Best language schools in Brisbane (ranked based on student reviews)

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OHC English, Brisbane

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.03 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.7/5.0

Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.5/5.0

General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
940AU$ 906AU$
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EC English, Brisbane
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Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.04 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
990AU$ 990AU$
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LSI - Language Studies International, Brisbane

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.023 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.3/5.0

Standard 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
935AU$ 900AU$
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ILSC Language School, Brisbane
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 2.0/5.0

Full-Time Morning FT AM - 24 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1000AU$ 962AU$
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Navitas English, Brisbane
General English - Day - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1175AU$ 1129AU$
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EF International Language Center, Brisbane
General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Includes accommodation -
1225€ 1225€
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Kaplan International English, Brisbane
General Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
950AU$ 950AU$
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Lexis English, Brisbane
General English Intensive - Part time - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1000AU$ 960AU$
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Brisbane
Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
3310US$ 3145US$
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Brisbane

Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

The teacher and classmates were great! Learned a lot in just 2 weeks.

15 November 2016
Course: Standard 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 23 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

The language teaching
There are too few leisure activities available to students

23 November 2015
Course: Intensive 30 - 2 weeks
Student age: 23 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

teachers and classmates

11 September 2013
Course: Intensive 30 - 1 week
Student age: 20 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

The Teachers and the classmates.

12 September 2012
Course: Standard 20 - 4 weeks
Student age: 26 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

The teachers and Sandy, always pleasant.

10 September 2012
Course: Standard 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 21 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

To have met many international people.
I cannot recommend LSI Brisbane. I was angry during 3 weeks for having booked 4 weeks from the start.

28 February 2012
Course: Intensive 30 - 4 weeks
Student age: 28 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

Teachers and location (city center)

22 November 2011
Course: Intensive 24 - 6 weeks
Student age: 101 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

The people
Ideal for learning, not many distractions. It is better to stay for less than three months.

6 September 2010
Course: Standard 20 - 6 weeks
Student age: 26 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

The mix of nationalities.
Very good support by Ms. Eisenmann.

25 July 2009
Course: Intensive 24 - 4 weeks
Student age: 45 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

The family they gave me for and the teachers I had.
You have to repair or change the internet service. It's not good.

16 November 2007
Course: Standard 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 23 years


Rating: 4/5.0

4/5.0 | 23 reviews

Students are very nice

11 October 2007
Course: Standard 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Ana María

Key Facts about Brisbane

Brisbane: Brisbane is the 3rd largest city in Australia with about 2 million inhabitants. It is an international city with a pleasant climate and a wide range of activities where you easily combine outdoor life with city life. Brisbane has a thriving live music scene, as well as museums and theatres, performing arts and creative arts.

Population: 2,190,000

Time zone: +20h. (GMT +10)

Region: Queensland, Brisbane

Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 0.6864 USD)

Brisbane quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 (58 reviews by our former students)

Visa: 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.

High season: October

Low season: April

Average course price per week (High season): 515 AU$

Average course price per week (Low season): 331 AU$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:80* (20% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:62* (38% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:72* (28% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Australia average):6.21 AU$ (26% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airport

Brisbane (BNE) - 12 km. from Brisbane city center

Public transportation to city center:

4 per day, 10,00 AUD, 16 minutes.

Main stops: Brisbane Airport, Brisbane

Every 30 minutes, 21,00 AUD, 20 minutes.

Main stops: International Airport platform 1, Eagle Junction, Wooloowin, Albion, Bowen Hills, Fortitude Valley, Central, platform 1

Taxi: 43 £, 15 minutes drive to city center of Brisbane

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Wellington
  • USA: Honolulu International, Los Angeles International
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
  • Canada: Vancouver International

Weather in Brisbane

Climate Table
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Night-time Temperature
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec45 °F50 °F55 °F60 °F65 °F70 °F75 °F80 °F85 °FTemperature in °F
Hours of Sunshine
Water Temperature
77 °F77 °F75.2 °F75.2 °F73.4 °F71.6 °F69.8 °F69.8 °F69.8 °F71.6 °F75.2 °F77 °F

Events in BrisbaneBest time to take a language course in Brisbane


07 August 2020 - 16 August 2020The Royal Queensland Show, or Ekka as it is more commonly known, is an annual agriculture show held on the Brisbane Exhibition grounds. This is huge fair with a multitude of events including concerts, activities for children, pyrotechnics, and many, many competitions.

Brisbane Festival
Brisbane Festival

04 September 2020 - 26 September 2020Unbeatable arts festival on the east coast of Australia, with shows ranging from cabaret and circus to opera and modern dance, as well as theatre, comedy, and music of all kinds. This three-week long festival has something for everyone.


26 September 2020An amazing fireworks extravaganza held along the banks of the Brisbane river. The show begins with a breath-taking air display by the Australian Defence Force. Audience members can tune-in on the radio for live coverage and a musical score.

What to do in Brisbane

City Hall
City Hall
Roma Street Parkland
Roma Street Parkland
Parliament House
Parliament House
Wheel of Brisbane
Wheel of Brisbane
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Public transportation in Brisbane

    FAQ about schools in Brisbane

  • EC English, located in 119 Charlotte Street has been voted as the school with the best location in Brisbane.
  • OHC English was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at LSI - Language Studies International is the best rated accommodation in Brisbane.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for Australia is 12 weeks.
  • The student price index in Brisbane is 80.01. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Brisbane with 4.4 stars out of 5.
  • In Brisbane electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type I.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Brisbane is Brisbane (12.8 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Brisbane.
  • In Brisbane the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group, English for Doctors, English for Tourism.
  • Schools in Brisbane offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TOEFL, Cambridge Preliminary, Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Proficiency, Cambridge Business, IELTS.
  • See the climate table of Brisbane and the event calendar of Brisbane with events such as Ekka, Brisbane Festival, Riverfire.

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