Author Archives

  • Why going to Ivy helps to improve your English

    In general, one of the best ways to improve speaking and listening skills is definitely putting yourself through tough situations in which there isn’t any chance of speaking your mother tongue. Speaking English only with native speakers is very important to enrich vocabulary,  therefore, going to places of social interaction is something that can help a […]

  • New Year’s Tradition

    In my country, people don’t usually celebrate the New Year. Instead, we celebrate Chinese New Year. The day is around the end of January and people usually buy new clothes, especially red because we think that red means good, happy and could bring luck. Generally, the family will have dinner together on New Year’s Eve […]

  • Manly Fun Run Experience

    Approximately two weeks ago we made the crazy decision to run 10km at the Manly Fun Run. In fact, we went running because two of our great teachers offered us two free tickets. We didn’t know what to expect about this race, so we just did it. To face a 10km marathon without any preparation […]

  • Life Experience

        My name is Saki and I am from Japan. My reason for studying English is because I want to study abroad to do horse riding next year. So I came here to improve my English skills. He are some things I have done in my life:       I ate ostrich and […]

  • Making Friends Abroad

    One week ago when I landed in Australia I felt really nervous and excited as I was about to live for eight weeks in a country where everything was new – people, food, weather, school and culture. I had mixed feelings. On one hand I was quite excited and thrilled because of this new experience. […]

  • Fun Facts About Me

    My name is Singrid and I’m 18 years old. I’m Brazilian but I live in Japan since I was 2 years old. I’m a shy person but I like to do new friends. I came to Australia to try to improve my English as all students at SEA. Here are some fun or maybe weird facts about […]

  • Learning English Is An Adventure

      I arrived in Australia and started to study at SEA in September. On the first day, there were hope and nervousness mixed in my feelings. My class was intermediate class. I found my classmates spoke much more fluently than me and seemed to understand what our teacher said. I almost couldn’t listen and speak. […]

  • Manly Nightlife

    We recently chatted to our some of our current students to see what they thought of the nightlife in Manly.  Not surprisingly they loved the fact that there were so many great bars and clubs available for them to meet up with their SEA friends. They also thought it was a great opportunity to meet […]