Language lessons are widely available in Kuching. The centres listed below are not just tuition centres (those that would help students with their school work) but centres that offer their own programme which supplements and extends beyond what schools offer.
The English Language Centre has two types of classes: The Cambridge Stream which follows a Cambridge Syllabus, and a Singaporean steam which follows a Singapore Syllabus. Teachers are of a high standard and students are given the opportunity each year to sit for Internationally recognised tests. Check out their website here. Contact details are: The English Language Centre, 185C/D/E, 1st Floor, Fortuneland Business Centre, Jln Rock,93200 Kuching, Phone: 082-25 0950.
International Tuition School has five branches all over Kuching. They specialise in English Language but are a more ‘local’ centre than the one mentioned above. Contact details are: Jalan Sekama (Main School) No. 71 A-C Jalan Mendu, Ph: 082-480780.
The Language Specialist House on Rock Road also does English lessons. They also do other languages. Their contact details are: 1547, 1st Floor, Jln Rock 93250 Kuching, Sarawak Phone: 082-23 6237.
Little Giant Learning Centre caters students from 3-year-old to adults, for beginners (without any Mandarin background) to advanced learners. Little Giant Learning Centre has interesting & stress-free courses which includes Conversation (Listening & Speaking), Reading & Writing and Chinese Calligraphy Classes. Each classes is limited to 10 students only for more personal teaching purposes. Contact details are: No.53 & 54, Lot 10203 & 10204, 2nd Floor Jalan Tun Jugah, Kuching 93350, Ph: 082-461525/016-8589428/0168889428 f: 082-451006.
Kumon has recently started operations in Kuching. It is a maths programme that is based around children working at their actual ability level rather than their chronological age level. Children do exercises rather than being taught in class groups. Kumon has two different centres one is located at Jalan Song. The address is: First Floor, Sublot 14, 10792 Jalan Song, 93350 Kuching, Phone:016-3306226
The second is located along Jalan Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce (Jalan Keretapi), not far from Bing. Their contact details are: 1st Floor, lot 3192, block 10, Lorong Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce 12, 082-257658/019-8897658.