ELC Programs

The General English course focuses on improving your all-round English and in particular your communication skills. Our focus is on students interacting and communicating with each other and getting you to use the language you learn to make you more fluent and confident in English.

Why General English?

  • Learn to communicate effectively in English
  • Great nationality mix
  • Dynamic teachers
  • Fast progress
  • Wide variety of special interest classes

Levels Offered

  • Elementary - Advanced

Course Length

  • 2 - 52 weeks

Start Dates

  • Any Monday
  • Day and evening courses

Class Size

  • Maximum 15 (average 13)
  • (Premium course includes 1:1 lessons)

The Course

To help you interact and communicate, our teachers will give you the language you need as well as feedback to ensure all students will make fast progress. Our coursebooks and digital resources are based on the latest research into English as it is really used in everyday situations.

Course levels

  • Elementary
  • Pre-intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper Intermediate
  • Advanced

Course types

Intensive General English (day)

This is our popular full-time course. In addition to your main classes, you will have your choice of afternoon Special Focus Modules which will allow you to focus on areas of specific need as well as your choices from our range of English Extras classes.

15hrs

General English

5hrs

Special Focus Modules

5hrs

English Extras


Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
9.00-10.30am Weekly progress test Vocabulary & speaking Listening & speaking Vocabulary & speaking Listening & speaking
10.30-11.00am Break Break Break Break Break
11.00-12.30am Natural English & extended speaking Grammar Reading & vocabulary Writing skills Grammar
12.30-1.30pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1.30-2.30pm Special Focus Module Special Focus Module Special Focus Module Special Focus Module Special Focus Module
2.30-2.45pm Break Break Break Break Break
2.45-3.45pm English Extras Conversation English Extras Pronunciation English Extras Excursion English Extras Australian Studies English Extras English through video
Sample timetable only
Intensive General English (evening)

For our intensive evening course, in addition to your main classes, you will have your choice of Special Focus Modules which will allow you to focus on areas of specific need such as communication skills or English for work. (English Extras classes are not included in this course option.) This evening course is ideal for students who want to work during the day.

15hrs

General English

5hrs

Special Focus Modules


Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
2.45-3.45pm Free conversation class
5.00-7.00pm Weekly progress test Grammar Special Focus Module Writing skills Listening
7.00-7.15pm Break Break Break Break Break
7.15-8.15pm Natural English & extended speaking Listening & speaking Special Focus Module Vocabulary Grammar
8.15-9.15pm Vocabulary & speaking Reading Special Focus Module Speaking Speaking
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Semi Intensive General English (day)

This part-time course is ideal for students who want to combine study and sightseeing. Students take the major course (mornings) only. This is not available to student visa holders.

15hrs

General English


Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
9.00-10.30am Weekly progress test Vocabulary & speaking Listening & speaking Vocabulary & speaking Listening & speaking
10.30-11.00am Break Break Break Break Break
11.00-12.30am Natural English & extended speaking Grammar Reading & vocabulary Writing skills Grammar
Sample timetable only
Premium General English (day)

The Premium course combines group study with one-to-one lessons, which will allow you to focus on even more specific areas as well as make faster progress.

15hrs

General English

5hrs

One to One Lesson

5hrs

English Extras


Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
9.00-10.30am Weekly progress test Vocabulary & speaking Listening & speaking Vocabulary & speaking Listening & speaking
10.30-11.00am Break Break Break Break Break
11.00-12.30am Natural English & extended speaking Grammar Reading & vocabulary Writing skills Grammar
12.30-1.30pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1.30-2.30pm 1:1 lesson 1:1 lesson 1:1 lesson 1:1 lesson 1:1 lesson
2.30-2.45pm Break Break Break Break Break
2.45-3.45pm English Extras Conversation English Extras Working in English English Extras Independent study English Extras Global affairs English Extras Anecdote
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