ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students)

General English (ELICOS) at Mint International College

Brief: Embark on a journey to fluency and confidence with our General English (ELICOS) Courses. Designed for international students, our programs equip you with essential language skills for navigating Australian society and succeeding in further academic pursuits. Whether you aspire to advance your studies or immerse yourself in local culture, our courses serve as your pathway to success.

Key Points:​

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Our courses cover grammar fundamentals and enhance listening, speaking, reading, and writing abilities within everyday contexts.
  • Integrated Learning: Our courses integrate all language modes, honing your understanding of English forms, features, and functions to deepen your comprehension and proficiency.
  • Flexible Levels: Choose from Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, and Upper-Intermediate levels tailored to your proficiency.
  • Course Structure: Each level spans from 10 to 12 weeks, with full-time study over 56 weeks, including holidays.
    • Elementary: 12 weeks
    • Pre-Intermediate: 12 weeks
    • Intermediate: 10 weeks
    • Upper Intermediate: 10 weeks
  • Dynamic Classroom Environment: Experience face-to-face instruction on our campus, with 20 hours of weekly classes supplemented by self-study.
  • Assessment and Support:
    • Formative and summative assessments tailored to each level.
    • Final exams at the end of each level.
    • Personalized intervention to ensure progress. In case of absence during an assessment, students must complete the assessment upon their return to class.

Course Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills.
  • Regular class attendance and active participation.
  • Approximately 4 hours of weekly self-study.
  • Completion of assessment tasks with academic integrity. (Plagiarism, collusion, or any form of cheating, including using artificial intelligence, will result in a D grade for assessments and may lead to disciplinary measures).
  • Fulfillment of Student Visa requirements.

Minimum Requirements:​

  • Age: 18 years or older.
  • English Language: No basic requirement. Entry to an appropriate ELICOS Course Level is determined by student’s current language proficiency level which will be assessed based on their:
    1. IELTS score or its equivalent OR
    2. The result of the College’s Placement Test by the administration staff and/or
  • If necessary, through consultation with the ELICOS Course Coordinator.
  • Academic: None required.

Quick Info:

  • Course Info: ELICOS (Elementary to Upper Intermediate)
  • CRICOS Code: 115401E
  • Study Period: minimum2 weeks- 56 weeks
  • Course Intake: Every week
  • Fees: $220 per week (contact admin for any promotional price or scholarship offered for the specific period)
  • Contact Email: admissions@minttraining.edu.au
  • Phone: (+61) 0451 188 743
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