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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

GENERAL QUESTIONS
1
What does CALC stand for?

CALC stands for Centre for the Advancement of Language Competence.

2
When was the Centre for the Advancement of Language Competence established?

Centre for the Advancement of Language Competence (formerly known as Language Extension Centre) was established during the 560th Senate Meeting on the 8 December 2011.

3
Where is CALC located?

CALC has moved to a new building in April 2014. We are situated near the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication.

4
What is CALC's main function?

CALC is tasked with the implementation of language proficiency courses for UPM students. CALC's English Language instructors teach courses under the English Language Experience (ELEx) package, a bold new approach in English Language Teaching and Learning. CALC's Malay and Global Language instructors teaches various languages, such as Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish and many more. In addition CALC also offers professional services such as editing and translation, language extension courses and language testing services.

5
Is CALC part of the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication?

No, CALC is a separate entity from the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication.

Updated:: 28/03/2013 [n_farrid]

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