Beginners English Course

Our English course for beginners is carefully designed to help you gain essential language skills that will help boost your confidence from day one.

As part of our intensive English programme follow an easy-to-understand course and quickly progress from having little or no English to speaking elementary or pre-Intermediate English in just a few weeks.

Why choose a Beginners English Course?

  • An easy to follow, structured course
  • Learn essential speaking & listening and reading & writing skills
  • Get a good understanding of basic grammar and vocabulary
  • Start using practical English examples from day one.
  • Progress with regular tests, targets and personal learning plans

Why not take the first step and open up a world of English-speaking opportunities?

This is not a VET (Vocational Educational Training) certifying award in Australia


Do I need to take an Entry test before I book?
No, you'll be tested on arrival to make sure you're in a class that's just right for your level.

Course structure

20 General English lessons


20 General English lessons +
8 Elective lessons (Choose 1 or 2 electives per week. Improve grammar, vocabulary, conversation skills, academic study skills, business communication or prepare for an exam.)


20 General English lessons +
4 Elective lessons (Electives as above but choose 1 elective per week.)
*Australia and New Zealand only


Morning or afternoon classes according to the school timetable*, Monday-Friday
Standard: 16 hours 40 minutes a week
Semi-Intensive: 20 hours a week
Intensive: 23 hours 20 minutes a week
*Receive your actual timetable on arrival

Entry level

See Your level of English

Lesson Length

50 minutes

Course duration

1 week +


At the end of the course, receive an Embassy Certificate documenting your language level.

Assessment and progress

Stay focussed with personal learning plans, entry/exit test, and weekly test/review.  Find out what it's like inside the classroom.

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Key facts

  • Class duration: 1 week +
  • Class size: maximum 15
  • Lesson duration: 50 minutes
  • Lessons per week: 28
  • Learning materials: Included
  • Start: Every Monday
  • Minimum age: 16