High School Preparation

qode interactive strataThe course is a High School Preparation course that may be studied from 1-40 weeks.

 

Course Overview

 

This course prepares students to be able to successfully improve English Language and study skills in preparation for entry to Australian High schools. The course focuses on the four macro skills of Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking with particular emphasis on the associated and appropriate grammar and vocabulary skills required to achieve CEF levels A1; A2- B1; B1-B2 and B2 at the completion of the Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate levels of the course respectively. Through this course, students will develop language skills and cultural awareness to effectively use and understand English language in familiar contexts. Throughout the course students will undertake different grammar and vocabulary activities based on a real life theme that will help students to gain confidence and competence in preparation for studying in Australian High Schools.

 

 

Course rationale:

 

This course is an Australian high school entry preparation course that allows students to learn and prepare for studies in Australian high schools. Teachers will assist students to work on their grammar and vocabulary in context of the real life events and situations and systematically build their language skills with special focus on functional language for underage students. The course comprises fortnightly assessments based on topics covered in the fortnight to assess student progress. Throughout the course teachers will be able to help students to achieve the maximum result in their review week in weeks 1, 3, 5, 7and week 9. There also formative assessment fortnightly in week 2, 4, 6. 8 and 10. Reviews are in place to give students the experience and be aware of their weakness/es to provide opportunity for students to make improvement on their weaknesses. All the scores of assessments will be recorded in the academic record sheets and students will be informed of their result the following week the assessment has been conducted.

 

 

Timetable

 

Time

 

Monday

 

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Friday

 

8:30 –10:30

 

 

Core lessons from HSP textbook will also encompass skills development in Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking.

 

Review/Assessment and consolidation of Week’s work

10:30 – 10:45 B                          R                         E                          A                               K
 

10:45 – 12:45

 

 

Core lessons from HSP textbook will also encompass skills development in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

 

Review/Assessment and consolidation of Week’s work

12:45– 1:30 B                          R                         E                          A                               K
 

1:30 – 2:30

 

Teacher Supervised Computer-Assisted Learning (CAL), Research Assignments, Library and/or Needs – based Support Learning

 

Review/Assessment and consolidation of Week’s work

 

 

Pathways to Further Education

 

 

IESC has agreements with some institutions in which they recognize our assessment standards as sufficient to meet the entry requirements for their programs. Please contact admin@iesc.nsw.edu.au for more information.