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1 THE UNIVERSITY OF Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ) QUEENSLAND

2 ABOUT UQ

3 GLOBAL REPUTATION UQ is a large, comprehensive university with a global reputation for quality and excellence. Ranked as one of the top 50 universities in the world by the prestigious Times Higher Education Supplement in 2008 Founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) – a leading group of Australian universities that collectively enrols one-third of all university students and conducts 70 percent of all university research in Australia One of only three Australian members of Universitas 21 – an international network of research intensive universities committed to world’s best practice Recipient of more prestigious Australian Learning and Teaching Council awards than any other Australian university Diverse student population of over 38,000 students including more than 6,900 international students World-class campus lifestyle, student services and facilities

4 LEADING RESEARCH UNIVERSITY UQ recognises the pursuit of excellence in both research and research training as being central to its mission. UQ is ranked as one of the top 3 research universities in Australia UQ has created more world-class research institute’s than any other Australian university. It is home to over 130 research centres UQ leads industry collaboration and research funding in Australia UQ students have the opportunity to study with researchers of international renown

5 WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES UQ’s state-of-the-art Library, unsurpassed information technology support and superior teaching facilities are key to unlocking learning potential. Library The largest research collection in Queensland with millions of books; tens of thousands of journals, eBooks and multimedia; networked databases; and primary material. Information technology services A range of IT and online services including a free UQconnect Internet account for students.

6 Sport and fitness UQ SPORT offers outstanding sporting facilities and recreational programs. Entertainment The UQ Union organises events to help students enjoy campus life. Clubs and societies Students can participate in social events by joining clubs and societies at UQ. Food, shopping and commercial services Students will find a range of venues in which to eat, drink, meet friends and shop. WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES

7 THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, ST LUCIA CAMPUS

8 SUPERB LOCATION The UQ St Lucia campus is located 7 kilometres from the heart of Brisbane city, the state capital of Queensland. With a population of over 1.8 million people, Brisbane has been named the second fastest growing city in the Western world and described as one of Australia’s most liveable cities. Safe Sub-tropical climate Friendly Multicultural Low cost of living Gateway to the famous Gold and Sunshine Coasts and some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches and wilderness environments

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10 ABOUT ICTE-UQ

11 EXPERIENCE & The University of Queensland’s Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ) is recognised with Australia and internationally for its quality and excellence. Over 25 years experience in the design and delivery of English language, English teacher training and professional development programs for individuals and groups of students and professionals Longstanding partnerships with some of the world’s leading universities, government and corporate organisations Registered with the Australian Government Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for International Students (CRICOS) Accredited by the National English Language Training Accreditation System (NEAS) Member of English Australia (EA) – the national peak body and professional association EXPERTISE

12 STATE-OF-THE-ART UQ is committed to providing first-class learning experiences and outcomes for its students. Programs and courses are delivered in a purpose-built, multimillion dollar teaching and learning environment on the UQ St Lucia campus LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Modern teaching and learning technology in all class and seminar rooms Quality study resources and materials Spacious break-out and self study areas Free Internet and computer access including wireless internet and quick access terminals ICTE-UQ Learning Centre with: 3 modern Internet and multimedia computer labs with digital language learning software An extensive range of books, magazines, journals, newspapers, CDs, DVDs and IELTS preparation materials

13 ICTE-UQ, ST LUCIA CAMPUS PREMISES

14 PROGRAMS Intensive full-time English language courses English language support for UQ degree program students Customised English language group programs English language teacher training and professional development Customised professional development, continuing education and short-term intensive programs Educational travel programs RTO Certificate and Diploma Programs Corporate Training Language testing administration services Online IELTS preparation

15 INTENSIVE ENGLISH GENERAL ENGLISH (GE) English language communication skills for social and work situations ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION (EIBC) English skills in a business context ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP) Prepares students for success in academic study and in the IELTS test ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: TESOL English language and English teaching knowledge development ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: TOURISM & HOSPITALITY English language skills for working in the tourism and hospitality industries ADVANCED ENGLISH COMMUNICTION SKILLS (AECS) Advanced communication and fluency skills through group project work COURSES

16 GENERAL 7 levels (Pre-elementary – Advanced) Designed for students who want to improve their English language skills for social, work and academic situations Course content focuses on the development of communication skills with a balance of speaking, listening, reading and writing tasks GE classes are topic based, interactive and use a mixture of course materials including books, television, radio, CDs, DVDs and computer software Students learn through class activities, individual, pair and small group work GE levels 4-7 include Options Classes. Students can choose from the following options: Academic or Business English Conversation IELTS Preparation Movies and Songs ENGLISH (GE)

17 GENERAL ENGLISH (GE) MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Reading Skills Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Options Class Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Break Writing Skills Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Options Class Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Break Options Class Audio-Visual Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Computer Assisted Learning Free Afternoon

18 ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL 2 levels (Higher Intermediate & Advanced) Designed to develop confidence in using English to communicate with native and non-native speakers in real world business situations Class exercises and projects are based around a weekly business theme such as Setting up a Business, Team Building, Negotiation, Marketing or Customer Service EIBC classes use modern course books as well as listening and reading materials from the media, Internet and business journals Course content includes: Development of Business English skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) Business Correspondence (letter writing, s, promotional materials, faxes, reports) Preparation and delivery of a business presentation using PowerPoint Case studies, business meetings and role play activities BUSINESS COMMUNICATON (EIBC)

19 ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION (EIBC) MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Business Presentation Skills (Computer Lab) Business English Skills Business English Skills Grammar in a Business Context Business English Skills Break Business Presentation Skills Business English Skills Business English Skills Audio-Visual Case Studies/ Business Meetings Break Business English Skills Listening & Notetaking Business Correspondence Business Correspondence Free Afternoon

