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MASTER THE ENGLISH SKILLS NEEDED FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Nervous about the challenges associated with tertiary study in an English-speaking country? English for Academic Purposes (EAP) focuses on the presentation, essay writing and referencing skills you will need to survive and excel at university or college.

Who is this course for?

EAP is designed for upper intermediate-level English students who want to improve their academic English skills in preparation for further study at University or College in an English-speaking country. 

EAP provides a pathway to many Colleges and Universities in Australia

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You will learn to

  • Effectively participate in a university or college course
  • Express facts, ideas and opinions in writing, using correct and appropriate vocabulary, grammatical structures for academic purposes
  • Understand spoken English in conversations, discussions and lectures and take notes
  • Speak clearly and confidently in English
  • Write well-structured and formatted texts of various types - such as essays - and understand academic texts
  • Understand and deliver seminar presentations in English in front of a group
  • Apply the skills and language studied to the IELTS examination.
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You will learn this through

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    Audio

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    DVD

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    Writing

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    Presentations

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    Lectures

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    Discussion

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    Library Research

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    Field Trips

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    Case Studies

Why Study Academic English Preparation at
Greenwich College?

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More Options for Further Study

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  • This course offers a pathway to a range of Diploma programs offered at over 30 leading Australian universities and colleges – no need to complete IELTS.

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Free Test Practice & Academic Support

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  • Achieve greater success with FREE test practice and personalised support including:
    - 5 extra hours of FREE test practice, presentations and tutorials to reinforce learning and monitor progress
    - Fortnightly one-on-one academic counselling, so you know where to focus your efforts.

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Flexible Timetable Options

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  • Choose from morning or evening classes - so you can work and experience the best of Sydney and Melbourne while you study.

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The teachers at this school are very high quality. They also have a diverse range of nationalities among the students so you can mix and speak with people using more than your own language. 

Gloria Ximena

Sample Timetable

  • Day
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    • Core Units
    • Optional Electives
    TIMEMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
    09:00-10:30 Last Week Review Grammar for
    Academic Purposes

    Describing graphs
    and charts
    Academic Reading Skills
    How can grammar help your reading?
    Grammar for
    Academic Purposes

    Using complex grammar structures in your writing

    Practice Test
    Writing and Reading

     

    10:40-12:30 Academic 
    Vocabulary

    Learning academic vocabulary related to the topic of the week
    Listening to
    University Lectures
    Listening for important points and information
    Vocabulary Builder
    Phrases and expressions connected to the
    topic of the week
    Academic 
    Vocabulary Revision

    Reinforcing new vocabulary 

    Practice Test
    Listening and Speaking

    13:15-13:55 Writing Skills
    The difference between formal and informal writing
    Writing Skills
    How to write an essay
    Writing Skills
    In class practice
    Writing Skills
    Talking about
    complicated ideas
     Individual Presentations
    14:05-15:00 Academic Reading Techniques
    Using special reading techniques to quickly find answers
    Speaking
    Debating techniques
    and practice
    Academic Writing
    How to do an academic presentation
    Academic Writing Skills 
    Different types of
    essays
    Feedback on Presentations

Here's what you need to know

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Entry Requirements
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; or
Greenwich English College Entry Test; or
Offshore Entry Test available through a registered representatives.

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Course Commencement
Classes commence every 12 weeks.

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Course Duration
Classes are 12 weeks.

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