Short course in Listening & Speech in English (On-site)


Course Content

Lesson 01 – Making Introduction
How to introduce yourself and others, and how to respond to an introduction in informal and formal situations.

Lesson 02 – Make a request
How to make requests.

Lesson 03 – Let us Apologize
How to apologize.

Lesson 04 – Know your place
How a person or object is situated in relation to someone or something else.

Lesson 05 – Finding places
Describing positions in relation to someone or something else.

Lesson 06 – Getting there
How to find our way to a particular place.

Lesson 07 – Using the telephone
A set of instructions on to use the telephone.

Lesson 08 – At the bank
 Conversations that take place between a customer and some employees of a bank.

Lesson 09 – Would you buy them?

Lesson 10 – Welcome a guest of honour


How to apply

  • The application and Bank paying voucher should be downloaded from the given link.
  • Pay Rs. 5,000/= as the course fee, to any branch of Bank of Ceylon (BOC). Account No 7417821


  • Send the below mentioned documents through Registered post.

1. Duly filled application.
2. Paid Bank paying voucher and
3. Certified copy of National Identity Card (N.I.C.)

to the following address of “Assistant Director, Colombo Regional Centre (CRC), The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala Nugegoda”.

You should further email soft copies of above-mentioned documents to


   Bank paying voucher     
(Commencement date and zoom link will inform via email.)


Note: When you are doing an online transaction, please send a valid receipt including the following details from the bank
Transfer Date
Reference No.
From :
To Account No. : The Open University of Sri Lanka
Amount : LKR 
Payment Mode :
Bank Name : Bank of Ceylon
Remark : Mention the name of the short course
Programme Code :
Programme Category :

Short Programme –(CERC Project)Approved by
The Department of Language Studies

Conducted by :
Colombo Regional Centre
Programme Duration :

25 Hours (Nearly 03 Months)

Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Listening & Speech in English (On-site)
Medium :

Entrance is open for anyone over 16 years of age.

Issuing of Applications :
  04th March 2024
Closing Date for Applications :
Month of May 2024
Programme commencing date :

18th May 2024 (Saturday 8.30 am to 11.00 am)

Course fee for a student will be Rs. 5,000 /= (Per head)
Expected intake is 20 students per batch.(First come-First served basis)

This Short programme is conducted by the Colombo Regional Centre. For more details
Contact the Assistant Director.

Assistant Director, Colombo Regional Centre,
The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.
Contact :
0112881464,  0112881380, 0112881420
E-mal :
The Open University of Sri Lanka
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