Languages International, Maria will be back in New Zealand next year to study at Massey University. Our Regional Marketing Manager, Larissa Merz, describes Maria as a “a true star.” “Maria had a fantastic attitude to her studies and took all the opportunities offered by the school to improve her English.” says Annie Thode, our Director of Studies. Maria says “With
Auckland 1st and 2nd on Lonely Planet’s List
Travel guide Lonely Planet has released its latest New Zealand edition, which includes a list of the 20 top experiences that New Zealand has to offer. Auckland Harbour and the Hauraki Gulf were first on their list. Urban Auckland was second. Auckland and its harbours are stunning and remarkable places to visit. According to the
More Must-visit Places to Enjoy in Auckland
Hello there. I’m Simon, a teacher at LI. I’m from London England, but have lived in Auckland for 7 years and am happy-as to call it home. With all the hustle and bustle of city life, it’s really easy to forget that Auckland is dotted with amazing volcanic cones – don’t panic, they’ve all been
On Course for IELTS 2nd Edition Now Available
A 2nd edition of On Course for IELTS is now available. This is a revised and updated version of the original 2003 edition written by Brett Shirreffs, our Marketing Manager, and Darren Conway, our CEO, and published by Oxford University Press. On Course for IELTS is a 120 -150 hour, full-time, topic based course to
2 Must-visit Places to Enjoy Nature Near Auckland
Hi, my name is Scott and I’m a teacher here at LI. I’m from Canada and I love to spend time outdoors. I guess that’s why I love living here in New Zealand; there are so many opportunities to take advantage of what New Zealand’s most famous for. Although Auckland is a pretty big place,
Cambridge Delta – What? Why? How?
Congratulations to our teacher, Melissa, who has passed the Cambridge Delta, which she studied for here at Languages International. Delta, which stands for Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, is widely recognised as the best practical qualification for experienced language teachers. Languages International has an extremely well qualified staff: 20 have a Delta, and
Literacyprofessionals.co.nz is live!
The Literacy Professionals, the workplace literacy team at Languages International, are pleased to announce that their new website is live. The site is designed for New Zealand businesses who are interested in developing the language and literacy skills of their employees. It’s a place where businesses can research the services we offer and find out
How to Improve Your Chances in the Job Market and Experience Uncommon Beauty
In 2006, my sister had the opportunity to go on a student exchange, and she chose New Zealand as her destination. Still a high school student, she lived there for 6 months and really identified with the culture and the family that hosted her. This influenced me to spend the summer holidays in New Zealand
Fishing in New Zealand
Tom with an 8kg snapper he caught on a trout line at Kawau. I’m Tom Lusk and I’ve been a teacher at Languages International since 2004. My hobby is fishing, and New Zealand has some of the most fantastic fishing in the world. If you enjoy fishing, I can give you lots of help and advice
Congratulations Samuel Annen, Languages International’s Olympic Athlete!
Samuel had a clear goal when he came to New Zealand to study English in October 2008. He intended to represent Switzerland in rowing at the 2012 Olympic games and wanted to improve his English as part of his preparation for the event. Samuel was probably the most disciplined and focused student we’ve had here at L.I.,