English Course: Intermediate | Sydney Short Courses

English Course: Intermediate

What you'll learn

Learn to perfect your English skills with our English language short courses online & in Sydney!

Are you ready for the next step? This Intermediate English course is designed to allow students to move to the next level with their English language learning. Over eight weeks, students will improve their skills and gain confidence in what they already know through conversation, listening, reading and writing.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Gain enough practice and experience to speak and write English with confidence
  • Have improved your speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Have improved your English for a variety of contexts and situations necessary for everyday use.

Course content

What will be covered in this English Intermediate course?

If you want to learn and improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English, then this course is for you.

During this intermediate English 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.

  • Conversational English (including colloquialisms, idioms, and Aussie expressions)
  • Listening practice (including short transcription practice for intensive listening and accurate understanding)
  • Reading a variety of texts of interest to the students
  • Writing for a variety of purposes, depending on the needs of the class
  • Grammar, vocabulary extension and individual help with pronunciation as needed
  • Option: Oral presentation. Students who would like to will have the opportunity to prepare and give a short informal talk to the class

Students are encouraged to actively participate in the selection of topics and learning materials during the course.

Intended audience

Who is this English intermediate course for?

This course is for adults learning English as a second language and is set at an intermediate level. Students must be able to communicate in English information about their lives, family, home country and interests. Students may attend this course more than once until they feel ready for the Advanced course.

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

  • A pen and notebook
  • An English dictionary
  • A display folder A4 for worksheets

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.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Zinah is an experienced and hard-working tutor with many years of teaching at all levels of ESL students. She is fluent in both English and Arabic. Zinah has a wealth of knowledge to support her...

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