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Brisbane | Gold Coast | 2014

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“We are passionate about providing you with a “first class” English learning experience! Our professional team of teachers and staff will help you reach your full academic and personal potential.” Richard and Niesha BROWN Founders of BROWNS English Language School

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1st Class Campuses 1st Class Accommodation 1st Class Services Employability Skills@BROWNS

COURSES 17 Intensive General English – Beginner to Advanced, Day Course 17 Intensive General English, Evening Course 18 English for Academic Purposes – Under 18 Course 19 English for Academic Purposes – 18 Years Old Plus

20 Cambridge First Certificate English (FCE) Preparation 20 Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) 21 IELTS Preparation 21 IELTS Preparation Plus 22 Barista@BROWNS English Language School 24 English Plus Sport 24 Business English 25 Junior Program 26 Study Tours 27 How to Enrol@BROWNS


1st CLASS CAMPUSES Brisbane Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city and the capital of Queensland. Brisbane is a progressive, cultural and vibrant city with a warm climate all year round. There is a variety of live music and entertainment in venues throughout the city, as well as major festivals, carnivals, sporting and community events. The local people of Brisbane are friendly, “easy-going” and enjoy living a relaxed outdoor lifestyle. BROWNS Brisbane Campus is located in the heart of the city’s popular shopping district, nearby public transportation. The stunning campus occupies the entire first floor of a modern highrise building and overlooks the historic Brisbane City Hall and King George Square. The school’s impressive study zone has 39 student computers, all with internet access, with headsets available. Every classroom features an LCD TV screen, with internet connectivity, to enhance the language acquisition process. The school kitchen is equipped with 10 microwaves and two fridges. BROWNS is proudly a non-smoking school.

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I really enjoyed the interactive lessons. There was a wide range of extra activities which help you to meet new people. The atmosphere is amazing and everybody is so friendly. The BROWNS campus is based in the city centre and surrounded by a huge variety of food and entertainment venues.

Stefano Coppini – Switzerland

Brisbane is home to over two million people, from a variety of countries.

In Australia, the currency is the Australian Dollar (AUD).

12 months of sunshine filled days and clear blue skies. Even in the midst of a Brisbane winter you will be able to enjoy the parks and dine outdoors.

For more information on Brisbane visit: www.studybrisbane.com.au

For more information on our Brisbane campus visit:

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I like to live on the Gold Coast so much because I love the weather and the Australian people. They are very kind and always fun to talk to. Misuki Nakatsuji from Japan

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The BROWNS campus is based in the central business district and is a 5 minute walk to Broadwater Beach.

The Gold Coast has a population of nearly 600,00 people, from a variety of countries.

The Gold Coast will be hosting the world class, fun and friendly, 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The Gold Coast is home to natural attractions such as the 70 kilometres of Australia’s best beaches and World Heritage listed rainforest.

For more information on the Gold Coast visit: www.studygoldcoast.org.au

Gold Coast The Gold Coast is Australia’s sixth largest city and is situated in the south-east corner of Queensland. It is renowned for its famous surf beaches, expansive waterways, subtropical rainforest, large shopping centres and exciting nightlife. With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, it is no wonder that the Gold Coast is the number one holiday destination of most Australians! BROWNS Gold Coast Campus is conveniently located in the city’s central business district; close to cafes, shops and public transport and only a 5 minute walk to the Broadwater Parklands, a sprawling green retreat perfect for sports activities and barbeques. The school’s fantastic study area features 25 student computers, all with internet access, and headsets available. Every classroom features an LCD TV screen, with internet connectivity, to enhance the language acquisition process. The school kitchen has six microwaves and two fridges with filtered water. BROWNS is proudly a non-smoking school.

