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LEARN ENGLISH QUICKLY TO HELP YOU LIVE SUCCESSFULLY IN AUSTRALIA

Study General English to build core skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening so you can learn to communicate confidently in English, in everyday situations.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for beginner to upper-intermediate students. It offers a great foundation if you’re looking to progress to outcome-focused courses such as IELTS, Cambridge and Academic English.

Classes operate across 5 levels:

  • Beginner
  • Elementary
  • Pre-intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper-intermediate
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You will learn to

  • Build your vocabulary
  • Develop your grammar skills
  • Speak English with greater accuracy, fluency and confidence
  • Read and comprehend texts on familiar topics
  • Improve your writing skills
  • Understand formal and informal English.
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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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    Social Media

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    Discussion

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    Role Play

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    Field Trips

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    Online

Why Study General English at Greenwich College?

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English Quickly

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  • 9 hours of FREE optional classes each week including:
    - Conversation Club to help you speak English confidently
    - Pronunciation lessons to reduce accent and build confidence
    - Help Club to address problems you may have with grammar

  • Weekly progress testing and the opportunity to move up to the next level

  • Weekly one-on-one academic counselling for personalised feedback so you know where to focus your efforts.

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Flexible
Timetable Options

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  • Flexible timetable options so you can work and experience the best of Sydney or Melbourne while you study

  • Choose from daytime or evening classes

  • Study for just 1 week or up to 50 weeks

  • Start any Monday.

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Start with General English at Greenwich College to improve your English skills. I feel a lot more confident with my English as I learned basic grammar, writing and reading. 

Phoutsavanh Vongkhamaxao

Sample Timetable

  • Day
  • Night
    • Highlight:
    • None
    • Core Units
    • Optional Electives
    TIME MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
    09:00-10:20 Review of last week English Grammar
    How to use the new grammar structure
    English Grammar
    How to use the new grammar structure
    Weekly Revision  
    10:30-11:50 Vocabulary
    Vocab for the topic of the week
    English Grammar
    Using the new grammar structure in writing and speaking
    Sentence Structure
    Word order in a sentence
    Weekly Test
    (Grammar/Reading/ Writing/Speaking)

    Grammar and Conversion
    Pronunciation and Fluency
    Excursion
    Movie Club
    Job Club

    12:30-13:40 Listening and Reading Activities Real Life Grammar
    Using the new grammar in real life contexts
    Speaking Skills
    The importance of making mistakes
    Grammar and vocabulary consolidation  
    13:50-15:00 Using the new vocabulary in context/ real life Reading and Listening
    Practising new vocabulary and grammar
    Writing skills
    How to write a story/ letter/ email, etc.
    Learning from songs/movies/ online materials  
    15:00-16:00 Speaking Club Speaking Club Speaking Club H.E.L.P Club  
    • Highlight:
    • None
    • Core Units
    • Optional Electives
    TIME MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
    15:00-16:00 Speaking Club Speaking Club Speaking Club H.E.L.P Club  
    16:30-17:30 Review of last week English Grammar
    How to use the new grammar structure
    English Grammar
    How to use the new grammar structure
    Weekly Revision  
    17:30-18:30 Vocabulary
    Vocab for the topic of the week
    English Grammar
    Using the new grammar structure in writing and speaking
    Sentence Structure
    Word order in a sentence
    Weekly Test
    (Grammar/Reading/ Writing/Speaking)
    Grammar and Conversion
    Pronunciation and Fluency Excursion Movie Club Job Club
    19:00-20:00 Listening and Reading Activities Real Life Grammar
    Using the new grammar in real life contexts
    Speaking Skills
    The importance of making mistakes
    Grammar and vocabulary consolidation  
    20:00-21:00 Using the new vocabulary in context/ real life Reading and Listening
    Practising new vocabulary and grammar
    Writing skills
    How to write a story/ letter/ email, etc.
    Learning from songs/movies/ online materials  

Here's what you need to know

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Entry Requirements
A placement test on day one so we can find the right class for you.

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Course Commencement
Classes commence every Monday. 

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Course Duration
Attend for 1-50 weeks (day or evening).

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