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Melbourne’s Booming Dance Scene

August 18, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , ,

By Joseph DeMarini London. Berlin. Ibiza. These are the cities typically associated with advancing dance music around the world, but for some inexplicable reason Melbourne is often overlooked. With a few tightly knit groups of DJs and promoters, every weekend in Melbourne has something fun on offer in a variety of interesting clubs or bars—often [...]

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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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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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Why PTE is the lesser known english proficiency test – until now

May 10, 2016 by in category PTE, PTE Pearson tagged as , , , , , ,

Since IELTS (International English Language Test System), or ELTS as it was first known (English Language Testing Service) was set up in 1980, it has grown in popularity, demand and global student usage. The Pearson Test of English, on the other hand, was launched in 2009, for non-native English speakers to improve their standards of [...]

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What To Do In The Australian Outback

March 24, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , ,

The Australian outback is a beautiful place to visit. The scenery is diverse and spectacular and there are a wide range of uniquely Australian experiences that you can have here. So what is ‘The Outback’ and where is it exactly? The Outback is Australia’s vast, remote, and frequently beautiful, arid interior. It is sometimes referred [...]

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How to maximize your memory

February 26, 2016 by in category Productivity, Study in Melbourne, Time Management tagged as , , ,

When you start learning a language you will sometimes wish that you have better memory skills to help you with the entire process. There are ways that you can actually maximise your memory to help you throughout the rest of your life. They are simple and can easily be done at home, with hardly any [...]

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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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ELICOS and University

February 22, 2016 by in category ELICOS, Learning English, Pathways, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , , ,

When you take a foreign language, it will always look good on your applications for university or college. As a student in a foreign country, you will often be asked for certain certifications when you are applying for university. If you have taken any English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) you will have [...]

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Differences and Similarities between PTE & IELTS

February 3, 2016 by in category English Proficiency Test, IELTS, Learning English, PTE, PTE Pearson, Study English, Study in Australia tagged as , , , ,

There are many different exams out there that will test a person’s ability to speak, write, and read the English language.  Deciding what it is that you need from these tests will help you choose which one to take.   Differences The speaking portions of the tests are different. The IELTS test focuses on live [...]

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