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General English Program (Beginner to Advanced)

General English Program
General English Program (Beginner to Advanced)
Cricos Course Code : 092950C
Course Name : General English Program (Beginner to Advanced)
Location : Melbourne CBD Campus
Duration : 72 WEEKS

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The General English Program (Beginner to Advanced) has been designed for international students from non-English speaking backgrounds seeking to improve their general English language skills. The course focuses on developing students’ speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for personal, social, work and study needs.

Program duration and schedule

CRICOS Code 092950C
Location Melbourne CBD Campus
International program Yes
Schedule Intake Contact 03 9670 2985
FEE STRUCTURE Please contact us at +61 3 9670 2985
or email at to get
the latest information.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is continuous, focusing on all four English language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. Learners undertake progress tests on fortnightly basis including the Exit Tests for each level to determine their placement at their next level of proficiency.

Delivery mode and Methods

The mode of delivery is face to face (20 hours/week) on campus. A range of delivery methods are used including use of course textbooks, lectures, written activities, classroom discussions, role plays, pair and group work, research activities, reading and listening tasks, class excursions, use of, electronic resources such as Internet, videos etc. At Orange International College. There is no on-line component to the course.

Entry requirements

All language learners are enrolled according to the outcome of a placement test for the purpose of establishing the appropriate level of class for them to commence their study.

  • All students must be aged 18 years or above.
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy is applicable for this course. Please refer to the Policy for more details: BYOD Policy
  • There are no specific education requirements for this course
  • Learners will be placed in the program at an appropriate level, based on their English language proficiency level, as per their performance in the Placement Test, which they will undertake prior to their enrollment.

Learning Outcomes

This course aims to develop students’ general English language skills and confidence in using English within a broad range of contexts when living, studying or working in an English speaking environment.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Students undertaking the course may use the course to prepare themselves for further study in the Australian VET sector or higher education or to improve their English language skills for work /life in Australia or back in their home countries.

Additional Information

For further information, access the Student handbook or website and to enrol please go to and apply directly from the website. Alternatively, you may contact the college on +61 3 9670 2985.

Course fees

Please contact us at +61 3 9670 2985
or email at to get
the latest information.

Payment Plan

Customised payment plans are available

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