English for Young Learners

English for Young Learners

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Course Description

This program is specifically suited to young learners aged 12-15 years old and combines English lessons with a range of activities and excursions. Students can enjoy their time in a different country while learning new language skills and experiencing the Cairns tropical lifestyle.



YouSTUDY’s English for Young Learners Program is tailored to the needs and developmental stages of children in their early years of education.  Recognising that children have distinct learning styles and preferences, English for Young Learners engages strategies that make the process enjoyable, interactive, and age-appropriate.

English for Young Learners materials are carefully curated to introduce simple vocabulary and sentence structures that align with the developmental stage of the learners.  The goal is to build a solid foundation for future language development while ensuring that the content remains accessible and relatable to young minds.

Your Classes

The English classes include:

Our experienced teachers will provide high-quality communicative English classes focussed on improving your core listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, allowing your fluency, accuracy and confidence to rapidly improve.


Aboriginal cultural afternoon – Enjoy an afternoon of aboriginal arts and culture, you will be able to paint your own boomerang and learn how to throw it.

Activity Afternoon – An exciting treasure hunt will keep you busy but there will still be time to write postcards home telling your friends and family what a great time you have been having.

Swim at the Lagoon – Cool off from the warm weather with a relaxing swim in the iconic Esplanade Lagoon, located in the heart of Cairns.


Cairns Aquarium – Visit Cairns Aquarium including the Turtle Hospital Tour.

Green Island – Snorkel or swim in the clear island waters, see the spectacular coral reefs and abundant marine life or relax on the white sandy beach on this full day trip to Green Island.

BBQ Lunch – Enjoy a true Australian BBQ with your host family and your fellow students.

Cuddle a Koala – Have your picture taken holding a Koala.

2024 Program Schedule

Week 1
Date Morning Afternoon Evening
Sun 18 August Arrive Cairns, spend day with Homestay family With Homestay family Free time
Mon 19 August Orientation and English classes Learn about Aboriginal Culture Free time
Tues 20 August English Classes Visit Cairns Aquarium including Turtle Hospital Tour Free time
Wed 21 August Green Island Day Trip Green Island Day Trip Free time
Thurs 22 August English classes Learn about Aboriginal Bush Tucker Free time
Fri 23 August English Classes Farewell BBQ and Cairns Koala Experience Free time
Sat 24 August Free time with host family / Depart Cairns (1 week program) Free time with host family / Depart Cairns (1 week program) Free time / Depart Cairns

Morning: 8.30am – 12.00pm/ Afternoon: 1.00pm – 4.30pm

This is our planned program for 2024. It may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.

YouSTUDY can accept no responsibility for any changes that it cannot control.

English for Young Learners

Course Facts

Program Dates
6-night program:
Sunday 18/08/2024 to Saturday 24/08/2024

Course Fees
6-night program (with Homestay) based on Twin Share: $1575
6-night program (with Homestay) based on Single: $1635
6-night program (without Homestay): $920

Additional Night Cost:
Extra night accommodation: $70 (Twin Share)
Extra night accommodation: $80 (Single)
(Includes all meals)

Additional Costs:
Enrolment fee: $150
Accommodation fee (with Homestay): $250
Package includes
  • Tuition, activities and excursions as per program outline
  • Study materials
  • Return airport transfers (if required)
  • Homestay accommodation and all meals (if required)
  • Daily transfer to and from school (if required)
  • Student supervisor fees

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