English course in Auckland
Study English in the sparkling capital of New Zealand!
Information on the English School in Auckland
Auckland is a harbour city, so you’re never far away from the sparkling shores of the coast. Whether you enjoy surfing, harbour swims, white sandy beaches (or black sandy ones!), there is a beach for everyone!
Stretch your legs in the various green parks and reserves dotted throughout this splendidly friendly city, such as Albert Park or Cornwall Park (keep an eye out for the lambs during the spring!).
The food scene here is impressive and with cuisine from around the world, you will never be homesick for your favourite meal! New Zealanders (also referred to as ‘Kiwis’) love their coffee, so before your English language course lessons commence, be sure to grab a cup at any of the cute little cafes!
Auckland is the gateway to the rest of New Zealand, so if you want to explore the majestic scenery in the South Island, go bungy jumping in Rotorua or ride the ski slopes, then this is the perfect base from which to do it.
The school is conveniently located well within the bustling city centre, close to all the amazing attractions and sights. Equipped with Wi-Fi, interactive whiteboards, a student lounge and an IT suite, the school endeavours to help you achieve your language goals whilst exploring the beautiful landscape and world-class activities that New Zealand offers.
Make the most of its ideal location with trips to famous lakes and mountains and practice your English course skills whilst socialising with the locals!
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- Accredited schools
- NZQA (New Zaeland)
- English course and materials
- Accommodation (optional)
- International welcome!
- Support available every day
- Certificate of frequency and level
Discover a bit of Auckland through pictures!
Choose your English course in Auckland
Certify your study stay in Auckland
What certificates can you get?
At the end of your English language course you will receive a certificate of participation stating the dates, the type of course and the language level you have achieved. This certificate of partecipation is a nice addition to your CV. Remember that to get your level certified and recognised internationally, you will have to take a test like the IELTS or TOEFL, for example. You can apply for your examination directly at school, there are normally 2 sessions every month.
Are you also looking for accommodation?
YWCA - Residence
[+] The YWCA is a hostel. The building is designated for the accommodation of students and also tourists. It is a social accommodation option where students have their own bedroom with a shared shower and toilet on the same floor. Three floors are exclusive to females. Shared kitchen facilities are prov ... >> Read more
[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more
Extra activities, learn while having fun!
What extra activities are available for the students in Auckland
Each English Course includes a variety of educational and social activities for free, which are specifically designed to promote linguistic practice and socializing. Activities are ongoing and differ from week to week, involving teachers and participating adult students that come from all around the world. There are also varied activities such as concerts and movie nights that can be purchased directly at the school, so make sure you inquire! Among the free activities, you'll find:
- Pronunciation Classes;
- Arts and Food Cultural Evenings;
- Sports, Walking and Hiking;
- Guided Tours of surrounding areas and local markets;
- Focus Groups for conversation practice;
Why study English in Auckland
Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!
Thanks to it being an international, multicultural city, you’re bound to make friends whilst studying here and there are plenty of international events and festivals, such as the Chinese Lantern Festival or the Diwali celebrations.
You’re bound to love the stunning, vibrant atmosphere, especially its friendly people who will undoubtedly help you settle in here in no time!
Statistics, some interesting numbers
Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.
- JAPANESE22 % 22 %
- COLOMBIAN17 % 17 %
- KOREAN17 % 17 %
- THAI15 % 15 %
- BRAZILIAN9 % 9 %
- CHILEAN4 % 4 %
- FRENCH3 % 3 %
- MEXICAN3 % 3 %
- SAUDI3 % 3 %
- BELGIAN1 % 1 %
- OTHER6% 6%
Here the age groups at the English school in Auckland:
- 18-2980 % 80 %
- 30+ 40+ 50+20% 20%
Structure and timetable of English course in Auckland
First day in Auckland
The first day begins at 08:30 with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about, it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons.
Welcome Package Tipically, on your first day of English course in Auckland students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about Auckland , the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Auckland, suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).
Welcome Event On the first day of your course you are invited to a welcome event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English course and from the school.
As of your second day, you will start with the regular timetable. For courses of 20 lessons/week, it typically starts at about 09:00 am up until 12:30, with a coffee break in the middle. For courses of 30 lessons/week, the timetable also includes an afternoon session, typically from 13:30 up to 15:00.
NOTE: At certain times (often in the High Season), the school opts for a “Double Banking” time table, this means that your lessons will be held in the morning one day, and in the afternoon the day after. Naturally, the overall amount of lessons you booked will be completed.
Useful information about Auckland
Not to be missed!
- Waitemata Harbour
- The Sky Tower
- Auckland Harbour Bridge
- The Bird Sanctuary
- Tiritiri Matangi Island
- The Lord of the Rings Hobbiton movie set
- Waitomo Caves
- Climb Rangitoto
- Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise
- Wineries on Waiheke Island
- Shopping at Devonport
How to get around Auckland
The best way to travel lightweight and securely, is to use your mobile and Google Maps to organize your commutes, you probably use it already, but just in case… try it out here: Google maps. Also, in most English speaking countries worldwide you can use private transport services such as Uber and Bolt. Please try them out, you will find the Apps on your mobile App store, most students use these services to commute from and to school, sharing the rides with their class mates.
Cost of living, some examples
- Coffee/Cappuccino (Starbucks) $4.00-$5.00
- Bottle of water/soda (0.33 litre) $1.50-$3.50
- Fast-Food combo meal $10.00-$12.00
- Meal, inexpensive restaurant $12.00-$22.00
- Fitness club (monthly, 1 adult) $40.00-$119.00
- Public transport (local transport) $5.00 (one-way)