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EC English, SydneyFavorites heart icon

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EC English

Darlinghurst, Sydney

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.09 reviews

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0
Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.2/5.0

3.2/5.0
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by EA (English Australia)

The school is situated in the central city area, surrounded by shops, cafes restaurants and bars. It is close to the... More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
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1060AU$ 1060AU$
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OHC English, SydneyFavorites heart icon

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OHC English

Sydney City

Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.5/5.06 reviews

Rating: 3.3/5.0

3.3/5.0
Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.0/5.0

3.0/5.0
Social activity
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client)

The atmosphere in this college is warm, caring and friendly. Teachers are highly qualified: many of them trained and... More

General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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990AU$ 953AU$
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ILSC Language School, SydneyFavorites heart icon
Quality of teaching

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by ACPET (Australian Council for Private Education and Training) School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by EA (English Australia) School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client) School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme ) School accredited by Study in Australia

Convenience is the word of the day when one describes ILSC language school in Sydney. It is located in the Central... More

Full-Time Morning FT AM - 24 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
FREE cancellation
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1030AU$ 990AU$
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Navitas English, SydneyFavorites heart icon

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by EA (English Australia) School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme ) School accredited by Study in Australia

The school is conveniently located in the heart of a major cosmopolitan retail and commercial centre, with excellent... More

General English - Day - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
FREE cancellation
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1275AU$ 1224AU$
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Kaplan International English, SydneyFavorites heart icon
Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
Social activity
Accreditations:
School accredited by EA (English Australia) School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme )

The school is conveniently located in the city centre where students only need to take a short walk to the nearest... More

General Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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1050AU$ 1050AU$
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Astley English College, SydneyFavorites heart icon
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client)

Nestled in the Surry Hill borough of Sydney resides Astley English College. Surrey Hill is described as the bohemian... More

General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
FREE cancellation
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600AU$ 580AU$
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Lexis English, SydneyFavorites heart icon
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open

A short 15 minute ferry ride across the iconic harbour from Sydney City, Manly is a world away from the hustle of the... More

General English (Full-Time) - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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1140AU$ 1093AU$
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EF International Language Center, SydneyFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme )

EF International Language Centre is situated in the heart of Sydney and minutes away from Central Station and the... More

General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
FREE cancellation
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Includes accommodation -
1325€ 1325€
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, SydneyFavorites heart icon

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
Social activity
Accreditations:
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
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3310US$ 3145US$
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La Lingua Language School, SydneyFavorites heart icon
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Accreditations:
School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client) School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme ) School accredited by Study in Australia

La Lingua Language School is located in the extraordinary and cosmopolitan city of Sydney, Australia. The school is in... More

General English - 4 Skills - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
FREE cancellation
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860AU$ 827AU$
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Advance English

Surry Hills
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client)

Advance Sydney is located in the dynamic city of Sydney, on the south-east coast of Australia. Housed in the central... More

General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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560AU$ 542AU$
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Key Facts about Sydney

Sydney: Sydney is Australia's largest and most cosmopolitan city often called the "Harbour City". It is Australia's largest financial centres with dizzy skyscrapers, delicious and daring restaurants, superb shopping and friendly people. It is a major international tourist destination, notable for its beaches, especially Bondi Beach, and twin landmarks: the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.

Population: 4,628,000

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

Region: New South Wales, City of Sydney

Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 0.7142 USD)

Sydney quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 (103 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.

universities: 4 (rankings of universities in Sydney)

High season: September

Low season: May

Average course price per week: 360 AU$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:81* (20% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:73* (28% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:86* (14% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Australia average):5.97 AU$ (26% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airport

Sydney International (SYD) - 9 km. from Sydney city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 10 minutes, 17,00 AUD, 20 minutes.

Main stops: Sydney Airport, Central Station; Central Station, Wynyard Station

Taxi: 70 AU$, 15 minutes drive to city center of Sydney

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington
  • USA: Dallas Fort Worth International, Honolulu International, Los Angeles International, San Francisco International
  • South Africa: Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
  • Canada: Vancouver International

Weather in Sydney

Climate Table
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Hours of Sunshine
7.66.96.86.25.76.16.47.77.87.88.27.7
Water Temperature
73.4 °F75.2 °F73.4 °F68 °F64.4 °F64.4 °F60.8 °F62.6 °F64.4 °F66.2 °F66.2 °F69.8 °F
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Events in SydneyBest time to take a language course in Sydney

August
City 2 Surf
City 2 Surf

09 August 2020City 2 Surf is a sports event that offers a fun day out. For 14km you will run or walk from Hyde Park to Bondi Beach. You can choose your entry category depending on your level. A great way to say goodbye to the winter!

December
Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

26 December 2020The biggest event of Boxing Day is the start of the world-famous Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in Sydney Harbour. There are also sales and bargains in the shops and special exhibitions at the museums, aquariums, zoos and parks.

What to do in Sydney

Bondi Beach
Bondi Beach
Sydney Habour Bridge & Opera House
Sydney Habour Bridge & Opera House
Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Art
Chinese Garden of Friendship
Chinese Garden of Friendship
Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
Wild Life Sydney Zoo
Wild Life Sydney Zoo
Sydney central business district
Sydney central business district
Bondi Beach
Bondi Beach
Circular Quay
Circular Quay
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
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    FAQ about schools in Sydney

  • Navitas English has received the best overall rating in Sydney.
  • English Language Company, located in 495 Kent St has been voted as the school with the best location in Sydney.
  • Kaplan International English was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at Sydney English Academy is the best rated accommodation in Sydney.
  • 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 Sydney is 80.5. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Sydney with 4.7 stars out of 5.
  • In Sydney electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type I.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Sydney is Sydney International (9.1 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Sydney.
  • In Sydney the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group.
  • Schools in Sydney offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Cambridge Preliminary, Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Proficiency, IELTS.

Other destinations that were popular to combine with courses in Sydney

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4 schools
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12 schools
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6 schools

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