The English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)


General English

General English courses will help you to improve your English skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students will learn with experienced and qualified teachers in small - medium classes. The school will track your progress with regular testing. Most of English schools run General English courses at six levels including Beginner level, Elementary level, Pre-Intermediate level, Intermediate level, Upper Intermediate level and Advanced level, and students progress at their own pace.  

These courses are suitable for individuals or for holiday groups, and as preparation for the English for Academic Purposes courses.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
(หลักสูตรภาษาอังกฤษสำหรับเตรียมเข้าศึกษาต่อในระดับมหาวิทยาลัย หรือในระดับวิชาชีพ)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are designed to help international students succeed in university studies by improving their Academic English skills and literacy in English. This course helps you to prepare for your further studies in English at university or college in Australia.

EAP programs are generally offered as full-time courses of approximately 10 weeks for each module. EAP courses generally start and finish at dates which match with the university's academic semesters. This allows students to move easily into formal degree courses.

IELTS Exam Preparation

IELTS is the most commonly used English Proficiency test in Australia and is accepted by all academic institutions. This course is recognised by the universities, colleges and many employers as evidence of your English level. If you plan to study at a university or college in Australia you may need to take this exam. This course will prepare you for the exam as well as helping you to improve your language and skills for academic study.

English for High School Preparation
(หลักสูตรภาษาอังกฤษสำหรับนักเรียนที่มีอายุ 13-17 ปีี เพื่อเตรียมเข้าศึกษาต่อในระดับมัธยมทั้งของรัฐหรือเอกชนในประเทศออสเตรเลีย)

English for High School Preparation course is designed to help international students develop the skills they need to be successful in a high school setting. Students will be able to increase their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills competency for high school studies. Moreover, students will get to practice specific subject areas and assist with subject selection. The course materials provided by the teachers are similar to those that students will encounter at high school to facilitate real-life learning.

Source: Australian Qualifications Framework