Ability English Sydney

Ability English Sydney

Ability English specialises in teaching people from non-English speaking backgrounds to become proficient in the use of the English language. We tailor our teaching methods to the level of competence of each individual, building students’ confidence in speaking, reading, writing and understanding English. Whether you require English for educational purposes, business or for your personal interest, Ability English has a program that will suit you.

10 Quay St, Sydney NSW
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Snapshot

29 classrooms

library available

kitchen available

900 students per month

computer lab available

Wifi available

wheelchair access

About Ability English Sydney

Welcome to the friendliest English centre in the heart of Australia.

Ability English specialises in teaching people from non-English speaking backgrounds to become proficient in the use of the English language. We tailor our teaching methods to the level of competence of each individual, building students’ confidence in speaking, reading, writing and understanding English. Whether you require English for educational purposes, business or for your personal interest, Ability English has a program that will suit you.

Located in the heart of the city of Sydney and Melbourne, they have designed innovative courses to improve faster and expand student’s English skills.

Ability’s teachers are award-winning experts in English Language Teaching.Its attentive, qualified and enthusiastic teachers tailor their teaching methods to individual students' competence levels and interests- whether educational, business or personal interest-, Ability English effectively fosters confidence in speaking, writing and understanding English.

By being in an English speaking country, students have the advantage of practising their newly developed skills as a part of day-to-day life. In choosing Australia- with its relaxed lifestyle, beautiful beaches, festivals and various sites-, students ensure that their overseas studies adventure will be as pleasant and memorable as they would like.

" "ABILITY English campuses are designed to maximize your learning. Our classrooms are light-filled, bright and comfortable, with projectors and wifi access. We have multiple student computers throughout our campuses and large well-equipped kitchens. There are many student socialising areas throughout the campuses to help you make friends and practice English in the college.

CAMPUS FEATURES SYDNEY
Classrooms 29
Student lounges 2
Student computers 41
Free wifi Yes
Student kitchens 2
Free tea and coffee Yes
Free ABILITY cup Yes
Free ABILITY notepad Yes
Microwaves 17
Student fridges 3
Multimedia projectors in all classrooms Yes
Computer rooms for self-study Yes
Balcony Yes No
Prayer room Yes
First Aid room Yes
Wheelchair access Yes

Central location, near public transportation and touristic attractions such as Paddy’s Market – one of Sydney’s largest – offers bargains ranging from fresh produce to clothing and souvenirs – is a five minute walk from our school.

In close proximity too is to the Darling Harbour complex, a harbourside entertainment area with shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Nearby is Sydney’s Entertainment Centre which presents many major Rock and other concerts. the school is located a few minutes walk from the Central train station and is in the University area.

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  • IELTS Part-time

    Type of course IELTS Preparation

    Name of course IELTS Part-time

    Timetable Evening classes

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    Overview

    This course is offered Monday to Friday from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.


    Average result of ABILITY 2017
    students was 7.0
    Experienced and trained IELTS
    teachers
    Well designed program
    Detailed test tips
    Weekly practise exams
    Personalised feedback


    Mondays - Listening
    Tuesdays - Writing
    Wednesdays - Reading
    Thursdays - Speaking
    Fridays - Testing


    Levels offered Advanced

    duration Consult one of our agencies

  • English

    Type of course General English

    Name of course English

    Timetable Morning classes, Evening classes

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    Overview

    Our General English course teaches all the skills you need to be highly competent in the English language. We make sure all your skills are developed to a high level and we continuously check that you are improving well. Our teachers work hard to keep your English improving as fast as possible. These classes are fun and interactive, with excellent English and lifelong friends being common results.


    Levels offered Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced

    duration Consult one of our agencies

  • General English Plus

    Type of course General English

    Name of course General English Plus

    Timetable Morning classes, Evening classes

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    Overview

    If you want English learning that takes you quickly towards a focused goal, this course is the best option for you. This course is an option at the Intermediate and Upper Intermediate level of English, and helps you succeed better in IELTS
    Test Preparation, Cambridge Test Preparation and EAP courses. This is the perfect course if you have academic goals and like to be pushed to study hard for better results. ABILITY English won the 2011 English Australia
    Innovation Award for this course because we teach General English in different ways for different types of students.
    Course Features
    - Innovative award-winning course
    - Develops all English language skills strongly
    - Serious teaching style
    - Motivates students to develop academic skills
    - Prepares for study & work goals
    - Trains you to think critically
    - Weekly testing & teacher counselling help you to improve your English faster


    Levels offered Intermediate, Advanced

    duration Consult one of our agencies

  • EAP - English for Academic Purposes

    Type of course English for Academic Purposes

    Name of course EAP - English for Academic Purposes

    Timetable Morning classes, Evening classes

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    Overview

    EAP 2, 3 and 4. Our EAP course prepares you for all the possible language challenges you will experience in a university or college. We thoroughly train you in the challenging skills of writing essays in English, giving presentations in English and understanding the expectations of an English-speaking college or university.


