Embassy English Sydney - 2017/18 Information
1/63 Oxford Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
With its stunning city centre location, amazing teachers and modern facilities, Embassy Sydney is the perfect choice for students looking to learn English in one of the world’s most iconic and thrilling cities.
Embassy English Study Centres have locations in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and over 40 years’ experience in teaching English to a high standard.
The Embassy Sydney school is housed in a modern and spacious building in the Darlinghurst area of central Sydney, near to public transport and world-famous attractions such as Hyde Park, the Opera House and Bondi Beach.
The school has high tech, fully-equipped classrooms, a computer lab, interactive whiteboards and student lounge. Students can choose from a wide variety of English courses to suit all levels and ages, with the option to choose interesting elective subjects to boost learning (within the semi-intensive and intensive courses).
There is also a varied social and activity timetable with trips to museums and the Blue Mountains as well as pub and cinema nights, soccer, volleyball and basketball.
Embassy Sydney has a fully-qualified, native English-speaking teaching staff and a welfare team to help students get the best out of their time at the school.
Lessons are focused on improving speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and promote the teaching of English for everyday situations.
Students will find that classes are fast-paced and interactive using up-to-the-minute materials such as TV, Internet, newspapers, role play and class debate. Progress is monitored on a weekly basis and students can view their achievements on an interactive progress tracker, StudySmart.
Students also take an exit test on completion which highlights how much they have learned. The school’s team of fully qualified teachers and welfare team ensure that students reach their learning goals quickly.
The General English course is open to all language abilities and students can choose from 20 lessons (standard) 24 lessons (semi-intensive, including four elective lessons) or 28 lessons (intensive, including eight elective lessons) per week. Embassy Sydney also offer a Beginners English course designed for students with little or no English who wish to make rapid progress. There is also a one-to-one programme for a more individual and targeted approach (to be combined with a group programme).
● Standard General English: 20 lessons per week. Class size:15. All year.
● Semi-Intensive General English: 24 lessons per week. Class size:15. All year.
● Intensive General English: 28 lessons per week. Class size:15. All year.
● English for Beginners: 20 or 24 lessons per week. Beginners only. Class size:15.
● One-to-one: Blocks of 5 lessons weekly added to a group programme.
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: All courses are taught at the Embassy Sydney school from Monday to Friday 09.15 to 17.15.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes.
Course certificate: Certificate on completion of the course.
Business lessons focus on the vocabulary used in the workplace, giving presentations and business writing skills. Students also receive an ePortfolio at the end of the course, which showcases their completed work to potential employers. The course is open to those with Intermediate language ability and above. Classwork is followed up with graded homework and relevant field trips and activities.
Business English: 28 lessons per week (20 General English and 8 of Business English). Course duration 2-24 weeks. Minimum age 16. Intermediate and above language ability.
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: All courses are taught at the Embassy Sydney school building from Monday to Friday.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Course certificate: At the end of the course, students receive an Embassy Certificate in Business Communication and a language profile of your level and skill.
The Embassy Sydney IELTS preparation course runs on a standard or intensive basis, depending on your needs. The school will also assist in booking your place to sit the exam at the nearest testing centre.
● Standard IELTS Preparation course: 20 lessons per week. Minimum 4 week duration. Intermediate English language ability and above.
● Intensive IELTS Preparation course: 28 lessons per week (20 lessons of exam preparation + 8 elective lessons). Minimum 4 week duration. Intermediate English language ability and above.
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: All courses are taught at the Embassy Sydney school from Monday to Friday.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Course certificate: In addition to your official IELTS exam result, you will receive an Embassy final certificate.
- Free Internet
- Interactive Whiteboards
- IT Lounge
- Student Lounge
- Social Calendar