Teaching during Lockdown

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One of our teachers, Sally, shares her experience of teaching during lockdown. Did you have much time to prepare for teaching online? The NZ Government introduced the 4 level alert system for Coronavirus on Saturday 21st March. We were immediately in level 2. Then two days later, on Monday 22nd, we told students this was

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English student eating apple walking in front of English school building

Languages International welcoming students back to classes at school in beautiful Albert Park

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We’re really happy to announce that Languages International is getting ready to welcome students back to classes at our school in beautiful Albert Park! We’ll be making sure we ‘play it safe’, as our Prime minister has encouraged us to do, taking precautions like social distancing, spacing in classrooms and practising good hand hygiene –

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Student learning English online

New online courses at Languages International

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We hope you’re safe and well. We’d like to give you an update on what’s happening for Languages International in this extraordinary time. While New Zealand remains under a complete lockdown, we are continuing to teach our classes online. We’re using Zoom to provide virtual classrooms and an educational platform called Edmodo to organise materials

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English course in Auckland, New Zealand

Are you ready to take your English Language Teaching career to the next level?

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Languages International in Auckland is offering the Cambridge Delta (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Module 2 as a face-to-face, part-time course from late February to November 2020. Cambridge Delta is an advanced blend of theory and practice that provides professional development for teachers with at least one year’s experience. It gives

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They are us

They are us

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To our friends around the world, We’re sure you have seen the news of the attack on two mosques in Christchurch. We’re also sure that you join with us in sending our love and support to the victims’ families in particular and the people of Christchurch in general. It will take New Zealand some time

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HD

Farewell HD!

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This is HD’s last week at Languages International as he is retiring after having taught here since the year 2000. In honour of the occasion, our teacher Sally MacGregor interviewed HD. 1. How is it that you were born in England, but now live in New Zealand? I trained as a high school teacher in

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Lucy Nelson English Centre

Father and daughter both do CELTA at Languages International 30 years apart

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The contented smile of a language school director, James Upton, Nelson English Centre, 30 years after he did the first ever Cambridge CELTA* run in New Zealand, here at Languages International in November 1988. (*Actually, back then it was the RSA/UCLES Preparatory Certificate in TEFL). Now Languages International is training the next generation: Lucy Upton

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