General English (CRICOS Course Code: 087718J)
This course is designed for students who want to improve their ability to communicate in English for social and work situations. General English also provides students with a solid foundation to progress to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) or vocational training courses. It is offered at 4 levels: Elementary, Pre- Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate.
The General English course develops all 4 skills – listening, reading, writing, and speaking. This program enables students to use English with greater confidence, develop their ability to understand conversations and a range of media programs, read fiction and non-fiction texts with understanding, speak with increasing fluency, clarity and accuracy, activate their existing grammar, and develop a greater range of accuracy, and understand both formal and everyday English.
Classes in the General English program are topic-based, interactive and use a mixture of teaching and learning materials including course books, television, radio, CDs, DVDs and computer software. Course content focuses on the development of communications skills with a balance of speaking, listening, reading and writing tasks.