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ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students)
These Intensive English courses require 25 hours of classes per week, divided into 20 hours in the classroom and 5 hours of individual studies for homework or workshops. There is the possibility to choose between different types of courses:
One of the most demanded courses is the General English program that includes speaking, written comprehension, reading and grammar rules. It is recommended for those who already have a basic level of English and that want to progress to intermediate or advanced levels.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Assesses the level of English proficiency of non-native speakers in English-speaking countries. It is useful for people who seek to enrol in college, university or VET and TAFE courses where a specific level of English is required to get accepted into the program of interest. It consists of different modules of study: speaking and written expression and comprehension and conducting simulation tests.
ACADEMIC ENGLISH COURSES
Different intensive courses in which an examination is required for admission. These programs prepare students to go to universities and focus on specific areas such as academic writing reports, oral presentations and critical analysis of university textbooks.
Preliminary English Test (PET): Intermediate
First Certificate in English (FCE): Upper-Intermediate level
Certificate in Advance English (CAE): advanced level
Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): post-advanced level
ENGLISH COURSES FOR BUSINESS
These courses are specialized in enhancing communication skills needed within a business environment and working conditions, such as meetings, negotiations and formal presentations.