English Language

Course/s

English – Elementary (extract from 10362NAT)***
CRICOS: 084740B | National ID: 10362NAT

English – Pre-intermediate (extract from 10363NAT)***
CRICOS: 084741A | National ID: 10363NAT

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English
CRICOS: 084743K | National ID: 10364NAT

English – Advanced (extract from 10365NAT)***
CRICOS: 084742M | National ID: 10365NAT

Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies
CRICOS: 084744J | National ID: 10365NAT

*** This course is an extract of a full certificate qualification. The National ID stated is for the full qualification.

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Duration

10 – 20 Weeks each

Intake

Semester 2, 2017:
17 July | 21 August | 3 October | 6 November

Semester 1, 2018:
2 January | 5 February | 13 March | 23 April | 28 May

Semester 2, 2018:
16 July | 20 August | 2 October | 5 November

Campus

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Tuition Fees

2017*: $320 per week OR $290 per week when packaged with a mainstream CIT Course

2018*: $320 per week OR $290 per week when packaged with a mainstream CIT Course

2019*: $320 per week OR $290 per week when packaged with a mainstream CIT Course

*Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases happen annually in line with CIT’s fee pricing review.

Overview

In a friendly educational environment CIT students will learn English they may require for living and studying in Australia.

All levels include social and conversational English as these skills are important in any professional, educational or social context. In higher course levels, there is a focus on providing the students with the language and study skills they need for further study in Australia. Generally, our students come from a diverse range of countries and language backgrounds. As a result, students have enhanced opportunities to practise their communication skills.

Students will also develop confidence in using English through experiencing Australian culture.


CIT's English courses are our perfect pathway to university or employment!

Bundle your English course with another CIT academic program and save $30(AUD) per week on your English fees! That would save you $300(AUD) per 10-week course!


PLUS 2016 prices are available for all of 2017!

English Bundle

Timetable

Monday: 9.30am - 3.00pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Wednesday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 3.00pm
Friday: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Extra Fees

None.

Course Subjects

English - Elementary
CRICOS: 084740B | National ID: Extract from 10362NAT

National ID Subject Name
SWELRN101A Basic Learning Strategies (Core)
SWEPER102A Giving personal information
SWECON105A Comprehending and participating in short conversations
SWEINS108A Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form
SWETXT111A Comprehending and composing short informal written texts

English - Pre-Intermediate
CRICOS: 084741A | National ID: 10363NAT

National ID Subject Name
SWELRN201 Intermediate learning strategies (Core)
SWECAS202A Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
SWEEXC203A Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
SWENEW211A Comprehending news and information texts
SWEOPI213A Comprehending and composing opinion texts

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English
CRICOS: 084743K | National ID: 10364NAT

National ID Subject Name
SWELRN301A Advanced learning strategies (Core)
SWECON302A Comprehending and participating in casual conversations
SWEEXC303A Comprehending and negotiating complex exchanges
SWEPRE305A Comprehending and conducting presentations
SWEDIS306A Comprehending and participating in discussions
SWECOR307A Comprehending formal correspondence and completing information texts
SWEINF308A Comprehending and composing complex information texts
SWEEXP311A Comprehending and composing expositions
SWEADS313A Comprehending news stories and advertisements

English - Advanced
CRICOS: 084742M | National ID: Extract from 10365NAT

National ID Subject Name
SWELRN401A Learning strategies for further studies (Core)
SWEANA406A Writing skills for academic reports
SWELIS407A Listening and taking notes in presentations
SWESPE408A Speaking and writing skills for presentations
SWEREA404A Reading and note taking skills for further studies

Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies
CRICOS: 084744J | National ID: 10365NAT

National ID Subject Name
SWELRN401A Learning strategies for further studies (Core)
SWEREA404A Reading and note-taking skills for further studies
SWEPER405A Writing skills for persuasive essays
SWELIS407A Listening and taking notes in presentations
SWESPE408A Speaking and writing skills for presentations
SWEANA406A Writing skills for academic reports
SWEDIS409A Speaking skills for discussion

Job Opportunities

These courses prepare students for further study at CIT or university, or to return to jobs in their country of origin that require a proficiency in English language.

Teaching Methods and Assessment

Professionally qualified teachers use class room delivery, lectures, tutorials, discussion groups, computer assisted learning and online materials to deliver courses.

Facilities for teaching and learning include classrooms, lecture theatres, libraries, 24 hour computer laboratories, study centres, flexible learning centres and individual tutorial assistance. Interactive computerised whiteboards are also used to enhance learning.

Students will be assessed using both formal and informal methods. These include observation of role-plays and pair work, interviews, presentations, practical exercises, portfolios of written work, written tests, reports and observation of group and class work. Assessment tasks will be contextualised and realistic.

Pathways to Further Study

Successful completion of Certificate III in Spoken and Written English is recognised as the equivalent of IELTS 5.5.

Successful completion of English Advanced is recognised as the equivalent of IELTS 6.0.

Successful completion of Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English - Further Studies is recognised as the equivalent of IELTS 6.5


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