English Course: Conversation and Pronunciation Skills - Sydney Short Courses

English Course: Conversation and Pronunciation Skills

What you'll learn

Learn how to improve your English conversation and English pronunciation skills with our interactive online English language short courses in Sydney!

Join our comprehensive English Conversation and Pronunciation Skills course to improve your English language skills and speak with joy and confidence.

This course aims to help you to become more fluent, expand your vocabulary, understand others, and make yourself clearly understood by others.

We will practise the sounds, rhythms, and tones of spoken English as well as other forms of communication such as body language.

Through a variety of learning activities such as role-play, listening exercises and the use of conversation gambits, you can learn to fine-tune your conversation and pronunciation skills!

This course is a fantastic way to build confidence in your English-speaking ability and will help refine your skills in day-to-day conversation.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this English Course for Conversation and Pronunciation Skills course, you should have:

  • identified your spoken communication problems and learned techniques to overcome them
  • expanded your spoken vocabulary (including colloquialisms)
  • improved your fluency, grammar, and pronunciation
  • identify the sounds in English you find difficult to pronounce
  • learn techniques for pronouncing those sounds
  • identify and practise English conversation using correct stress and rhythm
  • identify and practise the tonal changes of English

Course content

What will be covered in this English Course for Conversation and Pronunciation Skills course?

This course will help you to interact more comfortably when speaking or listening to Australian people in a range of social and work contexts. Due to the variable nature of adult education classes, parts of the curriculum may be adapted to suit the needs of the class.

The following will be included:

  • Identify your spoken communication problems
  • Practise conversation – Australian spoken language and slang
  • Practise conversation – listening and speaking for fluency
  • Learn idioms and essential phrases
  • Discuss topical issues
  • Learn the sounds of English - vowels and consonants
  • Practise the sounds of English
  • Understand how syllables and stress work in English pronunciation
  • Practise word and sentence stress in conversation and getting your message across
  • Learn to speak smoothly - contractions and linking
  • Practise speaking with English rhythm and intonation

Intended audience

Who is this English Conversation and Pronunciation Skills course for?

This course is for intermediate to advanced English skill levels. This course is for those who are learning English as a second language.

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

What to bring to class

Please bring a pen, paper, folder, and dictionary to 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.

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Course tutors

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