English for Academic Purposes
CRICOS Course Code: 080398K
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program prepares international students for vocational or tertiary-level study in Australia and other contexts where English is the language of instruction.
The course aims to develop students' awareness, knowledge and skills in the use of English as the language of teaching and learning in a vocational and/or university environment.
Learning activities will focus on writing, reading and listening, grammar and vocabulary development, oral presentation skills, research skills and web literacy. There will be an emphasis on the development of critical literacy and critical thinking throughout the course.
By engaging in such activities, students will gain increased confidence in using English to communicate in academic contexts at Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
Duration: 1 to 71weeks
- 20 hours in-class and 5 hours Self-study/Project work/Assessment Tasks
- 10 week modules
- Daily Academic lessons based on Academic Language and Academic Skills with a focus on Task production
- Pathway into selected Australian universities, TAFE and colleges
- Regular academic progress checks, counselling and reporting in conjunction with the BROWNS Academic Journal