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An Insightful Observation from One of Our Advanced Evening Students :)

I want to go home? And so perhaps you are disappointed with Australia? The weather is not as nice as you might have expected, or life in Sydney is too expensive? Obviously there are plenty of things that are different to where you are from. Some are strange, some could not be more confronting, but […]

Pre-Intermediate students review films!!!!

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This week in Pre Intermediate we learned how to review films and books. We summarised the stories, gave our opinions and explained why we would recommend it to other people. Below you can read a film review and a book review…     CITY OF GOD ‘City of God’ is a drama and action film, made in 2005 in […]

Our Intermediate Evening students attend their first Rugby League game!!!

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              A few weeks ago students from intermediate evening and some other evening students went to watch a Tigers vs Rabbits rugby league game at Stadium Australia. It was first time for me to see a Rugby game and it was amazing. The game is so fast and tough compared to football. The teacher Justin explained some […]

Some wonderful Sydney advice from some Pre-intermediate students!

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A couple of students from our Pre-Intermediate class have some great advice for you. If you live in Sydney, or plan to come here, you need to read this! 24th April Dear friends, You should come to Sydney! Sydney has great weather and a lot of beautiful places. For example, the Opera house. You must go there, […]

Pre3 have a great time at Darling harbour!

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Yesterday our teacher, who is Hilary, said “we’ll go to Darling harbour”. Then, we went to Darling harbor and China town. The teacher had a gift for us that was Chinese Cream Puffs. We took a lot of photos in front of a statue of a rhino, The Chinese Gardens and Darling harbour. We saw the […]

We are FAMILY!!!

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When we live overseas the people around us become our family, we see them every day and we spend most of our time with them. UpperPlus1 are a (very crazy) family – an international family from countries all over the world including Poland, Peru, Japan, Spain, Korea, Colombia, Brazil, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Laos and Ireland […]

What our students think about Australian Culture – Upper Int 2

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What we think about Australian Culture Australians have a relaxed lifestyle. In other places people are stressed and they don’t have much time, but Aussies seem to be friendly and kind. They are used to other cultures. They feel comfortable with other people because Australia is multicultural. Most Australian BBQs consist of meat and steak. […]