7 ways to ace your Cambridge C1 Advanced Speaking Test

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What you need to know about the Cambridge C1 Advanced speaking test The C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge CAE) speaking test has 4 parts and lasts 15 minutes (about 23 minutes for a group of 3). You will take the test with another candidate and both you and your partner will be given an

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Cambridge exam classes starting soon

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Starting on 19th March 2018, Languages International is running twelve-week, intensive Cambridge FCE, CAE and CPE courses at our school in Auckland, New Zealand. Languages International’s Cambridge exam preparation classes are great for improving your everyday communication in English, and the Cambridge English tests are internationally recognised. Languages International is one of few schools around that can provide

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Michael on graduation day.

Congratulations to our Assistant Director of Studies, Michael Gask, on gaining his second Master’s degree!

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A huge congratulations to our Assistant Director of Studies, Michael Gask, on his recent graduation from Victoria University of Wellington with a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages – MA(TESOL)! This is Michael’s second Master’s degree. The first was a Master of Arts with Honours in English. Michael has also

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Brian, the school cat, and his Kiwi friend

Brian – our much loved school cat

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I’m not sure if it is true but I believe one of the gardening staff found a small black and white cat one day, in Albert Park. One of the park staff had recently died and his name was Brian so the staff named the small cat Brian, in that man’s memory. They looked after

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Ann did CELTA in Auckland

Where are they now? What our CELTA graduates are doing: Ann

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Ann is teaching in New Zealand. 1 Where are you teaching at the moment? I recently finished my teaching contract in Wellington at MCLaSS: Multicultural Learning and Support Services teaching refugees and migrants. I have now moved back to Auckland, looking forward to continuing my career in teaching ESOL. Since finishing my contract with MCLaSS,

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Where are they now? What our CELTA graduates are doing: Haolei Hu

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Haolei Hu is working in Jiangxi Normal University, in the South-East of China. 1 What was your background before you took the CELTA, teaching and other? Before taking CELTA, I had been a university lecturer in China for 9 years, a part-time study center teacher in English Language Academy of University of Auckland for over

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Craig Thaine’s new article in Modern English Teacher

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Our Director of Teacher Training has published a new article ‘Assessment and Motivation in English Language Programmes’ in the most recent copy of Modern English Teacher. In the article, Craig looks at the relationship between assessment and students’ motivation. Drawing on studies from primary and secondary general education, the article outlines some of the ways

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