General English Course

CRICOS  Course Code: 084667F

Our General English (GE) course is designed for students who want to improve their English skills and ability to communicate in social and work situations. I will improve their core skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing and enable them to interact and express themselves effectively in everyday, real-life situations.

Students are taught by highly qualified and experienced English teachers and class sizes are small to ensure individual teacher support. Student progress is consistently monitored throughout the course with weekly testing.

General English Courses are delivered both day and evening to suit student requirements.

Course Outcomes

Our General English Course enables students to:

·    Use English with greater confidence

·    Develop their ability to understand real-life conversations and television programs

·    Read with greater understanding

·    Speak with increasing fluency, clarity & accuracy

·    Extend and apply their existing grammar knowledge

·    Understand both formal and everyday English

Course Content

General English classes are topic based, interactive and use a wide range of course materials, including books, television, radio, CDs, DVDs and computer software. Course content focuses on the development of communication skills with a balance of speaking, listening, reading and writing tasks. Students learn through class activities, individual, pair and group tasks.

General English Course modules include:

   ·  Speaking Skills

      Students present and discuss their opinions or stories to practice their spoken English

   ·  Reading Skills 

      Students read stories, reports and news articles to understand and practice useful language and develop 

      new vocabulary

   ·  Writing Skills

      Students complete a variety of tasks and learn how to write sentences, paragraphs and essays

   ·  Listening Skills

      Students improve their understanding of spoken English by watching Australian, and British television programs 

      to learn to listen for general and detailed meaning

   ·  Computer Assisted Learning

      Students use computer language learning programs to develop vocabulary and other English language skills

General English Timetable

 Entry requirements

 There are no pre-requisites for General English. Students are required to undertake a placement test on  orientation day to determine their English level.


 52 weeks including 3 weeks break


 20.5 contact hours per week  (Monday - Friday)