CRICOS Course Code: 094231G
GE courses prepare students with communication skills by developing listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
When students arrive at SIBC, they are given a Placement Test and an interview to determine their English proficiency
And are then placed in a class best suited to their English level and study plans
General Intensive English is designed to give students the opportunity for rapid progress of English language skills.
There are 20 hours’ face-to-face daily English lessons each week including listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Please refer to the contents for each level if you plan to undertake GE course.
Elementary You will learn basic vocabulary, simple verb tenses, common phrases, conversational techniques, pronunciation tips, the phonetic and English alphabet and confidence in your language.
Pre-Intermediate This course builds on the skills learned at the Elementary level. You will learn more complex tenses, modals and conditionals, more complex tenses including simple past, future, and present perfect, how to agree / disagree and express your opinion in conversation and written documents, how to tell a good story, further pronunciation skills and confidence in your new language.
Intermediate This course is an extension of Pre-Intermediate. It concentrates on joining tenses, more formal structures including all the conditionals and the passive voice, as well as extending your knowledge of idioms, phrasal of verbs, and colloquialisms. By the end of the Intermediate course, you will be better equipped to converse in a relaxed manner.
Upper-Intermediate This course introduces more advanced grammatical knowledge and seeks to increase personal vocabulary and to encourage autonomous learning. The pronunciation syllabus employed increases accuracy and confidence. By the end of this course, you will be able to socialize more effectively with other English speakers at both the verbal and written level.