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English Language Company (ELC), Sydney

From 3949.- EUR
6085.- AUD
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The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (B2 First, C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency), IELTS
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Student house, Residence
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
18 years
Average age
23 years
Nationality mix
Europe, Asia, South America, etc..

The study centre is located in the heart of the city centre, only a few minutes' walk from the shops, cinema complexes, restaurants and cafés of Darling Harbour, the main train station as well as the central bus station and the main tourist attractions. ELC offers a teaching method that is based on active learning. The school has 22 very well-equipped classrooms, an internet/multimedia centre with free Wi-Fi, a student kitchen and lounge, a job placement agency and travel agency to help organise all sorts of trips, either during or after your studies. Our partner school distinguishes itself by this excellent advice and information service, not only for academic issues but also for everything regarding life in Sydney (jobs, work placement, private accommodation) and the numerous opportunities that Australia has to offer.

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • Job Club
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Intensive course + internship (6 weeks)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 8 - 48 week(s)
8 weeks From 3949.- EUR
(6085.- AUD)
Lessons
General (group): 15 of 60 minutes
+ Options (group): 5 of 60 minutes
+ Specialist (group): 5 of 60 minutes
Course duration
8 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
08:30-12:00 + 13:00-15:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Specialist course (from intermediate level upwards): International Business English, etc. Options: Pronunciation, Conversation, Exam Reading, Excursions, Film Club, Student Work Assistance Program, etc.

Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studyhouse student house, shared bedroom, no meals
8
6085 AUD
8985 AUD
8705 AUD
12
7825 AUD
12045 AUD
11625 AUD
16
9405 AUD
14945 AUD
14385 AUD
24
12520 AUD
20700 AUD
19860 AUD
AUD 1 ≈ EUR 0.65   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Compulsory OSHC health insurance - student visa (per month) 44 AUD
Internship insurance
6 weeks
120 AUD

Options

Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (1-6 weeks) 120 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (7-14 weeks) 550 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (15+ weeks) 935 AUD
Internship insurance (extra weeks) (per week) 20 AUD
Extra night (host family) 55 AUD
End-of-year holidays (supplement) (host family) 110 AUD
Internet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) 10 AUD
Special diet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) On request
Private bathroom (host family) (per week) On request
Airport transfer (pick-up) 165 AUD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 27.01 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 08.06 / 05.10.2020
Holidays
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

B2 First combined exam preparation course, 20+5 lessons/week + internship (6 weeks)

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 11/12 week(s)
11 weeks From 4939.- EUR
(7610.- AUD)
Lessons
Exam preparation (group): 20 of 60 minutes
+ Options (group): 5 of 60 minutes
Course duration
11/12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:15-14:30 + 15:00-16:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Options: Pronunciation, Conversation, Exam Reading, Excursions, Film Club, Student Work Assistance Program, etc.

Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studyhouse student house, shared bedroom, no meals
11
7610 AUD
11500 AUD
11115 AUD
12
8065 AUD
12285 AUD
11865 AUD
AUD 1 ≈ EUR 0.65   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Internship insurance
6 weeks
120 AUD
B2 First exam fee 350 AUD

Options

Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (1-6 weeks) 120 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (7-14 weeks) 550 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (15+ weeks) 935 AUD
Internship insurance (extra weeks) (per week) 20 AUD
Extra night (host family) 55 AUD
End-of-year holidays (supplement) (host family) 110 AUD
Internet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) 10 AUD
Special diet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) On request
Private bathroom (host family) (per week) On request
Airport transfer (pick-up) 165 AUD
Starting dates 11 wk
06.01 / 23.03.2020
Starting dates 12 wk
07.09.2020
Exam dates
21.03 / 04.06 / 28.11.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 27.01 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 08.06 / 05.10.2020
Holidays
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

C1 Advanced combined exam preparation course, 20+5 lessons/week + internship (6 weeks)

Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1), 11/12 week(s)
11 weeks From 4939.- EUR
(7610.- AUD)
Lessons
Exam preparation (group): 20 of 60 minutes
+ Options (group): 5 of 60 minutes
Course duration
11/12 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:15-14:30 + 15:00-16:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Options: Pronunciation, Conversation, Exam Reading, Excursions, Film Club, Student Work Assistance Program, etc.

Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studyhouse student house, shared bedroom, no meals
11
7610 AUD
11500 AUD
11115 AUD
12
8065 AUD
12285 AUD
11865 AUD
AUD 1 ≈ EUR 0.65   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Internship insurance
6 weeks
120 AUD
C1 Advanced exam fee 350 AUD

Options

Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (1-6 weeks) 120 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (7-14 weeks) 550 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (15+ weeks) 935 AUD
Internship insurance (extra weeks) (per week) 20 AUD
Extra night (host family) 55 AUD
End-of-year holidays (supplement) (host family) 110 AUD
Internet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) 10 AUD
Special diet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) On request
Private bathroom (host family) (per week) On request
Airport transfer (pick-up) 165 AUD
Starting dates 11 wk
06.01 / 23.03.2020
Starting dates 12 wk
07.09.2020
Exam dates
20.03 / 09.06 / 03.12.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 27.01 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 08.06 / 05.10.2020
Holidays
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

C2 Proficiency combined exam preparation course, 20+5 lessons/week + internship (6 weeks)

Advanced (C1), 9/11 week(s)
9 weeks From 4348.- EUR
(6700.- AUD)
Lessons
Exam preparation (group): 20 of 60 minutes
+ Options (group): 5 of 60 minutes
Course duration
9/11 week(s)
Levels
Advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:15-14:30 + 15:00-16:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Options: Pronunciation, Conversation, Exam Reading, Excursions, Film Club, Student Work Assistance Program, etc.

Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studyhouse student house, shared bedroom, no meals
9
6700 AUD
9930 AUD
9615 AUD
11
7610 AUD
11500 AUD
11115 AUD
AUD 1 ≈ EUR 0.65   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Internship insurance
6 weeks
120 AUD
C2 Proficiency exam fee 370 AUD

Options

Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (1-6 weeks) 120 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (7-14 weeks) 550 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (15+ weeks) 935 AUD
Internship insurance (extra weeks) (per week) 20 AUD
Extra night (host family) 55 AUD
End-of-year holidays (supplement) (host family) 110 AUD
Internet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) 10 AUD
Special diet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) On request
Private bathroom (host family) (per week) On request
Airport transfer (pick-up) 165 AUD
Starting dates 9 wk
06.01.2020
Starting dates 11 wk
07.09.2020
Exam dates
Paper based: 07.03.2020
Computer based: 21.11.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 27.01 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 08.06 / 05.10.2020
Holidays
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS combined exam preparation course, 15+5+5 lessons/week + internship (6 weeks)

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 8 - 30 week(s)
8 weeks From 3949.- EUR
(6085.- AUD)
Lessons
General (group): 15 of 60 minutes
+ Exam preparation (group): 5 of 60 minutes
+ Options (group): 5 of 60 minutes
Course duration
8 - 30 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
08:30-12:30 + 13:00-15:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Options: Pronunciation, Conversation, Exam Reading, Excursions, Film Club, Student Work Assistance Program, etc.

Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studyhouse student house, shared bedroom, no meals
8
6085 AUD
8985 AUD
8705 AUD
12
7825 AUD
12045 AUD
11625 AUD
16
9405 AUD
14945 AUD
14385 AUD
24
12520 AUD
20700 AUD
19860 AUD
AUD 1 ≈ EUR 0.65   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Compulsory OSHC health insurance - student visa (per month) 44 AUD
Internship insurance
6 weeks
120 AUD
IELTS exam fee (to be paid online) On request

Options

Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (1-6 weeks) 120 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (7-14 weeks) 550 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (15+ weeks) 935 AUD
Internship insurance (extra weeks) (per week) 20 AUD
Extra night (host family) 55 AUD
End-of-year holidays (supplement) (host family) 110 AUD
Internet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) 10 AUD
Special diet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) On request
Private bathroom (host family) (per week) On request
Airport transfer (pick-up) 165 AUD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
Bank holidays
01.01 / 27.01 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 08.06 / 05.10.2020
Holidays
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS combined exam preparation course, 15+5+5 lessons/week + internship (6 weeks - Premium)

