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English school in Brisbane: LSI - Language Studies International

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Rating: 4.0/5.0

L6/133 Leichhardt Street, - QLD 4000 Brisbane - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Easy access to shops, restaurants and entertainment.
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.
  • E-learning platform.

What we dislike about the school

  • Additional costs of course material of approx. 15 AU$ per week.

Location: LSI - Language Studies International Brisbane is located in the modern riverside city of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Within walking distance of several amenities, eateries, restaurants and many of the city's attractions, the school is well situated. Attractions and sites of interest within walking distance of the school include the Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, the QAGOMA Art Museum and The Wheel of Brisbane.

Getting around: Brisbane has a river that runs right through it, making Ferry transportation very popular. The closest ferry port to the school is the Riverside Ferry terminal, which is a 900m walk from the school's front doors. LSI Brisbane is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre and many of its attractions. There are also several links to bus routes within a moment's walk of the school.
Course structure: General English courses are available in a group format, for individual learners or as a combination of both group and private classes. There are exam preparation courses to help students prepare for the major English exams including the Cambridge exams, IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC. Courses for those wanting to excel in the business world, there are classes to learn English specifically for this purpose.

Further education: There is an Academic English course and Pathway Programme available for those wanting to extend their studies into further education. The content of these courses to prepare students for the type of English they need to excel in this environment as well as help with the application process. The Academic English course includes exam preparation to pass any exams that may be required to continue their study.

Social and cultural: LSI Brisbane offers students an active social programme which includes activities such as sports, movie nights, museum visits and weekend excursions to the Sunshine Coast, Byron Bay and the Great Barrier Reef.

School chain: As a group, Language Studies International (LSI) has schools located in 7 countries throughout the world. These countries include France, the USA, England, New Zealand, Switzerland and Canada.

For over 55 years, LSI has supplied tuition to adults, juniors and teachers. Their schools are accredited internationally by such accreditors as EAQUALS, Accet, the British Council, English New Zealand, Languages Canada and more.
  • The language school LSI - Language Studies International was founded in Brisbane, Australia in 1996.
  • Legal name / parent company: Language Studies International Australia Pty. Ltd.
  • Tax registration ID: ABN46050405877
  • Abbreviated name of school: LSI Brisbane

English Courses

General Language
Private
Work & Study
Business
Exam Preparation
Information for all courses offered by LSI - Language Studies International
Comments about courses

Additional fees:

  • Student Service Fee of AUD 995 for Demi Pair placements over 12 weeks.

  • Unaccompanied minors under 18 years can take the Intensive 30 course only.
Lesson duration
50 minutes
School's administrative fee
235.00 AU$
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 110 AU$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
03 Jan. 2022, 26 Jan. 2022, 15 Apr. 2022, 18 Apr. 2022, 25 Apr. 2022, 02 May 2022, 10 Aug. 2022, 03 Oct. 2022, 19 Dec. 2022 - 31 Dec. 2022.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 15 AU$ per week.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
  • INCLUDED Elearning platform
  • INCLUDED Free assistance for finding jobs
Note: All courses offered by LSI - Language Studies International, Brisbane can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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LSI - Language Studies International (LSI)

Accreditations and Quality seals
ELICOSNEASPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
English teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:30
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at LSI - Language Studies International and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoAmerican Express - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in most classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 7
    Number of public PC workstations: 8
    Paid parking (<500m)

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer:60
Throughout the year: 60
Minimum age of students
16 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 6
Adult courses Throughout the year: 4
Average age of students
In summer: 21 years
Throughout the year: 23 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Brisbane Airport:
120 AU$ one way
240 AU$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Brisbane International (BNE).

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA need a visa to enter the country. A holiday/Tourist visa is sufficient to take a course up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
No
Express shipment fee (via courier)
75 AU$
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet1 km
Basketball15 km
Cooking20 km
Cricket-
Dancing1 km
Diving50 km
Football (soccer)-
Golf10 km
Horse riding50 km
Mountainbiking20 km
Music-
Rugby-
Sailing25 km
Squash2 km
Swimming10 km
Table Tennis-
Tennis2 km
Volleyball2 km
Windsurfing15 km
Yoga15 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities
City tours Sport in the park Architecture tours City history Museums Art galleries
Adults - Paid activities
Mini golf Visiting the zoo Kayaking Karaoke Bowling Laser tag
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
 Sample of activities for adults (PDF)
Sample of activities for adults (PDF)

Accommodation

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LSI - Language Studies International, Brisbane
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    FAQ about LSI - Language Studies International, Brisbane

  • English courses at LSI - Language Studies International start at 181 AU$ for Afternoon 10 course with 10 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Language Studies International
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Brisbane Airport (120 AU$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Language Studies International varies from 1 students (Private Lessons 10) to 16 students (Intensive 30)
  • 100% of teachers at LSI - Language Studies International hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at LSI - Language Studies International comes from Brazil with a 15% representation, followed by students from Japan (14%) and China (8%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • LSI - Language Studies International offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 21 during the summer and 23 for the rest of the year.
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