English course in Sydney
An English Course by the glittering harbours of the Emerald City!
Information on the English School in Sydney
Sydney is one of the best cities in the world for foreign students. Why? Apart from the climate – which is truly extraordinary – Sydney is home to first- class English schools with the highest quality education, technology and research, providing internationally recognised certification.
It boasts an amazing student life, with a huge cultural diversity, making it a top destination for anyone wishing to take an English course abroad.
Students love the laid back lifestyle, Aussie sun and summer barbeques, and Sydney is Australia’s jewel. It is without question the most celebrated city throughout the continent and home to world-famous attractions including the Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach, The Rocks, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Paddy’s Markets, Darling Harbour, the Blue Mountains…and too many more to mention here!
It is definitely one of the most enjoyable cities in the world. Whether it’s a relaxed day wandering around the museums or galleries, having a coffee by the sparkling harbour waters or adrenalin-inducing activities such as wakeboarding, surfing or riding a rollercoaster at Luna Park, there really is something for everyone. The problem will be how to fit it all in!
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Choose your English course in Sydney
General or Intensive English Course in Sydney 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 Sydney
[+] 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 Sydney
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 Sydney
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 Sydney
Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!
Aside from the sunshine, food and relaxed lifestyle which everyone associates Australia with, Sydney has been rated one of the top student cities in the world. By choosing an English course in Sydney, you have an exciting opportunity to enjoy creative freedom and a superb quality of life.
Sydney is by far the most highly rated city in Australia and is home to some world-class attractions, including the Blue Mountains, Sydney Opera House and countless others. Activities are bountiful and you’ll be spoilt for choice every day – even just to choose where to grab a coffee!
There is a very welcoming social scene, so you can spend your evenings on the beach, in clubs, restaurants, at events and entertainment venues right by the school, and you’ll have an amazing opportunity to meet and befriend locals, travellers and students from across the globe.
Statistics, some interesting numbers
Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.
- COLOMBIA22 % 22 %
- KOREAN16 % 16 %
- JAPANESE12 % 12 %
- BRAZILIAN9 % 9 %
- CHILEAN7 % 7 %
- SAUDI5 % 5 %
- TURKISH4 % 4 %
- THAI4 % 4 %
- MEXICAN2 % 2 %
- SWISS2 % 2 %
- OTHER17% 17%
Here the age groups at the English school in Sydney:
- 18-29 85 % 85 %
- 30+ 40+ 50+15% 15%
Structure and timetable of English course in Sydney
First day in Sydney
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 Sydney students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about Sydney, the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Sydney, 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 Sydney
Not to be missed!
- The Sydney Opera House
- Sydney Harbour Bridge
- Bondi Beach
- Darling Harbour
- Royal Botanic Garden
- Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
- Taronga Zoo
- The Blue Mountain National Park
- Harbour Cruises @ Circular Quay
How to get around Sydney
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
- McDonald’s Meal AU$ 11
- 1 litre of milk AU$ 1,29
- 12 eggs AU$ 6
- 1kg tomatoes AU$ 5.14
- 500gr local cheese AU$ 9
- 1kg apples AU$ 4.12
- 1kg potatoes AU$ 3.51
- 0.5 litres national beer at supermarket AU$ 5.53
- 1 bottle of wine AU$ 19
- 2 litres Coca-Cola AU$ 3.15