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General English

(Cricos Course Code: 097787B)

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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.

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 aspect 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.

Mode 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

Course Focuses On

Mode of Study and Assessment
How You Will Learn
Elementary to Advanced
Course Highlights

Course Highlights

Sample Timetable (Subject To Change)

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

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)

Entry Requirements

Minimum 18 years of age

Minimum 18 years of age

IELTS 3.0 or equivalent or college's English placement test

IELTS 3.0 or equivalent or college's English placement test

Time Table Options

Batches to Choose Class Details Duration Levels
Day English Classes
  • 20 hours per week
  • Monday to Thursday
  • 08:30 AM to 2:00 PM
1 to 52 weeks Elementary to Advanced
Night English Classes
  • 20 hours per week
  • Monday to Thursday
  • 3 PM to 8:30 PM
1 to 52 weeks Elementary to Advanced

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