English

General English (Elementary to Advanced)

Cricos Code: 091561B, 098577D, 098578C

What is General English (Elementary to Advanced)?

Develop all-round English skills in a welcoming university environment. This course is designed to introduce you to everything that is required when learning a new language and the core skills to communicate confidently in English (reading, writing, speaking and listening).

Torrens University Language Centre courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Sydney, Melbourne

Start Dates

Next intake is on 16 Sep 19

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Workload

20 hours per week classroom study. ELICOS students must attend 80% or above of scheduled contact hours within the study period.

Course Duration

Full-time: 1 – 40 weeks

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

PERSONALISED APPROACH

Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.
FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

""My teachers always guided me in the right direction instead of giving me the answer directly, which was very different to what I had experienced in class before.”"

- Chiang Chien-Chang, Taiwan​, Graduate of
"My teachers always guided me in the right direction instead of giving me the answer directly, which was very different to what I had experienced in class before.”
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Course Overview

Topics covered for this course including but not limited to speaking, reading, writing and listening skills, grammar and pronunciation workshops as well as basic research and study skills. This course will offer pathways into the TULC EAP course. Who should choose this course:
  • Students who need further General English before undertaking academic studies in English
  • Students wishing to study English for travel or pleasure
  • Students wanting to improve their English skills whilst living or holidaying in Australia
  • Students who enjoy the communicative approach and task based learning in the classroom. Learn to speak English by practising your speaking.
Students can also progress into our Direct Entry Programs (DEP) or English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses to then succeed in the vocational or higher education course of their choice at Torrens University Australia.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Confidence in communicating in English
  • Improve reading, writing, speaking and listening ability
  • Improve your employment opportunities both in Australia and globally

How you'll study

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

Minimum entry with equivalent IELTS Academic 2.5 and above is required.
Minimum entry with equivalent IELTS Academic 2.5 and above is required.

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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