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EC English, Sydney

#1
EC English

Darlinghurst, Sydney
School currently open

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.09 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.2/5.0

3.2/5.0
Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1060AU$ 1060AU$
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OHC English, Sydney

#2
OHC English

Sydney City
School currently open

Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.5/5.06 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 3.3/5.0

3.3/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.0/5.0

3.0/5.0
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
990AU$ 953AU$
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ILSC Language School, Sydney
School currently open
Quality of teaching:
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0
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, Sydney
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
General English - Day - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1275AU$ 1224AU$
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Kaplan International English, Sydney
Quality of teaching:
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
General Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1050AU$ 1050AU$
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Astley English College, Sydney
|School Size:
School currently open
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
600AU$ 580AU$
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Lexis English, Sydney
School currently open
General English (Full-Time) - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1140AU$ 1093AU$
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EF International Language Center, Sydney
General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Includes accommodation -
1325€ 1325€
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Sydney
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
3310US$ 3145US$
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La Lingua Language School, Sydney
|School Size:
General English - 4 Skills - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
860AU$ 827AU$
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Advance English

Surry Hills
School currently open
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
560AU$ 542AU$
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Sydney

Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.5/5.0 | 6 reviews

Teachers were from all around the world. Location near the train station. Not just grammar but also practical learning.

17 July 2018
Course: General English - 2 weeks
Student age: 17 years

Nik
Slovenia

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 | 9 reviews

All the teachers I saw are very nice, the teaching methods are good and I met a lot of people

17 August 2006
Course: Standard (GE1) - 4 weeks
Student age: 24 years

Guillaume
Suisse

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 = 0.6942 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):6.14 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

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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.

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