Language course English in Gold Coast


Our language school Langports is located in the middle of Surfers Paradise. The popular beach is just a 5-minute walk away, just as many shops, cafes and restaurants.
The school consists of 21 classrooms, a student lounge with table tennis and TV, a library, and snack and (soft-)drink vending machines.

Social program
Various activities are organized to get to know your fellow students, and The Gold Coast. For example barbecues, surfing lessons or a visit to Wet'n Wild or Skypoint observation deck. At the weekend you can also join an excursions to, for example, Byron Bay, Springbrook National Park or you can go Whale Watching.

Minimum age: 16 years.


This course consists of 20 lessons per week. The school works with the UFO study plan; use - focus - options. You will study USE every day in the morning, the FOCUS macro-skill changes daily, and you will then have an OPTIONS class in the afternoon. With the 'options', you cannot only choose from extra conversation lessons or grammar, but also business English for example. 

This course is uniquely designed so that you will have different classes for your skills (grammar, writing, reading, listening & speaking) that are always at your level.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Intensive Part-time Course

This course consists of 15 lessons per week. As with the intensive course with 20 hours of lessons per week, the school works with the USE and FOCUS study plan during the part-time program too. The first part focuses on the USE of general language, and after this FOCUS on reading, listening, writing or speaking skills. 

Minimum age for the part-time course is 18.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Cambridge Exam Course (FCE & CAE)

The Cambridge exam course will prepared you for the exam in 10 or 12 weeks. It’s a closed group, so students all start on the same fixed start dates and complete the paper-based exam at the end of the course.  You can apply for the First Certificate (FCE) or the Advanced Certificate (CAE).

Minimum age is 16 years.

Cambridge Exam Course (CPE)

Preparation for the CPE (Proficiency) exam will take you 12 weeks. For the CPE preparation, the group size is a maximum of 10. It’s a closed group, so students all start on the same fixed start dates and complete the paper-based exam at the end of the course

Minimum age is 16 years.


The IELTS course is a fixed 5-week program consisting of 20 lessons per week. IELTS course is an intensive exam preparation program, focusing specifically on the academic version of the IELTS exam. It will help you improve the 4 major skills essential for the exam – listening, reading, speaking and writing – but also provide an in-depth focus on spelling, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.  Everything to ensure that you are as well prepared as possible for the exam.

Minimum age is 16 years.

One-to-One Course

Individual lessons are tailor made and adapted to your level, interest and/or professional field. If you would like to book more than 10 lessons per week, please contact us.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Host family 18+

There are several options for staying with a host family:

  • Bed and breakfast. Breakfast is included 7 days per week and you can use the kitchen. Interaction with the host family is limited, so this is a good option if you are looking for more independence. There can be other international students living with the same family. 
  • Half board. Breakfast and dinner are provided and lunch is also included during the weekend. You have more interaction with the family and a maximum of 1 other student can live with the host family.

The host families live approximately 30 - 60 minutes away from the language school.

At an additional charge it is possible to stay in a host family with a private bathroom.

Host family (<18)

Students under the age of 18 must stay with a host family on a half-board basis. Due to the regulations for minors, special prices and rules apply for students under 18.

  • Half board on weekdays and full board on weekends
  • Maximum 2 students per host family, of different nationalities
  • Approx. 30 - 60 minutes travel distance to school
  • Students under the age of 18 must also book an airport transfer (return transfer)
  • Students under the age of 18 must be home with the host family before 7:00 PM (on Fridays and Saturdays at 10:00 PM)


Staying in the residence is a great way to live with other international students. You will stay in one of the 'student houses' located in Surfers Paradise, with a maximum of 10-minute walking distance from the language school. You will have your own bedroom or a shared double room in a 2- or 3-bedroom apartment. The common areas such as bathroom and kitchen are shared with the other students. These apartments also have a swimming pool, a barbecue, a gym and washing machines. Bed linen is provided, you must bring your own towels. WiFi is not available.


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