Our ELICOS English for Academic Purposes course is for students who wish to study certificate to degree level courses in Australia.
We offer four levels of ELICOS - English for Academic Purposes, including:
Each level runs for a 10-week block.
$AUD300 per week ($3000 for a 10-week block)
Service and amenities fee $AUD155 per calendar year (fee indexed yearly)
Intake dates for 2019:
ELICOS at Box Hill Institute has an intake nearly every 10 weeks as listed below. Orientation for each intake (new students only) is held on the Thursday prior to the start date.
20 Aug 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
ELICOS for Academic Purposes
ELICOS teachers at Box Hill Institute hold post graduate qualifications in Teaching English as an Additional or Foreign language, and have at least 5 years ELICOS teaching experience.
ELICOS classes are split into two parts each day.
In morning lessons you'll practise English Language in a wide variety of social and personal contexts to develop your English language skills. Text books such as ‘Cutting Edge’ and ‘Speakout’ are used during the sessions.
In afternoon lessons your studies will be focused on practising vocational study skills such as presentations, report writing, listening and note taking, conducting surveys and interviews, and reading vocationally relevant articles.
Language assessments are conducted every 2 weeks and skills-based assessments are conducted every 5 weeks.
At the end of each 10-week program you'll be given a course progress report.
We only accept enrolments from international students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement
You'll need to bring:
Course books and other learning materials will be supplied by your teachers.
Students who require Academic English before entering their mainstream course.
Students studying English for Academic Purposes are usually preparing for further studies in the Vocational or Higher Education sector. These courses have different English requirements. When you enrol for your vocational course, you'll be advised of the English requirement level for your chosen course.
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