Melbourne Language Centre

Introduction

You are one of many thousands of students from many countries who come to MLC as your first step on your educational journey. Whether it is General English, University Preparation or High School Preparation, MLC is here for you, providing professional student services and counseling, both academic and personal. MLC’s student services are second to none to assist your arrival into your new country. As a tourist or a working holiday student, you will experience the rich culture Melbourne has to offer you. Our General English program will give you the confidence you need to be able to function in your new language, and affords you the capacity to work and play with competence. As an MLC student, you will enjoy studying in Melbourne for many reasons, including the fact that at MLC we are specialists in international education and cross-cultural understanding. Your choice of study is most important, and it is our mission to assist you in every way we can to achieve the outcomes you want. If you are interested in future academic studies, we offer you both the English for Academic Purposes and IELTS Preparation programs, which will prepare you for University study. If you are an internationally qualified health professional, our English for Health Professionals program (OET Preparation) is for you! If you are a future high school student, we will ready you for our High School Preparation program to start your next step with confidence, knowing you have the skills necessary to achieve success. MLC has 30 years’ experience working closely with private, independent and government schools networks. We are immensely proud of the 400,000 High School Preparation students who started their academic journey with us.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

English for Academic Purposes Course

Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks January 2019 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.... [-]


English for Health Professionals Course (OET Preparation)

Campus Full time 1 - 52 years January 2019 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). [+]

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. ... [-]

General English Course

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks January 2019 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. [+]

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.... [-]