There are a variety of colleges throughout Australia that teach English, from general English classes for beginners to more specialized classes tailored to academic or business communication . Many colleges also run social activities clubs or work experience alongside their courses, which allow you to practice your English in a social setting. Many of Australia’s leading Universities have English language centres on campus, allowing you to choose a course that can lead to further study, if required.
For children and students coming to Australia, learning English is an essential requirement for both school and their future opportunities. English as a Second Language (ESL) is provided in primary schools, high schools and Intensive English Centres and at the Intensive English High School for newly arrived students and continuing ESL students from Kindergarten to Year 12.
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. The Intensive English Centres (IEC) are located in select government high schools and across Australia..
If you wish your children to continue to learn their native language, there are a variety of language classes, covering many languages, taught privately or at colleges and Universities.
ANU College www.anucollege.com.au
Browns English Language School www.brownsels.com.au
Moving to Canberra? How to use free time in quarantine in Canberra to improve my language skills
Are you in quarantine in Canberra or waiting to relocate? Here are 4 TIPS to quickly and easily improve English language skills.
1.Jump online 1-on-1 language classes to boost my grammar understanding
Firstly, you need to enrol for 1-on-1 online language classes. Ypu will find this is one of the best investments you can make while in quarantine!
With online language classes, you can swiftly learn and do it in your own comfort!
Here are some advantages of 1-on-1 online language classes:
- You don't need travel to any school
- 1-on-1 online classes give you a flexible schedule
- 1-on-1 online classes will be efficient in dealing with your particular language difficulties
- It is very affordable!
- You can choose both the teacher and the school you want to work with
More benefits of online learning: 7 Advantages of online Degrees, and you can seeother advice about how to choose an effective online language school.
2. Make sure to read books and practice new words daily to improve my vocabulary
We always advise language learners to buy and read simple books. This way, if you're relocating or waiting for relocation in quarantine, you are spending your time valuably!
Instead of being bored and wasting time, why not grab a book and underscore all the unfamiliar words? Of course, don't overdo it. Just aim for 10 new words daily.
3. Seek out native speakers on social media and talk with them in the language you wish to improve
Today, we are all well connected on the internet. It has never been easier to find people with whom you share opinions, interests, andyour personal goals. By the same token, you can use social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn, to find Native speakers who are willing to talk to You.
Don't forget, many are missing socializing with people because of the lockdowns and quarantine then use that opportunity to engage with others and start your conversation as soon as you can!
4. Going to Australia? Find out how toimprove your English
You can also 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.