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  • WelcomeDown Under’  to Australia’s most sophisticated city, Sydney.

  • It’s an important centre for business and a thriving cultural hub.

  • Sydney is one of the most beautiful cities in the world,

  • with lovely parks, endless sandy beaches and a gorgeous harbour.

  • I like Sydney a lot, it’s like a multinational city.

  • There are so many people who want to go to Sydneyit’s Australia!

  • Youve got a combination of surfing and just being in a multinational city.

  • It’s great to meet new people, not just Australians, but people from all over the world.

  • There are so many things to do here. I’ve been here a month

  • but I think I could stay another year or so.

  • The hub of Sydney is Circular Quaynear the Opera House,

  • where all the island ferries come in.

  • Just one block up the street, in the centre of the action

  • is the historic building of EF Sydney.

  • The school is located in a heritage listed building which used to be a woollen mill.

  • Next door we have a recently renovated library in the Customs House.

  • The old woollen mill was constructed in the 1860’s

  • and parts of the historic brick walls are still visible.

  • Now the building has been completely modernized

  • into a bright and spacious language centre.

  • Lounges and classrooms are furnished in a contemporary style

  • and equipped with the latest in language learning technology.

  • Students can use the school’s freeWi-Fi Internet connection

  • or just hang out in the student lounge with students from all over the world.

  • EF Sydney offers a wide array of courses, from two week intensive stays

  • to longer programmes such as the EF Academic Year Abroad.

  • For the full Sydney experience, you can choose to live

  • with an Aussie host family.

  • Sharing meals together and chatting a bit with your hosts

  • is a great way to learn about the culture and customs of Australia.

  • I live in a host family and my family is so good.

  • I think that’s the best choice youcan make, because you can practice your English

  • with your host mother or with your host sister.

  • Students who want more independence can stay at one of EF’s student residences.

  • The residence is an easy going and really international place to stay.

  • The EF Activity Organizers are there to make sure there is always something fun to do.

  • Right near the school you can check out the Museum of Sydney

  • or visit the historic Rocks district.

  • Then climb The Harbour Bridge and get a great view of the harbour

  • and the Sydney Opera House.

  • Check out Darling Harbour and the Sydney Aquarium.

  • Catch a ferry and head over to Taronga Zoo or travel to Featherdale to befriend the koalas,

  • the giant birds called emus and all the different kinds of kangaroos.

  • If you are in a beach mood, Sydney has over 30 surfing beaches,

  • like the famous Manly Beach and Bondi with its golden sand.

  • Enjoy the buzzing atmosphere and the sunshine

  • Or sign up for a surf course and learn to ride the waves!

  • Sydney is a water sport heaven with great opportunities for surfing,

  • scuba diving, sailing and windsurfing.

  • After a long day on the beach, how about some shopping?

  • Browse the small shops in trendy Paddington or head for the classy Strand Arcade,

  • a 120 year old shopping mall with the latest in fashion.

  • Join our excursions to see more of Australia and itsOutback’.

  • Popular trips go to the Hunter Valley Wine Country and the Blue Mountains National Park.

  • I think Sydney is an amazing city, you can do all the things you want.

  • You can surf, you can go to the shops and you can go to the pubs.

  • A cool school right at the centre of the action

  • in trendy Sydney, Australia.

  • It will be an experience youll remember for a lifetime.

WelcomeDown Under’  to Australia’s most sophisticated city, Sydney.

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