English for Specific Purposes (Esp) Stream - Dueli

Non-award

Improve your English oral and written skills through DUELI's English for Specific Purposes programs, from IELTS Preparation to English for Teaching.

International student information

Key facts

English language requirements

IELTS Preparation (5.0)

IAP (6.5)

English for Nursing (6.5)

English for Teaching (7.0)

Duration

All ESP programs are 5 weeks long

Campuses

* English for Teaching is offered on the Melbourne Burwood Campus only

Current Deakin Students

To access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook

Course information

DUELI offers English for Specific Purposes programs including IELTS Preparation, Introductory Academic Preparation (IAP), English for Nursing and English for Teaching.

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Course structure

IELTS PREPARATION

The IELTS Preparation course is designed for you to achieve success in the IELTS examination. In this course you will:

»          become familiar with IELTS examination format

»          improve listening, reading, writing and speaking skills

»          learn strategies for dealing effectively with the tasks in the examination

»          practise IELTS tasks under timed conditions.

 

IAP

Each week of the IAP program focuses on a range of tasks and academic themes.

The academic preparation is supported by an orientation and ongoing support delivered by Deakin University’s International Student Advisors (ISAs). The ISA’s provide an individual and group support program that helps with accommodation, personal welfare transition to Australia and transition to an Australia academic environment.

Students will undertake 20 hours face to face tuition each week with 5 hours a week allocated for Independent Learning and welfare support.

The IAP program will enable you to:

»          use catalogue and database searching techniques to locate relevant articles

»          critically analyse research articles

»          paraphrase and summarise information

»          negotiate a research proposal

»          edit and re-draft information

»          use appropriate referencing

»          plan an appropriate research design

»          negotiate procedures and outcomes in small groups

»          make formal and informal presentations to the class

»          take notes and report on university lectures

»          participate in group discussions

»          identify cultural differences in learning strategies and learning styles.

Assessment

At the end of the five-week IAP program, you will receive an assessment report that details your achievement against:

»          a group 20-minute PowerPoint presentation on research

»          a 2000-word group research project.

 

ENGLISH FOR NURSING

The English for Nursing program is a five-week intensive English program that will prepare students wishing to undertake a Bachelor of Nursing program at Deakin University. Successful completion of the English for Nursing program will mean that you have met the English language requirements for Deakin’s Bachelor of Nursing.

Course Length

5 weeks (25 hours per week including 5 weeks of supervised independent learning in the ILC).

Assessment

»          1 hour timed writing: argumentative essay

»          5 week reflective journal

»          Group Seminar

»          Verbal explanation of a patient’s condition using a standard medical form

 

ENGLISH FOR TEACHING

The English for Teaching program is a high level intensive English program that will prepare you for entry into a Bachelor of Teaching and Master of Teaching degree at Deakin University. Successful completion of the English for Teaching program will mean that you have met the English language requirements for Deakin’s Bachelor of Teaching and Master of Teaching.

Students who wish to enrol in  the English for Teaching program must have an IELTS score of 7.0 (no band lower than 7.0) or have completed a DUELI EAP 4 program with an overall score of 70 per cent.

Course Length

5 weeks (25 hours per week including 5 weeks of supervised independent learning in the ILC).

Assessment

»          Timed Writing/integrated Listening Task

»          Group Presentation

»          Storytelling task to an audience

»          Literature Review

 

Key information

Deakin code
X067C
CRICOS code?
028769J

Campuses by intake

Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3. Read more to learn where this course will be offered throughout the year.

2018 INTAKE DATES

INTAKE ORIENTATION START DATE     END DATE     
1 4 January 8 January 9 February
2 8 February 12 February 16 March
3 15 March 19 March 27 April
4 26 April 30 April 1 June
5 31 May 4 June 6 July
6 12 July 16 July 17 August
7 16 August 20 August 21 September
8 27 September 1 October 2 November
9 8 November 12 November 14 December

Entry requirements

Entry information

IELTS Preparation: You must have a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (GE7 or EAP 3) to enter the IELTS Preparation program

IAP: The IAP program is a high-level Australian Award scholarship students with IELTS 6.5 or above (or equivalent).

English for Nursing: English for Nursing must have an IELTS score of 6.5 (no band lower than 6.5) or have completed a DUELI EAP 4 program with an overall score of 65 per cent

English for Teaching: IELTS score of 7.0 (no band lower than 7.0) or have completed a DUELI EAP 4 program with an overall score of 70 per cent.

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How to apply

Deakin University English Language Institute

We recommend that you lodge your application as soon as possible, as places at DUELI are limited. To apply, please download the DUELI Application form. Once you have complete the application form, please scan or post it to:

Deakin University English Language Institute
Melbourne Burwood Campus
Building LA, Entrance 3
70 Elgar Road
Burwood VIC 3125
Australia

Tel +61 3 9244 5095
Fax +61 3 9244 5094

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