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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.

General English – CRICOS Code: 074231F

Levels Elementary to Advanced
Duration 5 – 60 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 320 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 would like to improve their English. It will help your English in a general way. It covers the areas of English that are useful in everyday life.
What will I learn during the course?
The course covers all areas of English: speaking, listening, writing and reading. To help you with these skills, there will also be plenty of vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar. We focus on the English that is most important to most people ? that is, real life English.
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

Weekend Topic review. Social English in the city:
Pronunciation
Review and feedback.
Documentary: watch and
debate
Voluntary:
ambitions and goals
Review Topic
activities
20 Minute Break
Lesson 2

10:20AM – 11:35AM
Or
3:05PM – 4:20PM

Vocab:
Common
Idioms through
personal
experience
Reading sub-skills:
scanning for main idea and
reading for
details.
Listening skills test: on the telephone. Common
grammar
mistakes.
Grammar:
future plans for an event.
Grammar and vocab progress test.
10 Minute Break
Lesson 3

11:45AM – 1:00PM
Or
4:30PM – 5:45PM

Let’s speak: Problem in a restaurant Listening and speaking youth culture in
Australia
Pair work:
storytelling about favourite
holiday.
Presentation group work. Survival English: How do I react in real – life
situations.

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