We offer language training courses in a wide range of languages, including Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian, Spanish, French, German, Russian and English. We can cater to individuals as well as corporate clients.
Our foreign language programs can be delivered in different forms:
- 10 or 20-week courses in Asian languages at our CBD school
- Tailor-made courses for all proficiency levels
- Tailor-made courses in many languages for groups at your company in the form of intensive or weekly sessions (can be after hours).
- Tailor-made courses in many languages for individual employees or business executives at your company (can be after hours).
- Tailor-made courses with a specific focus on international relocation
- Tailor-made courses with a specific focus on business language and culture
- Tailor-made courses in many languages for individual employees via online video-calling (Skype, Google Hangout, etc)
Arrium Mining and Minerals
“Luis was a wonderful teacher – very engaging and worked well to build a rapport with each student over the course” – Ashleigh Gay (Course Participant) – 20 Hour Spanish Beginners Course
South-East Asia Centre, The University of Sydney
“Amazing. Julie was SO good at explaining cultural ‘rules’ in addition to the language…she was enthusiastic the whole time and very helpful.” – Maegan (Course Participant) – 2-Day Vietnamese Beginners Short Course
“Isabella was really good. She was able to explain the basis of the language really well and support us through the language.” – Anthony Kearney (Course Participant) – 21 Hour Spanish Beginners Course
“The feedback I have had is that Brad is excellent and the course is really beneficial.” – Kate Jackson (Manager, People and Culture)
Samsung is a multinational electronic company which began as a small export business in Taegu, Korea and has grown to become one of the world’s leading electronics companies. Specialising in digital appliances and media, semiconductors, memory and system integration, its top quality products and processes are world recognised.
At the Sydney-based Samsung office, staff benefit from being able to communicate confidently and professionally in Korean language with their bilingual staff. Sydney Language Solutions provides Samsung a short twenty hour corporate course for English staff to learn simple conversational Korean language skills.
Meat and Livestock Australia
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is a producer-owned company working in partnership with industry and government to achieve a profitable and sustainable red meat and livestock (cattle, sheep, goats) industry in Australia. MLA has the unique responsibility of providing marketing and research and development services to over 47,000 producer members and the broader red meat industry to help them meet community and consumer expectations.
An Indonesian language consultant has been hired to help one of the company’s regional managers to master the Indonesian language successfully, for better business communications.
Hong Kong Aviation Capital Sydney
Hong Kong Aviation Capital (“HKAC”) is a diversified player in the aviation industry. The firm invests in aircraft leases and financial instruments, and also provides aircraft management and consulting services. HKAC’s mission is to prudently invest in the global aviation sector for consistent and long-term returns, creating value for its investors and clients alike. Our Mandarin Language Consultant was hired to further develop staffs’ skills in Mandarin as well as to train staffs with no Mandarin knowledge at all. We provide the training service to two levels: Mandarin Beginner 1 for a group of 8 staffs and Mandarin Advanced for one senior manager from May 2011.
AMP Capital Investors
The Mandarin trainer has been excellent over the first two lessons. She has a professional teaching manner, is focused, is adaptable, and brings a lot of interesting content to the class. I think we will be able to proceed through the basic text and also through other topics during the 10 lesson block.
Norm Lee – Senior Legal Counsel
Brighter 2 Pty Ltd
Brighter 2 is an employment marketing agency that brings together some of Australian industry’s most sought-after talents to provide cutting-edge creativity and digital brilliance built on solid research. A Mandarin language consultant from SLS has been hired to train the company’s employees for better business communications and public relations.
Gregory Jewellers is a family-owned Australian manufacturing jeweller. Established in 1967, Gregory Jewellers is one of Sydney’s leading jewellers with 14 stores throughout Sydney and an expansive portfolio of clients. Gregory Jewellers hired Sydney Language Solutions to provide Mandarin training at its head office to help improve staff communication skills and customer service. With an increasing number of Mandarin-speaking customers, Gregory Jewellers felt it imperative to accommodate their needs.
The Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services including retail, premium, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and sharebroking products and services. The group is one of the largest listed companies on the Australian Stock Exchange and is included in the Morgan Stanley Capital Global Index. Sydney Language Solutions has provided onsite Indonesian, Mandarin and Vietnamese language and cultural training for the Commonwealth Bank staff to assist and support their International Business Department in improving their language skills for corporate environment and business deals overseas.
KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services networks. It comprises over 140,000 people in member firms in more than 150 countries. In Australia, KPMG has around 5,200 people, including over 380 partners, operating out of 13 offices around the country.
An Indonesian language consultant has been hired to help one of company’s partner to master the Indonesian language successfully, for better business communication and relationship with its Indonesian counterpart.
The Scalabrini Village was formed in 1969 by the Scalabrinian Fathers, an Italian missionary order, and a group of businessmen from the Italian community. The Scalabrianian Fathers and the community built the first of the retirement villages for aged Italian migrants as part of their mission to care for migrant Italians. Since then the Scalabrini Village has grown into a large organisation supporting six aged care facilities in Sydney and Griffith.
Scalabrini Village has hired Sydney Language Solutions to provide onsite training at their office to help their religious sisters pass their IELTS examination.
National Australia Bank (NAB)
National Australia Bank Group (the Group) is a financial services organisation with over 12,000,000 customers and 50,000 people, operating more than 1,750 stores and Service Centres globally.
Sydney Language Solutions has provided a set of onsite Mandarin language and cultural workshop for the National Australia Bank staff to assist and support their employees and managers in improving their language skills for corporate environment and business deals with their Chinese clients.
Aon plc is a British multinational corporation headquartered in London, United Kingdom, that provides risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human capital and management consulting. Aon has approximately 500 offices worldwide, serving 120 countries with 65,000 employees.
Aon Australia has hired Sydney Language Solutions to provide onsite training at their office to help improve English Grammar and business writing skills of one of their team.
Trina Solar Limited is a Chinese manufacturer of photovoltaic modules, which was founded in 1997 as a system installation company. Trina Solar’s solar modules provide electric power for residential, commercial, industrial and other applications worldwide.
The company hired Sydney Language Solutions to train 2 of their sales managers in Mandarin language to enhance their communication skills for business deals.
Insurance Australia Group (IAG)
Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is a multinational insurance company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. IAG is the parent company of a general insurance group with controlled operations in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand, employing over 13,000 people.
IAG hired Sydney Language Solutions to provide onsite Indonesian language training to their employees. With the growing interest in the Indonesian market, they find that language knowledge will certainly equip their employees in their future business transactions.
Riot Games is an American video game publisher established in 2006. They are based in Santa Monica, California and currently have offices situated in St. Louis, Dublin, Seoul, Sao Paulo, Istanbul, Moscow, Sydney and Taipei.
Riot Games has hired Sydney Language Solutions to provide onsite training at their office on Korean’s gaming culture and language training.
What’s Special about our Language Programs?
- Sydney’s specialised Asian language school.
- Individual care and attention to each learner.
- Small size class: maximum 5-8 students in each class
- Fun and interactive teaching method.
- Highly qualified, experienced, enthusiastic and fun native speaker teachers.
- Classes for varied needs, schedules and age groups.
- You can swap the class time (if there is an available class of the same level)
- Extra-curricular activities to improve your language skill.
- Monthly language exchange meet-ups at our office
- Free use of resources at our library.
- One-to-one coaching on request available (additional cost) to support your weekly night time classes
Each 2-hour language lesson at our school will cover:
- Reviewing vocabulary + structure of previous lessons + clarifying any questions from students (10 minutes)
- Focus Grammar Point of new lesson (15 minutes)
- Reading a text or a dialogue + Pronunciation (25 minutes)
- Vocabulary (10 minutes)
- Building sentences for new Focus Grammar Point (20 minutes)
- Speaking (30 minutes)
- Writing (students are advised to practise as much writing as possible at home) (10 minutes)
At the end of each lesson students have some homework to do in their own time, which covers:
- Sentence making
Each student is then questioned on these tasks at the beginning of the following lesson.
The amount of time spent on each of these skills will depend upon each student’s individual level of development.
Each class always has 3-5 students, so each student is given one-on-one attention from trained, native-speaking teachers for the conversational portion of each lesson.