For more information on our Gold Coast campus visit:

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Gold Coast Apartment

1ST CLASS ACCOMMODATION BROWNS Student Apartments Each BROWNS Student Apartment has two twin-share bedrooms, two modern bathrooms and a well-equipped kitchen with high-quality appliances. The apartments are attractively designed with comfortable furnishings, an LCD TV and WiFi. Students can appreciate a magnificent view of the Southport Broadwater or Brisbane Parklands. Students also have free access to the building’s facilities including: pool, spa, steam-room, gym and BBQ pavilion. Brisbane

Gold Coast

Roma Street Parkland

Nerang River

Parklands Apartments

Anzac Park

Roma Street Railway Station

Brisbane River

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Australia Fair Shopping Centre

King George Square

Queen Street Mall

Southport Central Apartments


 he Apartments are very T comfortable and well equipped. There is an incredible gym, sauna and swimming pool. It is very close to the school, city centre and public transport. Lorenzo Manzi from Italy

BROWNS Homestay* You can use your English skills in every day situations with BROWNS homestay. Your Homestay Family will provide you with a private bedroom and desk, breakfast and dinner Monday to Friday and all meals on the weekends. Homestay families are located on average 20 to 30 minutes from BROWNS. You will be sent a profile of your Homestay family, including photos, enabling you to become familiar with your new Australian hosts. Our Homestay Officer is available to talk to you if you need advice about adjusting to Homestay family life in Australia.

BROWNS Airport Pickup and Drop Off Service BROWNS recommends that you book for all arrival transfers with our friendly, professional, representative driver who will pick you up at the airport and take you directly to your accommodation. The BROWNS representative driver is also available for all drop off services at the end of your stay. * Please see the application form for other Homestay options.

Check out our accommodation options at:

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1ST CLASS SERVICES Teaching and Progress

Activities Program

The BROWNS Teaching Style Our philosophy is that for every hour that a student spends in class, they should be able to identify clear learning outcomes. Our teaching team is responsible for providing this focused learning environment.

Our varied and exciting Activities Program is designed to help you explore Australia, have new experiences, make friends with people from all over the world and speak English all the time! Every month our dedicated Activities Officer plans a selection of sporting, sightseeing, cultural and social events and activities.

Teacher Assessment of the Learner We use a variety of assessment techniques to gauge student progress at BROWNS. Assessing students is done both formally, using paper-based tests and speaking interviews, and informally, from classroom participation, performance and homework tasks. As all of our teachers meet the NEAS teaching accreditation standards, we trust them to measure student progress and provide feedback to the students on areas of strength and areas for improvement. Engaging the Learner Every student learns differently, and at BROWNS, we make sure we support these different learning styles. Whatever your learning needs, we provide a variety of tasks and a supportive learning environment to meet them. We address your motivation and find ways to help you achieve your desired study goals.

Excellent Student Satisfaction With a student satisfaction rating of 98%, BROWNS is one of the top English Language School’s in the world for student satisfaction, which highlights the excellence found at BROWNS for the student experience. Our comprehensive digital survey allows students to rank BROWNS on five criteria: English Language Curriculum, School Facilities, Teaching Professionals, Student Accommodation and Student Services. The evidence to support this claim is clear: BROWNS was the 2010 Winner of the prestigious STM Star Award “English Language School Southern Hemisphere” and the 2012 Winner of the Queensland and Australian Export Award for “Education and Training”.

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Sample Activities Schedules Brisbane Campus Mon

Squash Club

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Conversation Club Cooking Club

Free Free

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Jobs Club Art and Craft Club

Free Free

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Soccer Club Dance Club

Free Free

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BBQ lunch in the park Nightclubs entries Student night at the Pub

Free Free $5.00

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Dream World

$39.99*

Gold Coast Campus Mon

Soccer Club

Free

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Jobs Club Beach Volleyball Club

Free Free

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Cooking Club Dance Club

Free Free

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Conversation Club Tennis Club

Free Free

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BBQ lunch in the park Nightclubs entries Student party at a Nightclub

Free Free $5.00

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Movie World

$39.99*

Activity schedules change monthly. * Prices are subject to change


 ROWNS has been like B a second family for me, I met people from all over the world and this is truly the most amazing experience of my life! Amandine Burnet from France

For more information on our services visit:

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I handed out 60 or 70 résumés with no success. Then BROWNS helped me fix my resume and I got a job! I love how friendly people are here in Australia Giovanni Bellomo from Italy

