English course in Brisbane
Combine study and entertainment in the sunshine state!
Information on the English School in Brisbane
Why taking and English course in Brisbane is a fantastic idea? Well, the city is just a step away from becoming a world leader in environmental sustainability, having over 2000 natural parks with more than 2500 native species and it is the city with the greatest biodiversity in Australia.
Apart from the friendly people, it’s a modern city boasting immense culture and an intense calendar of events – which we recommend you don’t miss out on!
The state of Queensland, where Brisbane reigns supreme, is known as the “Sunshine State”. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Brisbane is the perfect destination for every language student looking for an authentic Australian way of life.
The English School in Brisbane is perfectly located in the heart of the city. Only a few minutes walk from the city’s Royal Botanical Gardens and the riverbank. There are various bars, restaurants, shops and clubs that will cater to everyone’s tastes.
In addition to having a great climate, Brisbane has schools and educational organisations of the highest quality, and is close to some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the continent. For example, Mount Glorious, the Springbrook National Park, the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Moreton Island.
The school has its own café for students, and is equipped with all the modern technologies one needs, including a computer lab, interactive whiteboards, a lounge room and a library.
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Choose your English course in Brisbane
General or Intensive English Course in Brisbane for Adults
[+] This English course teaches students practical English through thematic, interactive and engaging lessons. The program covers all four communication skills: reading, writing, oral expression and comprehension. Included in the course price is also a variety of useful and fun extra-curricular activities and workshops, an ideal way to socialize with classmates and practice your English! >> Read more
One to One Lessons in Brisbane
[+] To make the most of your language course, you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. >> Read more
Certify your study stay in Brisbane
What certificates can you get?
At the end of your English language course you will receive a certificate of participation stating the dates, the type of course and the language level you have achieved. This certificate of partecipation is a nice addition to your CV. Remember that to get your level certified and recognised internationally, you will have to take a test like the IELTS or TOEFL, for example. You can apply for your examination directly at school, there are normally 2 sessions every month.
Are you also looking for accommodation?
[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more
Extra activities, learn while having fun!
What extra activities are available for the students in Brisbane
Each English Course includes a variety of educational and social activities for free, which are specifically designed to promote linguistic practice and socializing. Activities are ongoing and differ from week to week, involving teachers and participating adult students that come from all around the world. There are also varied activities such as concerts and movie nights that can be purchased directly at the school, so make sure you inquire! Among the free activities, you'll find:
- Pronunciation Classes;
- Arts and Food Cultural Evenings;
- Sports, Walking and Hiking;
- Guided Tours of surrounding areas and local markets;
- Focus Groups for conversation practice;
Why study English in Brisbane
Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!
The metropolis is one step away from becoming one of the world leaders in environmental sustainability and has over 2000 natural parks – with more than 2500 native animal species! Brisbane is in effect the city with the greatest biodiversity in Australia.
Apart from the friendly people and the pleasant climate, it is a city where the cost of living is affordable in comparison to other major cities, therefore it attracts many different communities and numerous expats.
This is reflected in an intense calendar of events that you surely won’t want to miss! When you book your English course in Brisbane, take a look at the scheduled activities - you will surely be spoiled for choice!
Statistics, some interesting numbers
Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.
- COLOMBIAN26 % 26 %
- KOREAN18 % 18 %
- BRAZILIAN14 % 14 %
- JAPANESE14 % 14 %
- SAUDI6 % 6 %
- THAI6 % 6 %
- TAIWANESE2 % 2 %
- SPANISH2 % 2 %
- FRENCH2 % 2 %
- MEXICAN2 % 2 %
- OTHER8% 8%
Here the age groups at the English school in Brisbane:
- 18-2980 % 80 %
- 30+ 40+ 50+20% 20%
Structure and timetable of English course in Brisbane
First day in Brisbane
The first day begins at 08:30 with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about, it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons.
Welcome Package Tipically, on your first day of English course in Brisbane students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about Brisbane, the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Brisbane, suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).
Welcome Event On the first day of your course you are invited to a welcome event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English course and from the school.
As of your second day, you will start with the regular timetable. For courses of 20 lessons/week, it typically starts at about 09:00 am up until 12:30, with a coffee break in the middle. For courses of 30 lessons/week, the timetable also includes an afternoon session, typically from 13:30 up to 15:00.
NOTE: At certain times (often in the High Season), the school opts for a “Double Banking” time table, this means that your lessons will be held in the morning one day, and in the afternoon the day after. Naturally, the overall amount of lessons you booked will be completed.
Useful information about Brisbane
Not to be missed!
- Mt Coot-tha Lookout
- Dreamworld/Australia's Sea World
- Australia's Zoo
- Moreton Bay Marine Park
- Fraser Island
- Brisbane River Dinner Cruise
- Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
- The Wheel of Brisbane
- Mt Coo-tha Lookout
- South Bank
How to get around Brisbane
The best way to travel lightweight and securely, is to use your mobile and Google Maps to organize your commutes, you probably use it already, but just in case… try it out here: Google maps. Also, in most English speaking countries worldwide you can use private transport services such as Uber and Bolt. Please try them out, you will find the Apps on your mobile App store, most students use these services to commute from and to school, sharing the rides with their class mates.
Cost of living, some examples
- Big Mac Meal AU $11
- 500gr chicken breast AU $6
- 1 litre of milk AU $1.29
- 12 eggs AU $6
- 1 kg tomatoes AU $5.14
- 500gr local cheese AU $9
- 1kg apples AU $4.12
- 1kg potatoes AU $3.51
- 0.5 litres of local beer at the supermarket AU $5.53
- 1 bottle of wine AU $19
- 2 litre of Coca-Cola AU $3.15
- Loaf of bread AU $2.11