Our English for Academic Purposes course is for students from Intermediate to Advanced levels. The course focuses on a range of academic skills, with the goal of preparing students to successfully perform in a number of academic and professional contexts. During the course, you will be engaged in a variety of topics crucial to academia in English. You will practise speaking and giving presentations, listening and following lectures, reading academic and formal texts, writing essays and research reports, grammar and being supplied with a variety of commonly used and relevant vocabulary.
City Language Centre provides a wide range of practical English language courses, delivered by our fully qualified and professional teachers. We can help you achieve your English language learning goals, It might be for the job you currently have or would like to have, or it might be for just getting around this wonderful city, meeting new friends and having a lot of fun!
Intermediate level of English or IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.
Classes start every Monday (Morning, Afternoon or Evening).
Attend for 4-36 weeks (30 weeks study + 6 weeks holidays).
20 hours per week / face-to-face
Our EAP program focuses on helping students to develop the necessary skills for academic study in mainstream courses at colleges and universities in Australia.
Students studying this course can expect to be better equipped to succeed in challenging academic situations with confidence.
This course is focused on the academically crucial English skills
in speaking, reading, writing and listening. You will undertake a
wide variety of tasks related to these skills and their use in
Upon completion of their level, students will have acquired the
following skills and competencies.
Upon completion of their level, students will have acquired the following skills and competencies.
At this level, the learner holds a good understanding of key and general academic conventions with basic strategies in place with academic contexts. They can put together and present short presentations. The learner is able to handle unpredictable, irregular situations at a basic level and generally understand the main points in most lectures and presentations. Although still developing, pronunciation is usually clearly intelligible for most learners. They can show good skimming and scanning skills and usually interpret the main points in academic as well as formal mainstream texts, such as forms and contracts. The learner is able to produce simple essays and research reports.
Please familiarise yourself with the following important information:
Assessment will vary every week and may include reading or writing or listening or speaking tests, oral presentations, role plays, writing summaries, writing dialogues etc.
A minimum of 80% attendance is required (for student visa holders).
All students will receive a certificate upon successful completion of their course.
Course timetables can vary from morning, afternoon or evening. Contact us to find out the current timetable for each course.
** all courses and levels may not be available for morning, afternoon and evening sessions