There are a variety of colleges throughout Victoria 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 Victoria, 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 Victoria..
If you wish your children to continue to learn their native language, there are a variety of language classes, from French to Chinese Mandarin and every language in between, taught privately or at colleges and universities.
Language Schools in Melbourne
Ability Education www.ability.edu.au
Australia English Institute www.australiaenglish.com
Einstein College of Australia www.einsteincollege.vic.edu.au
EC Melbourne www.ecenglish.com
ESL Tutoring Services www.esltutoringservices.com
Hawthorn Melbourne www.hawthornenglish.com
Holmes Institute www.holmes.edu.au
La Trobe University www.latrobemelbourne.edu.au
Melbourne Language Centre www.melblang.com.au
Monash University www.monash.edu
OET Workshop www.oetworkshop.com
RMIT English Worldwide www.rmitenglishworldwide.com
Solutions Lingua www.solutionslingua.com
Swinburne College www.swinburne.edu.au/elicos
Moving to Melbourne? Needing to improve language skills?
How to use free time in quarantine to improve my language skills
Are you in quarantine or waiting to relocate to Melbourne? Here are 4 TIPS to quickly and easily improve language skills.
1. Get online 1-on-1 language classes to improve my grammar understanding
Why don't you sign up for 1-on-1 online language classes as this is one of the best investments you can make while in quarantine or waiting to relocate to Melbourne!
Online language classes allow you to quickly learn in your own comfortable surroundings!
Discover advantages of 1-on-1 online language classes:
- You do not need commute to any school
- 1-on-1 online classes give you a flexible schedule
- 1-on-1 online classes give are so efficient in dealing with your particular difficulties with the language
- It is really is affordable!
- Choose the teacher and classes you want
Other advantages of online learning: 7 Advantages of online Degrees, and you can see more suggestions about how to choose an effective online language school.
2. Read lots of books and practice new words to increase my vocabulary daily
We always advise our students to buy and read simple books. This way, if you're relocating to Melbourne or waiting for relocation in quarantine, you are using your time intelligently!
Instead of being bored and unproductive whie waiting to move to Melbourne, why not grab a book and underscore all the unfamiliar words? Of course, don't be excessive. Just try for 10 new words daily.
3. Find native speakers on social media and talk with them in English
Today, we are all connected on the internet and so it is easier to find people with whom you share opinions, interests, and personal goals. Think of using social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook,and LinkedIn, to find Native speakers who are willing to speak to you.
Don't forget, many are missing socializing with otherse because of the lockdowns and quarantine. Make use of the opportunity to engage with friendly people and start your conversation with them!
4. Going to Melbourne? Here's how to improve your English
You can discover 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.