilization cartoon book

Egyptian civilization cartoon book was translated by Mr.Ekkachai SaeJu, the former president of International Language Center Club in 2010.This cartoon book was translated from Chinese into Thai and published by Bongkoch Publishing Co.,Ltd.  The detail is about ancient Egypt, Nile River, Burial customs, Military, Culture, Mesopotamia and so on.

Egypt is the gift of the Nile. Egyptian believed in life after death. Pharaoh was a living god on earth.Power that achieved integration between human& gods, nature & society and ensured peace & prosperity.

Chinese Visa

 A Brief Introduction to the Tourist Visa

A tourist visa, issued to aliens who come to china for sightseeing and visiting relatives, is marked with “L” in the many kinds of Chinese visas. Visa L is characterized by a short duration of stay, usually 30 days, no more than 90 days, and could not be extended upon expiration.

Group visa, another kind of tourist visa, is applied by foreigner traveling in tour groups. Group visa is not issued on the passports, but on a separate paper, which requires the group members enter and exit the Chinese border together.

From Nov. 15th 2000, aliens traveling to Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions(SAR) in tour groups organized by travel agencies registered in the above-mentioned SARs are exempted from visa requirements for a period of not exceeding 6 days when entering into the following Chinese mainland cities: Guangzhong, Shenzhen, zhuhai, Foshan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jinangmen, Zhaoqing, Huizhou,etc. The premise is that the traveler shall have the citizenship of a country having diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China and carrying an ordinary passport.

Congratulations to ILC Committees

 

Mr.Suraporn Onputtha,ex-president of International Language Center (ILC Club),received 2nd class honor.
Mrs.Sun Sokha,former vice president of International Language Center (ILC Club),received 1st class honor with golden medal.
Mr.San Sukreaksa,former vice president of International Language Center (ILC Club),received 1st class honor with golden medal.

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

The IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It is prepared by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations together with its partners, including the British Council. The IELTS is a new test, and it has two versions.

The General Training (GT) module is for those who need an English language qualification for their work, because they are moving to an English-speaking country or simply because they want to measure their general English ability. Many governments around the world require some of their workers to have the IELTS, and so do many professional organizations and employers. The GT module tests your ability to use English in different social situations, and because this module is suitable for people wanting to do secondary education in an English-speaking country, there is also an educational part, but less than in the academic module. Overall, more than 1,500 organizations accept or require an IELTS qualification.

The Academic module is often used to check whether a student is ready to study in a university where the teaching is in English. Universities in many countries accept the IELTS as an English Language qualification, and even some universities in the USA now accept it instead, or as well as, the TOEFL test.

The IELTS is becoming more and more popular. Over a quarter of a million people take the test every year. There are more than 400 test centres in 120 countries, and the number is increasing all the time. The test centres are run by either the IELTS organizations or by the British Council, and your nearest British Council will be able to tell you where to take the test. Make sure that they know which module you want to take. You usually get your results in less than a month, and you have to wait for 90 days before you can take the test again. The result is usually valid for two years.

The IELTS exam lasts for two hours and 45 minutes. It has a listening, a reading, a writing and a speaking part. There is no grammar part to the test, and grammar is not tested as intensively as it is in (for example) the Proficiency test, but if you have bad grammar you will not do well. The listening, reading and writing are set in that order, but because it is harder to arrange, the speaking may be the first or the last part of the exam.

The Listening lasts 30 minutes. There are four sections and 40 questions in all. You will hear a conversation (for example someone wanting to buy something), a general talk, often giving you some kind of information – for example about a town or museum, A conversation related to learning or training, and an educational or training lecture. Recordings are played only once.

The Reading takes 60 minutes. It has three parts, and like the listening, has a total of 40 questions. The academic test is three passages. These come from books, magazines and newspapers, and at least one of these presents an argument (arranges facts to persuade you of something), which you must show you have understood. The GT reading has a wider mixture of material, mostly the sort of thing that someone living in an English-speaking country would come across every day. As well as books and magazines, there is material from advertisements, pamphlets and instruction manuals. One text will be longer and descriptive.

The Writing also takes an hour. There are two parts. The academic writing has a report of about 150 words for the first part, in which you have to describe the information shown in a schematic (e.g. a graph, table or diagram). The second is about 250 words, in which you have to discuss an opinion or a situation. In the GT the first part is also 150 words, in which you have to ask for information or explain something. The second part is 250 words, and is discursive (that is, you have to explain your opinion on something).

The Speaking is somewhere between 10 minutes and a quarter of an hour. You have to answer some questions from the interviewer, about things like where you live and your hobbies or other personal details. You then have talk for some time on a particular topic, though you are given a minute to prepare what you are going to say, and the final few minutes are spent in a more general conversation with the interviewer.

The Consultant of International Language Center Club

Asst. Prof. Rapeepathana Bhasabutra, The consultant of International Language Center Club (ILC) since 2004, being a lecturer in the Faculty of Business Administration both in Thai and International Program. The courses that she is teaching are Microeconomics 1, Macroeconomics 1, Industrial Economics, Human Resource Economics, and Seminar in Business Economics.

In 2010, Asst. Prof. Rapeepathana Bhasabutra is going to study doctorate degree in …………University. Members of International Language Center Club would like to congratulate on her graduation. We are very proud and thank you for her support.

The Consultant of International Language Center Club

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arunee Intrapiroj, The consultant of International Language Center Club (ILC) since 2004, used to be the Director of the office of Academic Resource and Information Technology (ICT).

Recently in 2011, she has been appointed to be the Vice President of Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi (RMUTT). Members of International Language Center Club would like to congratulate on her new position. We are very proud and thank you for her kindness.