General English – Beginners

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer based learning classes (2 hours) library access, excursions

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course students would have

  • Been able to make self understood in very short, simple utterances in highly familiar contexts
  • Been able to write short, legible sentences and/or complete basic forms on highly familiar topics (e.g. personal details, present events, likes and dislikes)
  • Been able to comprehend very short, simple texts on familiar topics involving high-frequency vocabulary (e.g. jobs).
  • Been able to comprehend basic instructions and questions in familiar context provided speech is very slow and clearly articulated and there is possibility of repetition.
  • Been able to use several simple structures (present simple of common verbs, pronouns) although basic systematic errors may persist
  • Been able to produce and recognise basic vocabulary required to conduct routine everyday transactions

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).

CRICOS code(s)VIC: 071156C, NSW: 070547G
Course categoryGeneral English
Hosted byLanguage Centre
Duration10 weeks
Semester intakesEvery week
AvailabilityInternational students: Melbourne campus, Sydney campus
AttendanceHours per week: 20.0
Class times Melbourne: 9.00 – 11.00 / 11.30 – 1.30 Class times Sydney: 9:00 - 10:45 / 11:00 - 12:30 /1:15 - 2:30
Course feesAUD$360.50 per week