Language School Cairns

At Cairns Language Centre launch your career, boost your education or enhance your travels when you study English at Cairns Language Centre.
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    Campus in centre of city by the turquoise sea.

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    A city that personifies Australia like no other.

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    Superb range of language courses.

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    The Daintree: Oldest rainforest in the world.

Study English in Cairns

The city in the north of the Australian state Queensland also has a lot to offer outside of the reef landscape - for example, as a destination for a summery language course with Eurocentres. Whether it be in the colourful and biodiverse ocean of the south Pacific or the depths of the English language, dive with Eurocentres into the treasure of this Australian goldmine.
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Courses available at this school

Take a look at the courses available for this school:
  • General Language

    Gain fluency and confidence in English and 21st Century Skills while you build the transferable skill set you'll need to thrive in our increasingly connected world.
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  • English for Beginners

    English for Beginners at Eurocentres is a supportive, structured course that accommodates learners who have had very little exposure to English. Surrounded by other students at the same level as you, this course gives you the opportunity to build confidence and get to grips with the basics, step-by-step.
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  • Business English

    Business English is aimed at students who want to add a more specific focus to their language learning. If you already know you need English for a professional environment, or are thinking about entering into an international workplace, taking this Eurocentres course will give you the edge that you need in the 21st century business world.
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  • FCE

    The Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) is one of the most commonly attained language certificates worldwide; it enjoys an excellent reputation among many universities and companies.
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  • CAE

    A CAE course at Eurocentres prepares students to take the Cambridge English Advanced Exam, a qualification recognised by thousands of organisations across the globe.
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  • CPE

    Get expert preparation for the Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) while gaining fluency and mastery in English and 21st Century Skills for contemporary life, studies and career.
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  • IELTS

    The IELTS exam has a very specific format with in-depth instructions and a complex scoring system. For students to achieve a high score in IELTS, it is vital that they not only have good language skills, but that they also understand the exam they will be taking.
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  • Language Semester/Year

    For bookings of 22 weeks or more, you can choose to change your school, course, or destination every 12 weeks. This provides flexibility and diverse international experiences, as well as prolonged exposure to the language of your studies.
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  • Private Lessons

    Whether you're taking exam classes or general language, adding private lessons to your schedule is a great way to improve your language skills quickly.
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95% of our students find a job within 3 months

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The teachers and staff don’t just help you because it is their job. I felt like I was in a family, every break, every week, every weekend and all the times we went on a trip together. Eurocentres is more than just a school.

Erich K. K. Guerra, Brasil

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I think I will never forget the countless experiences that I have had in the school and with friends I made. Eurocentres is definitely a great school because of its personalised education and focus on every student’s needs. 

Michelle Larios, Colombia

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The best way to learn English: small classes, focus on IELTS and FCE exams, good teachers.

Luisa Gazzano, Italy

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Eurocentres has been amazing. You learn the language in a dynamic way while you meet people from all around the world. The teachers are very good and helpful. I would definitely recommend Eurocentres, you will have a once in a lifetime experience.

Mateo Monsalve, Ecuador

About the school

Cairns is your ticket to Queensland's tropical north and a fantastic place to begin your adventure in English. Our classrooms extend to the great outdoors, with dynamic courses such as Diving English taking you to the Great Barrier Reef, or Study Tours venturing into the lush tropical rainforest. With quality homestay options and a vibrant student community, you will experience Australian culture while receiving a world class education. Cairns Language Center(CLC) offers a once in a lifetime learning experience in the home of the ‘never ending summer’.

