• 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. […]

  • Pronunciation elective

      Loud and Clear! Pronunciation elective!   Hi guys!! I’m Ichihiro, a student from Japan and I’ve been here for 8 months. Here, I’d like to talk about how great the pronunciation elective class was and why it’s important. First of all, as you know, ‘pronunciation’ is one of the most serious problems for Japanese […]

  • Fundraising Fever at SEA!

    In May, saddened by the ongoing plight of Nepalese people injured and displaced by the Gorkha earthquake, we decided to do some serious fundraising. Our first project was to turn our regular ‘International Food Party’ into a mini ‘tuck-shop’. Both staff and students prepared their favourite dishes from their home countries and these were available for other students and […]

  • The Most Multicultural English School in Sydney?

    Since April SEA has welcomed students from four new markets; Thailand, Iran, Indonesia and Argentina. These students have added yet another cultural layer to the great nationality mix we have here at SEA. It’s been a privilege and a pleasure to witness in-depth discussions in English as our students exchange ideas, challenge each other and ultimately discover more similarities […]

  • The Place to Be (by Livia)

    The Place To Be Now, it has been made official. A psychological survey confirmed Manly the new hot spot of the whole world. Manly and its citizens had to struggle through various examinations and – we all knew before – came out to be the winner! But, what makes Manly so special? First of all, […]

  • Manly and Northern Beaches

    Manly and Northern Beaches lifestyle When you study English at the Sydney English Academy SEA you will be living on the beautiful Northern Beaches. The Northern Beaches stretch for many kilometres along Sydney’s beautiful coastline. With the ocean on one side and nature reserves on the other, you can walk along dramatic headlands or admire […]

  • English School Students

    Mature-Aged Students Welcomed at SEA

    Samantha Milton, Co-director of the Sydney English Academy believes it is the integral atmosphere of mutual respect which has seen SEA’s 40+ Program really take off over the last 2 years. “Any student, no matter their age is welcomed, their contribution valued.  This in turn enriches the lives of all fellow students.  Our mature-aged students […]

  • Top 10 Ways to Study a Language

    Read on for Tips from Three of our Experienced Upper Intermediate Students  Iris, Persio and Larissa… If you are in another country to learn the native language, you have already done the first and the most important step, so below you can find some easy and useful tips to improve your language skills: Live with […]