ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES/IELTS EXAM PREPARATION

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES/IELTS EXAM PREPARATION

ELICOS COURSES IN MELBOURNE AT UNIVERSAL ENGLISH

Universal English is proud to offer ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) at our centrally located campus in Melbourne. These courses are designed to help improve students’ written, aural and spoken English across a variety of different areas. Courses are available at different levels, including high school and academic (tertiary) to suit different starting levels; if you are unsure of your level, please contact us.

For more information on ELICOS in Melbourne at Universal English, please call us on +61 3 9600 0087 or send an email via our contact page and one of our student advisors will contact you as soon as possible.

English for Academic Purposes/IELTS Exam Preparation – CRICOS Code: 074230G (Intermediate to Advanced)

Levels Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Duration 5 – 36 weeks (Level completion 12 weeks)
Starting Dates Every Monday
Hours Per Week 20 hours per week + 5 Self-study lessons
Enrolment Fees AU $250 (non-refundable)
Material Fees AU $250 (maximum)
Tuition Fees AU $340 per week

*Please note that the RTO may change these fees at any time throughout the year.

Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone over 18 who is preparing to study for a degree, advanced diploma or diploma where the study is in English. As this course has an IELTS exam preparation component, it is suitable for those who need an IELTS test result to apply for their future course. Even if your English is already good enough for university, an EAP course can help you understand how to do assignments well – and thus make your university study easier. It may even help you get higher grades.

What will I learn during the course?
This course covers academic English: the English you will need for further study and/or for the IELTS exam (Academic Module). It focuses on speaking, listening, writing and reading, and includes listening to lectures, speaking in tutorials, giving presentations, reading academic texts, and writing essays and reports. To help you with these skills, there will also be plenty of vocabulary and grammar activities to help you succeed in your future course.

Mode of study and assessment
This course is delivered in a classroom environment with formative (weekly tests)  and summative(end of level) assessments

 

Sample Timetable- Subject to change

Times

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Lesson 1

8:30AM – 10:00AM
Or
1:15PM – 2:45PM

How to write convincing paragraphs. Master the top 10 IELTS
mistakes
Key task type discovery and practice. Invent and
describe a process.
Fact finding and interpretation activity.
20 Minute Break
Lesson 2

10:20AM – 11:35AM
Or
3:05PM – 4:20PM

Speaking part II: memories and expressions. Magazine
article reading and analysis. Plan and write
follow-up
article.
Real Cambridge IELTS exam
under exam
conditions.
Grammar: test structures. Presenting
solution to
problems: time
management in the IELTs test.
10 Minute Break
Lesson 3

11:45AM – 1:00PM
Or
4:30PM – 5:45PM

Authentic
English move clips and
analysis.
IELTS reading made easy through real life situations. Lecture: note-taking and interpretation about filming locations around the world. IELTS Speaking part III:
presentation group.
Changing roles: you as the
examiner.

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