The General English programs at ELS Universal English College are designed for students seeking to improve the practical English skills needed to communicate accurately and effectively in everyday business and social settings.
Why study General English with us?
- improve your speaking, listening and conversation skills
- read faster and improve your writing in a wide range of everyday contexts
- expand your vocabulary
- improve your pronunciation
- become more confident in using your English in different situations
- use correct grammar to make communication easier
- study with students from all around the world
Our Academic English courses are designed to provide you with the language and academic skills needed for further studies in Australia.
These intensive competency-based programs cover key study skills such as note taking, presentation skills, report writing, reading and understanding academic texts.
In most cases, successful completion of an Academic English program means that you will not be required to sit an IELTS, TOEIC or other formal English language test before undertaking further studies at one of our pathway partner institutions.
Cambridge Exam Preparation
Over the years, we have developed an excellent reputation for the quality of our Cambridge programs, our teachers and teaching methods. We provide you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to perform to the very best of your ability. We offer First Certificate and Cambridge Advanced Preparation courses.
IELTS Exam Preparation
IELTS measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing. It is very useful for students who intend to undertake further study, to work or to live in an English-speaking environment.
High School Preparation (HSP)
Our HSP is a full-time course with 22½ hours of tuition per week that prepares students aged between 13 and 17 years from elementary to advanced level to study in high schools in Australia.
Junior Holiday English (JHE)
This course offers students the great opportunity to learn English and experience Sydney at the same time. Students will have full time intensive English classes from Monday to Friday. On Saturday, cultural and recreational activities are offered.
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We offer full time examination preparation classes for the following exams
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) - Computer and paper-based tests
Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) - Computer and paper-based tests