English Course in Sydney
An English Course by the glittering harbours of the Emerald City!
Information about the English School in Sydney
Sydney is one of the best cities in the world for foreign students. Why? Apart from the climate – truly extraordinary – Sydney is home to top-class English schools with the highest quality education, technology and research, providing internationally recognised certification. It boasts an amazing student life, with 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, with Australia’s crown jewel being the city of Sydney. 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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Every English Course in Sydney includes:
- Textbooks and Materials
- Extra-Curricular Activities
- Access to Internet/ Wi-Fi
Number of Classrooms
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English Courses in Sydney, Australia
English Courses for Adults 18+ and 30+ available in Sydney
20 or 30 lessons per week, all levels. The English Courses in Sydney, Australia are available in two versions – General (light) or Intensive. Each week brings a variety of modules and topics, with teachers offering thematic and interesting lessons, combining the most important elements of communication in the English language – comprehension, reading, writing and conversational English. Lessons are engaging and encourage participation from students, with each class being divided into different linguistic levels! Read more…
20 lessons per week, minimum Pre-Intermediate Level (A2). A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English Course in Sydney. Students learn in a practical and engaging way, allowing them to focus on business aspects such as negotiating contracts, managing human resources, interacting with colleagues in an international work setting and so on. This English Course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students who are looking to enhance their language skills for a professional workplace environment. Read more…
All levels. To make the most of your studying in Sydney, 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…
Accommodation in Sydney, AustraliaIf you don’t know where to stay while taking your English Course in Sydney, you can choose one of the accommodations proposed by the school below...
Single (or Twin) room. This solution offers a unique opportunity to meet other international students studying in Sydney. Student houses are cheap and well-maintained, located less than half an hour away (on foot) from the School. They are available for both short-term and long-term. There are different options to choose from, all located within residential areas of Sydney. Shared accommodation provides you with an excellent opportunity to interact with people from across the globe and enjoy the company of other students! Read more…
Single (or Twin), half board (or only breakfast), with the option of having a private bathroom. 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. This choice, as opposed to staying in a residence, offers you a chance to learn about the culture of the destination country “from the inside”, practice English in a friendly environment and in everyday, real-life situations. Read more…
Why Sydney? Some Facts...Some more information on the school, area and statistics
Why Choose an English Course in Sydney?
Aside from the sunshine, food culture and relaxed lifestyle 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 all of 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, where you have the amazing opportunity to meet and befriend locals, travellers and students from across the globe.
An International Environment
Does this English course in Sydney meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.
- Student Ages 18-30 85% 85%
- 30+ 40+ 50+ 15% 15%
Course StructureAn overview of lesson times, starting from the first day
First Day (Monday)
The first day begins 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. Here is an example::
- 08:30 Check-in and registration at the school
- 09:00 Test
- 10:45 The first lesson of your English Course in Sydney!
- 12:45 Lessons (if you have chosen Intensive English or Business English)
- 14:30 Tour
- 15:30 Welcome Pack
- 16:00 Welcome Event
The first day you’ll get a nice 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).
On the first day of your course you are invited to a welcome event in the centre cafe or at another venue. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English Course and from the school!
From Tuesday Onwards
By the second day, you will begin to follow the regular academic calendar. During the week, two different teachers will alternate, so you will be exposed different types of pronunciation. The first Wednesday of your course you will receive the textbook, and then as time goes by, you’ll receive the other supplementary educational materials. Note that during the high season, the school adopts a calendar called “Double Banking” when the lessons are held both in the morning and afternoon, but on alternate days. This simple system gives you the chance to enjoy your free time at different times of the day; for example, you’ll have Wednesday mornings free and Thursday afternoons free. The calendar in the high season is as follows::
- 9:00-10:30 First Module*
- 10:30-10:45 Break
- 10:45-00:15 Second Module*
- 12:15-12:45 Lunch Break
- 12:45-14:15 “Intensive” and “Business English” Lessons**
- 14:30-16:00 First Module*
- 16:00-16:15 Break
- 16:15-17:45 Second Module*
*Speaking or Listening or Reading or Writing.
**Speaking or Listening or Reading or Writing for General or Business English.
Useful Tips For Your Sydney Stay!Some suggestions from locals and tourists...
Cost of Living in Sydney
The cost of living in Sydney can be higher than most other cities. In general:
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
Getting Around in Sydney
In Sydney you will be able to use Google Maps to find schedules for public transport, locate the bus and subway stops nearest to your location, know the prices and even create tailor-made itineraries in an instant! Try the free Google Maps app, it is available on practically every smartphone and is extremely user-friendly and comprehensive.