General English Training

General

Program Description

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 the 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 a 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

  • 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

Sample Timetable

Last updated November 2018

About the School

Melbourne City College Australia is the number one choice for both domestic and international students who seek quality vocational training. We are not simply a training provider, but passionate about ... Read More

Melbourne City College Australia is the number one choice for both domestic and international students who seek quality vocational training. We are not simply a training provider, but passionate about effective and practical education. We aim to provide high quality, personalised and hands-on vocational training. Read less