General English

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. Our classes enable you to use English in a variety of ‘real life’ situations providing a wide range of functional English instruction. The curriculum aims at developing the four core skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) that gives you the tools to graduate with confidence.

General English in a Nutshell

  • Choose how many lessons you would like to study per week
    • Basic 20
    • Intensive 25
    • Super Intensive 30
  • Small classes averaging 10 to 14 students
  • Weekly assessments
  • Bi-weekly student-teacher interviews
  • Graduate with globally recognized certificates
  • WiFi and computer access for students
  • Weekly social activities with students and teachers
  • Choose optional electives such as Cambridge Exam or IELTS Preparation


General and Specialised English Course Details
Duration Basic: 1-12 weeks for students on Visitor’s Visa or 1-17 weeks for Working Holiday makers.
Intensive ® and Super Intensive ®: 2 – 52 weeks.
Registered Courses ® of more than 12 weeks usually require a student visa.
Hours Basic: 16 hours (20 lessons) per week
Intensive ®: 20 hours (25 lessons) per week
Super Intensive ®: 25 hours (30 lessons) a week
Levels 10 levels under the Common European Framework of Reference (A1-C2) or 6 levels (Beginners to Proficiency)
Entry Requirements None
Start any Monday (except public holidays) Super Intensive – Specialised Super Intensive ® Intensive – Specialised Intensive ® Basic
CRICOS Code 005690F, 065515B 061167E, 065516A
Enrolment Fee AU$200
Material Fee AU$50
Course Fees 25 hours per week 20 hours per week 16 hours per week
1 – 3 weeks AU$385 per week AU$350 per week AU$310 per week
4 – 7 weeks AU$380 per week AU$345 per week AU$305 per week
8 – 11 weeks AU$375 per week AU$340 per week AU$300 per week
12 – 18 weeks AU$370 per week AU$335 per week AU$290 per week
19 – 23 weeks AU$360 per week AU$335 per week
24 + weeks AU$350 per week AU$335 per week
Additional Weeks AU$350 per week AU$335 per week
Optional: Text Book Security Deposit: AU$60 (refund to student when text book is returned in good condition) plus Text Book Hire: AU$10.
Business English · IELTS Preparation · English for Hospitality · CAE, FCE Preparation
Registered Courses ® of more than 12 weeks usually require a student visa. Please note that there is a minimum of 5 weeks for Student Visas (GEI) for the Specialized Intensive Course. Course applicants should be able to produce evidence of sufficient education to cope with a course in English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL). This should be a minimum of 9 years’ schooling or equivalent, which is accepted as evidence of literacy in the mother tongue.

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