General English Course

The General English Courses offered at AITE are designed to give you the confidence to communicate effectively in real-life situations.

The General English courses provide a balanced bundle which focus on the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Essential grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and colloquial language will also be covered in the programs.

One of the main aims of the General English programs is to assist each student to attain their personal learning objectives with guidance and support provided by their teachers.

Regular evaluations are also done to identify the progress of effective language learning in students, during the course of the General English programs. Evaluations are also conducted to monitor and record the effectiveness of each course and also on how it addresses students’ needs.

General English (Elementary to Upper Intermediate) (CRICOS Code: 089450E)

The design of the General English coursesare stimulating and effective, with a variety of activities to develop students’ confidence, knowledge and skills:

This includes the following:

  • Lively presentation and practice of any new language
  • Gradual rapid development of oral fluency, accuracy and conversational skills
  • Systematic development of listening, reading and writing skills
  • Extension of vocabulary, structure and usage of grammar


There are four(4) levels of General English

  • Elementary
  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper Intermediate

Duration: 4 to 52 weeks

Delivery Location:

  • Parramatta Campus (Sydney)
  • Gold Coast Campus


Entry Requirements

AITE have the following entry requirements:

  • Learners must be over 18 years of age.
  • Learners must have completed Year 12 or an overseas equivalent
  • Students will undergo a placement test to determine their English proficiency level


Level Guide General English Elementary General English Pre-Intermediate General English Intermediate General English Upper Intermediate
CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)    A1 A2  B1  B2
Required IELTS Score   N/A  N/A  4.0-4.5  5.0-5.5


Next Steps

Students are welcome to enrol in a General English course delivered at AITE, provided they meet the above entry requirements. Once students have successfully completed the General English Upper Intermediate course, they may be eligible to enrol in a Vocational program offered at AITE, on condition that all requirements have been met for that course.

Students also have the opportunity to enrol in any Vocational programs at AITE, provided they have completed a successful English course/equivalent via another institution upon proof.


Course Fees

For intake dates please contact us for more info