Language course English in Brisbane

Navitas

Learn English at our partner school in Brisbane Navitas (formerly known as ACE). Navitas can be described as one of our "sunniest" schools as the weather is always good! The school is situated in the centre of the city, with views of Brsibane's attractive park. Navitas is run by a team of experienced language professionals who encouraged a hard-working but relaxed atmosphere and all students are made to feel at home as soon as they arrive. 

Key features of our partner English school in Brisbane:

  • Accredited by NEAS Australia  (Australia's national accreditation scheme for English Language Teaching centres)
  • Firm ‘English only’ policy
  • Modern and spacious classrooms, all with air-conditioning
  • Conversation club included in price
  • Course materials included
  • Student common area with kitchen facilities
  • a large outdoor terrace, garden surroundings
  • Large mix of nationalities
  • Intensive courses start every Monday
  • Multimedia centre with free internet access
  • WIFI internet access
  • Self-study centre
  • Academic advisor
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

ACE has a specialised social group, the Boomerang Club, which arranges a number of activities to help you make friends and practice your English whilst you learn English in Brisbane.  Activity examples include:

  • Football and volleyball games
  • Dance classes
  • Trips to the beach
  • Rollerblading
  • Sailing
  • Visits to Brisbane’s botanical gardens
  • Australia Zoo trip
  • Great Barrier Reef weekend trip

Taking part in this fantastic array of activities along with your English classes will undoubtedly make your time in Australia an unforgettable experience!

Intensive Course

With the intensive course you will have lessons in the morning (from 8.20 – 14.30 or from 16.40 to 21.00). This intensive course consists of 4 lessons per day in classes with a maximum of 18 students. Alongside the language lessons you will be given a personalised Studyplan and you will have 5 hours of accompanied self study per week. The extra hours are dedicated to self-study, supervised by an English teacher, but it is not face-to-face teaching time. This way, students can improve their study skills and focus on specific skills or areas that they still have difficulties with. You can also use these hours to make your homework.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 338 517 696 875 1053 1232 1411 1590 1768 1947 2126 2305 2483 2662 2841 3020
Intensive with host family 18+, double room, no meals 654 962 1271 1580 1889 2197 2506 2815 3124 3432 3741 4050 4359 4667 4976 5285
Intensive with host family 18+, single room, no meals 667 988 1310 1632 1954 2275 2597 2919 3241 3562 3884 4206 4528 4849 5171 5493
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1678 2058 2437 2817 3197 3576 3956 4335 4715 5095 5474 5854 6233
Intensive with host family (16-17 years), double room, halfboard 748 1151 1554 1957 2360 2763 3166 3569 3972 4375 4778 5181 5584 5987 6390 6793
Intensive with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 761 1177 1593 2009 2425 2841 3257 3673 4089 4505 4921 5337 5753 6169 6585 7001
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family 18+:   no meals → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  
  • Prices Iglu residence may vary as they depend on room availability!
  • Minimum 4 week stay
  • Students are required to pay a € 228 refundable deposit upon arrival
Transfer:  

€89

Price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • Please contact us for extra conditions and fees in case a student visa is required.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 26/01/2018, from 30/03/2018 until 02/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 15/08/2018, 01/10/2018, 25/12/2018 & 26/12/2018.

Intensive Part-time Course

This course of 16 lessons per week (only for non-student visa holders) is more or less the same as the intensive course of 20 lessons per week. The difference is that the lessons will take place from Monday to Thursday with a day off on Friday. You will have lessons in the morning (from 8.20 – 14.30 hours). This course consists of 4 lessons per day in classes with a maximum of 18 students. Alongside the language lessons you will be given a personalised Studyplan and you will have 4 hours of accompanied self study per week. During these hours you can join the 'Conversation Club' or 'DVD club', use the newsroom, listening labs and so on.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
16
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive part-time without accommodation 322 485 647 810 972 1135 1297 1460 1622 1785 1947 2110
Intensive part-time with host family 18+, double room, no meals 637 930 1222 1515 1807 2100 2392 2685 2977 3270 3562 3855
Intensive part-time with host family 18+, single room, no meals 650 956 1261 1567 1872 2178 2483 2789 3094 3400 3705 4011
Intensive part-time with residence, single room, no meals 1694 1976 2340 2703 3067 3430 3793 4157 4520
Intensive part-time with host family (16-17 years), double room, halfboard 732 1118 1505 1892 2279 2665 3052 3439 3826 4212 4599 4986
Intensive part-time with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 745 1144 1544 1944 2344 2743 3143 3543 3943 4342 4742 5142
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family 18+:   no meals → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  
  • Prices Iglu residence may vary as they depend on room availability!
  • Minimum 4 week stay
  • Students are required to pay a € 228 refundable deposit upon arrival
Transfer:  