20 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC 2 levels (Higher Intermediate & Advanced) Designed to prepare students for academic study and success in the IELTS test Develops academic language, study and research skills Course content and materials reflect the type of activities and learning environment students will experience in a degree or academic study Course content includes: Academic reading and writing: students read and research academic texts and construct extended written texts IELTS preparation: practise in all areas of the test, test taking strategies and timed practice tests Audio-Visual: watching and discussion of documentary style programs to develop listening and vocabulary skills Formal talks: organising, writing and delivering a spoken presentation Listening and notetaking: a live weekly lecture PURPOSES (EAP)

21 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP) MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Academic Reading and Writing IELTS Preparation Academic Reading & Writing Academic Reading & Writing Audio-Visual Break Academic Reading and Writing Formal Talks Academic Reading & Writing Academic Reading & Writing IELTS Preparation Break Listening & Notetaking Lecture: Listening & Notetaking & Discussion Focus on Grammar IELTS PreparationFree Afternoon

22 ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: 2 levels (Higher Intermediate & Advanced) Designed for students who are considering becoming a teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL) or who are already ESL teachers in their own country Develops English language skills through topics of general and TESOL-related content and includes preparation for the Cambridge ESOL Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Course content includes: Development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills through topics of general interest and TESOL-related content Analysis and discussion of current methods for teaching English Practice teaching Guest Speaker/Site Visit TKT Preparation. ESP:TESOL I Module 1: Language and background to language learning KAL: Knowledge About Language ESP:TESOL II Module 2: Planning lessons and use of resources for language teaching Module 3: Managing the teaching and learning process TESOL (ESP:TESOL)

23 ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES TESOL (ESP:TESOL) MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills TKT Preparation Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Grammar Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Break Classroom Language Phonology Lesson Planning Preparation for Practice Teaching TKT Preparation Break Preparation for Practice Teaching Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing Skills Vocabulary Development PronunciationFree Afternoon

24 ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: 2 levels (Higher Intermediate & Advanced) Designed for students who want to improve their English language skills for working in tourism and hospitality for a working holiday, a part-time job while studying or a professional career Develops English language skills through topics of general interest as well as themes related to the tourism and hospitality industries Lessons are based on themes such as : English skills for hotel, bar and restaurant work Customer satisfaction, handling bookings and making reservations Tour guiding Marketing and promotion Writing resumes, application letters and job interview skills Course content includes group projects, role plays and case studies to simulate real-life situations and practise English skills and one professional site visit or guest presentation per 5 week session. TOURISM & HOSPITALITY (ESP:T&H)

25 ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES TOURISM & HOSPITALITY (ESP:T&H) MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Tourism: What is it? Researching Jobs Intercultural Communication Arrivals & Departures Presentation Skills Break Meeting & Greeting Writing a Professional CV Describing Tourism in Your Country Tour Leading & Describing Attractions Tourism Project: Planning Break Handling Customers Job Interviews Computer Lab: Telephoning in English Ecotourism: Speaking & Listening Free Afternoon

26 ADVANCED ENGLISH: Advanced Level Designed to further develop the speaking and listening skills of students with advanced language skills Course materials include advanced English course books, real-life television, radio shows and movies, magazines, journals, books and the Internet. Course content includes: Core Skills: Activities to develop speaking, listening and grammar skills Advanced reading and writing skills News and world affairs: listening, reading and discussion skills Project work: Students undertake a class project which can involve writing and performing a live play, directing and filming a documentary or producing individual video diaries Film appreciation Lecture/Guest Speakers COMMUNICATION SKILLS (AECS)

27 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Advanced Reading Skills Core Skills Core Skills Project Work News and World Affairs Break Advanced Writing Skills Core Skills Core Skills Project Work Public Speaking Break Drama Lecture/Guest Speaker Film Appreciation Film AppreciationFree Afternoon ADVANCED ENGLISH: COMMUNICATION SKILLS (AECS)

28 STUDY OPTIONS

29 ONLINE IELTS TEST BROADLEARN ™ IELTS Developed in partnership with global digital online publisher Mediasphere Over 120 hours of IELTS Test preparation instruction Over 150 learning activities 33 complete lessons to teach skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing Practice Tests 15 unique speaking, listening, reading and writing tests Bank of guided tests with sample responses Bank of questions that automatically tracks progress and success IELTS Tools Pronunciation tool with audio and video to assist develop speaking and listening skills Interactive dictionary with 10,000 words with audio and video support Video and audio recorder to play back speaking performance PREPARATION

30 STUDENT ICTE-UQ students and participants have access to quality students services and support. SERVICES Homestay accommodation Airport reception Counselling and academic support Student activities program including free Friday afternoon group activities Free borrowing rights and computer access at UQ St Lucia campus libraries Discounted entry to UQ Sport facilities On-campus medical centre, dentist and optometrist UQ Student Clubs and Societies

31 TESTIMONIALS The teachers at ICTE-UQ are helpful and friendly and are always available to help. I can feel my English getting better and better everyday and I strongly believe that when I return to Brazil my English language skills will be of an excellent standard and will help me secure employment. Being part of the UQ campus is a great experience and the perfect way to be surrounded by English everyday. “ ” Tathiane Viudes Santos, Brazil

32 TESTIMONIALS The facilities here are excellent, the class activities are really interesting and the teachers have a unique ability to identify student’s individual needs and motivate us to learn. Being an ICTE-UQ student has been more than just about learning English – it has been a chance to experience other cultures and a major life experience for me. I believe that there is no better place to learn English in Australia than ICTE- UQ. “ ” Takashi Nomura, Japan

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