Apple Study Group (ASG) provides high quality English language tuition and accommodation for overseas students who wish to study and live in Sydney.
ASG provides opportunities for students to successfully engage with the local community and culture, as well as socialize with students from other countries. ASG believes that students have greater learning success when they feel part of the community in which the language is spoken.
ASG courses are designed to improve students’ general language skills while experiencing an Australian lifestyle. By helping students to achieve their goals, ASG contributes to the successful development of their personal and professional lives. With the development of ASG Pathway courses, students can realize their goals of entering Australian tertiary institutions and higher education.
ASG has an extensive student support network which includes placing students in carefully selected accommodation, counseling students on their best study options both within and after ASG, supplying information on local and national cultural attractions, assisting with legal and immigration requests and providing personal assistance and advice.
The new and improved English Language programme is aligned to the CEFR* and furnishes students with the necessary skills to improve their language skills in a timely and an easy to understand format.
Student are given information stating precisely what they are going to learn each week.
Part of the course is now online including easy to complete assessments, revision and home practice.
The classes are split into half levels, meaning students are studying with only those at the same level.
Every five weeks it is possible to move up to the next class by passing an online level test and speaking activity.
At least once in every five weeks students will go out, off campus, to practice what they have learned in a special programme named, ESL in Action.
A social event is scheduled every five weeks to make the most of beautiful Sydney, including trips to an island, BBQ’s in the park and coastal walks.
Students will receive counselling on their course every five weeks from their teachers and an easy to understand report on their progress.
*The CEFR stands for The Common European Framework of Reference, it is an assessment system and is used for all European languages plus Japanese. It has been adopted as the de-facto system for language ability definition.