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Looking for the right English course? If you are not a beginner and the intermediate class is just too easy, then this advanced general English course may be perfect for you!

As your English skills improve, you may find yourself above the intermediate level and beyond the level of other English language course providers. This course aims to fill that gap. Focusing on spoken and written English for work, further education and general language skill development, English 103: Advanced Course responds to the needs of individual students. Over eight weeks, the course will review and extend your existing English language skills through interesting, practical and enjoyable learner-centred activities.

If you want to learn advanced general English in Sydney, this course is for you.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this English Advanved course, you should:

  • have practised and improved speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • be able to use newfound skills in a variety of context

The objectives of these English lessons will relate to the individual student more than a pre-determined set of objectives that may not suit each learner's needs.

While learners often have unique needs, they also require similar learning elements. With thoughtful preparation, individual and whole group needs can be bridged.

What will be covered in this English Advanced course?

There is a need in our community to provide an English class for developing proficiency for English as a Second Language learners who find themselves above the intermediate level. These learners may need general or specific elements of English to interact in our English speaking society. Having a 'flexible' class has the potential to support, encourage and enhance a learner's present proficiency.

During the course, the intention is that all or some of the following will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given. Parts of the curriculum may be adapted to suit the needs of the class. Your tutor will discuss any potential changes or revisions proposed to the course agenda.

  • Your ability to speak and write using appropriate grammar and vocabulary; usage and quality pronunciation will be enhanced.
  • Every learner at this level will benefit from this course with individual attention given to each student.
  • You will expand your vocabulary and learn about Australian culture.

Who is this course for?

This English Advanced course is for adults learning English as a second language. Students must have completed at least one class of English 102: Intermediate Course (or equivalent) and will be ready for advanced language skill development.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection.

What to bring to class?

Please bring a pen, paper and a dictionary for each class.

Additional information

Is this the right English course for me?

If you don't know whether this course is the right level for you, please contact the College by phone or e-mail. We will be happy to speak with you and help you decide what course would be best for you.

Do I need to buy a textbook?

No textbook is required as tutors provide all materials. However, if you want to buy a dictionary, ask your tutor in the first class which dictionary they recommend.

Abbey's Bookshop (131 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000) offers a 10% discount to Sydney Community College students.

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English 103: Advanced Course

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$349 Limited GST free / $262 / $279.20 / $314.10
This course is open to everyone including international students, visitors, migrants or workers – no student visa required.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for English 103: Advanced Course

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for English 103: Advanced Course

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