This program aims to increase your potential for successful study in your future studies and/or career by supporting you to become an effective user of academic English.It aims to provide you with the language, 21st century skills, and approaches to independent study to enable you to study effectively on higher education programs, improve your employability and prospects of promotion, or to simply meet your own learning goals for your personal satisfaction.
In this program, you will:
- Enhance your English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
- Gain academic skills by learning how to research, paraphrase and synthesise information.
- Develop a broad set of practical skills as you work in teams, apply critical thinking and deliver presentations.
The levels within the UniSTART English programs are aligned with the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) and GSE Learning Objectives for Academic English (Global Scale of English, Pearson Education Ltd).
The UniSTART English program is divided into Pre-Advanced and Advanced levels. The table below shows the equivalent CEFR and IELTS levels following successful completion of the levels