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Academic English Program (AEP) – University Preparation

CRICOS Code: 097600G
Commencement dates: Every Monday
Hours per week: 23 hrs/wk
Course Length: 6 week modules/6 to 36 weeks
Class Size: Average 14
Requirements: CEFR B1+ (IELTS 5.0 or equivalent)

Designed to ensure you succeed in a tertiary study environment, our Academic English Program (AEP) course will develop your confidence & competence in key study skills in an academic context.

On completion of all AEP course requirements you are eligible for direct entry at either an undergraduate or post graduate level with no IELTS required at any of our University partners.

This course is designed for students who:

  • would like to study at either an undergraduate or postgraduate level in a Western Australia university
  • would like a flexible entry Academic English Program
  • have not met university English language entry conditions
  • do not want to sit an IELTS exam

Course components include:

  • Academic skills (Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing)
  • Using technology to communicate in an academic context
  • Participation in tutorial discussions to develop collaborative learning skills
  • Conducting research for academic purposes using libraries and the internet
  • Oral presentation skills in an academic context.

Successful completion of the English for Academic Purposes course meets English Language requirements in order for Australian universities to consider the student for placement in their undergraduate or postgraduate courses

Sample Timetable

Academic English Program
8:45 am - 10:15 amPyramid discussion
- Expressing opinions, argument and persuasion
Pyramid discussion
- Expressing opinions, argument and persuasion
Reading skills
- Improving reading speed
Writing skills
- The paragraph
Tutorial discussion
- Chapters 2-3 Academic culture
10:15 am15 minute break
10:30 am - 12:00 pmUsing reported speech and paraphrasingSummary writing skillsComputer lab
- an online tutorial evaluating web sites
Listening skills
- Understanding university lectures
Speed dating
- Finding the ideal study partner
12:00 pm45 minute break
12:45 pm - 1:45 pmGroup discussion on the impact of tourism on the environmentClass survey
What makes a good holiday?
Strong and weak forms
Pair work
Unusual travel experiences
A disappearing world & class discussion and role play
1:45 pm15 minute break
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmSelf studySpecial Focus StudiesSelf studySpecial Focus StudiesFree time

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