English lessons in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, with ethnic communities coming from over 180 different countries and speaking 233 different languages, according to a 2014 study by Fairfax Media. As Melbourne continues to grow as a new home or tourist destination, many of its inhabitants—whether they be from China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Italy, Greece, Ethiopia, Lebanon, etc.—all communicate together in a common language: English. This is the language of business, education, cultural activities and social life in general. So, if you are moving to Melbourne and would like to feel like a local in no time, sign up for an English course with us at Language Trainers! Contact us and we will design a programme suitable for your skills and requirements.

 

Why Study English in Melbourne

For Culture: In Melbourne, you will discover a city buzzing with dynamic and cutting-edge arts and culture. There are frequent festivals and street parties, with Victoria's Multicultural Festival being the highlight of these, held at the end of March each year. Victoria Markets, the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, is home to thousands of products of Australian origin, perfect for those who would like to cook authentic Australian dishes! At Federation Square, where art meets architecture, you can watch inspiring audio-visual shows at ACMI, see the Aboriginal art collection at the Ian Potter Centre NGV, or catch a recital at The Edge Theatre. Inside and out, you will discover the innovation and skill of local artists and designers at art galleries and theatres across the city. Almost all of these exhibitions, tours and music concerts are delivered in English, so make sure you start studying as soon as possible to make the most out of these experiences! Taking English classes in Melbourne means you will be able to take part in any of the city’s cultural activities while integrating into this English-speaking society.

For Studies: Melbourne welcomes anyone who would like to study in the city warmly. There are 175,000 international students studying in Melbourne on student visas at any one time, according to 2017 data from Study Melbourne. If you are interested in pursuing higher education, you can choose from an array of reputable institutions, like the University of Melbourne, Monash University or RMIT University. The only thing you need to consider is that you will have to pass an internationally accredited exam as proof of your English proficiency; your lectures, tutorials, exams, class discussions and other academic activities will be in English, after all. Most institutions accept passing grades in exams like TOEFL, IELTS and CAE, which are challenging, so make sure you start preparing in advance with our Exam Preparation course!  

For Work: As Victoria’s capital city, Melbourne is the business, administrative, cultural and recreational hub of the state. The City of Melbourne’s economy is a major contributor to the wider Victorian and Australian economies, so there are hundreds of successful companies based in the city. Some of them are BHP Group, ANZ and Telstra Corporations. All these businesses require their employees to have a good command of the English language, so take a language course to boost your employability and get a better job in Melbourne!

 

Where to Learn English in and around Melbourne

Take the plunge and start learning English with us today! We specialise in designing language programmes that suit your preferences and skills. Get in touch with us and we will arrange for a native English instructor to go to your home or office. You can also take your lessons in a public place if you prefer, like the State Library Victoria on Swanston St, 905 Cafe on New Haven Avenue or Sun Shoppe Cafe on the same street. And we can also prepare a course for your family if they need to learn English, too.

Would you like to learn English but live on the outskirts of Melbourne? Don’t worry, our professional teachers are ready to meet you at your choice of location in Geelong, St. Kilda, Seaholme and Spotswood.

What are you waiting for? Let’s go! And if you already know some English and would like to test your current ability, you can take our free English Level Test. Then, we can start discussing your options to begin your language journey!

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WHY people learn ENGLISH?
1.
Work in home country and abroad
2.
Personal reasons
3.
Travel
ENGLISH

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Q: What did the duck say when he bought lipstick? A: "Put it on my bill."
Foreign Language Speakers
in MELBOURNE
31.9%
of population
No. of Immigrants
in MELBOURNE
47%
of population

1-on-1 General English Course in Melbourne

Our general one-on-one courses in Melbourne will help students improve their English level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our English classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business English Course in Melbourne

Our English courses in Melbourne are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone English and email skills, as well as a level of survival English, granting them the ability to work in a country where English is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
English Courses in Melbourne (closed group)

Our English courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One English Course or In-Company Small Group English Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster English Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.


NUMBER of HOURS needed
to reach a certain level
in English
30 Hours
Elementary
150 Hours
Intermediate
400 Hours
Advanced
36372
people have taken our
English level test.
637
language teachers in Melbourne
are already registered with Language Trainers.

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Language Teachers in Melbourne


Jeff
Language Taught: English

Jeff is an English teacher who enjoys working with people from different cultures and is experienced in preparing lessons designed to meet the specific needs of his students. He holds a CELTA certificate, as well as a Master's of Business in Communication.


Laura
Language Taught: Italian

A native Italian speaker born and raised in Italy, Laura has over five years of experience teaching the language to learners of all different ages and backgrounds. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies from the University of Rome. She is also a member of VATI (Victorian Association of Teachers of Italian).

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How to Book

Take our English Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn English and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your English tutor’s details.

Begin your English training and receive your English course book.

Throughout your English course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate..
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self study material, language courses in English-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by check, credit card, wire transfer, or PayPal. Your quote will include the number of classes and cost. A typical course lasts 30 hours per level, with classes of 2 hours each.

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Client testimonials

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”My first lesson was great!”

Heike Eichenberg English course in Auckland

”The English lessons for my husband and aunt is very good. My husband is now able to understand basic English. The English teacher we have is excellent.”

Edna Tan English course in Darwin
 

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