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 8 - 20 week(s)
8 weeks From 5351.- EUR
(8245.- AUD)
Lessons
General (group): 15 of 60 minutes
+ Exam preparation (group): 5 of 60 minutes
+ General (private): 5 of 60 minutes
Course duration
8 - 20 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
08:30-12:30 + 13:00-15:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studyhouse student house, shared bedroom, no meals
8
8245 AUD
11145 AUD
10865 AUD
12
11065 AUD
15285 AUD
14865 AUD
16
13885 AUD
19425 AUD
18865 AUD
AUD 1 ≈ EUR 0.65   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Compulsory OSHC health insurance - student visa (per month) 44 AUD
Internship insurance
6 weeks
120 AUD
IELTS exam fee (to be paid online) On request

Options

Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (1-6 weeks) 120 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (7-14 weeks) 550 AUD
Internship placement fee (extra weeks) (15+ weeks) 935 AUD
Internship insurance (extra weeks) (per week) 20 AUD
Extra night (host family) 55 AUD
End-of-year holidays (supplement) (host family) 110 AUD
Internet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) 10 AUD
Special diet (to be paid on site) (host family) (per week) On request
Private bathroom (host family) (per week) On request
Airport transfer (pick-up) 165 AUD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
Bank holidays
01.01 / 27.01 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 08.06 / 05.10.2020
Holidays
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Course info

ELC Sydney offers internship programmes in various fields, according to the candidate’s profile.

The candidates must fulfil the following requirements in order to carry out an internship in Australia:

  • Studies in the chosen area, completed at the latest 12 months prior to the beginning of the internship (graduation certificate required)
  • Age: 18 to 30 years
  • Be eligible for a Working Holiday Visa* or a special program internship visa
  • Résumé and cover letter in English
  • Application file must be sent at the same time as the enrolment form
  • Achieve a B2 level of English or above by the end of the course (8 weeks minimum). If B2 is not achieved, student must enrol in more weeks of class)
  • Copy of a bank statement showing the equivalent of $2,100 or higher.

*WHV available for the citizens of the following countries: Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR), Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malta, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan and the United Kingdom

The internships represent the opportunity to add a professional and cultural dimension to your language study stay in a targeted sector of activity. The internship is carried out following a minimum of 8 weeks of an intensive course of general English. The participants need to have acquired sound language skills (level 6 - B2 - required, see table).

The internships take place over a duration of between 6 and a maximum of 24 weeks. Most of the placements do not go beyond 12 weeks. They are proposed here in the form of packages including various course + internship options according to the duration, objectives and language level of each student. The accommodation is only included during the academic part. For the accommodation during the internship, see options and supplements.

Depending on each student’s level of education, work experience, desired placement length and visa options, various program options are available and the prices may change accordingly.

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21 years old - Switzerland
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16 weeks, September 2014 – January 2015
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Host family
Living with a host family is a great way of immersing yourself in the Australian way of life during your stay in Sydney. You will stay in a single room with half board provided and will be around 30-55 minutes away from the school.

Studyhouse student house (minimum stay: 2 weeks)
The ELC language school proposes staying in one of its student houses, which have been renovated and are equipped to offer you a maximum of comfort. They have an excellent location, as they are all close to each other and only a 10 minutes' walk away from the school, just on the opposite side of Darling Harbour, in the centre of Sydney. You will stay in a single, double or triple room, and will share the modern facilities with your housemates, including the equipped kitchen, the two bathrooms, a lounge with a flat-screen TV and computer, the WiFi connection available throughout the building and you will have a magnetic card for accessing the residence. Availability is limited and therefore, it is recommended to book in advance.

ELC residence (minimum stay: 10 weeks)
The very comfortable apartments offered to international students are located in a modern building in the centre of Sydney, 10 minutes’ walk from the language school building. Close to public transport, shops and restaurants, you will be staying in a single room in an apartment that you will share with 5 other students. The apartments are air-conditioned and include a large well-equipped kitchen. The 24h/24 reception desk, large social area, outdoor BBQ area, games area and TV lounge will allow you to get to know the other tenants quickly. Wi-Fi access is available in the common areas. There is a weekly housekeeping service and you will be able to use the coin-operated laundry facilities. The building also includes a bike storage room.

Link2 student house (minimum 2 weeks)
Consisting of modern houses, this accommodation is located in the heart of Sydney, a 10-minute walk from the school. In an international atmosphere, you will be close to plenty of different attractions. You will stay in a single bedroom and share the bathroom with maximum 4 other students; if you travel with a friend, you can share a twin room. For more comfort, each room offers free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. Bed linen and towels are at your disposal, as well as a shared kitchen, a paying laundry and a student lounge with TV.

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