“I highly recommend choosing Languages International. The experience will be unique. I had the best time of my life in New Zealand” – Damian, Switzerland

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Deutsch | English My name is Damian and I’m from Lucerne, Switzerland. After finishing highschool I couldn’t start to study immediately as every Swiss guy has to do either military or civil service. So, for this gap year before my studies I wanted to travel, learn some more English and get a better feeling for

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Liz

Farewell to our Teacher / Teacher Trainer Liz

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At the end of 2019 we had another sad farewell at Languages International. Our teacher Liz has moved on to new role as Auckland University’s DELNA Language Advisor. Liz made an enormous contribution to LI over the years, taking on lots of different roles at the school. She started her career at LI in 2005

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Rhonda

Farewell to our teacher Rhonda

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As 2019 came to a close, we were very sad to say good bye to our teacher Rhonda who retired in December after 14 years at Languages International. Rhonda is a much-loved and highly flexible member of the LI team. In addition to teaching all kinds of

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What makes a New Zealand Christmas special?

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I was talking to one of our former Swiss students on Instagram the other day, and she was telling me all about the wonders of a winter Christmas in Switzerland. That got me to thinking about what the iconic elements of a New Zealand Christmas are that make it so special. To find out what

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Montage of CELTA student and Languages International Auckland, New Zealand photos

“My experience doing the Cambridge CELTA in Auckland, New Zealand” – Angel, China

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简体中文 | 繁體中文 | English Languages International CELTA trainee, Angel, from China, tells about her experience doing the Cambridge CELTA here in Auckland, New Zealand. Find out what the CELTA course is like and how it has changed Angel’s teaching style, why Angel chose Languages International, and why you should come to New Zealand for CELTA. The video

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IELTS preparation in Auckland, New Zealand

Mandy’s IELTS success: she needed 4.5 and got 6.0 [video]

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简体中文 | 繁體中文 | English Languages International student Mandy, from China, shares some exciting news about her IELTS exam. With Languages International’s help and lots of hard work, she got an even higher band score than she needed for her future study in New Zealand. Congratulations, Mandy! We are proud of you!

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Larissa's farewell card and a pink rose from the bunch of flowers she was given

Farewell to our Regional Marketing Manager Larissa Merz

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After 20 wonderful years working at Languages International in a variety of roles, our talented and creative Regional Marketing Manager Larissa Merz is moving on to explore new projects and other adventures. At Larissa’s farewell, we discovered that in addition to being an artist and dancer, our multi-talented, multi-lingual colleague, also sings beautifully. In lieu

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OET Premium Preparation Provider

New Zealand’s 1st official OET Premium Preparation Provider

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New Zealand’s first official OET Premium Preparation Provider We are delighted to announce that Languages International is now the first official New Zealand OET Premium Preparation Provider. To find out more about OET and what it means to be an OET Premium Preparation Provider read the announcement on Languages International’s Literacy Professionals blog. OET Preparation

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International English students learning English together in Albert Park in Auckland New Zealand

New photography for our website

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Languages International has sparkling new photos for our website thanks to talented photographer Kurt Langer and our Regional Marketing Manager Larissa Merz, who organised the shoot. We also owe a special thanks to our models who are all Languages International students and staff. The website will be updated with the new photos over the next few

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