General English

Immerse yourself in an all-English speaking environment and learn authentic English through Site Institute’ General English courses. Structured at different levels of proficiency, our program integrates the skills you need to improve your English fast. Progress your vocabulary and grammatical competence through tailored individual and group activities that are informative, entertaining and engaging.

Our General English classes combine activities that are content and task-based and are designed to develop your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. These will enable you to participate successfully in further study or interact with English speakers in Australia and overseas.


Suitable For:

From Elementary to Upper-Intermediate, our learning methodology will provide you with high level understanding of the English language and prepare you for your next academic and professional steps.

We welcome students from all over the world who are genuinely interested in improving their level of spoken and written English. From Elementary to Upper Intermediate, you will be able to monitor and assess your own progress and continue into advanced levels that will prepare you for exams like the IELTS, PTE, CAE or others.

Competitive Price

Competitive Price

Fun and Interactive Classes

Fun and Interactive Classes

Improve on the Basics

Improve on the Basics

Track Your Progress

Track Your Progress

QualificationGeneral English
CRICOS Code090755M
Duration5-50 weeks
Tuition Fees$260 per week
Application Fees$200
Materials and texts$0
Delivery modeOn-campus, face-to face
Intake Dates 2016Every Monday

Entry Requirements

Beginner English Language level or above

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age

Students require a completed Year 10 or equivalent; or,

Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.

There are 5 available levels in General English:

Elementary – 10 weeks

Pre-Intermediate – 10 weeks

Intermediate – 10 weeks

Post-intermediate – 10 weeks

Advanced – 10 weeks


  • An interactive, fun programme to develop your level of English in an authentic all-English speaking environment
  • Competitive prices
  • Weekly enrolment dates
  • Instructor-learner 200 hours of face-to-face class work, 20 hours a week, to enable you to practice the four skills, give you information and expand on difficult grammar and vocabulary areas
  • A Placement Test, two progress tests, and an end-of-level test to assess your progress
  • Learner-tailored guidance throughout the whole program
  • Measurable progress for three levels of English proficiency
  • Qualified instructors with experience in working with multi-cultural groups of learners
  • State-of-the art location in CBD,  within easy reach from train and bus stations
  • Guidance to free online practice resources
  • Enjoyable learning environment and friendly international staff