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March 2006 issue

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Agency Survey
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Global comparison

In our global comparison article, we provide a breakdown of results from our Status surveys over the past year. In this article, it is possible to compare the nationality breakdown for international students across the major language teaching markets in the world for 2004.

Top five overseas nationalities per country as a % of total weeks, 2004

USA UK
Japanes 22.2%
Korean 18.7%
Taiwanese 8.7%
Chinese 5.1%
Brazilian 4.2%
Japanes 14%
Korean 8.6%
Chinese 8.3%
Italian 5.3%
Spanish 5.2%

Canada Australia
Korean 18.8%
Japanese 15.5%
Chinese 14.7%
Mexican 11.8%
Taiwanese 5.2%
Chinese 26%
Japanese 17.7%
Korean 17.7%
Taiwanese 4.7%
Thai 4.4%

NZ Ireland
Japanese 30.1%
Korean 21.7%
Swiss 17%
Chinese 8%
Taiwanese 3.9%
French 14%
Korean 11.4%
Chinese 10.7%
German 10.4%
Spanish 8.8%

Malta South Africa
German 10.4%
Italian 14.4%
Austrian 9.7%
French 9.1%
Russian 4.5%
German 19%
Swiss 12.3%
Korean 8%
French 8%
Brazilian 7.4%

France Spain
US 23.4%
British 9.5%
Spanish 8.9%
Korean 7.6%
Dutch 4.5%
Scandinavian/Finnish 22.3%
US 19%
German 15.7%
British 10.2%
Dutch 3.8%

Italy
Swiss 14.1%
Japanese 13.8%
US 10%
German 9.1%
British 6.9%

Student recruitment methods by country, 2004

USA UK
Agents 48%
Other means 25%
Internet 16%
Local bookings 11%
Agents 35%
Other means 33%
Internet 18%
Local bookings 14%

Canada Australia
Agents 59%
Other means 20%
Internet 13%
Local bookings 8%
Agents 65%
Other means 17%
Internet 11%
Local bookings 7%

NZ Ireland
Agents 68%
Other means 18%
Internet 10.5%
Local bookings 3.5%
Agents 49%
Other means 25%
Internet 16%
Local bookings 10%

Malta South Africa
Agents 67%
Other means 19%
Internet 8%
Local bookings 6%
Agents 56%
Other means 15%
Internet 15%
Local bookings 14%

France Spain
Agents 51%
Other means 25%
Internet 20%
Local bookings 4%
Agents 34%
Other means 31%
Internet 20%
Local bookings 15%

Italy
Agents 41%
Other means 27%
Internet 23%
Local bookings 9%

Average cost of a one-month language course by country in US$*
UK 1578
USA 1044
Canada 887
Australia 842
New Zealand 875
Ireland 1020
Malta 703
South Africa 847
France 976
Spain 656
Italy 698

*all prices converted using exchange rates on page 7.


All figures relate to 2004 data: Australia: Total student weeks represented were 252,509 across 17 organisations Canada: Total student weeks represented were 367,024 across 34 organisations France: Total student weeks represented were 55,782 across seven organisations Ireland: Total student weeks represented were 24,444 across 10 organisations Italy: Total student weeks represented were 61,157 across 15 organisations Malta: Total student weeks represented were 86,919 across 12 organisations New Zealand: Total student weeks represented were 49,894 across 12 organisations South Africa: Total student weeks represented were 36,013, across eight organisations Spain: Total student weeks represented were 206,563 across 17 organisations UK: Total student weeks represented were 362,312 across 26 organisations USA: Total student weeks represented were 259,208 across 25 organisations
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The following language schools, associations and accommodation providers advertised in the latest edition of Language Travel Magazine. If you would like more information on any of these advertisers, tick the relevant boxes, fill out your details and send.

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Company
Country
Telephone

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ASSOCIATIONS/
GROUPS
Australian Council
      for Private Education
      & Training
Capls/ACELP
English Australia
English UK
FLE.FR
OLE - Español en
      Andalucia
Quality English

EXPOS/WORKSHOPS
Alphe Agent
      Workshops

SERVICES
GSM International

TOURIST BOARDS
Malta Tourism
      Authority

AUSTRALIA
Australian Council
      for Private Education
      & Training
English Australia
Sydney West
      International College
TAFE NSW English
      Language Centres

BELGIUM
CERAN Lingua
      International
      (Belgium, England,
      France, Ireland,
      Japan, Netherlands,
      Spain)

