Certificate in English - Elementary & Pre-Intermediate

Introduction

OVERVIEW

The first part of this course is intended to give a student with limited knowledge of English a basic foundation of English. Through the course the student will learn basic vocabulary and grammar to use in simple listening, reading and writing situations.

At the end of the first term the students should be able to reach the A2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

• Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
• Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
• Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate Basic need.

The second part of this course is intended to give a student with an elementary knowledge of English a strong foundation of English. Through the course the student will learn a wider range vocabulary and grammar to use in common listening, reading and writing situations.

At the end of the second term the students should be able to reach the B1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

• Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
• Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
• Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
• Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

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Basic. Entry Requirements. Intake Period

THE BASICS

REGISTERED / ACCREDITATION Registered with Committee for Private Education  
STRUCTURE Academic  
MODE Full-Time  
PROGRAMME LENGTH Full Time - 6 Months  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS Academies Australasia College (AAC) Certificate in English – Foundation or equivalent certification (Students without a formal qualification will be given a placement test to determine the level of proficiency)

Applicants must be of age 12 and above  

INTAKE PERIOD

Every Monday (Tuesday if a Public Holiday falls on a Monday)  

The Programme in Depth

TEACHER STUDENT RATIO

1:30

SCHOOL HOURS/TIMETABLE

9:00am – 12:00pm and/or
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Mondays – Fridays (excludes Public Holidays)

MODULES COVERED

Level 2 - Elementary (3 Months)
Level 3 - Pre-Intermediate (3 Months)

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Assessment & Grades

ASSESSMENT

Grammar – 20%
Speaking – 20%
Writing – 20%
Reading and Listening – 40%

Graduation Requirement:
In order to be awarded the Certificate in English, a student must obtain at least a Pass Grade in all the levels enrolled in.

MARKS & GRADES

HD
85 - 100
D
75 - 84
C
65 - 74
P
50 - 64
F
30 - 49
F
0 - 29

Fees (Please see the top of the webpage for online payment of Application Fee and Course Fee)