ESL for high school students in Australia: English language courses for teenagers in Gold Coast, short English courses in Australia with tourist visa. ESL programs in Queensland for juniors / secondary school, high school preparation for international students.
Australian International College of Language, Gold Coast, Queensland: Established in 1993, The Australian International College of Language (AICOL) is conveniently situated in Southport, a suburb of the city of Gold Coast in Queensland, north-east Australia. We are the oldest English language school on the Gold Coast (just a 1 hour flight from Sydney and 1.5 hours from Melbourne). AICOL offers a broad range of accredited year-round and summer English language courses for international students from around the world of all ages and abilities - from beginner to advanced. These include English language courses for high school preparation for ages 12-16 years. All courses are CRICOS registered for student visas.
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HIGH SCHOOL PREPARATION for International Students:
Intensive English Language Course for High School Preparation (12-16 Years) Duration: Up to 48 weeks. Price: AUD$470 per week for 2024, plus $15 a week for resources and $25 per week for sports activities.
Our English for High School Preparation course is designed for students who are entering Years 7 to 11 in Queensland secondary schools. AICOL is a pathway English school for Queensland State schools. Education Queensland International (EQI) can issue package offers for prospective students wishing to study HSP at AICOL prior to their entry to a State school.
AICOL also has excellent relationships with private high schools and delivers HSP to many students wishing to attend several reputable private schools on the Gold Coast.
It familiarises students with the English language skills required for subjects covered in high school and helps them integrate in Australian school life. For these reasons, the structured ESL content in the High School Preparation course includes:
- Australian culture and life skills
- Physical Education
- Human Society
- Creative Arts
Up to 5 hours per week is dedicated to facilitating students’ learning of mathematics and science vocabulary. Students will be able to practise and receive the support they need to build up their confidence. The vocabulary content is selected from Year 5 to 11 mathematics and science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) topics.
Students can commence on any Monday (excluding public holidays and our Christmas/New Year two-week break). The course commences each year on the first day after the New Year public holiday. Thus for 2024, it will be Tuesday 2nd January.