Employability Skills@BROWNS BROWNS Jobs Club BROWNS Jobs Club will provide you up-to-date information about how to prepare for working in Australia and applying for jobs. This is a completely free service available to all BROWNS students. Employers and areas of employment Our students find work in one or more of the following areas: Restaurants and Cafes Hotels, Motels and Backpacker Hostels Shopping Centres and Fashion Boutiques Supermarkets and Convenience Stores Travel Agencies and Tour Operators Fruit and Vegetable Farms Manual Labour and Gardening businesses

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The Role of our Jobs Club Officer Jobs Club is held every week at BROWNS Brisbane Campus and BROWNS Gold Coast Campus. Our experienced Jobs Club Officer will help you to: Write your Résumé Prepare for job interviews Discover the best places to apply for work Become familiar with Australian job websites Understand Australian taxation Australian working conditions


BROWNS Jobs and Careers BROWNS English Language School offers a number of student services and programmes to assist BROWNS students in finding part time and full time employment whilst on their Student or Working Holiday Visas. BROWNS is the only ELICOS College that provides a comprehensive 1st Class Jobs and Careers Programme to all students.  Sources opportunities. Jobs and Careers Manager works full time on building relationships with industry and sourcing job vacancies.  Connects students with opportunities. From a personal introduction to an employer, to a hot tip on a job opening. BROWNS updates its job portal daily with current vacancies.  Builds community spirit. We have a thriving community across our campuses and on Facebook where we celebrate our student’s successes, provide a supportive and helpful environment, and learn from each other’s experiences.  Follow up. We actively track our student’s progress after they are employed to make sure they’re happy! Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training It is mandatory for students who want to work at a licensed premise in any job serving, supplying or selling alcohol to have completed Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training either before employment or within 30 days of commencing work. At BROWNS, students can take the course SITHFAB201 – Provide responsible service of alcohol at any of our campuses monthly at a set cost. The course is delivered by an accredited vocational trainer. Students who have completed RSA training are aware of legal obligations and the ramifications associated with the sale of alcohol which helps employers comply with legislation and helps provide a safe and enjoyable venue for customers. Each student who successfully completes RSA training at BROWNS receives a Statement of Attainment as evidence they have completed the unit of competency. A statement of attainment does not expire.

Find out more about BROWNS Job Club at:

www.brownsels.com.au/jobsclub

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COURSES CEFR

INTENSIVE GENERAL ENGLISH

A1

A2

Beginner

Elementary

B1

Pre-Intermediate

CAMBRIDGE EXAM PREPARATION

Barista@Browns English Language School

ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

IELTS EXAM PREPARATION

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING/ HIGHER EDUCATION PATHWAYS (Indicative only)

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EAP1

EAP2

Certificate I

Certificate II


B2

Intermediate

C1

Upper-Intermediate

Advanced

FCE

CAE

C2

Business English

IELTS Preparation

IELTS Preparation Plus

EAP3

EAP4

EAP5

EAP6

Certificate III

Certificate IV

Diploma

Bachelor Degree

Masters Degree

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BEGINNER TO ADVANCED General English Courses@BROWNS Why Choose Active8-Accelerate?

Curriculum The BROWNS curriculum follows the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), a guideline used to describe achievements of learners of foreign languages. The Common European Framework divides learners into 6 levels: CEFR Descriptors

CEFR level

Proficient User

C2 C1

Independent User

B2 B1

Basic User

A2 A1

Entry Requirements

The BROWNS Active8 Curriculum is the result of extensive in-class research, testing and feedback. By targeting all of the systems and skills that students need to gain English competency, we ensure you receive a balanced learning experience. The 8 skills and systems are integrated into your CORE coursebook-based classes In your Active8 classes, you focus on different language skills or systems each day. BROWNS Passport to track your academic progress In the Accelerate Further Learning Programme, we pinpoint your individual needs, helping you to focus your studies even further.

When you arrive at BROWNS you will be given the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT). This will allow our Academic team to place you into classes at your level.

