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General English - Australian Institute of Entrepreneurship

General English

CRICOS Code: 097411A

Course Description

This course focuses on the development of English language skills, starting with the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills that are directly related to immediate personal and social needs. The course progresses to include a range of more complex communication skills and knowledge in English and consolidates with advanced English language speaking and listening, reading and writing skills. The purpose of this qualification is preparation for participation in further English language study or vocational training which may include English language support, or employment.

Purpose

The purpose of the course is to provide a General English course for students at the Beginners, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate levels. The course is designed to allow flexible entry and exit points in line with students’ English language proficiency levels.

How Will I Be Assessed?

You will receive on-going feedback on your progress through weekly assessments fro your class teachers. Progress tests are held every ten weeks throughout the course.

Course Aims

General English will help you develop and improve your English skills for everyday situations including:

  • general communication skills
  • confidence in listening, speaking, reading and writing English through tasks relevant to your interests
  • accuracy in speaking and writing through extending your knowledge of English grammar and pronunciation
  • an understanding of Australian society and culture through activities in the classroom and excursions to places of interest.

Target Group

The purpose of the course is to provide a General English course for students at the Beginners, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, and Upper-Intermediate levels. The course is designed to allow flexible entry and exit points in line with students’ English language proficiency levels.

Entry Requirements

Education level:

Nill

Age requirement:

Should be 18 years old at the time of course commencement

English language level:

Level
IELTS Score
Beginner0.0
ElementaryOverall band 2.0 with minimum individual band score of 1.5
Pre-IntermediateOverall band 3.5 with minimum individual band score of 3.0
IntermediateOverall band 4.5 with minimum individual band score of 4.0
Upper IntermediateOverall band 5.5 with minimum individual band score of 5.0

 

Entry and Exit Points

Level
Entry Point
Exit Point
Oxford Placement Test Score
IELTS Score
Oxford Placement Test Score
IELTS Score
Beginner
0
1.0
1
2.0
Elementary
1
2.0
20
3.0
Pre-Intermediate
20
3.0
40
4.5
Intermediate
40
4.5
60
5.5
Upper Intermediate
60
5.5
80
6.5

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