What are the Friday Electives?

Each Friday International House Sydney offers elective classes for the Intensive General English students. Students are able to select from classes based on their English level, specific to their needs.

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Key Features

Elective One: "Pronunciation Clinic"

  • Focuses on your specific pronunciation problems
  • Increase your spoken accuracy and fluency

Elective Two: A variety of topics

  • Photography
  • Being a tour guide
  • Sports day
  • Biographies
  • Going Organic
  • Jobs
  • Advertisement
  • Business English

Elective Three: Academic Elective

  • Elective three is an alternative option to Elective two
  • Students can join the IELTS Academic intensive class to focus on academic studies,
    such as discussions on current affairs, research and presentation

More information about Friday Electives

Elective One: “Pronounciation Clinic”

This course focuses on pronunciation and fluency. You will work on problematic sounds specific to your nationality, including intonation and stress, to sound much more natural. You will also gain more fluency with vocabulary and listening through fun activities like facial yoga, miming and role-plays.

Elective two: This class offers lessons on various topics

Sample topics:

  • Photography
  • Being a tour guide
  • Sports day
  • Biographies
  • Going Organic
  • Jobs
  • Advertisement
  • Business English

In this class, you will focus on applying your English knowledge and the ability to use it in practical settings. With activities to get you moving – sometimes outside of class – you will build on the language skills acquired from your regular course and learn about a variety of topics that you might not talk about in your core course.

Elective three is an alternative option to Elective two

  • Students can join the IELTS Academic intensive class to focus on academic studies, such as discussions on current affairs, research and presentation
  • This class covers essay and report writing, academic research, presentation, critical analysis, discussion and referencing to prepare you for pursuing studies in an academic environment
  • For the Intensive General English students
  • Students are able to select from classes based on their English level, specific to their needs

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