€89

Price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • Please contact us for extra conditions and fees in case a student visa is required.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 26/01/2018, from 30/03/2018 until 02/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 15/08/2018, 01/10/2018, 25/12/2018 & 26/12/2018.

Cambridge Exam Course

Students who follow the Cambridge preparation programs (10, 11 or 12 weeks) are students who wish to gain one of the world's most widely recognised English language qualifications with Australia's best-known provider.

Cambridge exam classes are highly-focussed and challenging programs and with a maximum of 18 students in each class. You follow a coursebook which provides comprehensive study of all the skills required to pass the examinations. During the course, you will improve your speaking and listening, grammar, vocabulary and writing. Examination practice is an integral part of the programme, and helps you gain excellent results in the final exams. Extensive self-access materials are also available for each examination, and teachers advise students individually on their personalised self-access program.

Among the specialist teaching staff are a number of Cambridge examiners, who teach on the programs and give individual feedback and advice to students throughout their program. The aim of the school is to help each student make maximum progress.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1947 2126 2305
Cambridge exam with host family 18+, double room, no meals 3432 3741 4050
Cambridge exam with host family 18+, single room, no meals 3562 3884 4206
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 3956 4335 4715
Cambridge exam with host family (16-17 years), double room, halfboard 4375 4778 5181
Cambridge exam with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 4505 4921 5337
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 02/01, 19/03, 18/06, 24/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

The Cambridge exam course prepares for the FCE or CAE. It will be necessary to book an extra night due the exam dates. (Price on request).

Starting dates vary per course duration and level:

  • 10 weeks: 02/01/2018, 18/06/2018 (FCE only)
  • 11 weeks: 02/01/2018, 19/03/2018
  • 12 weeks: 24/09/2018

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €228, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family 18+:   no meals → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  
  • Prices Iglu residence may vary as they depend on room availability!
  • Minimum 4 week stay
  • Students are required to pay a € 228 refundable deposit upon arrival
Transfer:  

€89

Price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • Please contact us for extra conditions and fees in case a student visa is required.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 26/01/2018, from 30/03/2018 until 02/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 15/08/2018, 01/10/2018, 25/12/2018 & 26/12/2018.

IELTS Exam

This course prepares you for the IELTS exam. It is a focussed test preparation course which will also improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing. With this program you wil cover all areas of the IELTS test and will undergo an intensive test practice.You will need an intermediate level of English to do this course.

For more information on the IELTS examination course please click here

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 338 517 696 875 1053 1232 1411 1590 1768 1947 2126 2305 2483 2662 2841 3020
IELTS with host family 18+, double room, no meals 654 962 1271 1580 1889 2197 2506 2815 3124 3432 3741 4050 4359 4667 4976 5285
IELTS with host family 18+, single room, no meals 667 988 1310 1632 1954 2275 2597 2919 3241 3562 3884 4206 4528 4849 5171 5493
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 1678 2058 2437 2817 3197 3576 3956 4335 4715 5095 5474 5854 6233
IELTS with host family (16-17 years), double room, halfboard 748 1151 1554 1957 2360 2763 3166 3569 3972 4375 4778 5181 5584 5987 6390 6793
IELTS with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 761 1177 1593 2009 2425 2841 3257 3673 4089 4505 4921 5337 5753 6169 6585 7001
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €215, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family 18+:   no meals → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  
  • Prices Iglu residence may vary as they depend on room availability!
  • Minimum 4 week stay
  • Students are required to pay a € 228 refundable deposit upon arrival
Transfer:  

€89

Price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • Please contact us for extra conditions and fees in case a student visa is required.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 26/01/2018, from 30/03/2018 until 02/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 15/08/2018, 01/10/2018, 25/12/2018 & 26/12/2018.

