Kirill learning English in New Zealand

Student gives outstanding presentation on ‘The Wooden Architecture of Irkutsk’ [with video]

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Русский | English This week one of our Advanced English students, Kirill Sharygin, gave a fascinating presentation for all the teachers and students at Languages International about ‘The Wooden Architecture of Irkutsk.’ In Russia, Kirill is an architecture student at Irkutsk National Research Technical University. His presentation was both interesting and informative. Kirill displayed the

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English courses in New Zealand

My best trip – Naoki, Japan

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My classmate Luciano and I went on a 5-day trip to Tongariro. It took about 5 hours by car from Auckland to Tongariro, but it didn’t feel that long to us because we were enjoying ourselves. We were saying “Enjoy the moment!” to each other whenever something was difficult. This trip cannot be expressed in

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LI Students Travel to Mount Maunganui

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It is always wonderful to see students making friends with students from other countries. It is such a great opportunity for them to practise their English together and to learn about each other’s cultures. These photos are from a trip that a group of friends from 6 different countries took together recently. One of the

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New Zealand adventures

3 out of 6 Adventures on World Must-do List are in New Zealand

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In an article published today on New Zealand news website Stuff.co.nz, Michael Gebicki, an Australian travel writer, named his six must-do world adventures. Three of the six are in New Zealand. Two are in Auckland and one of them is just a five-hour drive from Auckland, making it a great overnight trip for Languages International

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Hobbiton New Zealand

My Experience in New Zealand: Hobbiton

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While on my stay in New Zealand, it was crucial for me to visit Hobbiton. There I saw the astonishing landscape which was used in the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” movies. It was fascinating to learn the tricks, which were used to let the actors appear smaller or bigger. While walking through the movie set

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Devinsupertramp's New Zealand videos

Must-see Videos of Extreme Sports in New Zealand

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New Zealand is known as the adventure capital of the world. Film-maker Devin Super Tramp spent two adrenaline-filled weeks here doing 14 different extreme sports. You can see the amazing things he did in the videos below. Languages International‘s partner Kiwiana Tours takes our students on weekend trips where they can try lots of these activities and others.

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Sandboarding in New Zealand

Sandboarding in the Bay of Islands

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Our student, Christoph, went to the Bay of Islands at the weekend with Kiwiana Tours and had a great time. They went sandboarding. “It was awesome. Wonderful. Unbelievable. I went as fast as I could. I wanted to hit the river. I’m a bit sore now but it was worth it.” he says. Watch Christoph’s video

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