Cairns Language Centre

Introduction

Cairns Language Centre (CLC)

The Cairns Language Centre (CLC) is one of Australia’s longest established language schools (Est. 1966). We thrive on our reputation for excellence in education. Our students know that when they enrol with us they are studying in a quality school.

The Cairns Language Centre has an international network of language schools, vocational institutions and universities. Our counsellors will be happy to assist you in planning your pathway to education.

Your learning experience with us is a total lifestyle adventure in one of the most magical regions imaginable. Cairns is an incredible place to study and explore!

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Courses

Cambridge Examination Preparation Course

Campus Full time 10 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns

Our Cambridge Examination courses will enable you to follow academic courses at university level. You will gain the skills to communicate effectively at a professional level and participate with confidence in the workplace. [+]

Cambridge English examinations offer a wealth of opportunities for candidates to upgrade their language skills and gain a portable, internationally recognized qualification which can be used for study, employment or immigration purposes.

The examinations can be taken at different levels from the Key English test (KET) to Certificate in Proficiency in English (CPE) and in different fields such as the high-demand Business English Certificates (BEC) or BULATS.

CLC offers intensive (10-12 week) preparation courses which allow candidates to:

Improve their skills Practise the exam formats Gain confidence prior to sitting the examinations.

These courses are held throughout the year and co-ordinate with the exam schedule.... [-]


General English Course

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns + 1 more

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. [+]

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. Our classes enable you to use English in a variety of ‘real life’ situations providing a wide range of functional English instruction. The curriculum aims at developing the four core skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) that gives you the tools to graduate with confidence.

General English in a Nutshell Choose how many lessons you would like to study per weekBasic 20 Intensive 25 Super Intensive 30 Small classes averaging 10 to 14 students Weekly assessments Bi-weekly student-teacher interviews Graduate with globally recognized certificates WiFi and computer access for students Weekly social activities with students and teachers Choose optional electives such as Cambridge Exam or IELTS Preparation Duration Basic: 1-12 weeks for students on Visitor’s Visa or 1-17 weeks for Working Holiday makers. Intensive ® and Super Intensive ®: 2 – 52 weeks. Registered Courses ® of more than 12 weeks usually require a student visa. Hours Basic: 16 hours (20 lessons) per week Intensive ®: 20 hours (25 lessons) per week Super Intensive ®: 25 hours (30 lessons) a week Levels ... [-]

IELTS Preparation Course

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns + 1 more

Our classes are specifically designed to help you obtain the highest possible IELTS score. You will learn from well-trained teachers who will teach you specific test strategies which will also improve your overall English language proficiency. [+]

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. IELTS conforms to the highest international standards of language assessment.

IELTS is recognised by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is also recognised by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.

What to expect

Building your communication skills in English is the key to success in your IELTS test. Our classes are specifically designed to help you obtain the highest possible IELTS score. You will learn from well-trained teachers who will teach you specific test strategies which will also improve your overall English language proficiency.... [-]


Preparatory Programs

High School Preparation Course

Campus Full time 10 - 30 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns

We are helping children to have a successful transition into High School life. Our High School Preparation (HSP) course is a specialised programme focusing on language development and essential study skills needed for entry into an Australian government or private high school. [+]

We are helping children to have a successful transition into High School life. Our High School Preparation (HSP) course is a specialised programme focusing on language development and essential study skills needed for entry into an Australian government or private high school. Students receive subject-specific content that will enable them to not only comprehend but succeed in key learning areas.

Our High School Preparation is designed to:

facilitate English conversation proficiency to the appropriate level for a high school student in Australia develop English vocabulary specifically relevant to high school subjects equip students with the study skills to achieve academic success when they continue on to high school. ... [-]