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Welcome to English Connect where you will build up your confidence and gain essential English language skills through our peer facilitated programs. Meet local and international students and immerse yourself in Australian culture. Find a perfect program for you needs below. We are looking forward to meeting you!

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Module 1

New to Australia? Then Letís Chat Module 1 is for you! You will practice everyday conversations and learn about social situations in Australia. Discover how to start a conversation with anyone at Monash and make new friends in the process!

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Module 2

This Module focuses on further developing your English conversational strategies in Australia. Learn about making requests and apologising, voicing your opinion and Australian slang. Find new friends and become more involved in Letís Chat by applying to be an Ambassador!

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Language for Employment

This Module focuses on communication skills for the workplace. Learn about presenting your expertise to an interview panel, how to interact with colleagues and how to negotiate with your employer. Further develop your spoken English skills and start planning your future!

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Lets Chat

Fun, interactive classes developing your spoken English: make new friends, connect and learn about Australian culture.

HDR / Module 1

This Module is designed for research students who are new to Australia and focuses on everyday conversations with people at the university, including thesis supervisors. In this Module you will practice social interactions as well as communication strategies for a range of situations including requests, apologies and phone conversations.

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HDR / Module 2

This Module is designed for research students who have completed HDR Module 1 and focuses on communication skills for the workplace. In this Module you will practice many common workplace scenarios, including how to present your expertise to an interview panel, how to interact with colleagues and how to negotiate with your employer.

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Speaking with Confidence

Become a confident speaker in public: use voice, pitch and rhythm, public speaking techniques and body language in your presentations.

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Get Help Express

An intensive grammar workshop for graduate research students. Register through myDevelopment. Claim 2.5h towards your Graduate Researcher Development.

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Grammar Workshops

Independent grammar modular workshops will help you to polish up your academic English.

Peer Support

Want advice about English grammar in your writing? Visit Peer Support in your library for one on one consultation. Find us at the Research and Learning Skills Points next to Learning Skills Advisors.

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Resources

Want to know more or access resources online? Self-enroll into English Connect Moodle Page.

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