English Courses

This course provides a framework and ample opportunity to practise public speaking in an English speaking context.

This course explores effective ways of using the voice to convey both information and attitude in English.

The course develops the skills to:> present data in written form> structure a report appropriately> select appropriate language for a formal writing style> use linguistic devices to link ideas and provide cohesion> identify and remedy weaknesses in grammar.

Students follow an individual study program with teacher assistance at regional centres, using a range of self study material.

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 improve ability to communicate in a business environment with colleagues, clients and customers.

To develop the skills needed to write a wide range of letters and memos.

This is a stand-alone course and is for those who do not wish to undertake tertiary studies. However, upon successful completion of the course you may proceed into an English for Academic Purposes program.

Trained volunteers visit students who are unable to attend a centre in their homes to help with their English. The program is especially suitable for those without abackground in formal study and/or who are relatively "housebound", for instance because of childcare responsibilities.

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.

The total course covers all 7 modules of the International Computer Drivers Licence. Students are assessed progressively at the end of each module, with a possible exit point after 4 modules. Students are assessed concurrently on selected Learning Outcomes from CSWE III.

To assist students to increase their general English proficiency by the introduction, development and practice of language skills related to the hospitality industry.

This course helps you improve your reading, writing and maths for your job, for further studies or personal reasons.

This course is designed to provide practice in the spoken and written skills needed to maximize effectiveness in leading or taking part in workplace meetings.

To provide English language training and preparation for the IELTS test

Develops English language and literacy skills for NESB migrants from beginner to intermediate.

This course is for adults from non-English speaking backgrounds to learn English listening, speaking, reading and writing for access to and participation in furthereducation, employment and the Australian community.

General English course covers oral skills, written skills, Australian systems and culture and approaches to learning.

Improves English language skills for those at entry level, or Certificate levels I, II or III across the learning domains of listening, speaking, reading, writing and numeracy. CSWE is a competency-based course with assessment tasks based on real life language situations.

This course is for adults from non-English speaking backgrounds to learn English listening, speaking, reading and writing for access to and participation in furthereducation, employment and the Australian community.

This course provides an introduction to academic writing, reading, listening and speaking skills through general coursework, seminars, factual reports and assignments.Test-taking skills are also developed and practised.

These courses develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. They also develop study skills and grammar and pronunciation are integrated into the courses.Skills are developed through themes eg Health, Housing, Shopping etc to help new arrivals with settlement.

This is a course that enables students with overseas professional qualifications to improve their communication skills, orientation to the workplace and apply for further study

To develop language skills for employment and to assist learners to clarify work options in the current labour market context.

This is an ongoing series of casual classes for NESB students which focus on English conversation and pronunciation.

To provide opportunities for students to improve basic grammar structures and spelling for writing.

>Develops English language skills in a medical context. >Develops the skills and exam practice for students preparing to sit to for the Occupational English Test(OET) for overseas-trained health professionals.

To broaden the vocabulary and improve the confidence of people who speak fluent English. Classes offered at different levels: Lower Intermediate, Intermediate and Advanced.

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.

This course provides a broad academic language foundation and introduces students to a range of academic texts, building on the skills base of the Certificate III course.