SUSTech Postgraduate English course aims to provides a comprehensive approach to developing 21st century academic skills and preparing postgraduate students for participation in real-life academic and professional contexts.The overriding principle of language and skill development is engagement. Authentic, stimulating content includes compelling lectures on a range of academic topics, and allows students to experience the value of exchanging academic ideas. Focused listening tasks, personalized discussions, challenging tests, and authentic presentation assignments enable postgraduate students to explore each topic deeply.Activities in each unit are sequenced in a way that gives students increasing involvement and self-direction in mastering the academic skills they need to succeed—including listening, thinking, discussion, presentation, and academic study skills. SUSTech Postgraduate English course bridges the gap between language-focused and content-focused instruction.* All new postgraduate students undertake the CLE placement test and are placed into A/B level based on their performance in the test. The Student of Level B must take online English learning courses independently via BB with proper guidance from the course instructors as a compulsory part of the course in order to meet the course requirement.