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Australian Cinema & MIFF

August 4, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne, Time Off tagged as , , , , , ,

By Joseph DeMarini It’s the first week of August, and the annual Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is in full swing around the city. Established in 1952, it’s the largest screen festival in Australia and one of the oldest festivals in the world. Though the festival showcases films from around the world, there are a [...]

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After Explore: VET Courses at MCIE

August 2, 2016 by in category Career Tips, Pathways, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , , ,

By Joseph DeMarini So you’ve succeeded at Explore English: completed our most advanced courses and gotten the PTE or IELTS score of your dreams. Well, what’s next? If you want to stay in Melbourne, you’ll need to extend your student visa or find work. Without some proper qualifications and training, however, you may find it [...]

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TESOL, TESL, & TEFL: Which One Is for Me?

July 26, 2016 by in category Career Tips, Teaching, TESOL tagged as , , , , ,

By Joseph DeMarini In the world of teaching English as a second language, there are several options for proper certification. The options range in price and hours of instruction, and beyond that into learning in a classroom and teaching real students. Many can be taken totally online, but typically the best and most widely accepted [...]

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Winery and Brewery Tours Around Melbourne

July 20, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne, Uncategorized tagged as , , , , , ,

By Joe DeMarini Don’t let winter get ya too down! It may be cold, windy and dreary out, but have I got the cure for you: booze! And lots of it. Melbourne has several fun brewery tours, and even more winery tours. Though the winery tours are probably more fun in summer, who cares!? A [...]

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Winter in Docklands

July 8, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne, Time Off tagged as , , , , , ,

It’s the middle of winter here in Melbourne, but fortunately we live in a milder climate and winter here isn’t brutal enough to keep us indoors for the season, so there are plenty of activities to keep busy! Docklands happens to be one of the better areas for this, too—especially on Friday nights for the [...]

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Australian humour – English jokes

February 24, 2016 by in category English is Fun, Learning English, Life in Melbourne tagged as , , , ,

Every country, culture, and language will have its own type of humour. If you are learning a new language, it can be a great way of getting truly immersed in the language and understand all of the finer details. Here are some great Aussie jokes!   Religious Australian Cowboy A devout Australian cowboy lost his favorite Bible while [...]

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Why Australia Is The Best Place To Learn English

November 27, 2015 by in category Learning English, Study English, Study in Australia tagged as , ,

Being able to speak English is a huge advantage in the world today, it is the world's most spoken language, after all. But choosing a place to study is important, you have to make sure it’s the right place for you.   Australia is a beautiful country, home to thousands of International students. Australia offers [...]

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Ten Fun Facts About Studying In Australia

November 26, 2015 by in category Study English, Study in Australia, Uncategorized tagged as , , ,

Australia is a beautiful country and a prime location for studying. Every year, thousands of international students travel to Australia to take advantage of the quality lifestyle and education. If you are thinking of studying in Australia, check out these ten fun facts:   1. It’s Pretty Popular Australia only has a population of 23 […]

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