Intensive English

The General English program focuses on improving your all-round English and in particular your communication skills. Our focus is on students interacting and communicating with each other and getting you to practice and use the language you learn to make you more confident with English.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: From 2 weeks
  • Hours per week: 25
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Typical student age: 19-27
  • Typical student mix:
    22% European, 41% Asian, 37% South American

Dates and fees

  • Course starts eachMon
  • Tuition fees: From 780.00 AUD

    Tuition length options

    • 2 weeks: 780.00 AUD
    • 3 weeks: 1170.00 AUD
    • 4 weeks: 1560.00 AUD
    • 5 weeks: 1950.00 AUD
    • 6 weeks: 2340.00 AUD
    • 7 weeks: 2660.00 AUD
    • 8 weeks: 3040.00 AUD
    • 9 weeks: 3420.00 AUD
    • 10 weeks: 3800.00 AUD
    • 11 weeks: 4180.00 AUD
    • 12 weeks: 4560.00 AUD
    • 13 weeks: 4810.00 AUD
    • 14 weeks: 5180.00 AUD
    • 15 weeks: 5550.00 AUD
    • 16 weeks: 5920.00 AUD
    • 17 weeks: 6120.00 AUD
    • 18 weeks: 6480.00 AUD
    • 19 weeks: 6840.00 AUD
    • 20 weeks: 7200.00 AUD
    • 21 weeks: 7560.00 AUD
    • 22 weeks: 7920.00 AUD
    • 23 weeks: 8280.00 AUD
    • 24 weeks: 8640.00 AUD
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 AUD
    • Enrolment fee: 220.00 AUD
    • Textbooks: 180.00 AUD
  • Other expenses:

Course overview

To help you interact and communicate, our excellent teachers will give you the language you need as well as give you guidance and feedback.

Our thoroughly researched syllabus, up to date teaching materials, and excellent teaching methods ensures all students will make fast progress. Our coursebooks are based on the latest research into English as it is really used in everyday situations. They have a digital component so each week you will be watching videos connected with the topic, vocabulary and grammar.

Teaching method

You can be confident that ELC’s professional, qualified teachers will respond to the needs of the class, using an assortment of learning materials and techniques. You'll be expected to complete daily homework assignments and sample tests.

Course Detail

In our Intensive course, your choice of afternoon Special Focus Modules will allow you to focus on areas of specific need such as oral communication skills or English for work.

These afternoon classes focus on your areas of special need or interest. You can take each module for between 4 and 12 weeks. You will be carefully placed in a class with other students who have the same strengths as you in this area.

Subjects offered may vary according to the time of the year. Some modules require a higher level of English.


Afternoon classes

Fluency Fast track

Practise everyday conversation in a relaxed environment. Talk to other students and teachers about things that interest you – a different topic each week.

Australian studies

Learn interesting facts about Australian culture, history, sport, travel destinations and lots more.


Improve your listening skills and learn new vocabulary. You don’t have to be good at singing to enjoy this class!


Learn how to make your English sound clear and natural. These workshops given by specialist ELC teachers focus on a different aspect of pronounciation each week.

Work OZ

Learn essential skills and vocabulary for working in Australia. These workshops include: resume preparation, job interview practice and specialized language, such as English for working in a cafe.

Independent studies

Study independently with a teacher available to answer your questions. Use this time however you need to, for example: complete exam practice, do extra grammar and vocabulary activities to prepare your work resume with the teacher’s help

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Accredited by these organisations : ICEF, English UK