Intro|Intermediate|The University of Sydney

Describe the pictures

• Where are the young people?

• What are they doing?

Say which countries you would choose for studying abroad

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Explain why you would like to study abroad

• to meet different people

• to learn about different cultures

• to get an international certificate

• a semester abroad looks great on your resume

• to learn a new language

• to find a new interest

• to learn about social life


Watch the video and choose the correct option

Studying in Australia is a unique opportunity that you will remember for the rest of your life. The University of Sydney offers a unique Study Abroad programme, where students from all around the world can enroll in classes of their choice that credit back to their home degree. It’s a great way to meet Australians and other people from diverse backgrounds, to promote cultural exchange and experience a different way of life.

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university founded in 1850. It’s ranked among the world’s best universities and has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching methods. With over 4,000 subjects from 16 faculties to choose from, the University of Sydney has classes to suit students with diverse academic needs and personal interests. Imagine, being able to study classes such as Aboriginal studies, Marine biology, International politics and Marketing. The University of Sydney will provide you with a world-class education that will make you stand out from the crowd.

In addition to its dedication to academic excellence, The University of Sydney is surrounded by a vibrant and cosmopolitan city. This harbour city is frequently voted as one of the world’s most desirable destinations. So, why not apply today for the chance to experience this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? I had always wanted to travel to Australia, so when I found out about the Study Abroad programme at the University of Sydney, I realized it was the perfect opportunity to travel and continue my studies at the world-class University. I’m halfway through my two-semester programme here, in Sydney, and I love the culture, the people, the social life and my classes.

Watch again and mark the sentences True or False

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Match the words to make collocations

Complete the sentences with the linking words


Read the statements and give your arguments against. Use the linking words

Type «+» next to the arguments for and «-» next to the arguments against



Choose the correct options

Write an essay on the topic: «Is it worth to study abroad?» Text size: 250 — 270 words

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  1. Read the topic and the questions carefully
  2. Plan what you are going to write about
  3. Write the text according to your plan
  4. Check your writing
  5. See the samples here: 🔗Writing rules
  6. Please use Grammarly to avoid mistakes: 🔗Grammarly


1. Introduction: state the topic of your essay

2. Main part:

a) write the supporting arguments, give examples

b) write the arguments against, give examples

3. Conclusion: summarize your ideas

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«Is it worth to study abroad?»

  • Warm up
  • Studying abroad?
  • Words and definitions
  • The University of Sydney
  • Useful collocations
  • Contrasting ideas
  • Discussing the arguments
  • Level test
  • Write an essay