Improve your English in Sydney
Learn General English in Sydney 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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Australia & New Zealand options
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
Standard (20 Lessons)
The Standard Programme includes 20 fifty-minute lessons per week in Australia is suitable for study on a tourist or working holiday visa. Lessons focus on the key language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) to help you communicate more effectively.
Standard Plus (24 Lessons)
The Standard Plus Programme includes 24 fifty-minute lessons per week in Australia, comprised of 20 lessons from the Standard Programme plus four skills development lessons of your choice, giving you extra time in the classroom to focus on areas you want to further develop. Lessons vary by schools but may include Pronunciation, Grammar, Vocabulary, Communication Skills, and much more! The programme is eligible for study on a student or tourist visa in Australia.
Intensive (28 Lessons)
The Intensive 28 Programme includes 28 fifty-minute lessons per week in Australia, comprised of 20 lessons from the Standard Programme plus eight skills development lessons. Choose from a wide range of electives to help improve your career opportunities or exam techniques, or simply enhance your experience. The fulltime programme is eligible for study on a student or tourist visa in Australia.
Lesson length: 50 minutes
Lessons per week:
20 (16.6 hours)
24 (20 hours)
28 (23.3 hours)
Start dates: weekly
Class size: 15 average (18 maximum)
Course entry requirements: this course is designed for all levels (Elementary: Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Auckland)
Minimum age: 18
Assessment - you will receive:
An entry test on arrival
Continuous assessment via classwork and course assignments
5 weekly progress tests
5 weekly tutorials and progress reports
Mode of study: face-to-face delivery
Award: on completion, a Certificate of Achievement is issued
Course Duration: 12 weeks per level (four levels in total)
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 Limited delivers English language courses on behalf of Study Group Australia Pty Limited trading as Embassy English, CRICOS Provider Code: 01682E, ABN: 88 070 919 327.
Course in Australia
Course Name: General English (Beginner to Advanced) (1 to 52 weeks).
CRICOS Course Code: 072051D.
Choose Standard Plus or Intensive 28 and further practice the following skills:
Communication Skills: Build your confidence in everyday English as well as in public speaking and presenting.
Perfect your Pronunciation: Make your English sound more natural and easier to understand with speaking and listening activities.
Vocabulary: Increase and improve your vocabulary to give you better fluency and more confidence.
Grammar Practice: Improve your understanding of English grammar and learn to speak and write more accurately.