English Course: Elementary English - Short Courses Sydney

English Course: Elementary English

What you'll learn

Embark on a journey to master the basics of the English language with our English language short courses online!

This Elementary English course is designed to elevate your English language proficiency to the next level, through reading, speaking, listening and understanding English in the structured setting. 

Building upon the foundational skills acquired in our English Course: Beginner English, this program is perfect for individuals looking to refine their English language abilities further.

In today's globalised world, proficiency in English is a valuable asset that can open doors to international job opportunities, academic success, and cultural immersion. By enrolling in this English Elementary course, you'll gain a competitive edge and broaden your horizons. 

Whether you're advancing your career, preparing for further education, or simply wish to engage more confidently in daily conversations, this course equips you with the language skills and cultural insights you need.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this English Course: Elementary English, you should have

  • Elevated your conversational fluency in English
  • Strengthened listening and comprehension skills
  • Mastered advanced grammar and sentence structures
  • Expanded your vocabulary with idiomatic expressions
  • Enhanced reading and comprehension across a variety of genres
  • Developed advanced writing skills for academic and professional contexts
  • Gained cultural insights for effective cross-cultural communication
  • Further enhanced your career prospects

Course content

This Elementary English Course focuses on

Building Conversational Fluency

  • Advanced conversational practice on a variety of topics
  • Role-play and debates to enhance speaking skills
  • Advanced idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms

Listening Comprehension Mastery

  • Listening to authentic materials, including news broadcasts and interviews
  • Developing advanced listening strategies
  • Practicing comprehension and note-taking

Grammar and Syntax

  • Study of complex grammatical structures
  • Advanced sentence construction and usage
  • Grammar exercises and quizzes for reinforcement

Expanding Vocabulary

  • Building an advanced vocabulary with a focus on synonyms and antonyms
  • Learning advanced vocabulary in specific contexts (e.g., business, academic, and social)
  • Culminating project: Vocabulary-rich presentation

Intended audience

This English Course: Elementary English is ideal for 

  • Graduates of the Beginners English course looking to further enhance their language skills
  • Adults who are already proficient in basic English and want to achieve a higher level of language proficiency
  • Professionals seeking to improve their English communication skills for career advancement
  • International students preparing for academic studies in English-speaking institutions
  • Anyone looking to engage more confidently in English conversations, both personally and professionally

Pre-requisite:

To enrol in this English Elementary course, it is recommended that you meet the following prerequisites:

  • Completion of a Beginners English course or equivalent foundational knowledge of English
  • A basic understanding of English grammar and sentence structure
  • Proficiency in English reading and writing at a basic level
  • A commitment to regular attendance and active participation in the course

If you are unsure whether you meet the prerequisites or if this course is the right fit for your current language proficiency level, please feel free to contact the College by phone or email. Our team will be happy to assist you in determining the most suitable course level for your language skills.

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 provided by instructors
  • Recommended: Advanced English dictionary, note-taking materials

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 Completion. 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

  • Class size: Maximum 15 students to ensure personalised attention.
  • Course delivery: Fully online through interactive virtual classrooms.
  • Certificate: A certificate of completion will be provided to students who successfully finish the course.

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 English Course: Proofreading & Editing 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: Elementary English

<p>Embark on a journey to master the basics of the English language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/english">English language short courses</a>

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This course is open to everyone including international students, visitors, migrants or workers – no student visa required.
English Course: Elementary English

<p>Embark on a journey to master the basics of the English language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/english">English language short courses</a>

...
$390 Limited GST free / $312 / $331.50 / $351 / $390

This course is open to everyone including international students, visitors, migrants or workers – no student visa required.

No class on Mon 10 Jun 2024 (Public Holiday)

English Course: Elementary English

<p>Embark on a journey to master the basics of the English language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/english">English language short courses</a>

...
$390 Limited GST free / $312 / $331.50 / $351 / $390
This course is open to everyone including international students, visitors, migrants or workers – no student visa required.
English Course: Elementary English

<p>Embark on a journey to master the basics of the English language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/english">English language short courses</a>

...
$390 Limited GST free / $312 / $331.50 / $351 / $390
This course is open to everyone including international students, visitors, migrants or workers – no student visa required.

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