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Name: International House Sydney
Location: 203 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone: (+61 2) 9279 0733


International House Sydney

Why Choose Us

International House Sydney is one of Australia's most highly regarded English language and Teacher Training centres. Established in 2001, International House Sydney is an industry leader in both teaching English to international students and training teachers to lead those classrooms.
English language ability is seen as a key step in establishing and developing a successful career in our globalised world. International House Sydney offers you a great opportunity to achieve your goals with English and to further your skills. With a great range of English programs taught by experienced and highly trained teachers in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, you will be assured of a rewarding experience.

Our Campus

In our centre the classrooms are custom built for language teaching and TESOL training. They are spacious, comfortable and well-equipped with modern audio visual equipment. Our students and trainees also have access to computers and free WiFi throughout the centre and study rooms for self access. For our TESOL trainees there are also photocopiers and other printing facilities for lesson preparation and a reference library complete with all the relevant texts for their development. In addition we provide a lounge area and kitchen facilities for our students’ comfort and for TESOL trainees a large jobs noticeboard to browse when pondering life beyond their courses.

Student's Nationalities

50% Europe, 22% Asia, 25% Latin America, 3% Middle East & Africa.

Number of Students

250 to 300 students.

Extra Activities

International House Sydney organises free activities for students every week, and day trips to explore the areas surrounding Sydney every weekend. From beach barbeques, trips to Taronga Zoo and sports activities to dolphin watching cruises at Jervis Bay or a day tour of the scenic Blue Mountains, you will find our program a great way to see Sydney, practise your English and make lifelong friends. Just ask one of our friendly Student Services staff for more information.

Near to Us

International House Sydney is centrally located between Town Hall & Wynyard train stations. It is accessible by bus with major bus routes coming into the city from the north, south, east and west of Sydney. Ferry commuters will enjoy the 15 minute walk from Circular Quay to Clarence Street.

Our Staff

At International House Sydney we select our teachers and teacher trainers based upon their qualifications, level and range of experience, communication skills and ability to support students and teacher trainees.

As a minimum all International House Sydney teacher trainers are accredited by Cambridge University as teacher trainers and hold the following:

University degree
TESOL certificate – Cambridge CELTA, Certificate IV in TESOL or Trinity Certificate in TESOL
Post graduate professional qualifications – Cambridge DELTA, Trinity Diploma TESOL, MEd (TESOL), MA (TESOL), MA (Applied Linguistics)
An average of 12 years teaching/training experience

Their qualifications are enhanced by their extensive work experience including positions as English as a Foreign Language published authors, Cambridge University assessors and examiners, Director of Studies and School Director. Collectively, they have worked and lived in over 30 countries and are passionate about sharing their knowledge with their students.

All trainers have experience in:

Teaching a range of English classes: General English, examination classes (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC and Cambridge), Business English, English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and Academic English (EAP) from beginner to advanced levels
Observation and assessment of teachers in the classroom and the provision of feedback
Professional development of teachers