General English

Every class at Queens College has a carefully planned and structured syllabus. This means that all classes focus on presentation and practice in all areas of macro skills development: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

CRICOS Course Code: 082023C

Course Aim: The General English course aims to improve overseas students’ general English level. Once the course has finished, students should be ready to enter the next class. The General English classes also form a basis for students to move on to more specialized areas such as IELTS Test Preparation.

Duration: 4 - 48 weeks, depending on the level.

Assessment: Students are assessed through regular testing, assignments and participation in class.

Teaching Methods: Face to face delivery. Students will develop their English language skills through a range of tasks designed to develop their skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening as well as improving their pronunciation and knowledge of grammar.

Levels: There are SIX different levels of English offered and it is common to combine a number of the levels to ensure efficient delivery of the program and improved learning environment for students:

  • Beginner English
  • Elementary English
  • Pre-Intermediate English
  • Intermediate English
  • Upper Intermediate English
  • Advanced English

Further study: Students who complete our General English course at an intermediate level will be able to undertake educational or vocational courses. Students wishing to take IELTS preparation will be required to complete the intermediate level course.