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We have a range of General English, Exam Preparation and Business English courses for different learning needs and to fit any schedule. You can choose from English courses in the morning, at midday and in the afternoon, with classes for all English levels from beginner to advanced.
Our accredited English courses are based on practical English that you can use everyday. Conversation and speaking are the main focus with lots of grammar & writing practice. When you study with us we give you a language for life.
15 essential (and super easy) tips for mastering English
As you’re likely well aware, the English language poses one of the most complex collection of challenges for learners. However, by following our 15 super easy tips for mastering English – the international language of commerce free from brain strain and stress.
1. Talk without fear of making mistakes
First and foremost you should let go of your fear of making mistakes. The process of learning, by definition, is acquiring knowledge through study, experience, or being taught. What this definition leaves out is that learning is, at the most basic level, an exercise of trial and error. So speak freely and write without worrying about whether you’ve gotten it right the first time around, or whether it’ll take a further 30 attempts.
2. Get to grips with the basics
Focussing in on the basic cornerstones of English will stand you on firm footing when attempting the more complex of elements. So get started on key words and begin learning core grammar rules (such as Possessive Nouns, Pronouns, ‘Be’ Verbs, Action Verbs and Adjectives).
3. Be inquisitive
Question everything and always be inquisitive. The English language is full of exceptions and often (more often than not, in fact) spoken English bucks the stringent rules that define the language.
4. Immerse yourself within English culture
Being amongst English culture truly provides meat to the bare bones that is the language without first-hand experience. So immerse yourself within theatre, literature, films and tourist attractions and surround yourself with those who speak English as their mother tongue.
5. Put it into practice
As the English idiom goes ‘practice makes perfect’, so continually recap all that you’ve learnt and put it into practice within the real world.
6. Read, a lot!
The human brain has an inexplicable power for processing information and making sense of what is placed before it, and reading is a truly effective way of helping your brain make those vital connections that achieve fluency.
Begin your efforts with newspapers, magazines and illustrated books, where imagery can aid information processing.
7. Indulge in trash TV
English Soap operas make for compelling viewing, where not a week goes by without a grisly murder or a cheating spouse who’s uncovered. These aren’t only entertaining, but they also provide for drastically differing dictions, from the dulcet tones of the Yorkshire Dales in Emmerdale, to the unique Cockney vocabulary in EastEnders.
8. Add to your vocabulary every day
Aim to learn and master at least one new word each and every day; why not work your way through the newest additions to the Oxford English Dictionary for vocab that’s culturally on-point.
9. Retrain your brain to think in English
This particular tip is one that is going to take some practice as you’ll be in a real habit of thinking in your mother tongue. You can help yourself out a little by placing Post-It notes upon the key items within your home with the item described in English.
10. Put your ears through their paces
Listening to videos, podcasts and music can all help your ears adapt and adopt the English language in all of its varied glory.
11. Talk to yourself out loud
Talking to yourself is key to perfecting your spoken English, so go ahead and talk yourself through your daily routine and pick up upon the sounds that you struggle over.
12. Repeat after me: Repeat, repeat, repeat
There’s no escaping it, there are few as effective a way of learning a language than repeating written tasks and spoken words over and over and over again.
13. Learn English, but enjoy doing so
Learning shouldn’t be a dull experience of monotonous exercises, nor should it be something that you simply dread. Any respectable English course provider (such as our good selves) will make the learning process a fun one, rather than boring you to death with cue cards and pointless PowerPoints.
14. Set yourself goals
Goal setting is essential for keeping you on track with your learning, so go ahead and set yourself a series of challenges.
15. Finally – after all of that hard work, take a break!
Taking a break and giving your brain a much needed period of recuperation is essential for allowing all of those words, sounds and grammar rules to sink in.
We hope these 15 tips for mastering English will help you get closer to your aim for language excellence. Best of luck!
ENGLISH FOR GENERAL PURPOSES (GENERAL ENGLISH)
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FROM BEGINNERS TO ADVANCED LEARNERS, STUDENTS LOVE THE CONFIDENCE THEY GAIN AND KNOWLEDGE THEY LEARN WHEN THEY STUDY ENGLISH AT ACADEMIA!
Academia is a proud provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).
Begin when it suits you: courses start every week and are between 2 to 60 weeks long.
Classes run from Monday to Thursday with Fridays free for students to take advantage of our optional supplementary activities and lessons.
Our General English (GE) course is split into six levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced, which allows students to be placed in an appropriate class.
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LEARN CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH IN AUSTRALIA
Our GE program is built on the notion of communication and conversation, focusing on elements an international student living in Australia might be expected to do, for example:
- Talking about your likes and dislikes
- Job-seeking tasks like filling in forms, writing a resume, applying for a job, and reading a job description
This approach encourages students to immediately start using the language they learn in class in their day-to-day life!
All students are provided with:
- A course book
- Supplementary materials will also be provided
- Fully equipped computer learning lab, which students use to enhance their learning experience
NEAS Quality Audit
Academia International achieves quality outcomes in all criteria in its most recent NEAS Quality Audit, achieving the highest possible result. NEAS is a global leader in quality assurance for the English Language Teaching (ELT) sector. Academia’s English Centre in Melbourne has received NEAS highest endorsement
GENERAL ENGLISH LEVELS:
GE1 – BEGINNER
Students with no or little ability to speak or understand English begin here.
During the beginner level, tuition focuses on high-frequency, useful vocabulary that students can immediately start using in their daily lives!
You’ll learn to communicate with native speakers in a variety of common situations, sparking your learning of general conversation.
GE2 – ELEMENTARY
If you already have a basic understanding of the English language, Level 2 might be the right place to start!
