We believe the most important learning not only happens inside the classroom but outside, in the diverse and exciting international community of Sydney.

Our teachers lead students in practical learning activities in real-life situations, communicating with both native and non-native speakers of English.

Students get valuable experience and immediate feedback, and improve their language quickly and effectively with our unique teaching methods.

Our range of specially-developed courses means that there is something for everyone at La Lingua!

General English:

Conversation Centred

[ CRICOS code : 076663K ]

 

Develop confidence and fluency

Our unique Conversation Centred course focuses on practical language skills for living in an English-speaking country. Learn to express your true self in English!

Reading, writing, and grammar support

Students follow our specially-developed curriculum and original method for 'Functional Natural Communication' (FUNC). Gain practical skills in reading, writing, and grammar.

Connect with other students

Students come from all over the world to study English Conversation at La Lingua! You'll make lifelong friends at our whole school activities, while improving your English quickly and effectively.

Course Length

2 - 48 weeks

Intake Dates

Every Monday

Course Prerequisites

Students must be over 18 years old

Proficiency

Elementary - Advanced

Timetable

9:30am - 2:30pm

Monday - Friday

Develop confidence and fluency

Our unique Conversation Centred course focuses on practical language skills for living in an English-speaking country. Learn to express your true self in English!

Reading, writing, and grammar support

Students follow our specially-developed curriculum and original method for 'Functional Natural Communication' (FUNC). Gain practical skills in reading, writing, and grammar.

Connect with other students

Students come from all over the world to study English Conversation at La Lingua! You'll make lifelong friends at our whole school activities, while improving your English quickly and effectively.

Course Length

2 - 48 weeks

Intake Dates

Every Monday

Course Prerequisites

Students must be over 18 years old

Proficiency

Elementary - Advanced

Timetable

9:30am - 2:30pm

Monday - Friday

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TECSOL & J-SHINE

Teaching English to Child Speakers of Other Languages

[ CRICOS code : 062608K ]

Become a professional English teacher

Our 6-week intensive TECSOL course focuses on training students to become professional English teachers for children aged 3-12 years.

Effectively teach children

Teacher trainees are introduced to a range of techniques and strategies that include classroom management, lesson planning, and fun songs and chants to use in an English lesson.

Practical work experience in Australia

Trainees have the opportunity to experience a professional work environment and practice the activities learned during the course during a one or two-week placement in an Australian preschool.  

Course Length

5 weeks TECSOL

+ 1 week practicum optional

8 weeks TECSOL+J-SHINE

+ 2 weeks practicum included

Intake Dates

8 July 2019

19 August 2019

30 September 2019

20 January 2020

20 April 2020

13 July 2020

28 September 2020

Course Prerequisites

- Students must be over 18 years old

- Intermediate (B1, IELTS 5.0) or above English level

Proficiency

Intermediate - Advanced

Timetable

9:30am - 3:30pm

Monday - Friday

(25hrs per week)

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General English:

4 Skills

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking

[ CRICOS code : 076664J ]

 

Strong foundations in all language skills

Our General English: 4 Skills course is for students who want to improve in all of their English skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Grammar and vocabulary are built in to these skills.

Practical speaking and conversation skills

Additional lessons use La Lingua's unique 'Functional Natural Communication (FUNC) approach to develop students' conversation skills for everyday life in Australia.

Clear level progression

Ongoing assessment of classwork and consolidation tests every 2-4 weeks provide students with regular, comprehensive feedback. Weekly revision activities help you to learn faster and more effectively.

Course Length

1 - 66 weeks

Intake Dates

Every Monday

Course Prerequisites

- Students must be over 18 years old

Proficiency

Beginner - Advanced

Timetable

Shift 1: 9:30am - 3:30pm

             Monday - Thursday

Shift 2: 4:30pm - 8:45pm

             Monday - Friday

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IELTS Preparation

[ CRICOS code : 070546G ]

 

International English Language Testing System

IELTS is the standard language test used for entry into Australian & British universities, and various American institutions. It is also the test used for entry into TAFE, vocational colleges, and when seeking permanent residency in Australia.

Develop exam skills and strategies

La Lingua's IELTS Preparation course is designed to develop students' skills in all four areas of the exam (listening, speaking, reading, and writing), while also providing essential test-taking strategies for both the General and Academic Training Modules.

Ongoing assessment and feedback

IELTS practice tests are held every week under real test conditions so students become familiar with the examination centre environment. Regular feedback is given to track progress and concentrate on areas for improvement, in order to maximise final IELTS score.