CANADA
Académie des
      langues de Trois -
      Pistoles
Access International
      School
Bodwell College
Capls/ACELP
Conestoga College
CSLI
East Coast School of
      Languages (ECSL)
ELS Language
      Centres
Geos Language
      Academies
IH Toronto
ILAC - International
      Language Academy
      of Canada
Inlingua Vancouver
International
      Language Schools
      of Canada
Intrax English
      Institute
Language Repair
      Shop, The
Language Studies
      Canada
Modus Language
      Institute
Pacific-Global
      Language Centre
Stewart College of
      Languages
University Canada
      West
Vancouver English
      Centre
      (Canada, Mexico)
Vancouver Premier
      College of
      English Language
Vanwest College
West Vancouver
      School District #45

CYPRUS
Lingua Summer
      School

ENGLAND
Anglolang Academy
      of English
Aspect (Australia,
      Canada, England,
      France, Germany,
      Ireland, Malta,
      New Zealand,
      Scotland, South
      Africa, Spain, USA)
Beet Language
      Centre
Bell International
Cambridge
     Academy of English
Churchill
      House/English Home
      Tuition Scheme
Cicero Languages
      International
Eastbourne School
      of English
Eckersley Oxford
English Language
      Centre
English Studio
English UK
Excel English
      Language School
Frances King School
      of English
Hampstead School
      of English
International House
      Newcastle
International House
      World
King Street College
Lake School of
      English
LAL Language and
      Leisure (England,
      Malta, South Africa,
      USA)
Langbourne College
London School of
      English
Malvern House
Melton College
Millfield Enterprises
Oxford Intensive
      School of English
      (Australia, England,
      France, Germany,
      Spain, USA)
Quality English
Queen Ethelburga's
      College
Regency College
Sheffield Hallam
      University
St Giles Colleges
      (UK, USA)
Study Group
      (Australia, Canada,
      England, France,
      Germany, Ireland,
      Italy, New Zealand,
      South Africa,
      Spain, USA)
Taunton
      International
      Study Centre
Wimbledon School
      of English

FRANCE
Accent Français
Alliance Française
      Toulouse
      Midi-Pyrénées
Alpha B - Institut
      Linguistique
Centre d'Etudes des
      Langues de
      Saint-Malo
Centre International
      Linguistique et
      Sportif (CILS)
Ecole Suisse
      Internationale
Education En
      France
IMEF
Inlingua Rouen -
      French in Normandy
Institut Catholique
      de Toulouse (IULCF)
International House
      Nice
Langue Onze
      Toulouse
Les Ateliers
      Linguistiques du
      Tarn
Les Cèdres
Odyssea - Institut
      Européen de
      Français
SILC - Séjours
      Linguistiques
      (England, France,
      Spain)
Université de Paris
      Sorbonne

GERMANY
Inlingua Munich
Prolog- International
      House Berlin

IRELAND
Cork English College
      / Language &
      Activity Holidays
Linguaviva Centre

ITALY
International House
      Palermo

MALTA
Burlington Academy
IH- Malta-Gozo
International English
      Language Centre
Lingua Time
Malta Tourism
      Authority

NEW ZEALAND
Auckland English
      Academy
Auckland Institute of
      Studies
Cathedral Lane
      Academy
Christchurch
      Polytechnic Institute
      of Technology
Hawkes Bay
      Polytechnic
Languages
      International
Rotorua English
      Language Academy
University of Otago
      Language Centre

POLAND
York School

PORTUGAL
International House
      Lisbon

RUSSIA
Language Link,
      Russia
Liden & Denz
      Language Centre

SPAIN
Colegio de Español
      La Janda
Escuela de Idiomas
      Nerja
Escuela
      Internacional
High Educational
      Studies
International House
      San Sebastian -
      Lacunza
International House
      Sevilla - CLIC
International House
      Valladolid
Kings College
      International
      (England, Spain)
Kingsbrook -
      Spanish for
      Foreigners
La Brisa
Malaca Instituto
OLE - Español en
      Andalucia
Taller Flamenco

SWITZERLAND
EF Language
      Colleges Ltd
      (Australia, Canada,
      China, Ecuador,
      England, France,
      Germany, Ireland,
      Italy, Malta, New
      Zealand, Russia,
      Scotland, Spain,
      USA)
Institut Richelieu

UKRAINE
International House
      Kiev

USA
American Language
      Communication
      Center
California School
      of English
California State
      University San
      Marcos
Columbia University
Diablo Valley
      College
ELS Language
      Centers
Intercultural
      Communications
      College
International House
      San Diego SCIEL
Kaplan Educational
      Centers (Canada,
      England, USA)
Monterey Institute of
      International Studies
University of
      California Riverside
University of
      California
      Santa Cruz
University of Illinois
      at Urbana-
      Champaign
Zoni Language
      Centers

WALES
CELTiC (Schools)
      Ltd


EDUCATION TRAVEL

AUSTRALIA
Australian Council
      for Private Education
      & Training

CANADA
Archer Education
      Group
Delta School District

ENGLAND
Oxford Brookes
      University

SCOTLAND
University of
      Glasgow

USA
Oak International