• 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. […]

  • 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 […]