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  • Centre for English Language Teaching

    learn english at university

  • Directors WelcomeDear prospective student,Were delighted that you are thinking of studying English at The University of Western Australias Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT).

    English is the linking language of the world. English helps us make friends and do business with people from countries across the globe. At UWA CELT, we want to give you the language skills needed to communicate effectively with native speakers of English and also with people from many other countries who have their own ways of expressing themselves in English.

    In this brochure you will find information about Perth as well as UWA CELTs programs and services: information to help you make the best choice for you.

    We look forward to welcoming you to UWA; to helping you develop your English ability and cultural knowledge so you can enjoy Perth, make new friends and be successful in your future.

    Callum Cowell - Director and the team at CELT

    The UWA Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT) reflects the tradition of the University by providing high quality English language teaching in a friendly and supportive environment. All our teachers have degrees and specialist qualifications in English language teaching. Our approach to teaching and learning gives students many opportunities to practise using English and to learn about life in Australia through tasks, activities and projects.

    UWA offers English language students the benefits of learning at one of Australias leading universities on a spectacular garden campus. Our unique and well structured modular programs combine a rigorous approach to teaching and learning with real and practical language experiences, which help students discover strategies to become life-long learners of English.

    UWA Centre for English Language Teaching

  • The extensive campus of The University of Western Australia (UWA)with its sandstone architecture and its spectacular botanical gardens is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful in Australia.

    It is home to a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a wide variety of areas including business, medicine, law, education, architecture, engineering, the sciences and the arts.

    As a member of the Group of Eight, UWA is regarded as one of the top universities in Australia and has an international reputation for teaching and research excellence. The University has won many international awards, for example in October 2005, UWA Professor Barry Marshall and UWA Emeritus Professor Robin Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. This highlights the quality of research in Western Australia and particularly at UWA.

    UWA Crawley CampusAn internationally

    renowned university with extraordinary people.

    A spectacular garden campus in one of the worlds most beautiful cities.

    A great place to be an English language learner.

    The University

    UWA Claremont Campus (CELT)

    The University of Western Australia | 2

  • 20 or 25 hours per week CELT offers two study options for its General, Academic, Business English and IELTS examination preparation courses. You will be able to enrol in a 25-hour per week course with 20 hours of a core program plus five hours of skills workshops. In this option, you will finish at 3.15pm on Mondays to Thursdays and 1pm on Fridays.

    We strongly recommend the 25-hour enrolment, including the academic skills workshop, if you have a scholarship for English language and tertiary studies. We recommend the everyday communication skills workshop for those who want to improve their listening and speaking.

    There is also the opportunity to choose a 20-hour per week option and finish each day at 1pm. In this option you wont take the skills workshops. Both study options are available for enrolments with tourist, working holiday and student visas.

    Courses and ProgramsThe UWA Centre for English Language Teaching offers accredited English language programs in GeneralEnglish, Business English and English for Academic Purposes, as well as preparation for internationally recognised examinations such as Cambridge, IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC.

    Choosing the best course for you will depend on your goals and your level of language ability. CELT offers different courses from beginner to advanced to help you develop your language proficiency. So, choosing a program is about what you are hoping to achieve whilst studying at CELT.

    Listening and speaking are developed through fun, social, interactive, community-based and integrated activities. Topics within this stream include: Speaking clearly, listening well English through film and animation Business and work TOEIC examination preparation Your culture, my culture

    Academic skillsThese workshops focus on reading and writing and will help you to acquire language skills for studying in an English-speaking university. They will also help you prepare for the IELTS and TOEFL examinations, which provide evidence of language ability for study, migration and work purposes. The academic skills workshops are offered at higher and intermediate levels of ability. At the lower level, students are introduced to Academic English.

    The UWA Centre for English Language Teaching hosts test centres for the internationally recognised IELTS and TOEFL examinations.

    Skills Workshops

    If you choose the 25-hour per week program you will be able to enhance your language learning by choosing a skills workshop. This will give you the chance to focus on areas you wish to develop further.

    The workshops incorporate practice in listening, reading, speaking and writing to help you strengthen your ability to communicate with confidence in English with people from many different countries. The workshops have been specifically designed to further develop your ability to think analytically and creatively in English for study, work and social environments and situations.

    The five-week afternoon workshops are offered in two streams.

    Everyday communication skillsThese skills workshops focus on developing listening and speaking skills for international situations.

    Length of course From 5 to 45 weeks

    intake period 9 intakes each year

    mode of study 25 or 20 hours per week

    LeveLs offered Beginner to advanced

    General English classes are for learners who wish to improve their ability to communicate in English. These classes are also a pathway to all other English language programs at UWA. In five-week modules, students practise reading and listening while developing the skills to write and speak clearly and coherently to convey their message with confidence.

    General English

    Study Options

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  • Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

    8.45am - 10.45am

    Vocabulary development through exploration of weekly theme

    Grammar & usage development and accuracy

    Reading skills strategies for developing effective reading skills

    Integrated skills practice with focus on oral and aural communication

    Integrated skills with focus on development of grammar & usage and writing skills

    11am - 1pm Listening skills integrated skills with a focus on strategies for developing listening comprehension

    Speaking skills strategies for developing clarity and fluency

    Writing skills development of skills in the writing process

    Integrated skills with focus on development of vocabulary and reading skills

    Integrated skills practice with focus on oral and aural communication

    2pm - 3.15pm Skills Workshop Skills Workshop Skills Workshop Skills Workshop Supervised self access/excursion/free afternoon

    3.15pm - 5pm Supervised self access

    25 hours per week program

    20 hours per week program

    Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

    8.45am - 10.45am

    Vocabulary development through exploration of weekly theme

    Grammar & usage development and accuracy

    Reading skills strategies for developing effective reading skills

    Integrated skills practice with focus on oral and aural communication

    Integrated skills with focus on development of grammar & usage and writing skills

    11am - 1pm Listening skills integrated skills with a focus on strategies for developing listening comprehension

    Speaking skills strategies for developing clarity and fluency

    Writing skills development of skills in the writing process

    Integrated skills with focus on development of vocabulary and reading skills

    Integrated skills practice with focus on oral and aural communication

    2pm - 5pm Free afternoon or supervised self access Supervised self access/excursion/free afternoon

    Length of course From 5 to 45 weeks

    intake period 4 intakes each year

    mode of study 25 or 20 hours per week

    LeveLs offered Upper-intermediate to advanced

    Business English classes are for learners who are interested in the English language of business and employment. Each five-week module focuses on business topics of interest to students such as tourism, marketing and international business. Business English helps learners to use business vocabulary, listen and read in business situations, and write reports, letters and other forms of business communication. Through Business English, students develop the ability to communicate effectively in business and social settings as well as their knowledge of cross-cultural business practices.

    Length of course From 5 to 45 weeks

    intake period 9 intakes each year

    mode of study 25 or 20 hours per week

    LeveLs offered Upper-intermediate to advanced

    English for Academic Purposes c