Academic English Bridging Course

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4-Week Online Course (16 hours)

This course helps students to quickly gain the essential academic skills required for ongoing success at college and university level study.

NEXT COURSE: 14 May 2018
About the course

Many students who commence their higher education studies in Australia have difficulty adjusting to the academic requirements of critical thinking, researching, reading, referencing and writing. This course gives prospective students a great advantage by helping them gain important insights into the key academic skills required for success at university.


This course is designed for students who are preparing to enter higher education in Australia, or for students currently enrolled in higher education who are struggling with academic skills.

Teaching Method

This course consists of videos, quizzes, quick reference sheets and exercise files that give students plenty of practice as they prepare for the demands of academic studies.

Course topic

1. Intro to Academic English - vocabulary, terms, tone
2. Analysing Questions - critical thinking, brainstorming, searching information
3. Reading Strategies - skimming, scanning, detailed
4. Reading Strategies - asking questions, note-taking, organising information
5. Paraphrasing - using synonyms, using parallel phrases, checking for meaning
6. Academic Writing - essays, reports, reflections
7. Referencing - importance of referencing, in-text, end-text
8. Editing & proofreading - structure, accuracy, preparing a document for submission

Where will the learning take place?

When you join this course, you will gain access to Englishtec’s easy-to-use online learning management system for a period of 4 weeks.

Who should take this course?

Students preparing to enter Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate or Post-graduate courses will benefit from taking this course as it will help them understand the academic requirements for higher education in Australia.

Who are the tutors?

The tutors are native English speaking professionals from Australia. They are highly experienced English teachers who will be able to clearly guide you through the course and provide the feedback you need to rapidly improve your skills.

What is the main purpose of this course?

This course will prepare students so they can meet the demands of Australian higher education.

What technology do I need to complete this course?

Students need a computer, access to the internet with a connection fast enough to be able to play short online videos.

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