    Course Features
    - Direct pathways to many colleges and universities (visit our website for the full list)
    - Strict academic teaching methods
    - Dedicated & experienced teachers
    - Strong training in the different genres of academic writing
    - Develop skills in analysing statistics and debating in English
    - Practical instruction on how to take notes in lectures
    - Learn to reference and paraphrase in English
    - Learn to give academic presentations in English
    - Weekly personalised feedback to aid academic progression


    Levels offered Intermediate, Advanced

    duration Consult one of our agencies

  • Survivor English

    Type of course General English

    Name of course Survivor English

    Timetable Morning classes

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    Overview

    You may feel afraid or shy speaking with locals, so in this course we teach you how to overcome your fears and connect. Every day we teach you practical communication skills with lots of detailed feedback from your teacher, so you
    are more confidently prepared to manage and control real-life situations that challenge you. We give you opportunities to practise common, real-life communication using the appropriate language with English speakers in a variety of environments including workplace. You will also be able to enhance your interview skills.
    Course Features
    - Regular speaking practice in real situations
    - Learn how to speak like a native speaker
    - Highly interactive sociable classes
    - Learn how to interact with others in workplace
    - Builds your confidence with native speakers
    - Builds intercultural communication skills
    - Experienced teachers giving detailed feedback
    - Enhance your interview skills
    - Only available at ABILITY English


    Levels offered Intermediate, Advanced

    duration Consult one of our agencies

  • FCE and CAE Cambridge

    Type of course Cambridge Preparation

    Name of course FCE and CAE Cambridge

    Timetable Morning classes, Evening classes

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    Overview

    The Cambridge FCE and CAE tests are recognised by some of the biggest multinational companies in the world. The test results are also accepted for university and immigration requirements in many countries. We have excellent teachers and years of experience getting students the scores they need. Our Cambridge Test Preparation courses are very comprehensive and will bring great improvements to all your English skills.
    Course Features
    - Complete test training & detailed test tips
    - Personalised student feedback
    - Experienced Cambridge teachers
    - Closed classes that work intensely together
    - Full weekly practice tests
    - We organise your test booking
    - Four course intakes per year
    - Cambridge certificates are valid for life


    Levels offered Advanced

    duration Consult one of our agencies

  • PET Cambridge

    Type of course Cambridge Preparation

    Name of course PET Cambridge

    Timetable Evening classes

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    Overview

    PET is flexi and it's offered in the morning in Sydney only. Students can apply for 4,8 and 12 weeks.
    Course Features
    - Complete test training & detailed test tips
    - Personalised student feedback
    - Experienced Cambridge teachers
    - Closed classes that work intensely together
    - Full weekly practice tests
    - We organise your test booking
    - Four course intakes per year
    - Cambridge certificates are valid for life


    Levels offered Intermediate

    duration Consult one of our agencies

  • IELTS Test Preparation

    Type of course IELTS Preparation

    Name of course IELTS Test Preparation

    Timetable Morning classes, Evening classes

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    Overview

    Your goal could be to study at a university in Australia or any other English-speaking country. Your aim could be to apply for a work visa in an English-speaking country. This course fully prepares you for these goals and the IELTS test. Our expert teachers have the knowledge to get you the IELTS score you need.
    Course Features
    - Prepares for both Academic & General
    IELTS tests
    - Complete test training in the writing, reading, listening & speaking test skills
    - Weekly full practice tests in real test conditions
    - Comprehensive vocabulary training
    - Detailed test tips
    - Personalised student feedback
    - Help with your test weaknesses
    - Day or evening courses


    Levels offered Advanced

    duration Consult one of our agencies

  • Pronunciation & Fluency

    Type of course General English

    Name of course Pronunciation & Fluency

    Timetable Morning classes

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    Overview

    This course is an intense and personalised speaking correction course to help you sound more like a native speaker. It is a full-time focused class that re-trains the way you speak English. We teach pronunciation
    and fluency skills using a unique teaching method only available at ABILITY English. We give our teachers specialised training in how to analyse your personal speech problems and intensively re-train your speech
    patterns. The method trains you to build new muscle memory so that your brain and emotions connect better to the English language.
    Course Features
    - Learn how to speak English like a native speaker
    - Unique pronunciation teaching method, only available at ABILITY English
    - Intensive speaking training
    - Personalised diagnosis of your speaking problems
    - Builds confidence & fluency
    - Smaller class sizes for personal attention
    - Builds vocabulary for everyday situations
    - Improves listening
    - Use of mouth model to clearly demonstrate corrections needed
    - Intensive error correction & strong training in self-correction techniques


    Levels offered Intermediate, Advanced

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