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English skills

English skills. Develop your command of spoken English and improve your English conversation.

Improve your spoken and written English skills with CCE courses designed to strengthen your grasp of the English language. These courses are ideal for anyone who wants to revisit or further their understanding of English grammar, whether for everyday use or to get ahead in the workplace.

Learn English the smart way with English courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Enhancing Your English Course: Steps Toward Better Writing - Advanced

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. This course is designed for people in the workplace, as well as tertiary-level students who want to increase their writing skills in English at an advanced level. Following revision of English grammar and sentence structure, the main focus is on developing writing with a range from conversational to educated formal English. Each week we study a range of writing from short email texts to longer administrative... [More]
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Enhancing Your English Course: Steps Toward Better Writing - Advanced

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Understanding English Grammar Course: Level 1

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. Join us for an exploration of English grammar and learn the intricates of the English Grammar system. Those who speak English fluently, particularly as a first language, will know the grammar of the language, but they may not know much about the grammar, how to talk about it or how to analyse the use of it. This course aims to establish an understanding of the ways in which the ‘rules’ of our grammar work. Specifically,... [More]
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Understanding English Grammar Course: Level 1

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Enhancing Your English Course: Steps Toward Better Writing - Standard

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. For many people in the workplace, and for students involved in TAFE and university studies, success depends on achieving a satisfactory standard in writing in English. This course increases skills in basic writing in English and is designed for people from a wide range of occupations, as well as students involved in tertiary preparation, TAFE and tertiary education. The course begins with revision of practical grammar,... [More]
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Enhancing Your English Course: Steps Toward Better Writing - Standard

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. It’s surprising and sometimes discouraging how often we are judged by the way we speak. Overseas-born professionals can find it difficult to have their skills recognised in a new environment because of the way their accent is interpreted. Through interactive workshops focusing on speech sounds, intonation and social context, you will improve your communicative confidence by learning to identify your own trouble spots... [More]
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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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The Story of the English Language Course

History. See the future. It’s in the past. What has happened to make the English language of over a thousand years ago largely unintelligible to English speakers today? Why is our grammar so different from those of some otherwise closely related European languages? Why is our vocabulary so large? We will trace the influences that have been at work over time to alter the language, both spoken and written. Influences that have resulted in such huge changes, from Old English to the... [More]
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