General English

Elementary to Upper Intermediate 

CRICOS Code: 078160F 

At Focus Language School, the General English program is offered at Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-intermediate levels and can serve as the perfect stepping stone to the study of English for Academic Purposes, IELTS or EHP (OET) preparation courses.comprises four 10-week sequential English language programs. Each week of the program delivery is further divided into 4 hours of curriculum content per day, giving a total of 20 hours per week of structured delivery. In addition, each week, the program offers one extra optional hour per day over four days of extra-curricular delivery.  


Intakes:  Every Monday 


Course Length: 52 weeks 

Campus: Melbourne CBD  


Hours: 20 hours per week (Monday to Friday) 


Delivery: Online including 2 hour interactive live classes every day 


Age: 18 years + 


Learning Outcomes: 

  • improve the learners’ general language proficiency for communicating in personal, academic, professional and recreational situations that students living abroad are likely to encounter, both on a formal and informal level. Throughout the General English Program, learners are expected to be able to develop language skills through successfully progress along the spectrum of learning from Elementary to Upper Intermediate. They should eventually maintain demanding conversations with fluency and enter into medium level negotiations 

  • raise learners’ awareness of distinctive cultural features of domestic and social environments, academia and of workplaces throughout Australia and other English-speaking countries


  • raise learners’ awareness of skills for gradual acquisition of self-management of learning 

  • introduce study skills for use in later courses at post-secondary level 




Course Structure: 

20 Hours per week Monday to Friday  

Class timetables will be provided at Orientation Program 



Types of assessment include: File tests, homework and teacher observations regarding participation. 


Entry Requirements: 

There are no entry requirements for this course 



Refer to Fee Schedule 

Application Process: 

Please contact us at hello@focus.edu.au for further information.