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Intensive General English – Beginner to Advanced Day Course

Intensive General English Evening Course CRICOS Course Code 076222B

CRICOS Course Code 076222B

Duration

Duration

1 to 71 weeks (intake every Monday)

1 to 71 weeks (intake every Monday)

Course Description

Course Description

25 hours per week (20 hours classroom based plus 5 hours Accelerate) 10 week modules Coursebook-based core lessons followed by Active8 skill and system based lessons each day Access to a variety of teachers and teaching styles Weekly revision tests and structured feedback from your teacher Students are able to move to the next level, if their abilities show they are capable Receive your personal coursebook allocation Students must be at least the age of 17 on commencement of this course Entry Requirements Beginner to Advanced Open to Student, Working Holiday and Tourist visa holders Sample Timetable Classes from 8.50am to 3.20pm Monday to Friday depending on student’s level

Pre intermediate to Upper Intermediate (Students are able to move to the next level at any time if their abilities show they are capable) 20 hours per week 10 week modules Coursebook-based core lessons followed by Active8 skill and system based lessons each day Access to a variety of teachers and teaching styles Weekly revision tests and structured feedback from your teacher Students are able to move to the next level, if their abilities show they are capable Receive your personal coursebook allocation Students must be at least the age of 17 on commencement of this course Entry Requirements Pre intermediate level or above Verifiable results from a standardised test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, CAE); or The Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) Open to Student, Working Holiday and Tourist visa holders Timetable Classes from 4.30pm to 8.45pm Monday to Friday

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Academic courses English for Academic Purposes – Under 18 Course CRICOS Course Code 076222B

Duration 2 to 60 weeks (Intake every Monday. Refer to start dates on the enrolment form.) Course Description Students must be aged 12 to 17 on commencement Levels range from Elementary (A2) to Advanced (C1) 25 hours per week (20 hours classroom based + 5 hours Accelerate) 10 week modules Coursebook-based lessons followed by academic skill and language focused afternoon lessons This course is suitable for young adults who may be seeking the opportunity to study in an Australian high-school.

BROWNS can assist you to achieve suitable results that meet the necessary prerequisite level of English for entry into a Year 8 – Year 12 high school course in an Australian high school. BROWNS is also able to provide students with a pathway into a nominated high school. BROWNS staff are there to provide the necessary welfare and support for younger learners to successfully live and study in Australia. We also provide regular academic and progress reporting to ensure that students are on track with their learning goals, with regular meetings and feedback to ensure that you are making continual progress. BROWNS under 18 students also have access to appropriate, age-specific activities as part of our Activities programme. Entry Requirements Verifiable results from a standardised test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, CAE); or The Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT)

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English for Academic Purposes – 18 years old plus CRICOS Course Code 080398K

Duration 2 to 60 weeks (Refer to start dates on the enrolment form.) Course Description Levels range from Elementary (A2)  to Advanced (C1) 25 hours per week (20 hours classroom based + 5 hours Accelerate) 10 week modules with one week structured break between each study period Coursebook-based lessons followed by academic skill and language focused afternoon lessons Range of weekly assessment items covering key skill areas – Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking Structured feedback from your teacher BROWNS Passport to track your academic progress Receive your personal coursebook allocation The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program prepares international students for vocational or tertiary-level study in Australia and other contexts where English is the language of instruction.

The course aims to develop students’ awareness, knowledge and skills in: The use of English as the language of teaching and learning in a vocational and/ or university environment. Learning activities will focus on writing, reading and listening, grammar and vocabulary development, oral presentation skills, research skills and web literacy. There will be an emphasis on the development of critical literacy and critical thinking throughout the course. By engaging in such activities, students will gain increased confidence in using English to communicate in academic contexts at Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Entry Requirements Verifiable results from a standardised test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, CAE); or The Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) Pathways to Further Study BROWNS English Language School has articulation agreements with many leading Universities and Colleges in Australia including:

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CRICOS: 00017B

CRICOS: 00244B

CRICOS: 00219C

CRICOS: 00117J

CRICOS: 00591E

CRICOS: 01595D

CRICOS: 00102E

CRICOS: 03037G

CRICOS: 01590J

CRICOS: 03020E

CRICOS: 03135E

Brisbane • Australia

CRICOS: 01737F

*BOND Articulation test will apply.

