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English for General Purposes

ENGLISH FOR GENERAL PURPOSES

English for General Purposes program at Bridge Business College helps students develop their essential English language skills and proceed to more specialised English language courses. The course focuses on the daily use of the language for life and work needs as well as common expressions useful to adapt to new environments and facilitate cultural exchange.

This is a great starting point for everyone who wants to improve their English language skills. You will be assigned after an entry language test to the appropriate level course. You will learn with experienced trainers and in small groups. Intake dates are every Monday.

For those new to English study, our elementary English program will ensure that you achieve all of the basic skills in English including how to speak confidently and understand spoken and written English.

Program description

CRICOS Course Code: 018467F

Elementary to Upper Intermediate level

The General English program at Bridge Business College helps students develop their essential English language skills to assist with everyday life in Australia and proceed to more specialised English language courses. For those new to English study, our elementary English program will ensure that you achieve all of the basic skills in English including how to speak confidently and understand spoken and written English.

Course Length:  4 – 48 weeks

Entry Requirements:  Elementary or higher. Students must be able to read, write and have a basic conversation.

Course includes:

  • Course materials
  • Access to Bridge Business College’s events, workshops and a wide range of resources
  • Free WiFi, Scanning, Printing and Photocopying
  • A weekly programme of workshops, social activities and trips
  • Free IELTS and Cambridge classes on Fridays
  • Free placement testing and proficiency assessments

SAMPLE TIMETABLE

Class Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
8:30 – 10:00

Language  [focus on form]

Language / grammar / vocabulary / input

 10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 12:00

Usage [focus on meaning]

Usage / application / form / pronunciation / language evaluation / intensive reading / intensive listening / language games / puzzles / songs

 12:00 – 12:30 Break
12:30 -14:15

Context and communication [focus on communication]

Speaking and discussion / text creation / debate / public speaking / peer communication / role play / journal / e-learning activities / extended reading and writing / presentations

INTAKE DATES

Students may commence every Monday.

Recommended 2018 start dates:

January February March April May June July August September October November December
2018 / / / / / / /     20/08/2018   17/09/2018   15/10/2018   12/1/2018     /

 

January February March April May June July July August September October November December
2019 14/01/19 11/02/19 11/03/19 08/04/19 06/05/19 43619 01/07/19 29/07/19 26/08/19 23/09/19 21/10/19 18/11/2019 13/12/19

ORIENTATION GUIDE

Download Orientation guide here: BBC ELICOS Orientation Guide 180629

English Plus Business Package Courses are available

General English also provides the language skills required to prepare you for successful entry into BBC’s Vocational Programs.

Obtain both English and Business skills for your future!

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