English For Tertiary Study (EAP) (CRICOS Course Code: 105649H)
Our EAP course is for Upper-intermediate level students, who would like to continue their studies and eventually enter tertiary institutions across Australia such as universities and Vocational Education and Training colleges.
This English language course comprehensively covers the four key skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening with a thematic approach that is contextualised to support students' ambitions of living and studying in Australia. In conjunction with these objectives, students acquire the terminology, study skills and critical thinking required to be successful at tertiary level academic study.
- Class structure: 25 hours total per week
– Monday – Thursday: 5 hours of face-to-face learning
– Friday: 5 hours of research and/or workshops
- A maximum capacity of 10 students per class.
- You will be provided with all relevant learning material
Level Requirement to Commence Course
- Valid student visa, working holiday visa, or tourist visa
- Minimum age: 17 years
- Upper-intermediate / B2 language level with certificate of completion from The Language Academy OR placement test result equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (with writing band no less than 6)
Mode of study: On Campus
- Face-to-face at Level 2 – The Oasis Shopping Centre Broadbeach, Queensland 4218
- Group class of maximum 10 students
- Class attendance requirement: minimum 80% overall attendance
- Interactive lessons
- Recommended number of weeks: 12 weeks
- Fees: $350 per week x 12 weeks = $4,200| 2022 prices Enrolment Fee: $250
- Material fee: $15 per week x 12 weeks = $180
- All prices are in Australian Dollars
- Please click here to view our Fee Schedule for more details
Why choose this course?
This program prepares you for tertiary education in Australia by equipping you with the necessary academic and language skills required to help you achieve the best possible results in your future studies. This course also serves as a bridge in your language journey between the Upper-intermediate and Advanced levels of English. It promises an experience that will challenge and extend your capabilities.
There is no specific start date for any of the above levels. You can start your Intensive General English Course on any Monday of any week (except for public and school holidays).
Upper-intermediate / B2 language level with certificate of completion from The Language Academy OR placement test result equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 6)
25 hours per week
Why study at The Language Academy?
- Interactive classroom culture: You will have plenty of opportunities to put theory into practice with both teachers and students to develop your language proficiency and fluency.
- Weekly progress tests: Stay on track with our weekly progress tests and teacher feedback, and level-up when your abilities improve.
- Recognised standards: The Language Academy is aligned with the CEFR, Cambridge Exams System, National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (National Code 2018) and the ELICOS Standards 2018.
Want to discover more about studying in Australia?
Fill out the form to download a free Student Handbook PDF. It is a comprehensive guide which outlines how to have an enjoyable and rewarding learning experience with us at The Language Academy.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
(Please note, only the Morning Timetable is available for Enrolment)
(8:00am – 10:30am)
How you like to learn a language; different learning styles (SB pp. 4-5)
Reading & Critical thinking:
Scanning and locating key words; comprehension (SB pp. 5- 7# Science 101)
(8:00am – 10:30am)
Model paragraph, “The Human Heart”, (SB p.12)
Writing an explanation paragraph (SB pp. 13-14)
(8:00am – 10:00am)
Reading & Listening:
Memory matters (Achieve IELTS 1, pp. 80-81)
Proofreading (Achieve IELTS p. 82) Speaking: Ss discuss examples of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ education systems and present ways to improve education in their country
10:30am - 10:45am
(10:45am – 1:15pm)
Gleaning the meaning (SB p. 8 # Student protest in Germany)
Reading a lengthy text (SB p. 9 # Comparisons to known systems)
Skimming a text and finding topic sentences (SB pp. 8-9)
(10:45am – 1:15pm)
Explanations and discourse markers of time sequence (SB p. 15)
Learn different ways to create an essay outline (SB pp. 16-17) & Create your own outline
Study introductory paragraphing (SB p. 18) Writing: Work out the staging & write a text/ essay about the education system in your own country (SB p. 19)
Ted-Ed, “Benefits of a Bilingual Brain
“Berlin school turns teaching upside down”
1:15pm - 2:00pm
(2:00 pm – 5:00pm)
Student life (Vocabulary for IELTS, Unit 5, pp. 26- 28)
TED Talk # Do schools kill creativity?
Reading & Speaking: Educational system in Australia and your countries “Western Education Systems” (SB pp. 10-12)
Ss compare and contrast education systems to their own countries’
(2:00 pm – 5:00pm)
What is register; analysing register (SB pp. 20-21)
Listening & Note- taking (SB pp. 22-23)
"Studying here is about more than just learning English, it’s about building up different relations...
"If I’m here I would like to learn as much about the culture as possible."
"I ride my bicycle along the beach which is the perfect way for me to get to school. It relaxes me."
"All of the teachers are very nice. They take the time to explain everything."
"The teachers who teach the English courses were very friendly."
Jade and Meryll
"I have improved my listening, my pronunciation, and my confidence to face challenges."