English for the Workplace

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

This course aims to enable international students to develop fluency, accuracy and confidence in listening, speaking, reading and writing in English in everyday situations. It is designed for students who require English for general communication in their jobs or social life, or who need to improve their English language skills before moving on to academic English. Students will develop: confidence in listening, speaking, reading and writing English through tasks relevant to their interests; accuracy in speaking and writing through extending their knowledge of English grammar and pronunciation; an understanding of Australian society and culture through activities in the classroom and off campus, such as excursions to places of interest.

Course Fee:

International: $1,800

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


This course is offered in durations of 5, 10 and 12 weeks.

Subjects you can Study:

English as a second language

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Community Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info Yes Full time 5 weeks
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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