English Course: Pre-Intermediate English - Short Courses Sydney

English Course: Pre-Intermediate English

What you'll learn

Refine you English proficiency for real-life conversations with our English language short courses online!

Welcome to our Pre-Intermediate online course, a course designed to elevate your English language skills to the next level, in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Building upon the strong foundation established in the Elementary English course, this program is your passport to a world of limitless communication, academic excellence, and professional advancement.

By joining this course, you're taking an exciting leap towards becoming a proficient speaker and writer of English.

Course Highlights

  • Get ready for university studies in English-speaking countries
  • Speak clearly and explain complicated ideas
  • Learn about English literature and culture to expand your knowledge
  • Improve your writing skills and express yourself creatively
  • Score higher on English exams, unlocking global opportunities for you

Join us on this journey of language mastery, where you'll not only enhance your English skills but also discover the transformative power of effective communication.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Pre-Intermediate English Course, you should have

  • achieved a high level of fluency in spoken and written English
  • learned grammar and syntax, enabling you to express complex ideas
  • enhanced your vocabulary with nuanced language and idiomatic expressions
  • developed critical reading and analytical skills for advanced texts
  • cultivated writing proficiency for essays, reports, and creative pieces
  • gained insights into literature and culture from English-speaking regions
  • enhanced your career opportunities

Course content

This English Course: Pre-Intermediate English focuses on 

enhancing conversational fluency, grammar, vocabulary expansion, critical reading and analysis, as well as writing skills and thinking skills. These areas are essential for achieving a high level of English proficiency and effective communication in both academic and professional contexts.

English Conversational Fluency

  • Engage in complex discussions and debates
  • Practice precise expression of opinions
  • Enhance oral fluency in various topics

Mastering Grammar

  • In-depth study of advanced grammar rules
  • Understanding and using complex sentence structures
  • Exercises and quizzes for grammar proficiency

Expanding Your Vocabulary

  • Build an extensive vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions
  • Develop vocabulary for specific contexts (e.g., business, academic, social)
  • Enrich vocabulary through reading and context-based exercises

Critical Reading and Analysis

  • Analyse advanced texts, including literature and research papers
  • Develop critical thinking skills and analytical reading techniques
  • Engage in discussions on literary themes and analysis

Writing Skills and Creative Expression

  • Craft advanced essays, reports, and creative pieces
  • Develop persuasive writing techniques
  • Explore creativity through advanced creative writing

Intended audience

This Pre-Intermediate English Course is ideal for

  • Graduates of the Elementary English course looking to further refine their language skills
  • International students preparing for English-language universities
  • Professionals seeking to excel in English-speaking work environments
  • Individuals interested in English literature, culture, and creative expression
  • Anyone aiming to achieve a high level of proficiency in spoken and written English

Pre-requisite:

To enrol in English Course: Pre-Intermediate English, it is recommended that you meet the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the English Course: Elementary English course or equivalent proficiency
  • An understanding of English grammar, sentence structure, and vocabulary
  • Proficiency in reading and writing English 
  • A commitment to regular attendance and active participation in the course

If you are unsure whether this course is the right fit for you, please feel free to contact the College by phone or email, and our team will assist you in determining the most suitable course level for your language proficiency.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

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

Course materials

  • Course materials and resources will be provided by instructors
  • Recommended: English dictionary, pen, notebook, and an A4 display folder for worksheets

Textbook & Resources

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.

Certificate of completion

Achievement Recognition

Upon successfully completing the course with at least 80% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance. This certificate serves as a testament to your commitment and effort in mastering the English language. It can be a valuable addition to your resume, showcasing your dedication to personal and professional growth.

Additional information

  • Course delivery: Fully online through interactive virtual classrooms.
  • Certificate: A certificate of completion will be provided to students who successfully finish the course.
  • Enrol in 3 English language courses and get automatically 15% off!

This is just the start of learning a wonderful language. Keep practicing and building on your language skills with our follow-on language courses or weekend workshops.

An overview of our English Language program:

Level Course name Description Pre-Requisite
New to English English: A Comprehensive Introduction Course Provides essential aspects of English, including the alphabet, spelling, possessive adjectives, and more 0 hours of prior language learning
Level 1 English Course: Beginner English Learn the fundamentals of the English language basic understanding such as the English alphabet and spelling
Level 2 English Course: Elementary English Strengthens vocabulary and language skills 20+ hours of prior language learning
Optional English Course: English Grammar After graduating from our English Course: Elementary English, focus on grammar intricacies for a solid foundation 40+ hours of prior language learning
Level 3 English Course: Pre-Intermediate English Refines language proficiency for real-life conversations 40+ hours of prior language learning
Optional English Course: Communication Skills After graduating from our English Course: Pre-Intermediate, practise your English communication skills 60+ hours of prior language learning
Level 4 English Course: Intermediate English Explores more complex language structures 60+ hours of prior language learning
Optional English Course: IELTS Preparation After graduating from our English Intermediate course, get ready for your IELTS exam 80+ hours of prior language learning
Optional English Course: Business English After graduating from our English Intermediate course, master effective business communication 80+ hours of prior language learning
Optional Proofreading & Editing Course After graduating from our English Intermediate course, get better at finding mistakes and making writing sound great 80+ hours of prior language learning

If you're uncertain about meeting the requirements or if this course matches your language proficiency, reach out to the College via phone or email. Our team can help you find the right course level for your skills.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

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English Course: Pre-Intermediate English

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Enrol in 3 English language courses and get automatically 15% off!
This course is open to everyone including international students, visitors, migrants or workers – no student visa required.
English Course: Pre-Intermediate English

<p>Refine you English proficiency for real-life conversations with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/english">English language short courses</a> online!</p>

...
$390 $351 Limited GST free / $312 / $331.50 / $351
Enrol in 3 English language courses and get automatically 15% off!
This course is open to everyone including international students, visitors, migrants or workers – no student visa required.

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