This level is for students who can communicate in some common situations. Now it’s time to improve fluency and improve your confidence.
GE3 – PRE-INTERMEDIATE
Those who can communicate in common scenarios and who have the ability to write basic English start at GE3. Build on your existing grasp of the language to improve writing, speaking, and reading!
During class, you will write reports, make short presentations, and read newspaper articles.
GE4 – INTERMEDIATE
If you’re able to communicate in most situations, the Intermediate level will help you continue improving your overall fluency while at the same time, building your writing skills.
Now it’s time to learn how to write resumes and job applications, perform in debates, and interpret text.
GE5 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE
Those entering GE5 have a solid understanding of communication in various tenses and structures.
Build your vocabulary and boost your confidence through speechmaking, participating in discussions, and conducting interviews. You’ll also learn how to write formally, such as letters of complaint.
GE6 – ADVANCED
Once you’ve reached level 6, you’ll learn how to communicate spontaneously and flexibly in a range of different scenarios. Students at this level can understand a complicated text and produce clear, well-structured, and complex writing pieces.
Sharpen your skills to format text correctly, use formal, professional language, and incorporate a wide range of vocabulary.
GENERAL ENGLISH COURSE DETAILS
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- Course Name:English for General Purposes – Beginner to AdvancedCRICOS
- Duration:2 to 60 Weeks
- registered on CRICOS, including tuition plus course breaks
- Duration:Two (2) to Sixty (60) weeks full time
- Course Delivery Location:Melbourne Campus (399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000)
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Top 10 Personality Development Tips
Personality of a person is defined as the amalgamation of qualities and attributes which contribute to the person’s character and image. It arises from within and makes us who we are. The personality of an individual is determined and judged by his/her appearance, behaviour, attitude, education, values and some more varying characteristics.
Personality development is the process of developing a set of characteristics and traits which contribute to the overall personality of a person. Personality development is often confused with enhancing your dressing sense or just gaining proficiency over English language. A person who dresses well and speaks fluent English isn’t necessarily supposed to have a good personality. Personality development is an all round development.
Tips for Personality Development
Personality development cannot happen in a day. It happens over time. There are multiple characteristics which need to be worked on while developing one’s personality.Here are some tips for enhancing the typical characteristics and attributes which add to an individual’s overall personality:
1. Be Confident:
Confidence is certainly the most important factor which adds to the personality of any individual. A person’s confidence might go down due to mistakes, failure, guilty or any other thing which is undesirable. Some people often develop inferiority complex due to their physical appearance, caste, financial status etc. Such people perceive confidence as their weakness, while the truth is that confidence is an individual’s biggest strength.
Your confidence reflects your character, attitude and passion. You should be confident about who you are and whatever you do. Being confident will help you to express yourself and stand amongst the crowd.
2. Improve Your Communication Skills:
The way you speak reflects who you are. Be polite and gentle with your words. Use decent words while interacting with everyone. Always think before you speak. English being globally accepted is preferred everywhere. So work on your English proficiency by listening to English news, reading English newspapers and magazines. Always use simple words general interactions.
3. Dress Up Well:
Dressing sense means the general sense about how you should dress up for office, party or any other occasion. A person should therefore wear according to the situation and according to how well the attire suits him/her. Good looks no doubt will add to your personality but what matters the most is how you are dressed up. Even a 5’4 guy with a dark complexion can have a good personality if he knows how to carry himself. Dressing sense thus plays a major role in personality and confidence development.
4. Do What You’re Passionate About and Be Passionate About What You Do:
Always follow your passion and do what interests you. This will not only help you to grow as a person but will also add to your confidence. Be passionate about your work. Make sure that you give your best in whatever you do. This will add to your growth and strengthen your self confidence. NEVER miss a chance to prove yourself.
5. Watch Your Body Language:
Body language plays an important role to judge a person’s confidence and personality. Try to make use of positive gestures while interacting with others. This shows that you’re at ease while having a discussion. Studies reflect that 75% of our communication happens non-verbally. Your gestures thus play a vital role while interacting with others.
6. Improve Your Social Skills:
Man is a social animal. Every individual has to interact with a group of people one time or the other. Being shy or introvert is the least desirable characteristics in any individual. Always stay updated with the current affairs and what is happening in your society. Try participating in group discussions and seminars. This will help you to be more open and adjust amongst a group of individuals.
7. Develop Leadership Qualities:
A good leader is believed to have a good personality. Leadership skills do not mean how well you give orders to your subordinates. It means how well you can manage your subordinates to accomplish a particular task. Work harder to set an example to your subordinates. Express yourself and always do as you say.
8. Be Optimistic:
Have a positive outlook towards everything. Nobody wants to be around a person who is negative and complaining all the time. Nobody wants to work or live with a pessimist. When you face a failure, let go of the assumption that you’re the unluckiest person alive. Use positive statements like “I can do it”, “I always have a choice” etc. Expect good things from the future.
9. Be a Patient Listener:
Be an enthusiastic listener. Listening is a very essential part of communication. This will help you to see things from the eyes of others. Mental presence is a must to be good listener. Try to get away from any possible distraction while talking to your family members, friends and co-workers. Ask questions to let the other person know that you were listening to him/her.
10. Be a Good Learner:
Good learning skills in an individual are highly desirable. You should always have the zeal to learn new things while at work. This reflects your enthusiasm. Don’t let yourself repeat the same mistakes. Learn from them.
Here’s a famous quote by Eleanor Roosevelt: “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself”
Everyone makes mistakes, but learning from them is the best one can do. Working on the above mentioned characteristics will help you to be entitled as a person with a good personality.