  • Official IELTS Test Center
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Modern classrooms and social spaces
  • Wi-Fi available throughout the school
  • Spacious, purpose-built facilities in downtown Vancouver
  • Computers available in independent study area
  • Average class size of 12-13 students
  • School capacity: up to 300 students

City Sights

Cairns Foreshore Promenade
With a 4800-sq-m saltwater swimming lagoon

Cairns Museum
Indigenous art

Cairns Regional Gallery
The history of Cairns

Timetable

20 lessons per week: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 12:25pm (Morning classes only)
25 lessons per week: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 12:25pm + Monday - Tuesday, 1:10pm to 3:20pm
30 lessons per week: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 12:25pm + Monday - Thursday, 1:10pm to 3:20pm

How to Get There

The trip from Cairns Central Station takes about two hours and is always a good opportunity to tour the natural habitats around Cairns. Getting to Cairns for your language course is simple. You can fly directly into the international airport which is just seven kilometres from the city centre and so not far at all from the Eurocentres Language School In Cairns.

Costs of Living (approx.)

  • Costs of Living (approx.)
  • Bus ride: 4.50 AUD
  • Clubbing: 20 AUD
  • Soft drink: 3 AUD
  • Coffee: 4 AUD
  • Dinner: 40 AUD
  • Fast food: 10 AUD
  • Movie: 15 AUD
  • Estimated pocket money / week: 150 AUD

Facts & Figures

Time Zone
GMT +10
Population
160 000

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What teachers say about the Language School Cairns?

Practice English while you dive the reef or make a latte – with unique courses such as Diving English or English & Work Skills. Alternatively, get ready for IELTS success at our Eurocentre, or prepare for that big meeting with Business English tuition.
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Accommodation Options

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Shared Apartments Price on request

  • Shared apartments located in the heart of Cairns and
    very close to the school, major shopping centre, shops,
    diving school, business district international tourist hub,
    water front, Esplanade Lagoon, restaurants, theatres
    and city night life.
    Very comfortable, large, high and low set houses (Queenslander-style houses) with 3-5 bedrooms, one or two bathrooms, a comfortable lounge/dining room.
    Shared apartments are fully furnished (washing machine, refrigerator, electric cooker, TV) Some of the houses have patios/verandas and BBQ areas. Internet access available in
    most shared houses. We recommend bringing your own laptop.
  • Mixed-gender floors
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Fridge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • WiFi
  • TV
  • Desk
  • Swimming pool
  • Car parking
  • Personal door access key
  • Private facilities

Distance to school by foot (in minutes): 15

Homestay Family
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Homestay from 160 € per week

  • There are a variety of homestays available to suit everyone – from families with children, to single owner occupiers, to retired couples. All of our homestay providers including professional agencies if used, have been carefully chosen, and are regularly inspected. Bedrooms are clean and comfortable and all students will be provided with a place for quiet study.
  • Laundry facilities
  • Room Cleaning
  • Wifi
  • Shared Facilities
  • Bedding
  • Towels

Distance to school by public transport (in minutes): 30-60

Activities Overview

On weekends we offer excursions through a specialist tour operator. Typical tours include Cape Tribulation, Waterfalls of the Tablelands, Rainforest Village Kuranda, Fitzroy Island camping, and snorkelling on Green Island. There are also tours to the Outback for long weekends. For closed groups we can customise weekday activities and weekend excursions upon request. Contact our International Student Centre for more information.

Social Activities

Most Friday afternoons CLC organises social activities, in the company of a teacher. We regularly plan BBQs, beach volleyball, bowling and indoor soccer. Most of these activities are free, but others may incur a small charge.

Featured Courses

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    General English

    Gain fluency and confidence in English and 21st Century Skills.
    • Entry level: 2–9/A2–C1
    • Lessons per week: 20/25/30
    • Duration: 1–52 weeks
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    Gap Year

    The long-term study option that offers flexibility and diverse international experiences.
    • Entry level: 0-9 (A1-C1)
    • Lessons per week: 20/25/30
    • Duration: 24-48 weeks
    • Option to change school, course, or destination every 12 weeks
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    IELTS Preparation

    The IELTS exam certifies your English level and opens your doors to new opportunities.
    • Entry level: 4–9/B1–C1
    • Lessons per week: 20/25/30
    • Duration: 2–52 week
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