Courses that Prepare for Further Study

To prepare students with lower Advanced levels of proficiency in language and study skills for undergraduate and post graduate university study.

Foundation Studies is a full-time program of two or more sessions and is designed to provide alternative entry to the University of Wollongong and other Australian and New Zealand universities for those students who have not met the direct entry requirements to a bachelor degree.There are four different streams in the program: >Commerce>Information Technology/Mathematics>Arts>Science/EngineeringA 3-session Foundation Studies option is also available.

The main purpose of the course is to equip adults who are returning to off-the-job training with the skills, knowledge and attitudes to become active learners through the development of a range of learning strategies.

>To develop the language skills necessary to undertake tertiary studies at University level. >To develop students’ confidence in the use of English, especially in writing. >To prepare students for IELTS and TOEFL examinations.

To prepare students for study in Australian High Schools.

To provide English language training and preparation for the IELTS test

The course aims to improve English pronunciation skills, paying particular attention to developing fluency and clarity. The emphasis is on practising listening and conversational skills.

>To assist students to develop their general English across all four skill areas. >To introduce students to and develop subject specific language and skills necessary for success in high school. >To introduce students to the high school system in Australia and the demands made on them.

To prepare students to successfully understand the IELTS examination at the level required by their chosen institutions.

Study skills for entry into TAFE, private colleges or other educational providers.

To prepare students to enter Australian tertiary institutes through focussing on the micro-skills necessary for them to compete with Australian students in all four skill areas of reading, listening, speaking and writing.

To develop strategies and skills to deal with the variety of task types which may be encountered in the IELTS test and provide exercises to practice all sections of the test.

To develop independent learning skills for study at high school, TAFE, university or work. Includes audio tape and video tape.

This course is for people from non-English speaking backgrounds who want to study at university. It develops academic English language skills.

To familiarise IELTS candidates with the basic features of well written IELTS type essays and provide practice to develop writing skills.

Prepares students for study at TAFE.

This course is for people from non-English speaking backgrounds who want to study at university. It develops academic English language skills.

To prepare students for the IELTS and CULT exam.

Extra tuition to help students develop the foundation skills that they need for the TAFE course in which they are enrolled. Tuition may be in a group, one to one or with a team teacher working in the vocational course classroom. Assistance may be for English language, literacy, numeracy, communication, maths or science. Work is based on therequirements of the students’ TAFE course. If you have a disability you may also get extra support to help you with your learning. Permanent or eligible temporary residents.

To develop skills necessary for undertaking academic writing.

An English preparatory program for those wishing to study in the University's Graduate School of Business and Professional Development or in a postgraduate coursework Management degree.

To develop strategies to deal with the variety of task types in the IELTS test.

The UAP is designed especially for mature age students. The program develops note taking, essay writing, presentation and examination skills as well as computer literacy to ensure success both in the UAP and in the future degree.Two or three streams are offered preparing students for entry either to the courses in the Faculties of Arts, Education, Commerce, Law, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Engineering, Science and Informatics.UAP students have access to the University’s facilities, including the Library, the Sports Centre and networked computer laboratories.

To enable students to build from the idea to the essay. On successful completion of the course the students will be able to write essays for academic purposes.

acl’s English for Communication program has been designed to build skills, confidence and fluency. Through our lively and stimulating classes, you will acquire the language skills and confidence to communicate effectively in real life situations. The English for Communication program is also the basis for more specialised English language studies at acl.

Preparation for an IELTS test required for university, private college, TAFE and secondary school entry, PLUS academic skills such as essay writing, library skills and oral presentation.IELTS is the most widely recognised English language test for entry to academic courses for overseas students.

This course assists women to increase their level of confidence, experience and skills in order to re-enter the workforce or undertake further training.

This course is for women who have been out of the workforce for some time and are looking for a new career direction. It helps you develop confidence and new skills for employment or further study.

>To develop academic reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for further study at university, TAFE or private colleges.>To develop study skills for Australian institutions.>To increase confidence as a learner Modules.

>To develop the students’ skills in academic reading, writing, speaking & listening, which will prepare the students to undertake any academic study in Australia. >To enable the students to achieve a score on the IELTS testwhich reflect their abilities.