One-to-One Course

Individual tuition offers the most rapid, relevant and cost-effective form of language training. To maximise success, you are requested to complete a detailed needs analysis questionnaire prior to arrival. This helps the school to include your individual needs and objectives when designing your one-to-one course. Your tutors can focus on general English or on the language skill you require for your profession or studies. 20 hours per week. 

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1850 3540
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 667 1174
One-to-one with host family 18+, double room, no meals 2165 3985
One-to-one with host family 18+, single room, no meals 2178 4011
One-to-one with host family (16-17 years), double room, halfboard 2259 4173
One-to-one with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 2272 4199
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

Surcharges host family 18+:   no meals → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  
  • Prices Iglu residence may vary as they depend on room availability!
  • Minimum 4 week stay
  • Students are required to pay a € 228 refundable deposit upon arrival
Transfer:  

€89

Price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • Please contact us for extra conditions and fees in case a student visa is required.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 26/01/2018, from 30/03/2018 until 02/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 15/08/2018, 01/10/2018, 25/12/2018 & 26/12/2018.

Host family (16-17 years)

Students aged under 18 receive special attention (therefore different prices apply then the host family of adult 18+ students). You will stay with a host family on a half board basis. Host families live in an Australian home no more than 45 minutes to school. You'll have a furnished room with a bed, wardrobe, desk and reading light. In case you have any special dietary requirements (Halal, Kosher, vegetarian, etc.), please let us know in advance, as this might require a supplement.

The prices for this accommodation type also include a “carer fee” , which means you will have a carer who will support you during your stay in Australia.Your carer has specific responsibilities. They will:
-    visit you in the first week of your arrival in Australia
-     contact you and the your homestay family by telephone every week, and meet face-to-face with you every two weeks
-    make sure you are familiar with the local transport system
-    help you settle into life in Australia by helping with day-to-day matters such as opening a bank account and settling into school
-    complete monthly student contact reports
-    make after-hours and weekend contact with you and your homestay family
-    support you after-hours if you need an emergency telephone contact
-     provide guidance and help you access professional counselling if you need it
-     help you to find medical care if you need it and make sure you get proper medical certification if you are absent from class
-     contact your parents and the school if you have an accident or a medical emergency, or if they are worried about your welfare

Host Family 18+

Living with a host family provides the unique opportunity to experience the Australian way of life first hand by living as an Australian. Your homestay accommodation is in a single or double room, on a self-catering basis. You can choose to book half board (obligatory for students under 18 years old). Students who live with host families find their English improves dramatically through conversation and daily involvement with their host family. Families are located a maximum of 45 minutes travel time from the school and are close to public transport.

Residence

The Iglu Brisbane City residence is a student accommodation in the heart of the city, at only 15-20 minutes walking distance from the school. The residence offers single rooms and has fully-furnished shared living spaces (such as kitchen and bathroom). Staying here means you live in a central location with easy access to transport, shops, restaurants and entertainment. The minimum stay is 4 weeks, and upon arrival students will be required to sign a lease for the duration of their stay.

PLEASE NOTE: Prices listed are minimum prices and depend on room type availability!

Facilities include:
•    Wi-Fi throughout the building
•    Safe and secure environment with swipe card access
•    Onsite laundry
•    Bicycle storage
•    Gym, games area, courtyard with BBQs
•    Study areas
•    Media room
•    Cinema room
•    TV and lounge area

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Brisbane is the third largest Australian city with 1.75 millions of inhabitants. To Learn English in Brisbane is an unique opportunity to know one of the most vibrant cities of the Australia´s east coast. Brisbane is a wonderful, cosmopolitan city with friendly inhabitants and a pleasant climate, which attracts holidaymakers and visitors each year.  Like every Australian city, you will encounter a very open and welcoming environment in Brisbane.

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