Courses

General English

CRICOS Course Code: 072317E

Our GE courses give a good foundation in all areas of English language; Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary and Grammar. Every lesson is based on a specific topic or theme and language skills are taught within the framework of the topic. Our teachers provide our students ongoing support, advice, encouragement and feedback.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of the course, students will:

  • Communicate in a variety of social, travel and work-related situations
  • Improve conversation skills
  • Develop confidence and proficiency in all major skills
  • Practice English in ‘real life’ situations
  • Get to know new people
  • Learn how to apply grammar knowledge
  • Widen vocabulary skills

Entry Requirements:

  • From Elementary level or equivalent  
  • Students must be 18 years or over
  • Open to all international students,
  • Working holiday and tourist visa holders accepted for certain nationalities
  • The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is accepted in some specific countries.  Please check the PTE website, www.pearsonpte.com and the Department of Immigration website for more details.

 

Duration:

Minimum 2 week enrolment up to 50 weeks 

Tuition:

20 hours per week, Monday to Thursday + 5 additional hours on Friday (Optional)

Average class size:

15 students

Course Outcome level:

Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced

Intake Dates:

Every Monday, except for 2 week Xmas break

Course Fees:

AU$180 per week (Mon-Thurs) / AU$240 per week* (inc. Friday)

*Other fees, please see Enrolment Form

 

 

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

CRICOS Course Code: 072187K

Our EAP course is an intensive program designed for high level English students who are ready to pursue vocational or university education. This course focuses on academic conventions, strategies and skills, for example, academic style writing, discussion and debate, critical thinking, research projects, report and essay writing, lecture note taking, presentation strategies.

Learning Outcomes:

This course develops students’ English in the following areas:

  • Academic skills in preparation for tertiary study
  • Presentation and participation skills
  • Learning strategies and research skills
  • Academic essay and report writing skills
  • Social and Cultural skills
  • Reading speed, skimming and scanning
  • Assessment procedures

Entry Requirements:

  • Upper-Intermediate or equivalent
  • Students  must be 18 years or over 
  • Open to all international students
  • Working holiday visas and Tourist visa holders accepted for certain nationalities

 

Duration:

Minimum 10 week enrolment

Tuition:

20 hours per week Mon to Thursday + 5 additional hours on Friday (Optional)

Average class size:

15 students

Course Outcome level:

Advanced

Intake Dates:

Five intakes per year (January, March, May, August and October)

Course Fees:

AU$220 per week (Mon-Thurs) / AU$265 per week* (inc. Friday)

*Other fees, please see Enrolment Form

 

 

IELTS Preparation 1 & 2

CRICOS Course Code: 072318D

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an internationally accepted test of English proficiency used by tertiary institutions and other organizations to measure spoken and written English to enter programs. Our IELTS preparation program will help prepare students for the skills and strategies necessary to achieve the score they require to further their careers or enter university. It focuses on all exam components; reading, writing, listening and speaking by undertaking tests under exam conditions using past papers with detailed error analysis and teacher feedback.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of the IELTS Preparation 1 course, students will be able to:

  • Use grammar and functional knowledge with confidence
  • Speak on various topics, short and long turn with increased confidence
  • Listen and understand lengthy conversations, extracting important aspects
  • Successfully analyse texts and summarise important content
  • Give a written description and write a formal essay

At the completion of the IELTS Preparation 2 course, students will:

  • Appreciate the IELTS exam structure
  • Gain examination techniques and strategies
  • Increase vocabulary for different examination themes
  • Develop academic writing and reading skills
  • Have increased speaking and listening practice 
  • Have done numerous trail IELTS exams

Entry Requirements:

  • IELTS Preparation 1: Upper-Intermediate (approx. IELTS 5.5 +)
  • IELTS Preparation 2: Advanced (approx. IELTS 6.0 +)
  • Students must be 18 years or over
  • Open to all international students
  • Working holiday visas and Tourist visa holders accepted for certain nationalities

 

Duration:

12 -24 weeks

Tuition:

20 hours per week Mon to Thursday + 5 additional hours on Friday (Optional)

Average class size:

15 students

Course Outcome level:

Advanced

Intake Dates:

Six intakes per year (January, March, April, June, July, and September)

Course Fees:

AU$220 per week (Mon-Thurs) / AU$265 per week* (inc. Friday)

*Other fees, please see Enrolment Form