Studying English in Australia is about much more than reciting words in a classroom. Australia’s teaching approach focuses on critical thinking, as well as group and project work – all drawn from real-life experiences, which means you will not only be learning the language, you will be learning how to use it in everyday life.

By studying English in Australia, you will gain a huge range of life skills you cannot get at home. Invaluable skills like problem-solving, leading diverse teams of people, and applying your English to real-world situations – abilities you will draw on for the rest of your life. With a multicultural mix of students in our educational facilities, you will learn the world’s language in a truly international environment.

Australia’s English language teaching maintains a consistently high quality – no matter where you study or what course you choose. With mandatory national standards and a comprehensive, industry-led quality support framework you can be confident that you’re getting the very finest English education.

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General English levels

There are usually six general english levels:

  • Beginner – For people approaching the language for the first time.
  • Elementary – For people with knowledge of basic grammar.
  • Pre-Intermediate – For people who understand written English but have difficulty with verbal expression.
  • Intermediate – For people usually with good written comprehension and good oral English.
  • Upper Intermediate – For people who are able to read independently, can have a conversation and practice good written skills.
  • Advanced – For people who have good knowledge of English and wish to enhance their skills.
  • Course Cost (Range): $200 – $300 per week
  • Course Duration: ususally 12 weeks in order to progress to the next level
  • Course Intake: weekly
  • Classess are held in the morning or afternoon
  • Upon completion of the course, schools issue a certificate of attendance with the number of weeks undertaken and the English level achieved.

Entry requirements vary between institutions, and according to the level of English language skills required for the course.

As a General English student you will:

  • learn the core skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • develop confidence to speak fluently in English with other people
  • increase your vocabulary
  • perfect your pronunciation
  • participate in cultural studies, including field trips and excursions