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EXAM COURSES Cambridge First Certificate English (FCE) Preparation

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) CRICOS Course Code 061171J

CRICOS Course Code 061169C

Duration

Duration

10 or 12 weeks (Refer to start dates on the enrolment form.)

10 or 12 weeks (Refer to start dates on the enrolment form.)

Course Description

Course Description

25 hours per week (20 hours classroom based + 5 hours Accelerate) Practice tests, progress reports and one-to-one meetings with your teacher Receive your personal coursebook allocation Our Cambridge First Certificate English (FCE) Preparation will prepare you to : Understand the main ideas of complex texts Keep up a conversation on a fairly wide range of topics; express opinions and present arguments Produce clear, detailed writing; express opinions and explain the advantages and disadvantages of different points of view Why should students do Cambridge exam courses? Cambridge exams cover ALL styles of English. Cambridge results are valid for life. Cambridge certificates are accepted by private companies, universities and government institutions in 130 countries around the world. Benefits of Cambridge Exams For students who wish to sit the Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) upperintermediate level exam and/or for students who wish to study in an intensive learning environment. The Cambridge FCE Exam Preparation course is useful preparation for the Cambridge CAE Exam Preparation Course. Entry Requirements Verifiable results from a standardised test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL); or The Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) Upper-Intermediate level students Open to Student, Working Holiday and Tourist Visa holders 20 | Browns English Language School

25 hours per week (20 hours classroom based + 5 hours Accelerate) Practice tests, progress reports and one-to-one meetings with your teacher Receive your personal coursebook allocation Our Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) Course will prepare you to: Read quickly enough to cope with CAE exam Understand complex opinions Produce clear, well-structured and detailed pieces of writing Express yourself well with a good degree of fluency Use English flexibly for social, professional and academic purposes Why choose Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)? For students who wish to sit the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) exam and/or for students who wish to study in an intensive learning environment. CAE is recognised by employers as proof of advanced ability in English and also by universities and colleges. Entry Requirements Verifiable results from a standardised test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, FCE); or The Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) Advanced level students Completion of FCE at BROWNS Open to Student, Working Holiday and Tourist Visa holders


IELTS Preparation CRICOS Course Code 061172G

IELTS Preparation Plus

I improved my writing and grammar significantly during my studies. After 6 months, I have 7.0 in IELTS exam to get an admission from university in Australia. Krisztian Toth – Hungary

CRICOS Course Code 067523G

Duration 2 to 10 weeks (intake every Monday) Course Description 20 hours per week – Evening Course Weekly mock exams, writing tasks and one-to-one consultations with your teacher Receive your personal IELTS coursebook and workbook BROWNS recommends a structured break of 1 week between each course Coursebook-based lessons followed by academic skill-focused lessons will help you to: Employ a wider range of academic vocabulary in your written and spoken English Use and understand increasingly complex language Write accurate reports and academic essays that focus on the requirements of the IELTS exam Read and listen to longer, complex, academic texts Become confident in your test-taking ability through taking regular mock IELTS tests

Timetable Classes from 4:30pm to 8:30pm Monday to Friday Entry Requirements – IELTS Preparation Intermediate level students/UpperIntermediate level students Open to Student, Working Holiday, permanent resident applicants and Tourist visa holders. Entry Requirements – IELTS Preparation Plus Upper-Intermediate level students Verifiable results from a standardised test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, CAE); or The successful completion of IELTS Preparation at BROWNS The Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) Open to Student, Working Holiday, permanent residents applicants and Tourist Visa holders

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ENGLISH For Specific PurposeS Barista@BROWNS English Language School (Brisbane Campus Only) CRICOS Code 080399J

Course Description

Entry Requirements

The Barista@BROWNS course has been developed to better meet the needs of students who want to increase their chances of employment and improve their intercultural competence and English Language skills.

Students must demonstrate a minimum of B1 (Pre-Intermediate) level of English language ability.

