Choosing Queensland for your English Language studies.

About Queensland's English classes and colleges

Queensland's English Language Institutions deliver high quality, innovative English classes 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.

English language skills

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

General English

A general English course will improve overall language proficiency and, through English lessons, 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

English for teaching

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)

Study tours

Many English language institutions in Queensland offer group study tours that combine general or specialised English lessons 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 enrolment 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 when you learn English in Australia.

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