Course Description

UNIVERSITY SKILLS COURSE

This course aims to improve Second Language English students’ ability to use and understand English at University level. It focuses on how well you can combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. The program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to improve their English fluency through our excursions and activities program.

Green Gecko Language’s (3 or 4 week) English Language University Preparation course is designed to provide comprehensive, practical experience in the range of skills necessary to successfully attend lectures delivered through English in University. The course is structured around a weekly skills focus which gives intensive practice in the requisite competencies for each of the four core language skills.

The course will provide practical guidance in the development and application of linguistic skills relevant to English Language University Lecture requirements including vocabulary, grammar, text production and analysis and listening and speaking. The course will focus on Essay writing, Note taking, Presentation Skills, Student Projects, Interview Skills and C.V. Preparation.

Students will stay in host family accommodation thus providing them with the best opportunity to improve their level of English.

Students can choose to stay for a 4th week where they will do an internship in a local business.