English village of Pare
Kalend Osein, The originator of the English village of Pare
Basic English Course. The forerunner of the English village of Pare, Kediri.
The English village of Pare is a nickname for settlements located along Anyelir Street, Brawijaya Street, Kemuning Street in Tulungrejo Village and Pelem Village, Pare Sub-district, Kediri Regency, East Java. The village has grown into a place of learning English. As a place to learn, the daily scene in the English village of Pare is like a student complex. Dominated by the frenzied activity of people who are studying exclusively during the holiday season, this village is not inferior to learning places, students, workers or the general public who spend their time to learn while traveling. People who study in Kampung not only from Indonesia also from abroad like Malaysia, Thailand, Timor Leste, and others.
History of English Village Pare
Originally in Tulungrejo Village there was only one library: English, the Basic English Course (BEC). BEC was established on June 15, 1977. Founded by Kalend Osein, this institution became the pioneer of the establishment of the English Village in Pare, Kediri. Starting in 1976, Kalend Osein is a santri from Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan who studied at Pondok Modern Darussalam Gontor, Ponorogo, East Java. Stepping on fifth grade at the cottage, Kalend lim bench for not being able to spend on education. Even the cost to go back home is also not there. In the difficult conditions, one of the people who work in Pare, Kediri who work outside the language. Ustadz is named KH Ahmad Yazid. Kalendalah who intend to learn with minimal hope to master one or two languages. He lived and studied without paying fees at Pesantren Darul Falah, Pelem Village, Pare Sub-district owned by Ustadz Yazid.
One day, two students came to study English to Ustadz Yazid in preparation for another two-week state trial to be held at his campus, IAIN Sunan Ampel, Surabaya, East Java. At that time Ustadz Yazid was going to Majalengka, West Java. Students are on duty to study at Kalend by the wife of Ustadz Yazid. Kalend undertakes the demand and teaching and learning process in the mosque’s porch of the pesantren area. The lesson was short but intensive for five days. A month later the two students returned and preached to Kalend they had passed the exam.
The success of the two students was spread among IAIN Sunan Ampel students, Surabaya and their well-known seniors by learning to Kalend Osein. At that time, on June 15, 1977, Kalend founded an institution called Basic English Course (BEC) in Singgahan Hamlet, Pelem Village, Pare Sub-district, Kediri. Initial class there are only six students. The students are not only learning English but also religious knowledge. For ten years Kalend developed his course institution. Slowly the BEC became widely recognized and more and more wanted to study at the BEC. Due to the high interest of the public about the English language, more days the number of sessions more. Category: BEC also publishes several branches with different names, namely Happy English Course (HEC 2) and Effective English Conversation (EECC). In the early 1990s, Kalendaling the BEC alumni to create events for students who did not get quotas due to membludaknya enthusiasts who want to study at the BEC. Slowly everywhere in Pare Makin grows and the development of the village. Currently, calling more than 250 agencies in Kampung Inggris.
Learning Methods English Village Pare
After exploring a fairly rapid development, most places in Kampung UK now have the same learning concept:
- Learning activities in Kampung Inggris start every 10th and 25th of the year.
- Institutions usually divide the program in duration of 2 weeks and 1 month. But some places have long-term programs. Typically, programs for people who want to be proficient introduced English.
- The day of study is Monday – Friday. Special classes of IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC, Saturday is a simulation of what is learned.
- Frequency of study in Kampung Inggris is 2-3 times per meeting per day. One meeting duration of 1.5 hours
- The learning system is in Classroom. One class consists of 20 – 30 people per class. But this depends on the policy.
- Payment services vary. Costs ranging from tens of thousands to millions. Depending on the program you want to learn, the institution of cultivation, and the duration of learning.