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Intensive General English (IGE)

Adelaide, SA

Subject: English

Intensive General English (IGE) courses are a great way to learn English and learn about and enjoy Australian culture. There are seven language proficiency levels. At each level the four skills (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening) are developed.

Entry Requirements:

Students must have a valid Visa to study in Australia. The starting course level will be determined by the band score achieved in the placement test (below). The band scores shown in bold font indicate the graduating score for each course level.

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Intensive General English (IGE) courses are a great way to learn English and learn about and enjoy Australian culture. There are seven language proficiency levels. At each level the four skills (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening) are developed.

Entry Requirements:

Students must have a valid Visa to study in Australia. The starting course level will be determined by the band score achieved in the placement test (below). The band scores shown in bold font indicate the graduating score for each course level.

Course Band score; Description
Beginner- between 0 and 1.5;Confidence in communicating and building basic skills

High Beginner- between 1.5 and 2.5; Confidence in communicating and building basic skills

Elementary- between 2.5 and 3.5; Increased confidence in communicating and building basic skills

Lower Intermediate- between 3.5 and 4.5; Extend knowledge of language structures as well as vocabulary, listening and speaking

Intermediate- between 4.5 and 5;Extend knowledge of language structures as well as vocabulary, listening and speaking

Upper Intermediate- between 5 and 5.5; Further extend knowledge of language structures as well as vocabulary, listening and speaking

Advanced- between 5.5 and 6.5;Consolidate language structures, extend knowledge of research skills and oral presentation

COURSE CONTENT
The IGE Courses at each level develop language skills (Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening) structure and function suitable for each level.

Writing
* Construct written texts, letters, essays and reports

Reading
* Read a variety of texts (books, articles, magazines and newspapers)

Listening
* Listening for general or specific meaning
* Understanding Australian speakers

Speaking
* Pronunciation practice
* Expressing ideas and opinions
* Contributing in discussions
* Communicating confidently with English language speakers

Grammar
* Develop understanding of English grammar
* Develop accuracy in spoken and written grammar

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS
In the afternoon classes students can choose from a range of elective subjects that suit their interests and individual skill requirements. Current electives include:
* IELTS Preparation - Listening and Speaking
* IELTS Preparation - Reading and Writing
* Writing Mechanics
* Remedial Spelling
* Oral Skills
* Film Studies
* Hospitality
* Australian Studies
* English through Art
* English through Sport
* English through Music

MODE OF STUDY
* Full time, 5 hour per day course for student Visa holders
* Students on other Visas can select morning, classes or full day course.

DURATION OF COURSE
Students may complete between 5 and 30 weeks depending on their individual needs and level of English.

ASSESSMENT METHODS
There are two types of assessment:

* Proficiency examinations every 5 weeks to determine students overall proficiency in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking (50% of the mark)
* Ongoing assessment including class work, class tests, assignments and oral presentations (50% of the mark)

Students are given a band score for each of these components and placed in classes according to the band scores achieved. Teachers supply students with an expectations summary at the beginning of each 10 week course outlining the assessment tasks and requirements for the course.

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When

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Where

16/20 Coglin St
Adelaide, SA 5000
 

The teachers

Eynesbury College Academy of English (ECAE) is a modern and dynamic educational institution providing high quality programs...

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Eynesbury College Academy of English (ECAE) is a modern and dynamic educational institution providing high quality programs in an environment that encourages students to achieve excellence in their studies. Quality teaching, outstanding facilities and academic and welfare support services are central to ECAE's educational philosophy. All programs are taught by highly qualified TESOL professionals. All are committed to helping ECAE students achieve academic success.

ECAE is a member of English Australia and is an accredited member of NEAS Australia.

Programs include Academic English, Intensive General English, English for Academic Purposes, English for Business and Management, English for Hospitality and Tourism and English for Vocational Studies.

ECAE is located in the heart of Adelaide, in the center of Adelaide's central business district and directly opposite the popular Central Market and Chinatown restaurant and shopping precinct.

Students have full access to modern, well-equipped teaching and self access, facilities which include:

* Fully equipped library including books, magazines, web resources and ELT self access materials
* Computer laboratories
* Audio/Visual equipment
* Kitchen facilities

Eynesbury International provides a Mandarin speaking student adviser and a full time student counselor.

ECAE provides a pathway to all of Eynesbury International's academic programs which in turn provide pathways to the three South Australian universities. These programs include:

* International Senior Secondary School
* Foundation Studies Program
* Degree Transfer Program
* Eynesbury Institute of Business and Technology

ECAE recommendations of students' English proficiency are also accepted by International College of Hotel Management (ICHM), the Kranz International College, Diploma of Nursing and certain TAFE and Flinders University courses.

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Eynesbury College Academy Of English