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 10.25 - 16.35). 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. During these hours you can join the 'Conversation Club' or 'DVD club', use the newsroom, listening labs and so on.

On Friday, ´Power Day´, the emphasis lies on 1 specific aspect of the language: reading, listening, speaking or writing) or on every day situations like for example job application, travelling or presenting. This way you are not only learning English, but are also learning to use the language perfectly.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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  
Intensive without accommodation 337 514 690 867 1044 1220 1397 1574 1750 1927 2104 2280 2457 2634 2810 2987
Intensive with host family, double room, no meals 650 954 1257 1560 1864 2167 2470 2774 3077 3380 3684 3987 4290 4594 4897 5200
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 664 980 1297 1614 1930 2247 2564 2880 3197 3514 3830 4147 4464 4780 5097 5414
Intensive with residence, double room, halfboard 688 1030 1372 1714 1980 2307 2634 2960 3287 3614 3940 4267 4594 4920 5247 5574
Intensive with residence, single room, halfboard 732 1118 1504 1890 2180 2547 2914 3280 3647 4014 4380 4747 5114 5480 5847 6214
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

A double room in a host family can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

For students under 18 there is a surcharge of € 17 p.p. per week (single room) and a carer fee of € 40 p.p. per week.

Surcharges host family:   no meals → half board : €41 per week
Info residence:  

A stay in the residence based on half board includes breakfast and dinner at week days. (not during the weekend).

A double room in the residence can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

Please note that the price of the residence is a minimum-price, and may vary depending on the season.

Transfer:  

€88

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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 26/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 02/10/2017, 25/12/2017 & 26/12/2017.

  • Intensive Part-time Course

    This course of 16+4 lessons per week is more or less the same as the intensive course of 20+5 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 2017

    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 320 480 640 800 960 1120 1280 1440 1600 1760 1920 2080
    Intensive part-time with host family, double room, no meals 634 920 1207 1494 1780 2067 2354 2640 2927 3214 3500 3787
    Intensive part-time with host family, single room, no meals 647 947 1247 1547 1847 2147 2447 2747 3047 3347 3647 3947
    Intensive part-time with residence, double room, halfboard 672 997 1322 1647 1897 2207 2517 2827 3137 3447 3757 4067
    Intensive part-time with residence, single room, halfboard 716 1085 1454 1823 2097 2447 2797 3147 3497 3847 4197 4547
    Starting dates:  

    every Monday

    Note:  

    1 lesson = 60 minutes

    Info host family:  

    A double room in a host family can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

    For students under 18 there is a surcharge of € 17 p.p. per week (single room) and a carer fee of € 40 p.p. per week.

    Surcharges host family:   no meals → half board : €41 per week
    Info residence:  

    A stay in the residence based on half board includes breakfast and dinner at week days. (not during the weekend).

    A double room in the residence can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

    Please note that the price of the residence is a minimum-price, and may vary depending on the season.

    Transfer:  

    €88

    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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 26/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 02/10/2017, 25/12/2017 & 26/12/2017.

  • Cambridge Exam Course

    Students who follow the Cambridge preparation programs (10 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 2017

    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:
    25
    Number of weeks:
      10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
    Cambridge exam without accommodation 1927 2104 2280
    Cambridge exam with host family, double room, no meals 3380 3684 3987
    Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 3514 3830 4147
    Cambridge exam with residence, double room, halfboard 3614 3940 4267
    Cambridge exam with residence, single room, halfboard 4014 4380 4747
    Starting dates:  

    intermediate : 03/01 (10 weeks), 13/03 (12 weeks), 18/09 (12 weeks)

    Note:  

    1 lesson = 60 minutes

    The number of lessons for the Cambridge exam course consists of 20 lessons of language tuition with 5 lessons of exam preparation.

    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).

    The prices of the Cambridge-exam course do not include the exam fee to be paid to StudyTravel in advance.

    Course materials:  

    €10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

    Exam fees:  

    ca. €234, to be paid directly on arrival

    Info host family:  

    A double room in a host family can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

    For students under 18 there is a surcharge of € 17 p.p. per week (single room) and a carer fee of € 40 p.p. per week.

    Surcharges host family:   no meals → half board : €41 per week
    Info residence:  

    A stay in the residence based on half board includes breakfast and dinner at week days. (not during the weekend).

    A double room in the residence can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

    Please note that the price of the residence is a minimum-price, and may vary depending on the season.

    Transfer:  

    €88

    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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 26/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 02/10/2017, 25/12/2017 & 26/12/2017.

  • IELTS Exam

    This course prepares you in 8 weeks 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 2017

    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:
    25
    Number of weeks:
      8 weeks  
    IELTS without accommodation 1574
    IELTS with host family, double room, no meals 2774
    IELTS with host family, single room, no meals 2880
    IELTS with residence, double room, halfboard 2960
    IELTS with residence, single room, halfboard 3280
    Starting dates:  

    advanced : every monday

    Note:  

    1 lesson = 60 minutes

    Due to the IELTS-exam date it might be necesarry to book your accommodation until Sunday. (Price on request)

    The IELTS course requires a minimum level of intermediate.
    The prices of the IELTS course do not include the exam fee.

    Course materials:  

    €10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

    Exam fees:  

    ca. €220, to be paid directly on arrival

    Info host family:  

    A double room in a host family can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

    For students under 18 there is a surcharge of € 17 p.p. per week (single room) and a carer fee of € 40 p.p. per week.

    Surcharges host family:   no meals → half board : €41 per week
    Info residence:  

    A stay in the residence based on half board includes breakfast and dinner at week days. (not during the weekend).

    A double room in the residence can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

    Please note that the price of the residence is a minimum-price, and may vary depending on the season.

    Transfer:  

    €88

    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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 26/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 02/10/2017, 25/12/2017 & 26/12/2017.

  • 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 2017

    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 1894 3627
    One-to-one with host family, double room, no meals 2207 4067
    One-to-one with host family, single room, no meals 2220 4094
    One-to-one with residence, double room, halfboard 2246 4144
    One-to-one with residence, single room, halfboard 2290 4232
    Starting dates:  

    every Monday

    Note:  

    1 lesson = 60 minutes

    Info host family:  

    A double room in a host family can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

    For students under 18 there is a surcharge of € 17 p.p. per week (single room) and a carer fee of € 40 p.p. per week.

    Surcharges host family:   no meals → half board : €41 per week
    Info residence:  

    A stay in the residence based on half board includes breakfast and dinner at week days. (not during the weekend).

    A double room in the residence can only be booked by 2 people who travel together.

    Please note that the price of the residence is a minimum-price, and may vary depending on the season.

    Transfer:  

    €88

    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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 26/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 02/10/2017, 25/12/2017 & 26/12/2017.

  • Host Family

    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 35 minutes travel time from the school and are close to public transport.

    Residence

    The residence in Brisbane is located close to the train station Southbank, as well as a bus stop and the botanical gardens. You can go to school by bus (approx. 10 minutes) or walking (approx. 30 minutes)

    Your stay in the residence is in a single or a double room and includes half-board (breakfast buffet and a hotmeal from Monday to Friday). You will share the bathrooms with the other residents staying there.

    The large living room or the cosy garden is the perfect place to do your homework or to socialise with your roommates.

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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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