ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP)
CRICOS Course Code: 068743K
Are you nervous about undertaking further study in Australia? Do you think you are ready to study at tertiary level in Australia but are not sure about what you will face in an academic environment? The EAP course prepares you for coursework in a college or university as it focuses on skills and abilities you will need to survive and excel in the academic culture, such as individual or group presentation, participation in a tutorial discussion, essay writing, and referencing skills.
WHAT’S YOUR NEXT STEP?
Morning Session: Week 1 – Theme: Culture Shock/ New Beginnings
|Session 1||Introduction to EAP: Course format, Assessments, etc||Skills: Listening Intro to note-taking & summarizing||Speaking: IELTS Part 1 & 2 Describe a cultural event||Speaking: What is a tutorial? How is it structured?||N/A|
|Session 2||Speaking & vocabulary building: Introduction to the theme of Culture Shock||Weekly Grammar focus: comparatives and superlatives||Skills: Writing Features of academic writing||Writing 2: describing a bar or line graph||N/A|
|Session 3||Speaking skills: How to politely agree/ disagree in a discussion||Reading: Test skills Identify main ideas & supporting details||Listening skills – Use discourse markers to locate main ideas||Topic review Independent Study Skills – record a video diary of your progress||N/A|