Language course English in Melbourne

Kaplan

Our partner school Kaplan is housed on the first floor of a state-of-the-art facility located in the up-and-coming area of Melbourne’s Docklands. You can reach the city centre within 15 minutes walking and you can also benefit from a free tram service to the city centre just 5 minutes away from the school.

Key features of our partner school in Melbourne:

  • 14 classrooms with interactive whiteboards
  • Elevator
  • free Wi-Fi
  • computer lab/ multimedia center
  • library
  • self study center
  • prayer room
  • vending machine
  • student lounge/common room
  • cafeteria
  • wheelchair access
  • sports facilities
  • free transport to the city centre
  • high nationality mix
  • minimum age: 16 years
  • average age: 22-25 years

Social Programme

Our partner school in Melbourne has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organised events and activities. Some of the activities are free of charge while for others a fee applies, which can be paid on site.

Examples are:

  • Movie Night
  • Soccer games
  • barista training
  • museum visit
  • philip island penguin tour
  • great ocean road tour
  • group sport at a facility
  • minigolf

Intensive

You can choose to study an Intensive course with either 20 or 28 lessons (1 lesson = 45 minutes) per week.

The intensive course with 20 lessons per week is the most basic course the school offers and is the perfect choice if you want to combine your English course with vacation since you will have plenty of free time for sightseeing and leisure activities. During the course you will improve your overall English skills and focus on key aspects of the language such as reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Important visa information regarding the intensive course with 20 lessons per week: Please note that the course with 20 lessons per week is not CRICOS registered, therefore it is not suitable for Overseas Student Visa Holders. For visitor visa holders the max. study time for this course is 3 months, 12 weeks. For working holiday visa holders the max study time for this course is 4 months, 17 weeks.

If you choose to take the intensive course with 28 lessons per week, you will receive in addition to the 20 general English lessons 8 additional so called "specific skills lessons" per week in the afternoon. With the specific skills lessons you can personalize your course and choose from different electives that suit your profile the most. Specific skills lessons vary but may include topics such as: current affairs, Business English, Academic English, TOEFL/IELTS exam prepararation, writing and vocabulary, speaking and pronunciation, idioms, local culture, literature and film studies etc.. Apart from the 28 lessons in class per week,  you will have access to 7 sessions of online learning material and learning clubs.

Please note that the intensive course is not suitable for complete beginners, and is only offered from an intermediate level.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Please note that the course with 20 lessons per week is not CRICOS registered, therefore it is not suitable for Overseas Student Visa Holders. For visitor visa holders the max. study time for this course is 3 months, 12 weeks. For working holiday visa holders the max study time for this course is 4 months, 17 weeks.

The course is only available from an intermediate level (A2). The intensive course with 20 lessons per week is only available for students aged 18+.

Course materials:  

€10 per week, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family 18+:   single room : 26/12/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €77 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week
Surcharges host family (16-17 years):   single room : 26/12/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €77 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

Course material is not included and has to be paid on site (AUD 15 / € 10 per week).

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 26/01/2021, 08/03/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 24/09/2021, 02/11/2021, 25/12/2021 - 04/01/2022. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

IELTS preparation

The IELTS preparation course will teach you valuable English skills and strategies for taking the IELTS exam, helping you to achieve a better score.

The course consists of 28 exam preparation lessons per week and you will have access to 7 online learning sessions during which you can practise and develop what you have learnt in the classroom. The classes will focus on all sections of the IELTS examination in detail and teach you the verbal skills and test-taking strategies you will need to succeed.

With the IELTS certificate you can enter a university in the UK, Ireland, Autralia, New Zealand or Canada, apply for work visa for a country which accepts an IELTS score as proof of language proficiency and enhance your CV and improve your chance for professional success in the future.

We recommend a minimum of 4 weeks, but it is also possible to book the course from 1 week onwards (prices on request).

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS preparation without accommodation 1320 1607 1894 2180 2467 2754 3040 3327 3614
IELTS preparation with host family 18+, single room, halfboard 2400 2914 3427 3940 4454 4967 5480 5994 6507
IELTS preparation with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 2480 3014 3547 4080 4614 5147 5680 6214 6747
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The IELTS exam fees are not included in the price and cost approx. AUD 370 / € 247

Course materials:  

€10 per week, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €247, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family 18+:   single room : 26/12/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €77 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week
Surcharges host family (16-17 years):   single room : 26/12/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €77 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

Course material is not included and has to be paid on site (AUD 15 / € 10 per week).

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 26/01/2021, 08/03/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 24/09/2021, 02/11/2021, 25/12/2021 - 04/01/2022. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

One-to-one

You want to improve your English skills in the most effective way in a very short time? The great advantage of one-to-one lessons is that these are fully adapted to your profile and your needs, which makes it a very effective way to improve your skills. You can choose together with your teacher the contents of your private lessons and therefore focus completely on your needs.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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:
10
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1174 2174
One-to-one with host family 18+, single room, halfboard 1574 2800
One-to-one with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 1594 2840
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family 18+:   single room : 26/12/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €77 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week
Surcharges host family (16-17 years):   single room : 26/12/2021 - 01/01/2022 : €77 per week
Special dietary needs: € 40 per week

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

Course material is not included and has to be paid on site (AUD 15 / € 10 per week).

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 26/01/2021, 08/03/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 24/09/2021, 02/11/2021, 25/12/2021 - 04/01/2022. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Host Family 18+

The option of staying in a host family is ideal for students who want to discover local culture and customs with a friendly host, in a home environment. You will be accommodated in a single room and receive half board (breakfast and dinner). Bed linen and towels will be provided and changed once a week. The host families are located within 60-90 minutes from the school.

Host family (16-17 years)

The school offers courses for students from 16 years onwards. However, for students under the age of 18 it is obligatory to book the accommodation in a homestay, providing a certain degree of supervision.

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