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About CELUSA

CELUSA is the Centre for English Language in the University of South Australia.

CELUSA specialises in providing high-quality Academic English (AE) language preparation programs for international undergraduate and postgraduate students. The CELUSA Academic English (AE) program is for students looking to develop their skills to meet the English language admission requirements necessary for academic study at the University of South Australia, the South Australian Institute of Business and Technology (SAIBT) and the Le Cordon Bleu Academy of Hospitality (LCB).

CELUSA recommends that an intense language course of at least 10 weeks will help develop the skills to lift your IELTS score by half a bandscore. To find out your required IELTS score search our degree programs.

CELUSA meets Australia’s national quality standards in all aspects of our language programs, which includes providing small class sizes, highly qualified and experienced teachers, state-of-the-art facilities and student support services.

CELUSA Dates

2018 Start Date End Date Orientation Date and Time Location
CC1808 Monday 8 October Friday 9 November Monday 8 October, 8:45am UniSA City East Campus, Brookman Hall, B5-09
CC1809 Monday 12 November Friday 14 December Monday 12 November, 8:45am UniSA City West Campus, Hawke Building, HH3-08
2019 Start Date End Date Orientation Date and Time Location
CC1901 Monday 7 January Friday 8 February Monday 7 January, 8:45am UniSA City West Campus, Hawke Building, HH3-08
CC1902 Monday 11 February Friday 15 March Monday 11 February, 8:45am UniSA City West Campus, Hawke Building, HH3-08
CC1903 Monday 18 March Friday 18 April* Monday 18 March, 8:45am UniSA City East Campus, Brookman Hall, B5-09
1 week holiday break
CC1904 Monday 29 April Friday 31 May Monday 29 April, 8:45am UniSA City West Campus, Hawke Building, HH3-08
CC1905 Monday 3 June Friday 5 July Monday 3 June, 8:45am UniSA City West Campus, Barbara Hanrahan Building, BH2-16
2 weeks holiday break
CC1906 Monday 22 July Friday 23 August Monday 22 July, 8:45am UniSA City West Campus, Barbara Hanrahan Building, BH2-09
CC1907 Monday 26 August Friday 27 September Monday 26 August, 9:00am UniSA City West Campus, Hawke Building, HH4-08
1 week holiday break
CC1908 Tuesday 8 October* Friday 8 November Tuesday 8 October, 8:45am UniSA City East Campus, Brookman Hall, B5-09
CC1909 Monday 11 November Friday 13 December Monday 11 November, 8:450am UniSA City West Campus, Hawke Building, HH3-08

For further information contact:

CELUSA University of South Australia
Catherine Helen Spence Building
City West campus
North Terrace Adelaide, SA, 5000
T. +61 8 8302 1571
E. celusaadmissions@unisa.edu.au

Sample Class Timetable

2 days morning sessions and 3 days afternoon sessions

Weekly Topic: Food and Diet
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
08:30 - 10:30 Writing & Study Skills
- Peer correction of homework paragraph
Writing
- Paragraph unity – logical division of ideas
- Brainstorming major ideas for a body paragraph
Writing
- Analysing model essay: transition signals & coherence
- Logical division of ideas in a paragraph
- Paragraph coherence
- Use of transition signals to show relationships of ideas
     
10:30 - 10:45 Break Break Break Break Break
10:45 - 12:45 Reading -Food
- Vocabulary from article
- Answering questions from article
Listening. Lecture: Diet and Health
- Taking notes using gapfill
- Check comprehension of lecture
Writing
- Analysing model essay: conclusion
- Essential elements of a concluding paragraph
     
12:45 - 13:00 Break Break Break Break Break
13:00 - 15:00     Reading
- Extracting vocabulary from texts
- Checking comprehension of texts
Seminar Presentations
- How to conduct a presentation discussion
- Presentation discussion practice
- Creating a seminar presentation outline (visual aid)
- Presentation practice
Weekly Review
- Grammar revision: first conditional
- Introductions
Monitor weekly vocabulary sheets and help students collate weekly vocabulary
- Field any questions or issues on weekly activities / course to date, assignment due dates, expectations, workload etc.
15:00 - 15:15 Break Break Break Break Break
15:15 - 17:15     Writing
- Essay planning
- Note-taking and outlining
Consolidation of Learning
- Use this session to work with students on any problem areas of learning and/or consolidation/catch-up work or
- Peer assess timed writing practice
Student Oral Presentations in pairs

 

2 days afternoon sessions and 3 days morning sessions

Weekly Topic: Food and Diet
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
08:30 - 10:30     Reading
- Extracting vocabulary from texts
- Checking comprehension of texts
Seminar Presentations
- How to conduct a presentation discussion
- Presentation discussion practice
- Creating a seminar presentation outline (visual aid)
- Presentation practice
Weekly Review
- Grammar revision: first conditional
- Introductions
- Monitor weekly vocabulary sheets and help students collate weekly vocabulary
- Field any questions or issues on weekly activities / course to date, assignment due dates, expectations, workload etc.
10:30 - 10:45 Break Break Break Break Break
10:45 - 12:45     Writing
- Essay planning
- Note-taking and outlining
Listening. Lecture: Diet and Health
- Taking notes using gapfill
- Check comprehension of lecture
Consolidation of Learning
- Use this session to work with students on any problem areas of learning and/or consolidation/catch-up work or
- Peer assess timed writing practice
Student Oral Presentations in pairs
12:45 - 13:00 Break Break Break Break Break
13:00 - 15:00 Writing & Study Skills
- Peer correction of homework paragraph
Writing
- Paragraph unity – logical division of ideas
- Brainstorming major ideas for a body paragraph
Writing
- Analysing model essay: transition signals & coherence
- Logical division of ideas in a paragraph
- Paragraph coherence
- Use of transition signals to show relationships of ideas
     
15:00 - 15:15 Break Break Break Break Break
15:15 - 17:15 Reading -Food
- Vocabulary from article
- Answering questions from article
- Listening. Lecture: Diet and Health
- Taking notes using gapfill
- Check comprehension of lecture
Writing
- Analysing model essay: conclusion
- Essential elements of a concluding paragraph
     

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