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A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

English studies provide both native and nonnative speakers the opportunity to develop and refine language comprehension and speech proficiency skills. Studies in English help students better understand linguistic and literary patterns within the language, and encourage confident communication.

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Course in Cambridge Examination

SACE English Colleges
Campus Full time January 2018 Australia Adelaide Hobart Cannonvale Melbourne + 2 more

Cambridge Examinations have a very high level of international recognition by employers and universities as evidence of English proficiency. SACE Cambridge Examination Preparation courses will help students prepare for these examinations. [+]

Best Courses in English in Australia 2018. Cambridge Examination Cambridge Examinations have a very high level of international recognition by employers and universities as evidence of English proficiency. SACE Cambridge Examination Preparation courses will help students prepare for these examinations. In the first week of each Cambridge course, students will complete a range of sample Cambridge tests. Students are individually counselled on their strengths and weaknesses, appropriate examination and study plan. Examination practice and examination techniques are an integral part of all Cambridge courses. Individual counselling, weekly progress reviews and Self Access assist students to achieve as much progress as possible. Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) This is a challenging, rewarding and intensive English course for students with an Upper Intermediate English proficiency. Students will learn to: Communicate information, opinions and ideas in English confidently and with the appropriate grammar and sentence organisation. Understand important ideas in more complex reading texts. Improve speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for the FCE examinations. Be well-prepared with regular FCE practice tests and mock exams. Improve their general English language skills and level of English. Learn FCE examination tips and strategies to help you achieve your best in the examination. Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE) The Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English is proof to employers, organisations and universities of an Advanced level of English.(www.cambridgeenglish.org) It is accepted by universities for entry to both undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Australia and by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIPB) for migration purposes. Cambridge... [-]

Course in International Secondary School Bridging Programme

SACE English Colleges
Campus Full time 12 - 48 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Adelaide Hobart Cannonvale Melbourne + 3 more

This course aims to prepare students for Secondary School study in Adelaide and Melbourne. The minimum English proficiency level for entry into this programme is intermediate. [+]

International Secondary School Bridging Programme This course aims to prepare students for Secondary School study in South Australia, Adelaide. The minimum English proficiency level for entry into this programme is intermediate. The students’ English language skills are systematically developed in the macro skill areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening. The development of these skills are linked with and based on the language tasks required of them in their high school programme. Placement On arrival at the South Australian College of English, the Whitsundays College of English and the Tasmanian College of English students are tested and placed in a General English language class of an appropriate level. General English Language Course The General English Language Programme focuses on developing the students’ English skills in the four macro skill areas of: speaking, listening, reading, writing. These classes are highly interactive, encouraging students to communicate in real‐life situations. Students will continue their studies in our general English language class until their English has reached a sufficient level to allow them to progress to the High School Bridging Programme. English for Academic Purposes Independent learning habits and good study skills are essential skills for Secondary School students in Australia. Skills covered in this component include: Cultural / academic orientation Note‐taking Research skills Skimming and scanning techniques Essay writing Oral presentation skills Secondary School Orientation Secondary School orientation and organised school visits are arranged to familiarise students with South Australian Secondary Schools. High School Partners Scotch College ... [-]

Course in IELTS Preparation

SACE English Colleges
Campus Full time 12 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Adelaide Hobart Cannonvale Melbourne + 3 more

The SACE IELTS Preparation programme is an intensive 12 to 24 week course designed to prepare students for the 4 main areas of the IELTS exam. [+]

IELTS Preparation The SACE IELTS Preparation programme is an intensive 12 to 24 week course designed to prepare students for the 4 main areas of the IELTS exam: Speaking

Listening

Reading (Academic + General)

Writing (Academic + General) Plus IELTS exam strategies and techniques and IELTS Examination practice. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses the level of English of non‐native English speakers who require English for Academic, Professional purposes or for visa application for Australia. Direct Entry Pathways Successful completion of the SACE IELTS Preparation Course will allow students DIRECT ENTRY to the following institutions (students are not required to take an IETLS Test for entry): TAFE South Australia ... [-]


Courses in English for Tertiary Studies (ETS)

SACE English Colleges
Campus Full time 12 - 48 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Adelaide Hobart Cannonvale Melbourne + 3 more

SACE English for Tertiary Studies Courses are for students planning to study at an Australian University, TAFE, VET or Hospitality Institution. The courses are designed for students who need to improve their English language to meet admission requirements of the tertiary institutions. [+]

