English for Secondary School Preparation (ESSP)
(CRICOS Code 048143M)
|Duration||10 – 40 weeks|
|Class hours||20 hours per week Mon – Thur 8:30 – 14:30|
|Entry requirements||Beginners and above|
If you are planning to study in an Australian high school this is the course for you. There are three levels of English for Secondary School Preparation with new topics to study each week to help you practise your general English communication skills.
There are subject-specific activities to give you the vocabulary and exposure to texts you will need to be successful in an Australian high school. Students also have the opportunity each term to join in an authentic high school experience.
Ozford English Language Centre is one of the preferred language centres for many public and private schools throughout Melbourne.
|Giving an opinion, Asking questions, Debating, Discussing news and current affairs, Describing events/ experience, Predicting events, Giving directions|
|Listening to radio interviews, Watching TV documentaries, Watching and listening to science and current affairs shows, Following instructions, Understanding different contexts|
|Note-taking and summarising, Writing emails, Writing paragraphs and stories, Descriptive writing, Filling in forms, Formal and informal letter writing, Writing blogs|
|Reading newspaper articles, Introductory academic texts, Reading narrative texts, Reading between the lines, Identifying key information, Identifying facts and opinions|
|General vocabulary for all subject areas including people and places, animals, and the environment, Vocabulary for maths, science and technology, Vocabulary for business and social sciences, Vocabulary building and using grammar correctly|
|Research and reporting skills, Digital projects, Independent reading program|