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English forVocational Studies


English for Vocational Studies (EVS) course offers you intensive English preparation for your future Vocational Studies.

EVS focuses on improving your critical thinking skills and developing control of the English language so that you can use your skills in a vocational education environment.

Who is this course for?

English for Vocational Studies (EVS) is designed for intermediate-level English students who are looking for an intensive academic English program to prepare for success in vocational study.

Completing this course will provide a pathway to a diploma program at some of Australia’s best colleges. It also allows you to continue to our English for Academic Purposes course - which will prepare you for further study at University.

EVS is the perfect course to prepare you for your future vocational studies. EVS offers a direct pathway to Greenwich Management College and other Australian vocational colleges


You will learn to

  • Understand a variety of texts, including; textbooks and articles
  • Understand spoken English in conversations, discussions and lectures 
  • Express facts, ideas and opinions in academic writing 
  • Speak clearly and cohesively to an audience 
  • Use vocabulary related to a range of vocational fields
  • Develop analytical and critical thinking skills

You will learn this through

  • Audio


  • dvd


  • writing


  • presentation-01


  • choral


  • Discussion


  • libraryresearch

    Library Research

  • fieldtrip

    Field Trips

  • casestudies

    Case Studies

Why Study English for Vocational Studies at Greenwich College?


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 Colleges – no need to complete IELTS.


Free test practice

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  • Achieve greater success with 5 extra hours of FREE test practice, presentations and tutorials to reinforce learning and monitor progress


Ongoing academic support

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  • Receive fortnightly one-on-one academic counselling so you know where to focus your efforts and can achieve greater success, faster.

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The course improved my technical language and developed my speaking skills. I learnt how to take notes and give presentations to prepare myself for study at university.

Lidia Anna Nieweglowska

Sample Timetable

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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

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
Role Play 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 / Group Presentations
14:05-15:00 Academic Reading

Using special reading
techniques to quickly find answers
Debating techniques
and practice
Academic Writing
How to do an academic
Academic Writing Skills
Different types of
Feedback on Presentations

Here's what you need to know


Entry Requirements
IELTS 5.0 or equivalent; or
Greenwich English College Entry Test; or
Offshore Entry Test available through a registered representatives.


Course Commencement
Classes commence every 5 weeks.


Course Duration
Courses are 10 weeks.

Your success starts at Greenwich.

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Sydney Pitt St. Campus
Level 2, 396 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000 
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Melbourne VIC 3000
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Brisbane QLD 4000
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