The English for Tertiary Studies (ETS) SACE English for Tertiary Studies Courses are for students planning to study at an Australian University, TAFE, VET or Hospitality Institution. The courses are designed for students who need to improve their English language to meet admission requirements of the tertiary institutions. SACE ETS courses include academic English training in: Academic reading and critical analysis

Academic writing

Academic listening and note‐taking

Oral presentations and tutorials

Research and study skills

Grammar Entry requirements: ETS I / IELTS Preparation: SACE Intermediate / IELTS 5.0 / equivalent ... [-]


General English Course

SACE English Colleges
Campus Full time Part time 14 - 25 hours Open Enrollment Australia Adelaide Hobart Cannonvale Melbourne + 4 more

SACE General English programmes are designed to improve students’ English language communication skills to prepare for future study, work, travel or career change. [+]

Courses in General English SACE General English programmes are designed to improve students’ English language communication skills to prepare for future study, work, travel or career change. Core classes concentrate on developing grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading, writing & pronunciation skills in real-life situations. Afternoon classes, “Special Studies”, allow students to specialise and choose one or two Special Studies from a wide range of Special Studies options. These include: Examination Preparation (IELTS, TOEIC)

Academic Study Skills

Business English

English for Hospitality

Conversation and Pronunciation ... [-]


IELTS Preparation Course

Cairns Language Centre
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns + 1 more

Our classes are specifically designed to help you obtain the highest possible IELTS score. You will learn under well trained teachers who will teach you specific test strategies which will also improve your overall English language proficiency. [+]

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. IELTS conforms to the highest international standards of language assessment.

IELTS is recognised by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is also recognised by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.

What to expect

Building your communication skills in English is the key to success in your IELTS test. Our classes are specifically designed to help you obtain the highest possible IELTS score. You will learn under well trained teachers who will teach you specific test strategies which will also  improve your overall English language proficiency.... [-]


Cambridge Examination Preparation Course

Cairns Language Centre
Campus Full time 10 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns

Our Cambridge Examination courses will enable you to follow academic courses at university level. You will gain the skills to communicate effectively at a professional level and participate with confidence in the workplace. [+]

Cambridge English examinations offer a wealth of opportunities for candidates to upgrade their language skills and gain a portable, internationally recognized qualification which can be used for study, employment or immigration purposes.

The examinations can be taken at different levels from the Key English test (KET) to Certificate in Proficiency in English (CPE) and in different fields such as the high-demand Business English Certificates (BEC) or BULATS.

CLC offers intensive (10-12 week) preparation courses which allow candidates to:

Improve their skills Practise the exam formats Gain confidence prior to sitting the examinations.

These courses are held throughout the year and co-ordinate with the exam schedule.... [-]


General English Course

Cairns Language Centre
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns + 1 more

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. [+]

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. Our classes enable you to use English in a variety of ‘real life’ situations providing a wide range of functional English instruction. The curriculum aims at developing the four core skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) that gives you the tools to graduate with confidence.

General English in a Nutshell Choose how many lessons you would like to study per weekBasic 20 Intensive 25 Super Intensive 30 Small classes averaging 10 to 14 students Weekly assessments Bi-weekly student-teacher interviews Graduate with globally recognized certificates WiFi and computer access for students Weekly social activities with students and teachers Choose optional electives such as Cambridge Exam or IELTS Preparation Duration Basic: 1-12 weeks for students on Visitor’s Visa or 1-17 weeks for Working Holiday makers. Intensive ® and Super Intensive ®: 2 – 52 weeks. Registered Courses ® of more than 12 weeks usually require a student visa. Hours Basic: 16 hours (20 lessons) per week Intensive ®: 20 hours (25 lessons) per week Super Intensive ®: 25 hours (30 lessons) a week Levels ... [-]

English for Academic Purposes

Eynesbury
Campus Open Enrollment Australia Adelaide

The English for Academic Purposes program (EAP) prepares students for future studies in an English speaking academic environment. It prepares students for entry into Degree, Diploma, Senior Secondary School and Masters programs. [+]