Course Length

1 - 66 weeks

Intake Dates

Every Monday

Course Prerequisites

Students must be over 18 years old

Proficiency

Intermediate - Advanced

Timetable

Shift 1: 9:30am - 3:30pm

            Monday - Thursday

Shift 2: 4:30pm - 8:45pm

            Monday - Friday

(20hrs per week)

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English for Academic Purposes

[ CRICOS code : 039850C ] 

Prepare for higher education

Our EAP course is a 16 week program that prepares students with the skills needed to study at a vocational college or university.

Student centred approach

La Lingua's EAP course is taught in a learner-centred style to engage students across all areas of learning, from examination techniques to giving presentations. Regular practice tests, written assignments, and oral presentations are used to consistently assess students' abilities.

Pathways to higher education

Successful completion of our EAP course at the required level may enable students to gain direct entry to several Australian universities and educational institutes affiliated with La Lingua.

Course Length

16 weeks

Intake Dates

Every Monday

Course Prerequisites

Students must be over 18 years old

Proficiency

Intermediate - Advanced

Timetable

Shift 1: 9:30am - 3:30pm

            Monday - Thursday

Shift 2: 4:30pm - 8:45pm

            Monday - Friday

(20hrs per week)

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Cambridge English: First

(FCE)

[ CRICOS : 067434J ]

 

Cambridge First Certificate of English

The Cambridge exam is globally recognised as an English language ability qualification and can improve your future study and employment prospects.

Prepare to take the FCE

In La Lingua's FCE course, students complete practical tasks covering exam content, strategies, and expectations. All sections of the FCE are covered (reading, writing, listening, speaking, use of English) as well as intensive workshops in pronunciation and grammar.

Why La Lingua's FCE?

Our FCE Preparation Course is taught by experienced teachers using the most up-to-date course materials and resources. Ongoing assessment with 3 full practice tests is included in the course. This intensive course will help your English level improve quickly and effectively!

Course Length

12 weeks

Intake Dates

2 September 2019

16 March 2020

21 September 2020

Course Prerequisites

- Students must be over 18 years old

- Upper-Intermediate (B2, 5.5 IELTS) or above English level

Proficiency

Upper-Intermediate - Advanced

Timetable

9:30am - 3:30pm

Monday - Thursday

(20hrs per week)

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English for Hospitality & Tourism

[ CRICOS : 067434J ]

 

Practical English for work

Our English for Hospitality & Tourism course is a practical 6-week program designed to give students the English skills needed to work within the Hospitality or Tourism industry.

Unique communicative methods

The course focuses on everyday language needed for customer service, including working in restaurants, cafes, hotels, and tour companies. Students organise and host events, give tour presentations, participate in practical roleplays, write professional resumes, practice job interview skills and much more!

Assessment & additional opportunities

Students' work is assessed ongoing throughout the course, as well as via an oral presentation and written project. Optional barista training gives students the opportunity to learn coffee making skills from a professional Sydney barista.

Course Length

6 weeks

Intake Dates

Course not available at the moment

More info: info@lalingua.com

Course Prerequisites

- Students must be over 18 years old

- Intermediate (B1, IELTS 5.0) or above English level

Proficiency

Intermediate - Advanced

Timetable

9:30am - 2:30pm

Monday - Friday

(20hrs per week)

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English for TESOL

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

[ CRICOS : 076662M ]

 

Become a professional English teacher

La Lingua's certificate in TESOL prepares trainee teachers to deliver effective language classes to adult learners of English.

Effectively teach adults

In La Lingua's TESOL course, students learn about teaching principles and methodology, plan and teach their own lessons, and participate in practical workshops to improve their own English skills. Feedback is provided throughout the course.

Why La Lingua's TESOL?

Unlike other TESOL courses, ours is specifically designed for non-native English speakers. The course will improve both your teaching and English language skills. Ongoing assessment is included, and overseas teaching opportunities are available for high-achieving students after course completion.

Course Length

6 weeks

Intake Dates

11 Nov 2019

2 March 2020

9 November 2020

Course Prerequisites

- Students must be over 18 years old

- Upper-Intermediate (B2, IELTS 5.5) or above English level

Proficiency

Upper-Intermediate - Advanced

Timetable

9:30am - 3:30pm

Monday - Friday

(25hrs per week)

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La Lingua Language School

La Lingua Language School

Speak College Pty. Ltd (ABN : 49 003 863 296)

ACN : 003 863 296 CRICOS Provider Code : 02117D

Level 7,140 Elizabeth St, Sydney 2000 NSW Australia

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