GET HELP: Hands-on English Language Program

The GET HELP program includes a series of skills-based workshops on further English language proficiency development. The workshops are targeted towards non-native speakers enrolled in courses in the Faculty of Education, but some workshops may be useful for native speakers as well. The sessions are  open  to undergraduate and postgraduate students from every campus and focus on common language issues encountered by students.

GET HELP Modules

  • Module 1 - Focus on effective communication: Exploring English language improvement strategies
  • Module 2 - Focus on grammar: parts of speech, articles, plural and singular forms
  • Module 3 - Focus on grammar: verb forms and tenses
  • Module 4 - Focus on sentence structure, apostrophes and punctuation
  • Module 5 - Focus on vocabulary and prepositions

GET HELP Modules are also offered in the following condensed and intensive forms:

  • GET HELP express – a condensed version of Modules 2-4, focusing on the following English language use issues: parts of speech, plural/singular forms and articles, verb forms and tenses, sentence structure, apostrophes and punctuation.
  • GET HELP intensive – a full-day program addressing language issues and development strategies from all modules.

Please check the 'Academic workshops' category in the Faculty of Education booking system for updates throughout the year.

Who to contact?

For further information about these GET HELP sessions, or other academic language workshops, please contact the Academic Language Advisor:

Dr Lynette Pretorius
Clayton, Room 127
Peninsula, Room A4.10
Phone: +61 3 990 52848