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English language programs

We offer a range of English language courses to help you improve your English skills and prepare for further study in Australia.

Classes

Before starting your course, we will assess your current English language skills and place you in a class that suits your skills and needs. Classes are small (up to 20 students) to encourage one-on-one engagement with your teachers and classmates.

Our courses

General English (GE)

Duration Five week/s (from 1 to 55 weeks)
CRICOS code 071156C

You'll learn how to use English in various social and personal situations in General English classes. Our teachers will help you develop listening and speaking, reading, and writing skills. They'll also help you gain the necessary knowledge to continue further study in EAP courses.

We offer the following General English courses:

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer-based learning classes (2 hours), library access, and excursions.

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, students would have:

  • Been able to make self-understood in very short, simple utterances in highly familiar contexts.
  • Been able to write short, legible sentences and/or complete basic forms on highly familiar topics (for example, personal details, present events, likes and dislikes).
  • Been able to comprehend very short, simple texts on familiar topics involving high-frequency vocabulary (for example, jobs).
  • Been able to comprehend basic instructions and questions in the familiar context provided speech is very slow and articulated, and there is the possibility of repetition.
  • Been able to use several simple structures (present simple of common verbs, pronouns) although basic systematic errors may persist.
  • Been able to produce and recognise basic vocabulary required to conduct routine everyday transactions.

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).


Disclaimer

Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before deciding.

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer-based learning classes (2 hours), library access, and excursions.

Course outcomes

At the end of the course, students would have:

  • Held a conversation about the personal information
  • Been able to tell time and dates
  • Been able to make purchases in various shops/restaurants
  • Been able to describe their daily routines
  • Written an informal letter
  • Made requests and offers
  • Describe past events
  • Made simple oral and written comparisons
  • Talked about their health and arranged an appointment with a doctor
  • Talked about their abilities
  • Listened and practised how to find a flat and arrange its rental
  • Understood basic social practices in the Australian environment

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).


Disclaimer

Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before deciding.

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer-based learning classes (2 hours), library access, and excursions.

Course outcomes

At the end of the course, students would have:

  • Learned and practised general conversation skills
  • Had a grasp on basic English tenses
  • Learnt and talked about professions
  • Made plans for future using future forms
  • Practised different ways of looking at a reading text
  • Written your mini-biography
  • Learnt and practised phrases for special occasions (birthdays, parties, weddings)
  • Made requests and asked for permission
  • Learned how to describe feelings
  • Talked about geographical features
  • Practices replying to invitations and offers

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).


Disclaimer

Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before deciding.

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer-based learning classes (2 hours), library access, and excursions.

Course outcomes

At the end of the course, students would have:

  • Learned how to correctly ask and answer questions in Present, Past and Future tenses
  • Learnt ways to keep conversations going
  • Learnt how to give and ask for opinions
  • Practised vocabulary related to media and listened to news stories
  • Written a CV and a cover letter
  • Practiced booking a flight and learn all the related vocabulary
  • Learnt how to show interest
  • Talked about social behaviour and different cultures
  • Used various revision techniques and memory games
  • Practised writing different types of texts, including essays and letters
  • Described everyday objects
  • Told a story using narrative

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).


Disclaimer

Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before deciding.

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer-based learning classes (2 hours), library access, and excursions.

Course outcomes

At the end of the course, students would have:

  • developed ways to check and understand the meaning in a conversation
  • developed and practised ways of analysing reading texts
  • learnt how to write topic sentences and paragraphs
  • learned how to make effective oral presentations
  • analysed graphs and wrote summaries
  • done IELTS practise tests
  • written an essay and various formal letters
  • analysed questionnaires
  • researched a chosen subject and presented it to your teacher
  • read through news reports

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).


Disclaimer

Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before deciding.

English for Academic Preparation (Upper Intermediate to Advanced)

Duration 10 - 20 weeks
CRICOS code 049000G

English for Academic Preparation (EAP) is an accredited pathway course for international students who do not meet English requirements for a course they intend to study at MIT. The courses are designed to help you improve your English language skills and prepare you for further study at MIT or other tertiary institutions.

The course includes reading comprehension, listening, note-taking, essay, report writing skills, oral presentation and debating skills, mastering academic speech, reference and research skills, examination skills, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation workshops.

Avoiding plagiarism by introducing effective referencing and summarising skills are also included in the course.

MIT offers the following EAP courses:

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer-based learning classes (2 hours), library access, and excursions.

Course outcomes

At the end of the course, students would have:

  • developed ways to check and understand the meaning in a conversation
  • developed and practised ways of analysing reading texts
  • written academic texts
  • learnt how to write topic sentences and paragraphs
  • learned how to make effective oral presentations
  • analysed graphs and written summaries
  • done IELTS practise tests
  • written a report
  • analysed questionnaires
  • researched a chosen subject and presented it to the teacher
  • read through news reports

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).

Disclaimer

Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before deciding.

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer-based learning classes (2 hours), library access, and excursions.

Course outcomes

At the end of the course, students would have:

  • developed ways to check and understand the meaning in a conversation
  • developed and practised ways of analysing reading texts
  • written academic texts
  • learnt how to write an argumentative essay
  • learned how to make effective oral presentations
  • analysed graphs and wrote summaries
  • done IELTS practise tests
  • written a report
  • designed analysed questionnaires
  • researched a chosen subject and presented it to your teacher
  • read through and analysed newspapers reports

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).

Disclaimer

Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before deciding.