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English

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. 

Who is this course for?

Greenwich College offers five levels of General English from Beginner to Upper Intermediate. General English will help you build a strong foundation and give you the language and skills you need to thrive in an English-speaking country. This course is also great if you’re looking to progress to outcome-focused courses such as IELTS, Cambridge, or 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

  • Audio

    Audio

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    Video

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    Discussions

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    Role Plays

  • Excursions

    Excursions

Why study General English at Greenwich College?

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Learn
English quickly

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9 hours of FREE optional classes each week, including Speaking Club & Professional Speaking Club to help you communicate confidently and Help Club to address any problems you may have with grammar. You also have weekly progress testing to keep you motivated and one-on-one sessions with your teacher so you know where to focus your efforts. 

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Flexible
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Flexible timetable options so you can work and experience the best of Australia 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

 

DAY
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
09:00-10:20
Review of last week
Grammar point 1
Grammar point 2
Weekly Revision
Friday
Electives
10:30-11:50
Vocabulary for the topic of
the week
Using the new grammar
structure in writing and
speaking
Using the new grammar
structure in writing and
speaking
Weekly test
(Grammar/Reading/
Writing/Speaking)
12:30-13:40
Reading and listening
Using the new grammar
in real-life contexts
Using the new grammar
in real-life contexts
Grammar and
vocabulary
consolidation
13:50-15:00
Using the new
vocabulary in context/
real life
Reading and listening
Writing skills
How to write a story/
letter/ email, etc.
Speaking skills -
The importance of
making mistakes
15:10 - 16:00
Speaking Club
Speaking Club
Speaking Club/
HELP Club
 
 

 

Here's what you need to know

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Entry Requirements
A placement test before you start 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
Study 1 to 52 weeks (day or evening).