English Language Course (Elicos) and Foundation
There are various levels of General English course and it ranges from beginners to advance level. The usual levels are ranks as Preliminary, Certificate 1 – 4 and Diploma level. Most English school will conduct an English level test to see what level you are at and then place you in the level which best suit you.
General English Course classes usually start on Monday.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) preparation course is a course that is usual to help prepare them for the IELTS test. And, The IELTS Exam is for people who need to show their English ability for Education or Migration. The IELTS exam is made up of 4 Section or Bands and it is composed of Reading, Writing Listening and Comprehension. There are two version of IELTS – Academic and General Training. Each have its use depending for what purpose it is for. And there is usually an IELTS class every Month depending on the institution.
- EAP (English for Academic Purposes)
EAP (English for Academic Purposes) – are for student who are interested in studying TAFE or Undergraduate or Post Graduate in Australian University. This is for Upper, Intermediate and Advanced English level and it is made up of 3 courses – EAP4, EAP5 and EAP6.
These programs (usually taken over one academic year) prepare international students for entry into Australian universities. Students undertake subjects directly related to their preferred university course, as well as English language training for academic purposes. Successful completion of a Foundation Studies program provides students with a guarantee of admission into specific degree courses within participating institutions. Many schools and vocational institutes, as well as universities, offer Foundation Studies programs.