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Burleigh Heads Language Center

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Key Information:
Class Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination: Australia  
Category: Language Schools
Specialty: English  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: flexible
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 300 Australian Dollar (AUD) per course
Max Price: 16492 Australian Dollar (AUD) per course

Our center is a private educational facility dedicated to delivering quality English language courses to speakers of other languages. We are committed to providing a caring and professional learning environment for our students who are welcomed from all countries and cultures.

Burleigh Heads is located on the beautiful Gold Coast, 60 minutes drive south of Brisbane airport, 20 minutes drive from Coolangatta airport, or a 1.5 hour flight from Sydney Airport. Burleigh beach is lined with beautiful green parks which have showers, barbecue areas and other facilities all of which are free of charge. A short walk around the national park headland of Burleigh Heads leads to the amazing Tallebudgera River where it meets the Pacific Ocean. The waters are calm, crystal blue and there are a variety of watersports available. BHLC is situated opposite the golden sands of Burleigh Beach, and surrounded by the beautiful Burleigh Heads National Park.

We strive to maintain ongoing recognition for our product excellence, outstanding staff and high standard of customer service. Our school is situated in a modern, air-conditioned building in the heart of the main shopping and business area of Burleigh Heads. Opposite our school is the world famous surfing beach, Burleigh Heads.

Our staff and teachers are dedicated professionals who will provide you with ongoing assistance and support during your stay. Our friendly teachers are qualified and experienced and classes are conducted in a challenging and enjoyable way to help you learn English quickly and achieve your language goals.

On arrival at our Center you will participate in an orientation program which includes information about living on the Gold Coast. You will also be assessed to ensure that you are placed in a class that best suits your English level.

Intensive General English
This course is designed to help you improve all of your English skill areas, use English more accurately and gain communicative confidence. English skill areas: Grammar, listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing and vocabulary building. Structured Course Activities: Speaking practice, active listening, vocabulary development, grammar activities, role plays, reading/writing tasks, drama activities, pronunciation practice, discussion and conversation groups, informal and formal presentations and much more.

Business English
This course is specifically designed for intermediate plus students who wish to improve their English skills within a business context for career purposes, further study in the area of Business and also for students preparing for the internationally recognized Cambridge BEC Exams. This course provides an introduction to the concepts and language of today's business world and equips students with knowledge and techniques to use in business situations. The curriculum includes the use of various textbooks and readings, a variety of structured activities, strategies and tasks, a focus on reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, vocabulary building and presentation skills, especially designed to develop and enhance knowledge of English in the Business World and the skills to work within. Some of the subjects in this course include: Advertising, Business Correspondence, Professional Presentations and Meetings, Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Employment and Cultures.

Preparation for Cambridge First Certificate Exam
This 12-week course is specifically designed for Intermediate plus students who wish to increase their knowledge and accuracy of English for further formal education, for employment and also for students preparing for the Cambridge First Certificate in English examination.

English Plus Surfing or Bodyboarding School
This program is designed for students who wish to study Intensive General English combined with professional surfing or bodyboarding school. There are 1,2,3 and 4 week programs available.

Our surfing and bodyboarding programs are conducted by friendly accredited professional surfing coaches from 'SURFING AUSTRALIA' Surfing Australia is the national association for the development of surfing and bodyboarding skills, beach safety, and local surfing culture in Australia. Lessons include: surfboards, bodyboards, wetsuits, rashvests and evaluation reports. These lessons are for beginners only.

Intensive General English PLUS PADI Scuba Diving License
This course is designed for students who wish to study Intensive General English and study to receive a worldwide recognized PADI scuba diving license. Includes English program, return airport pick up service, Homestay with 3 meals per day, PADI scuba diving license course with all equipment and materials included. This is a 4 week package. Start any Monday except public holidays.

English Plus Watersport Programs
Intensive General English PLUS Surfing or Body Boarding. Includes English program, airport pick up service – one way, Homestay with 3 meals per day, 1 week of professional Surfing school with all equipment included. 1, 2, 3, or 4 week packages. Start any Monday except public holidays.

Faculty Information:
Our staff and teachers are dedicated professionals who will provide you with ongoing assistance and support during your stay. Our friendly teachers are qualified and experienced and classes are conducted in a challenging and enjoyable way to help you learn English quickly and achieve your language goals. On arrival all students participate in an orientation program. During orientation you will be tested to ensure that you are placed in a class that best suits your level.

This course is designed to help you improve all of your English skill areas, use English more accurately and gain communicative confidence. English skill areas: Grammar, listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing and vocabulary building. Structured Course Activities: Speaking practice, active listening, vocabulary development, grammar activities, role plays, reading/writing tasks, drama activities, pronunciation practice, discussion and conversation groups, informal and formal presentations and much more.

Other Activities:
We are activity specialists. We have an extensive choice of activities to select from to make your stay in Australia even more enjoyable and exciting. You can choose from English plus surfing, body boarding, water activities, and more! Friday activities are a great way to meet other students and practice your English outside of the classroom.

Some of our activities:
Skydiving; Beach Volleyball; Tennis; Surfing; Scuba Diving; Bodyboarding; Canoeing; Beach Parties; Rainforest walks; BBQ Parties; Indoor Sports; Weekends away; Horseriding; Ice Skating; Movies & DVDs; Theme park visits; Rock Climbing; Windsurfing; Australian Cooking classes; Boomerang; Painting classes; Snorkeling.

Facility Information:
BHLC is an air-conditioned building with many classrooms, an orientation room, student counselor offices, a kitchen, student library, computer room, student lounge and outdoor balconies.

Notes:
If you apply for a Student Visa you must prove payment of Overseas Student Health Cover for the period of your stay. Your OSHC must be paid with your tuition fees. The Australian Government determines the insurance fees.

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