At Ozford we are passionate about the English language so our English language courses are designed to improve your English proficiency, ensure you reach your goals and provide you with thought-provoking, interactive learning experiences. Our motto for English learning is “use, practise and learn”. At Ozford English Language Centre in Melbourne, You will enjoy learning with your English language courses teachers, whether you are in one of the General English, English for Secondary School Preparation, English for Academic Purposes, or IELTS Test Preparation classes. Every teacher is experienced, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The teachers aim to teach in a variety of ways that give you the best opportunity to learn English and achieve the best outcomes. Teachers provide an environment that is supportive and safe, empowering you to learn willingly. We not only aim to develop our students academically but also nurture student well-being. Our English language courses are skills-based so you can really focus on what you need most to increase your language proficiency. ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) classes deliver new and relevant topics each week that focus on valuable and practical communication skills for a range of situations. You will study with people from different countries while learning at a steady pace. You will be level tested on your first day and put in a level appropriate class. You are assessed in the four macro skills, speaking, listening, reading and writing each week of the course. On completion of the English language course, you will receive an academic report of assessment results and a graduation certificate. We have exciting excursions and incursions which are a great way to practise English outside the classroom; you can also come to free weekly Work English classes that provide additional speaking opportunities practicing functional language for work in a fun environment. Our ‘English Only’ policy ensures that wherever you come from, you will make friends and connect with students from many different countries and cultures here at Ozford. From our ELICOS you have the opportunity of direct entry into Ozford Institute of Higher Education degrees, other TAFE and VET in Victoria and interstate (subject to meeting the entry requirements of the institutions).