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Academic English “LIVE”

CRICOS Code: 097600G
Commencement Dates: Every Monday
Course Duration: 2-48 Weeks
Hours Per week: 20 Hours Per Week (intensive)
Delivery Mode: Live Online Classes including guided learning through the Phoenix LMS
Live Session Replay Option: Yes
Requirements: CEFR B1+ (IELTS 5.0 or equivalent)

The Academic English Preparation Online course is designed to offer you a combination of daily interaction with your expert trainer together with extensive self-study and practice sessions.

Every day you interact with your trainer in two extensive live teaching sessions and participate in guided learning for the remainder of the day.

This course will ensure that you succeed in your future tertiary studies course.

30 years of successful delivery of this unique course will enable you to take the stress out of your pre university language training. No IELTS test required at the end of the course with guaranteed entry provided the online course is completed and the exit English is attained.

This course focuses on the academic English skills that university students require and will ensure that you achieve maximum success when you commence your university program. The course covers academic reading writing, speaking and academic research skills all set within the context of the academic setting.

Topics covered include, essay writing research skills, tutorial presentation skills, paraphrasing and note taking and critical thinking skills.

On completion of the course a final Report is issued as well as a Certificate of completion. Every six weeks students receive detailed written reports with personal feedback from their tutor. Weekly tests ensure that students keep on track.

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Sample Timetable

Academic English "LIVE"
Time Study Program (Mon - Fri)
10:15am to 11:15am 'Live' online class
11:15am to 11:30am Break
11:30am to 12:30am 'Live' online class
12:30am to 1:15pm Lunch Break
1:15pm to 2:15pm 'Live' online class
Independent online learning session

Class Level Comparison Table

Class Description CEFR* Expected progress approx. IELTS Band Score Equivalent Recommended Entry Point for further study
Beginner A1 6 - 8 wks 1
Elementary A1+ 12 wks 2
Pre-Intermediate A A2 6 - 8 wks 3 Primary 3/4
Pre-Intermediate B A2+ 6 - 8 wks 3.5 Primary 5/6; Job Club
Intermediate A B1 6 - 8 wks 4 High School Year 7/8; Demi/Au Pair
Intermediate B B1+ 12 wks 5 High School Year 9; AEP
Upper Intermediate B2 6 - 8 wks 5.5 High School Year 10/11/12; Foundation; Dip. Business; TAFE
Pre-Advanced / Express English B2+ 6 - 8 wks 6 Bachelor Degree; Internship; Cambridge CAE
Advanced A C1 6 - 8 wks 6.5 Postgraduate Coursework
Advanced B C1+ 6 - 8 wks 7 CELTA
Expert A C2 6 - 8 wks 7.5 DELTA
Expert B C2+ 6 - 8 wks 8+

What is learning by a "LIVE" class?

Have you ever wanted to study English anywhere in the world?

With the Phoenix Academy "LIVE" course you can!

Students from around the world can now receive the same face-to-face contact with your allocated class teacher through our Learning Management System. You will need to meet the same attendance and progress requirements as if you were still attending class on campus.

Through your class portal, Phoenix will continue to monitor attendance and progress of each and every student.

Technical Requirements

To participate in our "LIVE" online lessons you will need:

  • A Personal Computer/laptop or compatible smartphone
  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in

Access to the course is provided by the Phoenix Learning Management System.

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