English Programs

English is the most widely used language for business, academia and tourism. Speaking English with confidence is a major advantage in today’s competitive and globalised job market. Studying English at the Aspire English focuses on thinking and acting with the confidence of a native English-speaker. You develop skills to use in real-life, which means you will not only be learning the language, you will be learning how to use it in everyday situations.

By studying English at Aspire, you will gain a huge range of experiences which would not be possible to gain in your home country. Invaluable every-day skills are taught, such as problem solving, working with others, and applying your skills to real-world situations.

Organisations and corporations around the world expect you not only to speak English but also to be able to adapt to cross-cultural environments. At Aspire English you will learn the world’s language in a truly international environment.

Our English language teaching maintains a consistently high quality. With mandatory national standards and a comprehensive, industry-led quality support framework you can be confident that you’re getting the very finest English education.

Academic English and General English Programs are available at our Esplanade Campus, Manly OR City Campus, Sydney – and now also offered online!

  • General English Program (Overall IELTS 3.5 to 5.0) – CRICOS course code: 092652B (more below)
  • Academic English Program (Overall IELTS 5.0 to 6.5) – CRICOS course code: 092650D (more below)

Delivered at the Aspire English Campus in Manly – Levels 1 & 2, 46-48 East Esplanade Manly


There are 9 intakes (start) dates for English Programs. Start in January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September or October

Academic English

This program is designed for students who meet the academic requirements for our pathways but need or would like additional English language proficiency before commencing study. Students will develop the essay and report writing, presentation and critical thinking skills in English that are required for success in undergraduate study. In addition, classes are restricted to a maximum of 18 students, ensuring a high level of individual support and assistance throughout the program. The curriculum has been designed to cover a broad range of topics to accommodate students who are preparing to study any of the academic programs offered.

Course Features

  • Academic reading and writing
  • Vocabulary extension
  • Text analysis
  • Report and essay writing
  • Study skills and strategies
  • Listening and note-taking skills
  • Grammar for academic study
  • Research project work
  • Seminar / presentation delivery

The Academic English Program is available for students with an IELTS from 5 overall or equivalent.

General English

The General English program is the perfect preparation for students wishing to improve their basic all-round English language skills. The program has a strong focus on the four core skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. This will develop the language skills you’ll need for English use in your daily life.

Course Features

  • Classes focus on building fluency and accuracy in both spoken and written language.
  • Successful General English students can progress directly into our Academic English program.
  • Small classes of no more than 18 students allow for close levels of interaction between you and your lecturers.
  • Our highly qualified and experienced lecturers understand the needs of students and will provide you with the support and advice that you need.
  • Emphasis on the four core language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking).

The General English Program is available for students with an IELTS from 3.5 overall or equivalent.

English Fees

Quick Facts

Course NameAcademic English ProgramGeneral English Program
CRICOS Code092650D092652B
Accreditation StatusNon AwardNon Award
CampusEsplanade Campus, ManlyEsplanade Campus, Manly
Duration10 weeks10 weeks
Industry TrainingN/AN/A
Study Modeon campus & onlineon campus & online
StartThere are 9 intake (start) dates for English Programs.
Start: January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October
There are 9 intake (start) dates for English Programs.
Start: January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October