General English

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Course Code:

CRICOS Course Code: 097787B

Course Duration:

1 to 52 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.

Our general English courses are designed for people who want to improve fluency, accuracy and confidence speaking in English. Our courses will also improve English language skills which are essential for travel, work purposes or simply for personal interest.

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Course Overview

Our general courses develop all aspects of the English language including speaking, pronunciation, listening, grammar, reading and writing. The focus is on improving your basic communication needs in everyday aspects of the English language. During your English course you will be expected to participate as much as possible, and work individually, in pairs and in groups as well as take part in whole class activities. This course is for all international students with non-English speaking background or English is not their first language and wish to improve their English language skills.

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

  • Improving Speaking skills, and developing accurate Pronunciation
  • Understanding Grammar, and learning when and how to use it
  • Listening and Reading for the main idea and detailed information
  • Building Vocabulary and Slang
  • Using body language correctly
  • General Writing development
  • Understanding the Culture of English-speaking countries
  • Understanding native and non-native English speakers
  • Conversational English

  • Start Any Monday
  • Maximum Class Size 18
  • 20 Hours/Week Class + 5 Hours/Week Of Self-Study
  • Mixed Nationalities
  • Enroll From 1 Weeks To 52 Weeks

  • Practice Books
  • In Class Activities
  • Fun Games
  • Presentations
  • Networking
  • Audio and Video
  • Excursions
  • Online Resources
  • Discussions
  • Assessment

  • 10 Weeks - Elementary
  • 20 Weeks - Pre Intermediate
  • 30 Weeks - Intermediate
  • 40 Weeks - Upper Intermediate
  • 50 Weeks - Advanced

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Lesson 1
08:30 AM - 11:00 AM


3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
and superlatives
diphthongs, linking

Listening, Reading
& Writingactivities
adjectives +
Practical English:
language activities where students get to read about a difficult celebrity
30 Minute Break
Lesson 2
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM


6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
articles: a / an, the, no article
sentence stress, differentiation of sounds

Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writingactivities
Chapter revision Chapter Test Chapter Test answers and feedback

Portfolio work
Homework Workbook

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

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