ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

ELICOS - 089714G General English

Open up a world of possibilities and learn how to communicate effectively in the English speaking world.

The ELICOS – 089714G General English course is designed to provide skills and knowledge in the use of the English language for general purposes. The course also includes academic elements, however its focus is becoming effective communicators in English. The Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced modules provide students the opportunity to focus on particular areas of English relevant to the student’s interest.

Study ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) in Canberra with supportive, practical, face to face classes. You will have the opportunity to study with others from across the globe in a multicultural environment.

What Will You Learn?

Listening

Develop listening skills through conversations, listening tests, music and media.

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Writing

Develop writing skills through writing sentences, paragraphs, summaries, articles, letter, reports and essays.

Vocabulary

Develop your vocabulary skills through studying a variety of topics and themes each day. Through reading and listening, you will also learn lots of new and helpful words.

Reading

Develop reading skills through news articles, textbooks, reading tests, stories and personal reading programs

Grammar

Develop grammar skills each day through our fantastic course textbook. Teachers will also help explain rules and give you lots of practice.

Speaking

Develop speaking skills through conversations, discussions, presentations, debates and roleplays.

Pronunciation

Develop your pronunciation skills through practicing and learning international phonetics and spelling. Obviously you will also practice your pronunciation with lots of speaking!

How Will You Learn?

Projects

Complete individual projects and assignments.

Research

Research a range of literature, words and topics.

Audio/Visual

Watch and listen to a variety of resources, including CDs, YouTube and movies.

Activities

Increase skill level through practical skill activities.

Presentations

Watch and present a variety of presentations.

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Discussions

Participate in interactive group discussions.

Participation

Active participation in small classes.

Course Fees

Elementary

One Module

10 Week Course

$3,000

+ plus application fee

Plus $100 resources fee per module

Payment plans unavailable

Pricing for International Students

Pre-Intermediate

Two Modules

2 x 10 Week Course

$6,000

+ plus application fee

Plus $100 resources fee per module

Payment plans unavailable

Pricing for International Students

Intermediate

Three Modules

3 x 10 Week Course

$9,000

+ plus application fee

Plus $100 resources fee per module

Payment plans unavailable

Pricing for International Students

Upper-Intermediate

Four Modules

4 x 10 Week Course

$11,400

+ plus application fee

Plus $100 resources fee per module

Payment plans unavailable

Pricing for International Students

Advanced

Five Modules

5 x 10 Week Course

$14,100

+ plus application fee

Plus $100 resources fee per module

Payment plans unavailable

Pricing for International Students

Course Information

Semester Dates

2023 Semester 2

Term 3: Monday 17 July – Friday 22 September
Term 4: Tuesday 3 October – Friday 8 December

2024 Semester 1

Term 1: Monday 5 February – Friday 12 April
Term 2: Monday 29 April – Friday 5 July

2024 Semester 2

Term 3: Monday 22 July – Friday 27 September
Term 4: Tuesday 8 October – Friday 13 December

Current Timetable

Please contact the college for the current timetable.

*Timetable will be subject to change each term/semester

How to Pay

  1. PaytoStudy – International payments only
  2. Bank transfer or deposit – Domestic payments only
  3. Over the Phone – Mastercard/Visa 
  4. In Person – Cash or Mastercard/Visa/EFTPOS 

*All fees are in Australian dollars

Bank Transfer Details  (Domestic payments only)

Bank Name: St George Bank Limited
Account Name: Unity College Australia Incorporated
Account Number: 001584968
Branch Number: 112908
Branch Address: 60 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra City, ACT, Australia

*Identify student details in transaction description: Student ID (if available) + Surname + Given Names

ELICOS Brochure

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