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English Language Courses


 English for General purposes                                          .

Elementary or higher

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.

English for Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)

Upper Intermediate (IELTS 5.5 equivalent)

The First Certificate in English (FCE) is a must for students with an upper intermediate level of English who want an internationally recognised language certification.

The course strongly improves their practical language skills for both the work place and an academic environment.





 English for Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

Advanced (IELTS 6.0 equivalent)

For students with an advanced level of English who are looking for a well-structured course, the Certificate in Advanced English is ideal.

Through this intensive course, students can polish and further improve their language skills as well as attaining an International Cambridge Certificate stating their high level of English.


 English for IELTS preparation 

Intermediate+ (IELTS 5.0+)

For Australian and international students wishing to maximise their performance in the IELTS exam. This course will operate two evenings per week. In addition to four (4) hours of class time there will be up to an additional twelve (12) hours per week of written homework and class preparation. This course is not eligible for student visas and will demand a high level of commitment from class participants.



At the Elementary level you will learn the basics of grammar such as adjectives, verbs and prepositions and the simple tenses. You will learn the vocabulary needed to have a conversation in common everyday situations such as shopping, mealtimes, catching public transport and using polite requests. Introducing and talking about yourself as well as being able to ask someone simple questions is what you will be able to do confidently when you complete this level.


At the Pre-Intermediate level you will continue to learn the basics of grammar such as adverbs and phrasal verbs and more tenses. You will learn the vocabulary needed to have a conversation in situations such as talking about interests, daily routines and types of jobs. You will be able to talk about events in the past and the future with more confidence.


At the Intermediate level you will learn advanced grammatical structures such as compound nouns, idioms and the perfect tenses. You will learn vocabulary for job seeking, giving an opinion about different topics and be more confident to hold a conversation with native speakers. You will also learn to give more detailed descriptions and recounts of a story.


At the Upper Intermediate level you will learn the very advanced grammatical structures to write a formal job application, a letter of complaint or a newspaper article. You will also be able to express your ideas in a variety of situations and on a wide range of topics. Reading and writing different text types are developed at this level.


At the advanced level you will further improve your language skills whilst obtaining an International Cambridge Certificate. You will learn to deal confidently with different types of text, such as fiction, newspapers and magazines. The course will test your use of English with different types of exercises that show how well you can control your grammar and vocabulary within reading, writing, listening and speaking.

A wide range of student activities

  • BBC Walkabout English – discover Sydney and learn as you go
  • Monthly excursion  – see Sydney’s tourist attractions
  • Sports and outdoor activities – get fit, stay healthy
  • Free access to Taronga Zoo pass – Sydney’s world famous zoological park
  • Afternoon English language activities
  • Assisted online learning
  • Thursday happy hour –  learning in the pub and making friends for life

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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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