5 weeks (refer to start dates on enrolment form) 30 contact hours per week 20 hours per week of English language skills and knowledge development in four key areas: – Context-specific vocabulary – Oral and written communication skills – Interpersonal skills – Intercultural skills 10 hours per week training from qualified and experienced VET trainers for two units of competency from the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package – SITXFSA101 – Use hygienic practice for food safety – SITHFAB204 – Prepare and serve espresso coffee Material Students will be provided with material designed in-house and taken from a range of external sources. BROWNS Barista uniform is also provided for the practical components. Please note: it is a requirement that students wear closed shoes during the practical component of this course.

FAQs What certificates/qualifications will I receive when I complete this course? On successful completion of the course you will receive: 1. A ‘Barista@BROWNS’ Certificate of Achievement showing your language abilities specific to work as a Barista 2. SITXFSA101 – Use hygienic practice for food safety Statement of Attainment 3. SITHFAB204 – Prepare and serve espresso coffee Statement of Attainment Will these skills help me get a job as a Barista? These skills will help make you more competitive when you are looking for a job. The Statement of Attainments and Barista@ BROWNS Certificate of Achievement shows an employer that you have achieved knowledge and experience of making coffee and the ability to interact effectively with colleagues and customers. I’ve never worked in a café/restaurant/ etc. before. Can/should I do this course? Yes, definitely. You don’t need any experience in a café or restaurant or in the hospitality industry. I don’t want to become a Barista in the future but I’m interested in the course. Will this course be useful for me? The course is challenging and engaging so you will learn a lot of vocabulary and do lots of speaking and listening practice. However, you should have at least some interest in coffee!

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I’m so excited to be studying at BROWNS! And I like teachers as they are very knowledgeable. Thanks for making learning fun. Hitomi Tsutsumi from Japan

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ENGLISH For Specific PurposeS English PLUS Sport

Business English

(Gold Coast Campus Only)

CRICOS Course Code 062801J

English PLUS Surfing

Duration

21 hours per week (16 hours classroom  based + 5 hours Accelerate) Two Surfing lessons per week at Australia’s No.1 Surf School Surf lessons include: surfboard, rash vest and wetsuit English PLUS Tennis 21 hours per week (16 hours classroom  based + 5 hours Accelerate) Two tennis lessons per week with a professional tennis coach Tennis lessons include: tennis racquet, tennis balls and court use English PLUS Golf 21 hours per week (16 hours classroom  based + 5 hours Accelerate) Two golf lessons per week with a PGA golf professional Golf lessons include: golf clubs, golf balls and use of the driving range English PLUS Scuba-Diving (PADI) 25 hours per week (20 hours classroom  based + 5 hours Accelerate) Scuba-diving theory lesson, exam and two ocean dives over two weekends Scuba-diving lessons include: diving equipment and wetsuits English PLUS scuba-diving (PADI) may be subject to the entry requirements of our representative PADI provider. Entry Requirements Open to students on Working Holiday or Tourist Visas only.

10 weeks (Intake every Monday) Course Description 25 hours per week (20 hours classroom based + 5 hours Accelerate) Weekly assessment, mock exams, progress reports and one-to-one meetings with your teacher Receive your coursebook allocation The focus of the course is on developing effective speaking and listening strategies (work-related interviews and negotiations), reading advanced level texts, and writing business documentation (job applications, letters, business plans and funding proposals) and improving spoken fluency. The course also includes project-based learning through our BROWNS Business Challenge. The majority of learners would be intending to: (i) secure employment in Australia or their home country; and/or (ii) participate in further study at tertiary levels in Australia or their home country. Typically, most learners will demonstrate the characteristics of: limited time to learn Business English varying prior language learning experiences individual lifelong learning goals for further study and/or employment outcomes Entry Requirements Verifiable results from a standardised test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, CAE); or The Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) Intermediate level students

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JUNIOR COURSES Junior Program (Gold Coast Campus Only)

Why choose BROWNS Junior Program?

Duration 1 to 6 weeks – Monday 14th July to Saturday 23rd August 2014 Student Age Group For students 12 to 18* years old on commencement of the program *

P  lease contact BROWNS if you have students under 12 years old.

