Fabulous Auckland

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Auckland is a great and warm city. When you walk in the streets you can see A LOT of different people, from different cities or countries. Aucklanders are not the most friendly people in the world but they are still really social. You can see very different looks when you walk by such as gothics,

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My Languages International Homestay Family

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I live with a homestay family in Morningside. I live with a man and his wife and his daughter. They are a wonderful family. My homestay father is very friendly and funny, and he’s always happy. Every day my homestay mother cooks different food, sometimes she is cooking rice with chicken with some salad. I

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The Weather in NZ

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I’m a student at Languages International in NZ. I like NZ because it has very nice weather. I like this weather because it rains and is warm at the same time! Sometimes, it’s very cold and freezing, but now it’s fantastic because it’s not cold. Every day is sunny and warm which is very good

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The Last Big Pub Crawl

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Friday afternoon at 4pm, a big crowd of Languages International students was waiting outside 27 for James and the pub crawl crew. After the pub-list and a competition paper had been handed out to the students, we all started walking towards Anzac Street where our first stop would take place. Happily and safely we arrived

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Four Great Things to Do in Rotorua and Taupo

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In the holidays, we went to Rotorua and Taupo. They were really nice places but the smell was not good. When we arrived in Rotorua it was raining so we couldn’t do many activities. First, we tried the Gondola and luge. You can choose three levels when you luge: Beginner Intermediate and Advanced. We liked

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The Learning Centre

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On the first day at school I was at the Learning Centre. Tom (the Learning Center Manager) explained to us “new students” what we could do in the Learning Center (LC). The LC has a lot of things to do to improve your English.There are some computers with programs to learn. For example, they have

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Home Sweet Home

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Hello everyone! I live in apartment which is really near Queen St. and the school. I have a flatmate who is from Japan. Sometimes we cook together and practice our English conversation. In Taiwan, I live with my family, and I don’t need to do anything beacuse my mother does everything for me. However, now

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Cultural Differences: Part 4 of 4 (Germany and New Zealand)

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I came to New Zealand for only three weeks. First, I stayed in Auckland for two weeks and then I’m going to Queenstown for for one week. I lived in two different homestays during this time. The reasons for my choices are two different things, too. I will see the country and I will improve

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Cultural Differences: Part 3 of 4

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I have just arrived in New Zealand, and I have already seen the cultural difference in the food… I think that it is very interesting to travel because you can have an open mind, and that’s why I decided to come to New Zealand. New Zealand isn’t near my country, and i want learn its

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Cultural Differences: Part 2 of 4

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I came to New Zealand to study English. It was a new experience to see people driving on the left side. Before crossing the street, I always look on the wrong side of the road. When pedestrians cross the street, the car drivers never stop. Most Kiwi people aren’t very fashionable. When people say “cheers”,

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