COURSESFull-time English Courses
General English (GE) courses are designed for students who want to improve their ability to communicate in English in social and work situations.
GE also provides students with a solid foundation to progress to ICTE-UQ specific purpose and advanced English courses.
- Use English with greater confidence
- Develop their ability to understand real-life conversations and television programs
- Read with greater understanding
- Speak with increasing fluency, clarity & accuracy
- Extend and apply their existing grammar knowledge
- Understand both formal and everyday English
GE is offered at 7 levels. To read more about the English language skills developed at each level click here.
To view the timetable click here. Hear Henrique from Brazil talk about his GE experience
GE Course modules include:
These four core skills are practised along with grammar using a weekly class topic
Students read stories, reports and news articles to understand and practise useful language and develop new vocabulary
Students complete different tasks to learn how to write sentences, paragraphs and essays
Students watch and discuss Australian, American and British television programs to learn to listen for general and detailed meaning
Students use computer language learning programs to develop vocabulary and other English language skills
Assessment & Certification
There are no entry requirements for ICTE-UQ GE courses. Students are tested on their first day at ICTE-UQ to determine their course and class level.
5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 or 45 weeks (students usually study for 10 weeks at each course level)
20 hours face-to-face classes and five hours of SKILL-UP directed self-access learning each week
To view the timetable click here.
Hear Henrique from Brazil talk about his GE experience