Studying English in Australia is about much more than reciting words in a classroom. Teaching approach focuses on critical thinking, as well as group and project work – all drawn from real-life experiences, which means you will not only be learning the language, you will be learning how to use it in everyday life.
By studying English in Australia, you will gain a huge range of life skills you cannot get at home. Invaluable skills like problem-solving, leading diverse teams of people, and applying your English to real-world situations – abilities you will draw on for the rest of your life. With a multicultural mix of students in Australian educational facilities, you will learn the world’s language in a truly international environment.
Types of English Training
Australia offers a range of English courses to suit a range of study needs. There are a range of English language testing organizations whose results are recognized in Australia and around the world.
Your goal – To improve general proficiency to access higher level courses; to improve your English for everyday use; to improve your English for travel; to improve your English for work purposes or to do casual work in an English speaking country
Course description – Focusing on communication skills with emphasis on speaking and listening
English for Academic Purposes
Your goal – You want to study in an Australian school, vocational college or university
Course description – Preparing you for study at an English-speaking university, higher education or vocational institute
English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
Your goal – You want to learn the spoken and written English needed for a specific context and perhaps want to consider an internship
Course description – Focusing on practical English for specific course areas such as business, aviation or tourism
Your goal – You plan to take an exam such as IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, or the Cambridge First Certificate
Course description – Preparing you for English language proficiency examinations
English for Teaching
Your goal – You want to teach English in schools in your own country
Course description – These courses include TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, EfTC (English for Teaching Children.)
Your goal – You want to have a short holiday, study English and have fun or study English and undertake work related training
Course description – These courses are a combination of General English with sporting, social, tourist, cultural or professional training activities.a