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General English

Bond University
10 weeks
Language course
Gold Coast
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Program description

General English

General English programs commence every 10 weeks throughout the year. Students that are unable to commence at the beginning of a 10-week cycle may commence halfway through at the 6-week point.

The General English program is a communicative course that helps students achieve their English Language proficiency goals in everyday communication.

For more information, please refer to the institute website.

Program content


Classes are available at six levels graded from Beginner to Advanced, with each level lasting 10 weeks.

  • A wide range of contemporary topics and video materials are used, helping students discover English in the context of the modern world and making the learning process more memorable and engaging.
  • Active Teach methods are employed using interactive whiteboard tools, DVD, audio, transcripts, dictionary and additional resources encouraging heads up learning.

Textbook Series:  Cutting Edge (Published by Pearson Education)

Program content includes:

  • The discussion of contemporary global issues, providing authenticity and an international perspective.
  • Writing lessons for real life use - emails, letters, reports, etc.
  • Study, Practice, Remember sections which provide integrated language summaries and practice exercises.
  • Clear language aims and objectives linked to CEFR, the global scale for English.
  • Directed self-study sessions and English Lab with feedback functionality and exercises, allowing students greater control of their learning.
  • The Student DVD with audio and video plus transcripts which allows learners to review lessons and catch up if they miss a class.


Our General English programs are self-paced, with students assessed on weekly tasks, as well as a final test in week 10 in the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, and grammar. Once a student has demonstrated the required competency, they will move up to the next level.

Study schedule

Full-time study involves 25 hours per week.
20 hours of face-to-face tuition and 5 hours of directed self- study and teacher supervised activities.

For more information, please refer to the institute website.

About school

Bond University

Bond University

At Bond University, we do things differently. Known for our small class sizes, three-semester-per-year timetable and state-of-the-art facilities, Bond University has been named in the global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking of the Best Small Universities...

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Contact info

Bond University

14 University Drive
4226 Robina, Queensland


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