Essential English provides the fundamental English skills you need for all social, academic and work situations.
The classes and self-access online learning resources will help you to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing and develop your fluency and confidence in using English.
|CRICOS Code||Type||Duration||Maximum Class Size||Levels||Fees|
|090804G||Full-time||5 - 30 weeks||18 Students||3 Levels||AUD $445 per week (2017)|
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Essential English is for students with a level equivalent to IELTS 4.5 or under. You will be interviewed and tested on arrival for placement in levels:
|Essential English 1||A1||Elementary|
|Essential English 2||A2||Pre-Intermediate|
|Essential English 3||B1||Intermediate|
Course content at each level is based on progressively developing language skills using topics of interest to you. Classes maximise student interaction and practice, using pair and group work as well as individual study.
Please read more information about non tuition fees.
2017 Fees per term AUD $2,225
|Term 1||3 Jan - 3 Feb|
|Term 2||6 Feb - 10 Mar|
|Term 3||13 Mar - 13 Apr|
|Term 4||18 Apr - 19 May|
|Term 5||22 May - 23 June|
|Term 6||26 Jun - 28 July|
|Term 7||31 July - 1 Sept|
|Term 8||4 Sept - 6 Oct|
|Term 9||9 Oct - 10 Nov|
|Term 10||13 Nov - 15 Dec|
2018 Fees per term AUD $2,250
|Term 1||2 Jan - 2 Feb|
|Term 2||5 Feb - 9 Mar|
|Term 3||12 Mar - 13 Apr|
|Term 4||16 Apr - 18 May|
|Term 5||21 May - 22 June|
|Term 6||25 Jun - 27 July|
|Term 7||30 July - 31 Aug|
|Term 8||3 Sep - 5 Oct|
|Term 9||8 Oct - 9 Nov|
|Term 10||12 Nov - 14 Dec|
Classes may be scheduled in the morning or the afternoon at our Kensington or Randwick Campus
Morning class times: 9.00 - 11.00am and 11.30am - 1.30pm
Afternoon class times: 1.30 - 3.30pm and 4.00 - 6.00pm
Sample timetable for an Essential English 3 class
|9.00 - 11.00am||Unit Test:
|11.30 - 1.30pm||Grammar:
Final course marks are based on:
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