General English Courses are based on the Certificate in English as an Additional Language (EAL). This course is for students starting to learn English. Suitable for non-English speaking learners, you will develop core English language skills such as speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar and pronunciation.
Learners can also develop their English language skills through topics relating to their everyday life in Australia such as Education, Health and Money.
What will I learn?
This course will enable you to learn to:
- Use English to obtain goods and services
- Have a conversation in English
- Read and write a range of everyday texts such as simple instructions, messages and stories
What further learning can I do after completing this course?
Training for the Workplace (vocational) courses.
Available full-time or part-time.
Daytime, evening and weekend classes available.
To be eligible for the award of the 22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access) you must successfully complete a total of 8 units comprising:
1 core unit 1 Speaking and Listening unit
1 Reading and Writing unit
2 Language Skills elective units which can be selected from Speaking and Listening and/or Reading and Writing units which have not been previously completed from:
- this qualification
- the Course in EAL, and/or Certificate II qualifications in this EAL Framework.
3 electives which can be selected from the:
- General Electives listed in this qualification
- General Electives listed in the Certificate II qualifications in this EAL Framework
Units/modules which are first packaged in AQF level 1 and 2 qualifications in other
|VU21454||Plan language learning with support|
|Speaking and Listening|
|VU21451||Participate in short simple exchanges|
|VU21449||Read and write short simple messages and forms|
|VU21450||Give and respond to short, simple verbal instructions and information|
|VU21448||Read and write short, simple informational and instructional texts|
|VU21446||Use basic digital technology language and skills|
|VU21444||Identify Australian leisure activities|
|VU21445||Locate health and medical information|
Based on interviews where your language level will be assessed and a student support officer will discuss your learning goals.
|Non Gov. Funded||$3850|