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Closing Ceremony of the English Training and Pre-departure Program for the Government-funded Scholarship Plan (Program 322)

The annual pre-departure training program was held at SEAMEO RETRAC from October 16, 2007 to January 31, 2008. It was created for the government scholarship candidates who are required to improve their TOEFL-iBT and IELTS scores as well as other academic skills prior to their overseas graduate studies.

The program encompassed 200 hours of class instruction and 100 hours of tutor-led and self-study time. Joining the program were 40 participants from Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and other southern provinces