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COURSE OVERVIEW

This program is designed to improve English language skills and academic study techniques for students to gain entry to and then do well at an English speaking university.

CRICOS CODE  068743K
DURATION  12 weeks
COURSE WORK The EAP course is designed to prepare students for studying in an English-speaking institution. Skills developed include: listening and note-taking, seminar presentation and discussion skills, speed-reading, academic writing, library and internet use, university level vocabulary, preparation for English proficiency examination, academic culture of Australian university, research techniques, critical thinking and essay writing.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT Students are required to have an Upper Intermediate Level of English or IELTS score of at least 5.0 prior to undertaking EAP. Continuous assessment is conducted throughout the course.
COMPLETION Teachers indicate the EAP graduate’s language level in the four key language skills and carry detailed descriptors explaining the student’s capabilities and learning needs.

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES EAP – ASSESSMENT TASKS

download-icon Essay and reference portfolio download-icon Lecture summarising and tutorial discussions
download-icon Read, paraphrase and summarise download-icon Research Essays 500-750 words (x2)
download-icon Oral Presentations 10 minutes (x2) download-icon Computing skills for study purposes

CONTACT HOURS

calendar-iconMorning Sessions: Monday to Thursday

08:45 am – 10:25 am Lesson 1 – (10:25 am – 10:40 am Tea Break)

10:40 am – 12:15 pm Lesson 2 (12:15 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch Break)

12:45 pm – 14:30 pm Lesson 3

MORNING AND EVENING SESSIONS AVAILABLE

MORNING SESSION TIMETABLE  EVENING SESSION TIMETABLE
morning-sessions-icon 5 hours per day, 4 days a week – Monday to Thursday  evening-sessions-icon Evening Session Timetable – Monday to Friday
Lesson 1
08:45 am – 10:25 am
Lesson 1
04:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Tea Break
10:40 am – 12:20 pm
Lesson 2
10:40 am – 12:20 pm
Lunch Break
12:20 pm – 12:50 pm
Lesson 3
12:50 pm – 14:30 pm

SAMPLE TIMETABLE — MORNING SESSION

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Session 1 Course book:
Reading,
Grammar
Course book:
Reading,
Vocabulary,
Listening,
Grammar,
Speaking
Vocabulary building through reading Academic writing skills
Session 2 Course book:
Speaking,
Reading,
Vocabulary,
Writing
Grammar revision,
Listening
Summary writing pracice Test and graditing
Session 3 Communication activity Reading skills Grammar revision Communication activity

GRADES

GRADES CERF
High Distinction (HD) : 85% +
Student assessment demonstrates evidence of key knowledge at a theoretical level, characterised originality in application of learning new domains and proficiency in all course-learning outcomes. Can produce essays, reports, research work and presentations at an accomplished level of performance.  Demonstrates an outstanding performance in oral and written English and in the core study tasks.
C1
Distinction (D): 75-84%
Student assessment demonstrates evidence of integration and evaluation of ideas, and the application of knowledge within the principles and theories relating to course learning outcomes. Can produce essays, reports, research work and presentations consistent with an above average level of performance. Work produced demonstrates an above average performance in oral and written English and in the core study tasks.
B2/C1
Credit (CR) : 65-74%
Student assessment demonstrates knowledge of important facts and ideas and applied key ideas in relation to the course learning outcomes. Can produce essays, reports, research work and presentations consistent with a satisfactory performance. Work produced demonstrates a competent level of performance in oral and written English and in the core study tasks.
B2
Pass (P) : 50-64%
Student assessment demonstrates knowledge of fundamental concepts and essential skills sufficient to meet the course learning outcomes. Work produced demonstrates satisfactory language requirements and basic acquisition of study skills.
B1/B2
Fail (F) : less than 50%
Student assessment demonstrates limited evidence of relevant learning in relation to course learning outcomes and they have not satisfied the minimum requirements of the course
B1