Accommodation Homestay options are also available to students, and this includes all meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – plus assistance to-and-from the school is optional. Our Homestay Officer is available to help young students adjust to life with an Australian family and every student is issued with a 24/7 emergency telephone number to ensure their safety and welfare at all times.

This program is suitable for younger learners who wish to be immersed in an English language environment in a, relaxed, interesting and enjoyable atmosphere. There is an emphasis on conversational English, with many opportunities to practice your fluency skills in real life situations. We provide a curriculum contextualised for younger learners and suitably qualified teachers who are experienced in working with this age group. Our extensive range of excursions as part of the program ensures that students gain an understanding of Australian culture and typical life, while having fun exploring the various sights of South-East Queensland. BROWNS staff are also there to provide the necessary welfare and support for younger learners to successfully live and study in Australia.

SAMPLE TIMETABLE – WEEK 1 Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

Orientation/English Lessons (3 hours)

Shopping

Tuesday

English Lessons (3 Hours)

Wednesday

English Lessons (3 Hours)

Thursday

English Lessons (3 Hours)

Local History Tour at Southport

Friday

English Lessons (3 Hours)

Picnic Day

Saturday

Day Trip to Mt Tambourine

Sunday

Stay with host family

Break

PlayStation tournament The Wax Museum

SAMPLE TIMETABLE – WEEK 2 Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

Orientation/English Lessons (3 hours)

Shopping

Tuesday

English Lessons (3 Hours)

Wednesday

English Lessons (3 Hours)

Thursday

English Lessons (3 Hours)

Mini Golf

Friday

English Lessons (3 Hours)

Student Party Day

Saturday

Day Trip to Sea World

Sunday

Stay with host family

Break

Cupcake decorating Paradise Country Aussie Farm

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STUDY tours Why choose BROWNS Study Tours?

Why choose BROWNS Study Tours?

We provide a curriculum contextualised for younger learners and suitably qualified teachers who are experienced in working with this age group. By working with the BROWNS team to customise the program, we can ensure that we not only meet your educational outcomes, but also ensure that you will be immersed in the Australian culture. By customising your program your students will enjoy a number of excursions which will allow them to explore the various sights of South-East Queensland. BROWNS staff are also there to provide the necessary welfare and support for younger learners to successfully live and study in Australia.

Homestay options are also available to ensure that each student is looked after at all times and can experience an Australian way of life. Our Homestay officer is also available to help with the welfare and care of each student, and every student is issued with a 24/7 emergency telephone number to ensure their safety and welfare at all times.

To find out more about our Study Tours visit:

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How to enrol@BROWNS To enjoy your first class BROWNS experience there are a few things you need to have ready. This handy check list will help prepare you for your time at BROWNS. Step One: To enrol I have an up-to-date passport know my visa options know my course know my English level have study break requests know which campus – Brisbane or Gold Coast need an airport pick up and drop off need accommodation assistance need my parents’ consent because I am under 18. Step Two: I am ready to apply and I want to apply online or in person understand everything on the enrolment application need to tell the school about any health issues (tell us and we can help in class, in accommodation and in Australia) have sent my application, signed, to BROWNS with a copy of my passport have received my letter of offer, checked all the details, read the terms and conditions and returned it signed have made a payment via credit card or bank transfer using the details on my letter of offer. have received an eCoE form BROWNS and I have my visa. Step Three: I am ready to come to BROWNS and I have provided all my flight details to the school as soon as possible, at least two weeks before I am due to arrive in Australia have looked at the BROWNS website and understand the city I will be living in and the things to look out for, such as the cost of living have all my details, including my airport pick-up emergency phone number, my accommodation details, the school’s details and what time I need to arrive on my first day. We wish you a safe journey and look forward to meeting you.

BROWNS English Language School and the Australian Government want international students in Australia to have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding place to study. Australia’s laws promote quality education and consumer protection for international students. These laws are known as the ESOS framework and they include the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 and National Code 2007.

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BROWNS Brisbane Campus Level 1, 102 Adelaide Street Brisbane 4000 Queensland, Australia T: (+61 7) 3221 7871

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