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English for Academic Purposes
Course Details
icon-building RTO Number: 41143 icon-qrcode CRICOS Code: 098394M
icon-clock-o Duration: 10 weeks per level (20 hours per week) icon-file-text Certificate Type: non AQF award
Level: EAP 1 and 2 icon-sitemap Study Mode: face-to-face
Fees and Charges Start Date: every Monday
icon-flag-checkered Locations: Perth City Preferable Intakes:

7 Jan, 5 Aug, 18 Mar, 14 Oct and 27 May

 

About this course

With commencement dates every Monday, EAP (English for Academic Purposes) is aimed at students who need to prepare for further studies and/or the professional environment. The course components include:

  • Learning how to speak clearly and accurately;
  • Communicating ideas fluently in an academic and professional setting;
  • Integrated skills work in four main areas (speaking & listening, reading & writing, critical thinking, employability skills) in a more complex and sophisticated context.


Participation in group discussions, note-taking skills, summarising skills, pronunciation & voice training for presentations, active participation in group projects, research and referencing techniques, independent learning, Australian workplace culture, etc.

Course Structure/Units

Sample Timetable - Day

Time Wednesday Thursday Friday
Session 1

8:30 – 10:30 am

Homework feedback

Speaking (fluency)

Grammar & vocabulary practice (linking parts of a text, word families) Weekly test
Session 2

10:30am – 12:30 pm

Reading (in detail, taking notes & vocabulary building) Writing skills (language for writing: reporting verbs) Feedback on test/error correction/ Communicative activities
Session 3

1:15 – 3 pm

Lecture skills (presentation strategies) Listening & speaking (working with colleagues, pronunciation)

Speaking (role-play

Session 4

3 – 4:30 pm

Listening & speaking (making predictions during a lecture) Revision for the weekly test


Sample Timetable - Evening

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Session 1

5:30 pm– 7:00 pm

Homework feedback

Speaking (fluency)

Reading (in detail, taking notes)

Lecture skills (presentation strategies) Writing skills (language for writing: reporting verbs) Grammar & vocabulary practice (linking parts of a text, word families) Weekly test
Session 2

7 pm – 9:30 pm

Reading (vocabulary building) Listening & speaking (making predictions during a lecture) Listening & speaking (working with colleagues, pronunciation)

Speaking (role-play)

Revision for the weekly test Feedback on test/error correction

Communicative activities


Note: Course structure, timetable, and content are subject to change during the delivery period due to change in legislative requirements or due to NIT’s course review process.

Course structure, units and content is subject to change during the delivery period due to change in legislative requirements or due to NIT’s course review process.

English Table of Equivalence

 

Entry Requirements

  • Documentary proof of English language proficiency test at a level of IELTS 5.0 or equivalent, or undertaking NIT placement test.
  • 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

Note:

  • During the assessment and verification of the application, NIT may request for additional evidence from the applicant or conduct a face-to-face interview over Skype or Google Hangout with the applicant.

 

Before making an application to study at NIT Australia, you must read NIT Student Handbook, Fees and Refund Policy and Information for International Students.

Fees & Charges

Click on Fees and Charges to know more about course fees and other charges applicable.Certificate III in IT

 

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