English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

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Course Code:

CRICOS Course Code: 097788A

Course Duration:

5 to 20 weeks

Modes of Study and Assessment:

This course is delivered in a classroom environment with formative (weekly tests) and summative (mid-course level test and end of course level test) assessments.

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English for Academic Purposes (EAP) provides the fastest and most effective way towards reaching your required English language level for further study

Course Overview

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course is designed for students who want to pursue further study in vocational education and training, gain extra academic English in higher education studies or who want to apply to a university in the future. The benefit of Academic English is that it increases fluency in language and gives one confidence that is required and used in formal and informal academic contexts. It is designed to prepare you for the language used in vocational education and training, university lectures and academic books.

The course allows you to meet the English language requirements for your future pathway without retaking IELTS (*conditions apply).

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent or college's English placement test

  • Academic grammar
  • Academic vocabulary through discussion of current affairs
  • Confidence in speaking English
  • Writing effective academic essays and reports
  • Design oral and written presentations

  • Start Any Monday
  • Maximum Class Size 18
  • 20 Hours/Week Class + 5 Hours/Week Of Self-Study
  • Mixed Nationalities
  • Enroll From 5 Weeks To 20 Weeks

  • Practice Books
  • Audio and Video
  • Excursions
  • Online Resources
  • Presentations
  • Discussions
  • Networking
  • Assessment

  • 10 Weeks - Upper Intermediate
  • 20 Weeks - Advanced

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Lesson 1
08:30 AM - 11.00 AM


3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
recognising time signposts
Human behaviour
taking turns: starting a turn; taking turns: recognising the end of a turn
Personality and behaviour
preparing to read: illustrations
Extroverts and introverts
spelling: /a:/; gathering and recording information; organising information into paragraphs
writing about others; joining with and
30 Minute Break
Lesson 2
Lesson 2 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM


6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
recognising past time
vowels - short vs long: /æ/ vs /a:/
modals: can / can't
vowels - short vs long: /æ/ vs /a:/; consonants: /n/, /ŋ/, /ŋk/
Everyday English
asking for information
frequency adverbs
Formative assessment
Homework Workbook

Sample times only, subject to change (time may vary by 30 minutes – 1 hour depending on the class)

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