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English Language Colleges

English Language Colleges

Choosing Queensland for your English Language studies.

Queensland's English Language Colleges

Queensland's English Language Institutions deliver high quality, innovative English language teaching tailored to your individual needs. The teachers and courses offered are world-class and you can choose to study at one of Queensland's private English language colleges, vocational education and training institutions, schools or universities.

Studying English in Queensland will help you to achieve your career, academic and personal goals. Whatever your needs, Queensland can provide you with the quality English language teaching you want, when you want it.

  • Tropical Climate State

    Queensland has an enviable climate and lifestyle, with most of the state having warm and sunny weather for most of the year.

  • Ideal Lifestyle

    Queensland offers a strong economy, a high standard of living, relaxed outdoor lifestyle and excellent work experience opportunities.

  • 5 World Heritage sites

    Queensland has five of Australia's 11 World Heritage sites and is home to many famous landmarks including Great Barrier Reef etc.

ELICOS Guide

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) Guide

Important information to help you make the right decision about choosing Queensland, Australia for your English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).

Download the English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) Guide brochure

English language skills

Studying English language skills in Queensland will provide graduates with endless opportunities internationally.

 

A general English course will improve overall language proficiency and will help students to:

  • develop English language oral communication skills
  • build confidence in your English language speaking and listening ability
  • prepare for further English language or academic study

An academic English course prepares students for further study in Queensland, and will help students to:

  • develop English language listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
  • build confidence in your English language ability
  • be equipped with the study skills you need for academic study in Queensland.

An English language exam preparation course will help students:

  • develop the English language needed to sit an international English language exam
  • prepare for further English language or academic study in Queensland
  • build confidence in your English language ability

A Business English/English for special purposes course will help students:

  • develop core English language skills
  • learn the English needed for business or a particular industry (such as aviation, health, tourism and hospitality
  • practice English in ‘real-world’ settings (such as emails, face to face meetings and presentations)

English for teaching courses helps students develop the language skills needed to sit an international English language exam and teach English to others. They include:

  • TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • EFTC (English for Teaching Children)

Many English language institutions in Queensland offer group study tours that combine general or specialised English language teaching with leisure and cultural activities or vocational training. Study tour activities may include:

  • home stays or farm stays with an Australian family
  • trips to tourist destinations
  • visits to museums, art galleries and historical villages
  • sporting and recreational activities
  • shopping and tours
 

Studying English is your passport to a global career.

English language skills are a passport to a global career. Queensland's colleges and institutions offer flexible enrollment dates and courses ranging from beginner to advanced, providing a wide variety of study options to suit students' needs.

English language teaching is closely regulated in Australia to ensure that the highest standards of quality and consumer protection are maintained. There are strict standards for class sizes, professional teacher qualifications, curriculum, teaching methods and materials.

The Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 is the legal framework governing the responsibility of Australian education institutions towards international students.