Sydney English Academy
SEA is located only 100 metres from one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia. The school is in the centre of a vibrant shopping district and only 20 minutes from downtown Sydney. There are 8 spacious classrooms and free Wi Fi and internet access throughout the school. The school is fully air conditioned with Video, DVD and CD facilities available for students. In the centre of the school is a large spacious sunny lounge area where students can relax. There is small kitchenette with fridge, microwaves and coffee and tea making facilities.
- General English Full-time
- General English Part-time
- Cambridge FCE and CAE Courses
- IELTS Preparation Course
- English Plus Surfing
- English Plus Diving (PADI License)
- Manly Beach, Sydney
Points of Difference
- Fully air-conditioned premises
- Free email & internet access
- (wireless also available)
- DVD, CD & video facilities
- Large, sunny student lounge
- Fully equipped student kitchen
- Independently owned medium size school
- Friendly Family atmosphere
- Vibrant school social activity program
- OwnersExcellent timetable. Compulsory classes from 8.45am to 1.10pm. Optional classes between 2-3 pm.-Directors on site
Teachers with time for students
Small classes (max 15, average 12)
22 hours of face to face teaching + 2 hours of supervised study + 1 hour conversation club
Fantastic nationality mix
Excellent timetable. Compulsory classes from 8.45am to 1.10pm. Optional classes between 2-3 pm.
Free internet access and wireless
Emphasis on speaking & pronunciation
Monthly tests & progress checks
Teacher accompanied social activities
Extra Care’ Help Desk
Large & welcoming student lounge
General English Full-time
Students can attend this course on a student, tourist or working holiday visa. 8.45 am - 3 pm each day. Intensive General English Course. 25 hours / week (includes 2 hours supervised study and 1 hour conversation club). Our full time General English course focuses on spoken English, pronunciation, listening, reading and writing skills. Our aim is to develop your fluency, accuracy and confidence in these areas.
General English Part-time
Students can attend this course on a tourist or working holiday visa. 8.45 am - 12.10 pm each day. Our part time General English course focuses on spoken English, pronunciation, listening, reading and writing skills. Our aim is to develop your fluency, accuracy and confidence in these areas.
Cambridge FCE and CAE courses
Students can attend this course on a student, tourist or working holiday visa. 8.45 am - 3 pm each day. 25 hours / week (includes 2 hours supervised study and 1 hour conversation club). These intensive courses prepare students for the internationally recognised Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE and CAE) exam. With a maximum of 12 per class, our students receive a high level of personal tuition, and can focus on individual problem areas both during supervised study and during regular interviews with their teacher.
IELTS Preparation Course
Students can attend this course on a student, tourist or working holiday visa. 8.45am - 1.10pm (plus 2-3 pm Tuesday and Thursday). 22 hours / week. This intensive course introduces students to the internationally recognised IELTS examination. The course focuses on the four components of the examination, reading, writing, speaking and listening. Course duration is 2 to 12 weeks. The course consists of 20 hours General English plus 2 hours of IELTS. Students must be upper intermediate or above. Available to holders of Student, Tourist or Working Holiday visas.
English plus Surfing
Students can attend this course on a tourist or working holiday visa. Manly Beach is one of Australia’s most famous surfing beaches! With the SEA being located only 50m from Manly Beach we are perfectly positioned to offer this fantastic course.
This exciting course combines English language classes at the SEA with Learn to Surf classes at the Manly Surf School (a fully accredited professional surfing school) only 5 minutes walk from the school. Students can attend this course for 2, 3 or 4 weeks.
The course includes:
- English classes each day from 8.45am to 12.10pm (3 hours of tuition per day)
- 3 x 2 hour surfing lessons each week on Monday to Friday afternoons with the Manly Surf School
Students are provided with wetsuit, rash vest and surfboard
- The social activity each week on Tuesday afternoon or evening - all students can take part in this social activity so it’s a great way to make friends
- One social activity each week on Tuesday afternoon or evening – all students can take part in this social activity so it’s a great way to make friends
English plus Diving (PADI License)
Students can study this course on a tourist or working holiday visa
With three Diving Schools located in Manly the SEA is perfectly positioned to offer this exciting course. The dive course is carried out over two weekends.
The diving school is only a ten minute walk from the school. This is a two week course but can be combined with further full time or part time English classes at SEA. Students need to have an intermediate level of English for this course.
Students are required to undergo a medical examination by a local doctor before starting the course. The cost is approximately $80. This is not included in the cost of the course.
This course is ideal for students who are looking forward to travelling and diving in Australia after they finish their course.