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Study English online

Complete your classes from the comfort of your home, saving you the costs associated with studying in Australia and without delaying your study plans. Our online ELB program can provide you with direct entry to your preferred Curtin course.

Continue with a Curtin course and you may be eligible to have your Curtin English tuition fees credited towards your mainstream course fees*. That means you get the full cost back.

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English Language Bridging

Curtin English has been delivering English education to international students for more than 40 years and now our engaging and interactive classes are available online. English Language Bridging (ELB) offers a combined learning of language proficiency, academic literacy, study skills, critical thinking and an introduction to the academic culture of Australia. It is an accelerated academic English program and in just 10 weeks, can provide you with direct entry into your chosen course.

Why study English online?

ELB Online includes 100 hours of live face-to-face real-time classes, with a group size which gives you the opportunity to interact with your teacher just like in face-to-face classes. You have the freedom to choose a lesson timetable that fits in with your lifestyle. The course also includes approximately 150 hours of self-study and study with your classmates, which you can do in your own time, with quick feedback from your tutor.

The program covers speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary. You will also learn strategies to improve your personal study skills and general academic language, to organise academic essays effectively, and to communicate effectively in discussions, seminars and presentations.

The benefits of studying ELB online

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Interactive learning

Receive personalised feedback and interact frequently with your teacher, your tutor and your classmates.

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Direct entry

Meet the English requirement for direct entry into a Curtin University degree or postgraduate course without having to sit any external exam.



Get the English proficiency level needed to successfully apply for a course at other universities – TOEFL test included.

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Tailored Content

Access study materials that are tailored to your nationality, ensuring your success through our ‘My Extra Practice’ toolkit.


Self-paced study

There is no need to delay your study plans. Start studying now, online, wherever you are.

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Choose a study timetable that suits you.