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English Language Courses at St. Paul's International College Australia

A Catholic Co-educational Boarding College

St. Paul's International College has an outstanding record of academic achievement, with an estimated 95% of its students progressing to Australian universities each year.

English Language (ELICOS) Courses


Our language courses are designed to prepare students linguistically and academically for participation in Australian high school and university programmes.  The teachers, trained and experienced in teaching English as a second and foreign language, focus on the skills necessary for overseas students to achieve their academic goals.



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English Language Briding Course for Secondary School

The St. Paul's International College English Language Bridging Course for Secondary School is a 30 hour-per-week English language programme that provides intensive instruction and practice in the skills of:


  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening.


English Language Bridging Course for Secondary School also includes specific language instruction in academic subjects such as Computing, Commerce, Mathematics, Science and Religion Studies.

Classes are highly structured and class numbers are small, enabling each student to achieve their personal best.  The English Language Bridging Course for Secondary School classes at the College are dynamic, motivating environments.  Students are given ample opportunity to learn and use English relevant to future study pathways, cultural integration and their successful functioning in the College environment.

A number of excursions are provided to introduce students to Australian culture and our unique environment.  Students enjoy day trips to Sydney, Canberra, the south coast and surrounding areas.

On successful completion of the St. Paul's International College English Language Bridging Course for Secondary School, students progress directly to one of the following:

  • High school courses- Years 7 -10
  • The Higher School Certificate (HSC) -Years 11 and 12
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • The University of New South Wales Foundation Year (UFY)

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English for Academic Purposes

English for Academic Purposes*(EAP) is a 30 hour-per-week programme that provides intensive English language instruction in all subject areas:

  • Academic English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing Studies
  • Religion Studies
  • Commerce Stream (Accounting, Economics & Legal Studies)


or

  • Science Stream (Physics and Chemistry)
*To be eligible for entry into the EAP course, students must have completed at least 5 years of high school and achieved an IELTS (Academic) score of 5.0 or equivalent. 


The EAP learning program equips students with the language skills necessary for academic success.  There are two streams in EAP: Science and Commerce. All subjects within EAP introduce students to the skills and language necessary to undertake that subject at a deeper level in UNSW Foundation Year course. Class numbers are restricted ensuring that each student can learn at their particular level.  The EAP class environment offers a studious, cooperative atmosphere in which students can receive individual assistance. 

On successful completion of the St. Paul's International College English for Academic Purposes course, students progress directly to the University of New South Wales Foundation Year (UFY).






Student Services


St. Paul's offers a range of services designed to help students settle into a new country and learning environment as quickly and as smoothly as possible. The College staff are always available to help students with any concerns that they may have. The services provided for students include:




  • Separate male and female boarding residences, where each student has his/her own centrally heated study bedroom
  • Modern accommodation facilities, including a laundry, relaxation and tutorial areas and well-kept gardens and sports fields

  • Boarding supervision by resident staff experienced in counselling and pastoral care

  • Supervised study periods each evening and regular tutorial groups with specialist teachers

  • A qualified nurse always on hand to provide medical advice and treatment

  • A range of organised leisure activities, which also involves a number of sports and community organisations, providing an opportunity to experience and contribute to life in the local community

  • A team of international chefs to provide a well-balanced range of international and Australian cuisine

  • Airport pick-up

  • Individual help with visas, medical insurance, banking and the postal system

  • Medical and dental assistance from bilingual professionals

  • Communication facilities such as email, telephone and faxes

  • Personalised advice on career and further study options, such as university entrance.

CONTACT

Sr. Angelina Fong

463 Argyle Street, Moss Vale, NSW 2577,  Australia

Tel: 612 48682211  Fax: 612 48681610

Email: srangelina@spic.nsw.edu.au

Website: www.spic.nsw.edu.au



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Sr. Angelina Fong

463 Argyle Street, Moss Vale, NSW 2577,  Australia

Tel: 612 48682211  Fax: 612 48681610

Email: srangelina@spic.nsw.edu.au

Website: www.spic.nsw.edu.au



 

See Also

English Language Courses at St. Paul's International College Australia

Foundation Year at St. Paul's International College Australia

Higher School Certificate Courses at St. Paul's International College Australia

Pathways to University at St. Paul's International College Australia

School Certificates at St. Paul's International College Australia



 
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