Brisbane and Queensland has colleges which teach English, from basic English classes for beginners to more specialized classes tailored to academic or business communication . Colleges also run social activities clubs or work experience alongside the course, which allows you to practice your English socially. Many of Queensland’s leading Universities have English language centres on campus.
For children and students arriving in Queensland, learn English is an essential requirement for both school and their future careers. English as a Second Language (ESL) is provided in primary schools, high schools and Intensive English Centres such as EQI High School Preparation (HSP) which is an intensive English program for students needing to improve their English proficiency before commencing EQI High School studies.
Students, 12 years and over, with a pre-intermediate level of English, who wish to accelerate their language skills, can take an Intensive English Course. See www.languageinternational.com
Children wishing to continue to learn their native language, will find language classes, covering many languages, taught privately or at colleges and universities.
ICTE University of Queensland www.icte.uq.edu.au
International House ALS www.ihbrisbane.com.au
Kaplan International Colleges www.kaplaninternational.com
Language Studies International www.lsi.edu
Lexis English www.lexisenglish.com
Sarina Russo Schools www.sarinarussoschools.com.au
Global Village Noosa www.gvenglish.com
Sea English Academy www.seaenglishacademy.com
Cairns College of English www.cce.qld.edu.au
Cairns Language Centre www.clcaustralia.com
Union Institute of Languages www.uil.edu.au
Holmes Institute www.holmes.edu.au
If you are in quarantine or qaiting to move to Brisbane consider the advice below.
How to maximise time in quarantine to improve my language skills
Are you in quarantine or waiting to relocate to another country? Here are 4 TIPS to easily and quickly improve my language skills.
1. Get online 1-on-1 language classes to enhance my grammar understanding
Consider signing up for 1-on-1 online language classes sincethis is one of the best investments you can make while in quarantine!
With online language classes, you can effectively learn and do it from the comfort of yourown space!
Benefits of 1-on-1 online language classes:
- You won't need commute to any school
- 1-on-1 online classes offer flexible schedules
- 1-on-1 online classes offer efficiency in dealing with your particular difficulties with the language
- Online language classes are affordable!
- You can select the teacher and the school you want to work with
More benefits of online learning: 7 Advantages of online Degrees, and find more tips about how to choose an effective online language school.
2. Read books and practice new words to increase my vocabulary daily
invest in and read simple books. This way, if you're relocating or waiting for relocation in quarantine, you are using your time intelligently!
Instead of being bored and unproductive, why not take a book and underscore all the unfamiliar words? Of course there is no need tot overdo it. Just set a limit of 10 new words daily.
3. Search for native speakers on social media and speak with them in the language you wish to improve
We are all connected on the internet and it has never been easier to find people with whom you share opinions, interests, and personal goals. Use social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn, to find Native speakers who are willing to speak with You.
If you are missing socializing with people because of the lockdowns and quarantine, take that opportunity to engage with friendly people and start your conversation asap!
4. Going to Australia? Here's how to improve your English
Generally, you can find a lot of useful information about Australia at AUSSIE RELOCATION.
If you're specifically concerned with language classes and education. Click the Education Overview Hyperlink to see more about education in Australia:
- Private Schools
- Home Schooling
- English - ESL Classes
- Government Schools
- Public Schools
- NAPLAN, etc.