Why Langports
Experience our unique courses

Langports offers a choice of innovative & unique courses from beginner to advanced levels. If you want to study General English, try our UFO English program, with a personalised timetable designed according to your strengths and weaknesses. If you have a specific goal or would like to take a recognised English exam, you can also study Cambridge, TOEIC, IELTS and English for Academic Purposes. You will always have a small class size at Langports with a maximum of 18 students.

Meet people from all over the world

Each year students from over 56 nationalities choose to study at Langports. If you make Langports your choice, you will expand your global network and make friends from around the world.

Interactive Nationality Mix

The Langports expertise

Langports is a family business. Langports’ Directors 50 years’ experience working with international students and are constantly working to ensure that students receive a high quality of education.

Anna France
John France
John France
Director & Founder
Barry Clifford
Director of Student Services
Alison Lennon
Director of Studies GC
Lillian Tran
Director of Studies BNE

Anna France has been working at Langports in many different roles since the college opened in Brisbane in 2004. Starting in the Student Services team and later in the Marketing team, she brings a depth of knowledge to Langports. Anna has “grown up” in Australia with international homestay students staying with her family since she was a baby. Helping students reach their personal and educational goals is Anna’s passion.

John France is the founder of Langports English Language College and chairman of The Langports Group. He has been in the TESOL profession for over thirty years and is very highly regarded throughout the world for the quality of his schools. John believes that the success of Langports should be used to greater benefit of society and in 2007, established The Langports Foundation (TLF). TLF is a charity that supports disadvantaged children through education.

Barry has worked in the Education Industry since 1994. Prior to working at Langports, Barry was the Operations Manager in the Future Students Office at Bond University. Barry led a team of Student Advisors and Front office staff advising International and Domestic Students on course options and entry requirements. Prior to this, Barry was the CEO at Nudgee International College, an ELICOS College and Registered Training Organisation where he also coordinated Study Tour programs hosting, at its peak 1200 Student Tour Students per annum.

Alison has been in the ELICOS Industry for 30 years. She began as a study tour teacher and guide and then ESL teacher at many schools across the Gold Coast. After a couple of years travelling the world as an International Flight Attendant, Alison settled back down on the Gold Coast and continued teaching English. She has since extended her qualifications with an International Diploma of Language Teaching Management and Advanced Diploma in Leadership and Management. These Degrees allowed her to move into management positions at schools on the Gold Coast as well as teaching in the VET sector. Alison is a true Gold Coast local, having lived and worked on the Gold Coast for 50 years. She prides herself on being Aussie mum to all her students as well as 3 children of her own.

Lillian is passionate about teaching and helping people change lives through education. She holds a Master’s Degree in TESOL and a number of certificates of teaching English as a second language. She began her teaching career in 1996. Over 20+ years working in the English Language Teaching industry Lillian has had opportunities to work in different educational institutions in Australia and overseas. Lillian’s teaching experience includes General English, English for Academic Purposes, Cambridge Young Leaners exam preparation, as well as FCE and IELTS exam preparation courses. Lillian takes professional pride in her teaching career. Lillian’s life philosophy is ‘It’s never too late to learn.’

Award Winning English Language School in Australia

At Langports, each student is encouraged to share their feedback about their experience at our college and we love hearing their stories. Students also rate Langports on our Facebook and Google page and leave their comments for future students to read. For 7 years, we have been shortlisted for the StudyTravel Star Awards in the ST Star English Language School Southern Hemisphere category and we won this award in 2022! The StudyTravel Star Awards are the annual peer-voted ST Star Awards - rewarding quality service of international study travel schools and agencies.

Studying at Langorts was one of the best things I’ve done in my life! The atmosphere was so friendly, the staff and teachers were so positive, helpful and fun to talk with and I made some very good

Stella from Switzerland

Study in the perfect environment

Whether you are a big city person, or prefer a beach lifestyle, Langports has a campus for you. Located in the centre of Brisbane and Gold Coast, Langports has modern campuses where you will feel comfortable and at home. Why not explore the links below to find out which campus is best for you.


Gold Coast

The Langports Foundation is a charity founded by John France to help disadvantaged children through education.

John believes that the success of Langports should be used to the greater benefit of society, and in 2007, established The Langports Foundation. Both our Brisbane & Gold Coast campuses are members of this foundation contributing to helping make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged youth.

By choosing to study at Langports, students are making a valuable contribution to support the Langports Foundation and helping make our world a better place.

Visit the Langports Foundation Website to find out more…