The General English course is designed to prepare students for conversation, everyday situations and daily interactions that take place when travelling or living in an English-speaking country. Students learn and practice skills such as listening, reading, writing, and speaking in an interactive environment. Students commence at the level according to their current ability. Levels of difficulty increase over the duration of the course to assist students develop their skills and to be more confident and fluent in English.
Successful completion of this course may allow the student to study other ELICOS courses such as English for Academic Purposes or Vocational Education and Training or Higher Education courses.
Face to Face
Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
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Simply fill out the form to receive the course guide and a call from Brighton College Student Advisor.
Face to Face. 20 Hours per week plus some self study.
Delivery will be flexible taking into account the different learning styles, cultures and needs of students.
International students must be at least 18 years of age.
There are no specific educational pre-requisites for entry into this course, as entry into this level is based on assessment of English language proficiency. However, it is anticipated that a majority of students will have completed Year 10 or equivalent.
Students will be assessed at orientation using the Oxford Placement Test and an interview.
They will then be placed in the appropriate class level as follows.
|Actual Course Duration in scheduled contact hours||1200 Hours|
|Number of weeks during which structured teaching will take place||60 Weeks|
|Total number of weeks of breaks that will occur during the course||10 Weeks|
|Timetabled student face to face contact hours per week||20 Hours|
|Expected hours per week of other study i.e. personal or group study||5 hours minimum|
The course is structured into six levels:
- Upper Intermediate
Delivery methods will include: presentations, discussions, role-plays, oral presentations, individual and group instruction, audio visual materials, web-based research, online activities and independent research.
Successful completion of this course may allow students to study other ELICOS courses such as English for Academic Purposes or Vocational Education and Training or Higher Education courses.