Welcome to SACE Hobart
An environmentally friendly Campus, SACE Hobart offers special English and the Environment Programmes as Special Studies for interested students. SACE Hobart is an active Landcare member. The College has received a number of awards from the Hobart City Council in recognition of its achievements and services to the Tasmanian environment.
Located a ten minute walk from Hobart City Centre, SACE Hobart is close to Hobart's independent schools, university and the delightful harbour area, popular market and cafe precinct and Salamanca Place.
Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
SACE General English programmes are designed to improve students’ English language communication skills to prepare for future study, work, travel or career change.
Core classes concentrate on developing grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading, writing & pronunciation skills in real-life situations.
Afternoon classes, “Special Studies”, allow students to specialise and choose one or two Special Studies from a wide range of Special Studies options. These include:
• Examination Preparation (IELTS, TOEIC)
• Academic Study Skills
• Business English
• English for Hospitality
• Conversation and Pronunciation
• Vocabulary Development
• Australian Studies
• English Environment Studies
• Advanced Writing/Grammar
Intensive Plus - 30 hours (25 General Intensive English + 5 hours of 1 to 1)
General Intensive English - 25 hours per week
General Intensive English (standard) - 20 hours per week
General English part-time - 17 hours per week
English in the Teacher’s House On demand
Private Tuition On demand
SACE Evergreen Programme consists of English language classes in the morning plus three organised afternoon cultural activities each week. Evergreen students are also welcome to join the Club SACE Activity programme organised each week. The SACE Evergreen Programme is available in Adelaide, Hobart and Great Barrier Reef Whitsundays or any combination of campuses.
This course is suitable for visitor visa holders. You will complete a 17 hours English language classes per week plus 3 afternoon excursions per week. Each SACE campus offers a very different environment, history, climate and activities so the Evergreen activities programme will vary from campus to campus. Some students choose to complete their Evergreen course at a combination of 2 or 3 SACE campuses.
English & Volunteering:
SACE English and Volunteering Programme offers the opportunity to learn more about the Australian nature and environment by participating in volunteer placements in national parks or conservation areas.
This course is suitable for visitors, Working Holiday makers and student visa holders. You will complete a minimum 4 week Intensive English language course followed by a Volunteer Placement for the period requested. You will need a minimum of an Intermediate level of English (PET/IELTS 5.0 or equivalent) to commence your Volunteer placement so consider if you need to plan a longer English language course to achieve this. Volunteer Placements are from 1 to 6 weeks.
Applications for English and Volunteering must be received at least 8 weeks prior commencement.
This course is for people who enjoy outdoor activities mixing with other people and are interested in being involved with nature and environmental activities.
English & Work Experience:
The South Australian College of English, an Australian leader in this area, has successfully conducted English and Work Experience Programmes since 1990. Our English and Work Experience Programme provides students the opportunity of developing professional work skills whilst practicing English in the workplace.
Work placements are unpaid.
Popular work experience placements which SACE students have completed include:
- Accounting and Finance
- Media and Public Relations
- Tourism and Hospitality
- Conservation and Environmental areas
- Child Care
- Information Technology
This course is suitable for Working Holiday makers and student visa holders. You will complete a minimum 4 week Intensive English language course followed by a Work placement/internship for the period requested. You will need an Upper Intermediate level of English (FCE/IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) to commence your work experience placement/internship so consider if you need to plan a longer English language course to achieve this. You will also need to submit your current resume and work experience preferences with you application. Applications for English and Work Experience/Internship must be received at least 8 weeks prior commencement.
The SACE IELTS Preparation programme is an intensive 12 to 24 week course designed to prepare students for
the 4 main areas of the IELTS exam:
Reading (Academic + General)
Writing (Academic + General)
Plus IELTS exam strategies and techniques and IELTS Examination practice
Cambridge qualifications have a very high level of international recognition both by universities and employers as evidence of English. The SACE Cambridge Examination Preparation Course helps students prepare for the examinations.
Preliminary English ( PET)
First Certificate in English (FCE)
Students are sent a Pre-Test to allow SACE to advise their English language proficiencyand appropriate examination.
On the first week of each Cambridge Course students complete a range of sample Cambridge tests. Students are individually counselled on their strengths and weaknesses, appropriate examination and study plan. All aspects of the examination are covered in the course. Examination practice and exam techniques are an integral part of all courses.
Individual counselling, weekly progress reviews and additional Self Access assist students achieve as much progress as possible.
English & TOEIC Preparation:
The TOEIC test (Test of English for International Communication) is an English language proficiency test for people whose native language is not English. It measures everyday English skills of people working in an international environment. TOEIC test scores indicate how well people can communicate in English with others in the global work place.
The English for Tertiary Studies (ETS):
SACE English for Tertiary Studies Courses are for students planning to study at an Australian University, TAFE, VET or Hospitality Institution. The courses are designed for students who need to improve their English language to meet admission requirements of the tertiary institutions.
SACE ETS courses include academic English training in:
Academic reading and critical analysis
Academic listening and note‐taking
Oral presentations and tutorials
Research and study skills
SACE HAS DIRECT ENTRY ARRANGEMENTS WITH THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS
University of Tasmania
James Cook University
Central Queensland University
TAFE South Australia
Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE
Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE
Tropical North Queensland Institute of TAFE
Le Cordon Bleu
International College of Hotel Managment (ICHM)
SACE Study Tours:
SACE Study Tours programmes are organised in Adelaide, Hobart and Whitsundays.
SACE has organised customised Study Tours for schools, juniors, universities, professional organisations, special groups, sporting clubs and other organisations. SACE Study Tours can be designed to meet the specific interests and requirements of the group.
2, 3, 4 to 8 week programmes
English Course (15 hours per week)
Weekend Trip to Cradle Mountain (optional)
Homestay accommodation (3 meals per day)
Airport transfer (from Hobart Airport)
(N.B. Study Tours are designed to meet the specific requirements of each group.)
Price on application
The South AustralianCollege of English's Summer Holiday Programme offers students a chance to :
experience Adelaide, South Australia; or Hobart, Tasmania; or the Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef
make friends with Australian people
improve and practise their English
see Australian wildlife in its natural habitat
visit the famous KangarooIsland, wilderness parks
The English Course:
Students will learn and practise social English to help them communicate in typical social situations.
Afternoon Excursions will include: a tour of Adelaide, Hobart or Airlie Beach, Aboriginal Museums, Wildlife Park, Golf lesson, Opal factory, Whitehaven Beach, Sailing trips, Freycinet Peninsula etc. The excursions will help students discover and enjoy Adelaide, Hobart or the Whitsundays.
Students will stay with an Australian family and participate in Australian family life. All meals are included in the price; breakfast, packed lunch and dinner. In homestay students will be able to experience an Australian way of life while practising English.
A SACE representative will meet students at the airport and introduce student to their homestay family.
Study Tour Choices:
Two City Study Tour Programme
English and Wine
Study Tours for Seniors
English Plus Sport (Golf, Sailing, Diving, Lacrosse)
Study Tour for High School Students
Study Tours for Juniors (10 to 13 years)
Contact SACE to arrange a specific tour programme to meet your needs.
The South Australian College of English Teacher Training Division was established in 1992 to train English Language Teachers. SACE Colleges’ Teacher Training Divisions conduct short intensive courses for native or non-native teachers of English in Adelaide and Hobart.
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