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Learn English in Brisbane

Welcome From the General Manager Hello and welcome to Eurocentres Brisbane! Our helpful and dedicated staff is committed to delivering the highest possible levels of teaching so as to ensure that students will attain the best possible learning outcomes during their studies. Being a smaller school allows for a friendlier ambience and we pride ourselves on having a multi-cultural staff, many of whom have travelled widely and have taught English internationally. Therefore, we understand what it is like to be new to a country and what help is required when you first arrive. Our staff will endeavour to assist in any way they can and offer advice on all things Australian to better help students to integrate and to develop their English language skills! Nicolaas Zieltjes General Manager Zieland Australia PTY LTD.

Eurocentres Success System The innovative EUROCENTRES SUCCESS SYSTEM has been developed over the last 60 years. Eurocentres is the leader in the field of foreign language tuition and is frequently consulted by the Council of Europe in matters relating to this area. Eurocentres focuses at all times on language learning success. Our longstanding experience has shown that the greatest learning progress is made when students are individually supported and are aware of their strengths weaknesses at all times. In today’s heavily specialised world of business we recognise that it is also important that you can focus on your specific needs.

Why Choose Eurocentres Brisbane Individual Attention We guide your course choice, monitor your progress closely and look after your practical needs and questions, so that you can concentrate on learning the English you need. Personalisation All Eurocentres students receive very individual attention, including: • A personalised interview on arrival • Personal feedback and recommendations for self-study • Clear learning goals, discussed with you each week • Small class sizes • Continuous monitoring of learning progress and diagnostic feedback • One-to one tutorials every two weeks • Weekly quiz and revision lessons • Final certificate with accurate description of your language competence

Quality Teaching Led by an experienced and approachable Director of Studies, our teaching team are motivated and enthusiastic professionals.

Harsha Patel is the Director of Studies, who has extensive experience in language teaching in Australia, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Thailand, Fiji and India. She has a MEd TESOL, International Diploma of Language Teaching Management and is a CELTA trainer. Amanda Gordon is an Assistant Director of Studies, who has been teaching for 7 years, both in Australia and abroad. She has a Bachelor of Education specialising in Primary Education. She is also CELTA qualified. Amanda has been extending the use of technology in the classroom and has acquired a reputation as a CALL expert. Paul Besaans is an Assistant Director of Studies who has been teaching for 16 years in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Australia. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), majoring in History, a Diploma in Higher Education and is CELTA qualified. Paul is currently finishing a Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics.

Why Choose Brisbane Eurocentres Brisbane is located in the heart of the central business district. There is so much to do in and around this beautiful, clean, safe, friendly city! Eurocentres Brisbane is close to cafes, boutiques, shops, restaurants, beautiful gardens, public transport and the stunning River Precinct. By studying at Eurocentres Brisbane, you will gain academic and career advantages while experiencing life in one of the world’s most beautiful, sub-tropical locations. Our English language courses are structured to allow students time to explore the sights and sounds of Brisbane and to get a feel for Australian life and culture. Eurocentres Brisbane offers you: • A specifically designed language school • Spacious classrooms with natural light and a learning-friendly environment • We also provide you with a self-study centre • Email and internet (with non-roman characters) Wi-Fi access-free of charge • Classes to suit all levels - from elementary to advanced • Highly experienced teachers • Small Class sizes (maximum of 14 students) • An opportunity to meet friends from all around the world • Personal and Career counselling

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Student Services & Facilities Airport Greeting & Transfers Homestay accommodation • Placement with Australian families • Full board 3 meals per day • Seperate room desk and bed Orientation to Eurocentres & Brisbane • On your first day you will be given a placement test to determine your English level and class placement • Be given a school orientation and taken on a tour of Brisbane city • Have your Student ID cards issued • Answer any questions you have regarding your studies and stay at Eurocentres Brisbane IELTS & Cambridge Exam application processing Counselling service - academic and personal Job Skills assistance Ideal Location Our campus is located in the heart of the city centre with excellent transport options, as well as all the cafes, restaurants and retails stores that give Brisbane its vibrancy.

Self-Access Library • Comprehensive range of fiction and non-fiction books, CD-ROMs, videos and audio resources • A range of newspapers and magazines • Computer assisted language learning Computer Rooms • With English language software • With free email and internet facilities • WI-FI throughout the school • Student Lunch Area Activities Enjoy many interactive opportunities including beach activities, picnics in the park, sporting and cultural activities or attractions to world renowned South Bank Park Lands, Gold and Sunshine Coast or Queenslands Theme parks.

English Courses General English (20 lessons per week) Classes from 8.30am to 12.20pm covering the fundamentals of Grammar, Listening, Speaking, Writing & Reading. Lessons are based on a communicative approach to teaching and learning.

Speciality Classes 10 lessons of IELTS, FCE or EAP per week From 1.20-3.10pm

Focused Skills Program Students choose which Focused Skills class they wish to study from the following. The Options chosen can be varied in consultation with the Academic staff. Specialised Intensive (20 hours) (20 lessons General English + 5 lessons Focused Skills) • Focused Skills (Listening, Conversation, Reading and Writing) Specialised Super Intensive (25 hours) • Language for Business (20 lessons General English + 10 lessons Focused Skills) • Language for Travel Tourism / Academic Year Long-term intensive general English 20 Hospitality & Cookery or 25 hours per week • IELTS Exam Preparation • Cambridge FCE • English for Academic Purposes Academic Year (Offered on minimum numbers) Long-term intensive general English 20 or 25 hours per week Specialised Super Intensive for Exam Prep

Sample Timetable

(25 hours) IELTS (30 Lessons IELTS)

Contact Eurocentres Brisbane Address: Level 3 Queen Adelaide Building 47-59 Adelaide Street Brisbane QLD 4000 Australia Postal Address: PO Box 13040 George Street, Brisbane QLD 4003 Telephone: +61 73214 3600 Fax: +61 73214 3650 Email: CRICOS Provider Code: 02611A

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