Improve your English in Melbourne
Learn General English in Melbourne and choose from three levels of intensity
Our General English courses offer three levels of intensity, to help you reach your goals at a pace that suits you.
We know that everyone's approach to learning is different, and over the years we've developed teaching modules tailored to suit your individual goals. We want you to reach your full potential by learning through doing, and immersing yourself in the most inspirational settings with like-minded people.
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The General English course is an ideal way to improve your ability to communicate effectively and have confidence in your use of English. Our dynamic approach to teaching grammar, pronunciation and conversation using interactive software, individual and group work makes learning engaging and fun while you develop your reading, writing and listening skills.Book Now
Includes 16 sixty-minute lessons per week in Australia. Suitable for study on a tourist or working holiday visa (student visa holders cannot take this option). Lessons focus on the key language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) to help you communicate more effectively.
Take 23 sixty-minute lessons per week in Australia. Improve quicker through extra Special Focus lessons each week. You choose which Special Focus classes you want to follow, allowing you to personalise your learning and focus on the skills you wish to build. You can change lessons regularly and build the programme you need according to your future goals.
Lessons per week:
16 (16 hours)
20 (20 hours)
23 (23 hours)
Start dates: every Monday
Class size: 15 average (18 maximum)
Course entry requirements: this course is designed for all levels
16+ tourist visa only (18+ for student visa holders). Students under 18 must book homestay half-board for the duration of their course, return airport transfers and require a parental/guardian consent form. We do not accept U18 year old students on student visas.
Assessment - you will receive:
– An entry test on arrival
– Continuous assessment via classwork and class assignments
– 5 weekly progress tests
– 5 weekly tutorials and progress reports
– Exit test
Mode of study: face-to-face delivery
Award: on completion, a Certificate of Achievement is issued
Minimum length: 1 week
Course Duration: 10 weeks
Holidays: most students study without a holiday break between levels. However, students may request a holiday break of one week between levels when submitting an application form for admission.
EC English Australia Pty Ltd, Trading as EC English, ABN: 33627691696, CRICOS Provider Code: 03812F
General English; CRICOS Course Code: 0101428
Choose 20 lessons per week or 23 lessons per week and further practice the following skills:
Speaking With Confidence
Develop confidence. Practice conversation. Increase fluency. Improve
your speaking, listening and pronunciation skills so you become more
confident interacting in real-life situations.
You will test and develop your ability to understand and respond
in English in real situations. Expand your vocabulary by listening to
conversations, music, videos and podcasts.
Expand Your Vocabulary
If you’re interested in widening your range of vocabulary, this is the course for you. In these lessons, you will focus on developing your vocabulary through topic based lessons.
Develop your critical thinking so you have a better understanding of what's happening in current events and world issues. Increase your awareness of different cultures and how communication varies