Best Courses in English in Australia 2018. English for Academic Purposes @ a glance What? The English for Academic Purposes program (EAP) prepares students for future studies in an English speaking academic environment. It prepares students for entry into Degree, Diploma, Senior Secondary School and Masters programs. Why? Smaller classes to allow more individual attention from your teacher. Additional support is provided through extra contact time such as individual conferencing and teachers provide particular feedback to each student. One-on-one consultations outside of class time with teachers enables students to focus on areas for language development How? Contact us with any questions through the 'Ask a question' button above. Click 'Enrol today' to send through your application, or Click the 'Our Representatives' button below to find details of someone in your country who can help you apply. Courses The EAP Program develops language skills in: Reading Speaking Listening Grammar Study skills Research reports Research essays Various essay styles (compare and contrast, descriptive etc) Speaking - seminar presentations Students are able to choose from a range of elective subjects that suit their interests and individual skill requirements. Elective subjects include: Conversation classes Study skills IELTS preparation Course FAQ Q: How long do classes go for? Students with Student Visas will study 4 hours a day during the duration of their program with the option of additional tuition (pre-arranged) with the teacher outside of class times. [-]

ELICOS Intensive Spoken and Written English Course (Beginner – Advanced)

The Eagle Academy
Campus Full time 12 months Open Enrollment Australia Southport Brisbane + 1 more

The key clients for this qualification are people who wish to undertake the AMES Spoken and Written English Courses in an intensive manner. [+]

The key clients for this qualification are people who wish to undertake the AMES Spoken and Written English Courses in an intensive manner. Unlike the individual courses which are VET courses with required entry points, the ELICOS options allows for thorough testing upon entry, better placement in the most appropriate course, and of course more rapid progress through levels due to the intensive nature of the course. The entry point can be anywhere from “Beginner” to “Upper Intermediate” across the four macro-skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. For learners with a mixed profile, it is possible for them to be enrolled across different levels.

Course Length: 12 months (52 weeks, made up of 40 weeks tuition, and 12 weeks holiday).... [-]


English for Health Professionals Course (OET Preparation)

Melbourne Language Centre
Campus Full time 1 - 52 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

The course focuses on improving students’ language skills (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking) as well as sub-skills (Pronunciation, Vocabulary, Grammar, Writing conventions, and Punctuation) in their particular professional situations and increasing their chances of passing the Occupational English Test (OET). [+]

Best Courses in English in Australia 2018. This course is designed to help overseas healthcare professionals prepare for the language and communication skills needed in a variety of clinical contexts. The course focuses on improving students’ language skills (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking) as well as sub-skills (Pronunciation, Vocabulary, Grammar, Writing conventions, and Punctuation) in their particular professional situations and increasing their chances of passing the Occupational English Test (OET). While practice tests are of benefit, they are not sufficient on their own to prepare students for the exam; therefore, the course also: Recreates an exam room environment to help students adjust to a test setting Helps students prepare for a medical workplace in Australia Teaches exam skills and tips for each of the four OET exams Provides feedback and individual training plan from a trained OET teacher Offers plenty of practice materials The full course is offered to: Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, Pharmacists and Physiotherapists. A course is also offered to Occupational Therapists, Radiographers and Veterinarians which consists of a full reading and listening course and a limited writing and speaking course. We don’t have materials for speaking and writing skills for Dieticians, Speech Pathologists, Podiatrists, and Optometrists. Occupational English Test (OET) is an international English language test that assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals. The OET is accepted by Australian vocational and tertiary education providers for course entry requirements and covers all four language skills, with an emphasis on communication in a healthcare environment. Only limited time... [-]

English for Academic Purposes Course

Melbourne Language Centre
Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks January 2018 Australia Melbourne

English for Academic Purposes is specifically designed to prepare international students for their continuing tertiary education, at Certificate, Diploma, Foundation Studies, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. [+]

English for Academic Purposes is specifically designed to prepare international students for their continuing tertiary education, at Certificate, Diploma, Foundation Studies, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Students are taught English language skills that will enable them to succeed in an academic environment. Presentation skills, essay writing, and comprehensive listening tasks all give MLC students the best advantage when they go on to study at an Australian University. Students are also exposed to advanced grammar and language skills as well as academic areas including Academic Conventions in Footnoting and Referencing, The Art of Persuasion, and Long Essay Writing. Timetable 09:00-11:00 - Session 1 11:00-11:30 - First break 11:30-13:30 - Session 2 13:30-13:45 - Second break 13:45-14:45 - Session 3 Requirements A consistent IELTS band of 5.5 is recommended as a minimum entry requirement for this course. If you are unsure of your English level, the Melbourne Language Centre offers a free placement test at our Melbourne City campus every Monday. School Dates At MLC, classes are run continuously throughout the year – the school is open every day except Saturday, Sunday and public holidays and does not close for term or school holidays. [-]

