yali faq

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

On this page we provide useful information on our language courses . To help you find answers to your questions as quickly and easily as possible. If you have any further questions or comments, please contact us!
Are the courses suitable for student who speak limited English?
Yes, we can accept all levels of English including complete beginners.
Will the student need to bring their own course books?
No, YALI will provide all the necessary course materials. Students are advised to bring: Pen, pencils, notebook and a mini dictionary (dictionaries are optional, some are available in classes)
How is the English taught?
YALI English language courses are designed to help students not only increase their knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary, but also their confidence in using English. We always teach ‘spoken English’ which is up-to-date and relevant.
Can I switch courses if I think the level isn't right for me?
Using our placement test, we attempt to determine your level as precisely and reliably as possible. If you nevertheless feel the course is too difficult, too easy or too slow for you, then we ask you to first speak with your teacher about the situation.
How do I know what course level to enroll in?
Students who have done prior course work need to take a placement test before the first day their course begins. This allows us to determine your current level.
What age are the students at YALI?
Most students are between the ages of 20 and 34 years old. Some younger and many older students also enroll in our courses. You must be at least 16 years old to take a course. Minors must submit written permission from their parents, as we are not legally obligated for the supervision of minors.
Will I receive a certificate upon finishing a course?
Yes, YALI issues a certificate to each student who completes a course. The certificate states the level and duration of the course.
How many students can enroll for a course?
Class size is restricted to between 10 and 20 students.
What qualifications do your teachers possess?
All of our teachers have university degrees as well as proven experience in teaching adults.
Is YALI closed on holidays?
YALI is open all year round, with the exception of Eids . We remain closed for 1 week during this period. There are no classes on weekends or public holidays.
What are your business hours?
Our business hours are 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Saturday to Wednesday, and 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Thursdays .