General English

English is often referred as language for International Communication as it is spoken by estimated 2 Billion people around the world. English is also most preferred language in field of science, Business, Communication, Information Technology, aviation, Foreign diplomacy, and international tourism. The General English courses at KCBT are structured to support student’s overall development and gain confidence. Special Considerations are incorporated in the course development for conversation, everyday situations and daily interactions that take place when travelling or living in an English speaking country. Students learn and practice the four macro-skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking in an exciting, interactive environment.

Our General English courses are offered at 3 levels detailed below

  • General English – Level 1 
    • Elementary Level 
    • Pre-Intermediate Level
  • General English – Level 2
    • Intermediate Level 
    • Upper-Intermediate Level
  • General English – Level 3 
    • Pre – Advanced Level 
    • Advanced Level

The course intake days are scheduled every Monday. A placement test is scheduled for the orientation day to make sure you are in the right class for your level – and then you can start learning straight away.

Course Duration/Fees

Full time: 1 to 24 weeks per course level (minimum of 4 weeks)
Tuition Fees: $180 per week
Application Fees: $250
Resources Fee: $15 per week
Timetable: Monday – Wednesday: 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM + Thursday: 4:30 PM – 8:50 PM

The delivery methods for this course include

  • Face-to-face learning.
  • Structured learning activities
  • Authentic learning experiences
  • ‘Other study’ such as e-learning

Entry Requirements

  • Course available for those 18 years and over.
  • Students commence at the level according to their current ability.


Weekly – Please contact us for more details

Student will not be allowed in class if they do not attend orientation and complete placement test. If student misses orientation, and student does not have any compassionate or compelling reason, student will not be allowed in the class and will need to attend orientation following week, this will have an effect on student attendance requirement.

Course Content

Weekly Theme: “The best things in life”
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Further skills Study practice
First Session Verb forms
Grammar focus: passive voice across tenses
Hobbies and interests
Building and practising vocabulary
When an interest becomes an obsession
Building and practising vocabulary
Class surveys: The most important things in life Dialogue practice
- Friendly intonation
Increasing vocabulary
Remembering new words
Second Session Language focus: What do you like to do?
What would you like to do?
Vocabulary – every day objects Reading for gist, reading for detail
The world’s most popular brands
Cooperative language skills English around you


Students’ progress is measured on a formative and summative basis. Students are also provided with a report which indicates their progress, enabling them to develop their skills. Assessment can take place through in-class activities, formal and informal tests, interviews, pair work and group work, research assignments and computer-based tasks.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

General English will provide a wealth of opportunities to develop speaking, writing, reading and listening for interaction in English speaking countries. It can also provide fantastic skills to lead into IELTS, PTE, FCE and CAE.

The course aims to provide students with a learning environment that is as close as possible to everyday situations in Australia and is also designed around student based requirements.