English for Academic Purposes - Elementary to Advanced

Adelaide Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT) offers a comprehensive English language program designed to enhance students' English skills for a variety of reasons. Some students need to improve their English for career or work purposes while others may aim to develop the language skills to undertake further study whether in Australia or elsewhere. Our curriculum caters to all proficiency levels, from beginners to advanced students pursuing higher education. We foster an engaging and supportive classroom environment to ensure rapid improvement. To ensure students are placed at the appropriate level, they will take a short placement test before their first class.

Course Overview

Cricos Code



✓ Adelaide


  • February, April, July and October
  • Rolling intake available 


20 contact hours per week


✓ Available for all students

Delivery Mode



Tuition Fee
  • $350 per week
Other Fee
  • Enrolment Fee (non-refundable): $300
  • Material fee: $10 per week

Academic Requirements

  • AIBT Entry Test


This program can also be used as a pathway to the Adelaide Institute of Higher Education (AIHE) if you have not met the minimum English requirements for the program.

Individual Goal

To help you achieve your personal language goals, we can tailor our program to best suit your needs. For instance, we offer customized preparation for IELTS, PTE, and other English language proficiency tests.

Summary of Levels: Elementary to Advanced

Proficiency Level
CEFT Level
Basic User

Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at satisfying the needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows, and things he/she has. Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

A1 - A2
Independent User

Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

B1 - B2
Upper Intermediate/
Proficient User
Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors, and cohesive devices.
C1 - C2
For more information about the levels refer to The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Using the CEFR: Principles of Good Practice (cambridgeenglish.org)

Apply for Admission

AIBT has a range of courses and qualifications. The application process can differ depending on whether you are a domestic or international student, whether unemployed or working, a school student or graduate.

If you are unsure how to apply then please get in touch at: info@aibt.edu.au | 8212 0990 | AIBT Facebook page

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