General English Course

Melbourne Language Centre
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks January 2018 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

At MLC, you’ll learn General English in a fun, relaxed and multicultural environment. You’ll quickly pick up basic language skills to help you settle into life in Australia and deal with everyday situations with ease. [+]

Best Courses in English in Australia 2018. At MLC, you’ll learn General English in a fun, relaxed and multicultural environment. You’ll quickly pick up basic language skills to help you settle into life in Australia and deal with everyday situations with ease. Our students are taught important communication skills, including grammar, listening, reading, spelling, vocabulary and writing. MLC teachers use a wide variety of teaching materials such as film, the Internet, magazines, newspapers, radio, and television to make the classes interactive. There are three free afternoon classes, which offer extra support for students with their pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. General English is offered at Pre-intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-intermediate levels and can serve as the perfect stepping stone to the study of English for Academic Purposes. Timetable 09:00-11:00 - Session 1 11:00-11:30 - First break 11:30-13:30 - Session 2 13:30-13:45 - Second break 13:45-14:15 - Support afternoon classes (Tuesday & Friday, except test weeks) School Dates At MLC, classes are run continuously throughout the year – the school is open every day except Saturday, Sunday and public holidays and does not close for term or school holidays. Requirements There are no entry requirements for this course. [-]

University Pathway Program

ILSC Education Group
Campus Full time September 2018 Australia Brisbane Sydney Melbourne + 1 more

Take the first step towards achieving your dreams of earning a qualification from a college, TAFE or university in Canada, the USA or Australia. ILSC supports your learning journey from the moment you register. [+]

OVERVIEW STUDY AREA: University Pathway LOCATION AVAILABLE: Vancouver, Toronto, Montréal, San Francisco, New York, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne LENGTH: 8 weeks minimum SCHEDULE: Full-Time Intensive START DATES: Every Monday except the last week of a session* LANGUAGE LEVELS: B1 B2 B3 B4 I1 I2 I3 I4 A1 A2 NOTES You can begin the program at any level, but you may need to upgrade your English before beginning the required University Pathway Program courses. *In North America, you must begin your University Pathway Program required courses on the first day of a session, and must complete the full session of your required courses to get credit. In Melbourne, the University Pathway Program will be available starting Aug 15. Completion of ILSC’s University Pathway Program fulfils the language entry requirement for more than 70 Universities, Colleges and TAFEs in Canada, the USA, and Australia, with no TOEFL or IELTS Test required! Prepare for success in an English language post-secondary program with ILSC: Seamless transfer into one of ILSC’s reputable partner colleges or universities (no IELTS or TOEFL required) Get a conditional letter of acceptance from your chosen partner college or university Get introduced to the college or university learning environment through guest lectures from ILSC’s partner schools ILSC’s Academic Excellence Assurance supports you to achieve your goals More than 74 Masters and PhD programs in North America accepting seamless entry from ILSC's University Pathway Program What You'll Learn Take the first step towards achieving your dreams of earning a qualification from a college,... [-]

English for Academic Purposes in the UK (Age 14 to 18)

Kingdom Education
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 Australia Canberra Sydney Brisbane Melbourne + 3 more

You will not be alone if you feel a little nervous about the day-to-day business of university study – and native speakers are often just as worried as you are! This course shows you how you can meet the challenges ahead of you. [+]

Best Courses in English in Australia 2018. English for Academic Purposes in the UK (Age 14 to 18) You will not be alone if you feel a little nervous about the day-to-day business of university study – and native speakers are often just as worried as you are! This course shows you how you can meet the challenges ahead of you. Language guide: for this course, we recommend at least these levels of English: 6.5 (IELTS) / 110 (TOEFL iBT) / C1 (CEF) / CAE. What is EAP? As an introduction to the course, you’ll be looking at the scope of EAP and how it ties in with general study skills. Reading: How will you cope with a long reading list? Here you’ll find out how you can absorb information quickly and effectively. Listening: In an academic context, listening skills relate largely to lectures. You’ll pick up some really valuable tips for listening well, and also for taking useful notes. Writing: For many subjects, you’ll have to write essays. Today, you’ll be working at improving your approach to essays, and to other pieces of academic writing. Speaking: Most university courses will require you to attend seminars, possibly to take a lead role, but certainly to say something! This unit will help you to gain the confidence needed to take advantage of seminars. Preparing for a seminar (a): For the remainder of the course, you’ll be working on a seminar in which everyone in the class will take part. But first... [-]