2 Must-visit Places to Enjoy Nature Near Auckland

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Hi, my name is Scott and I’m a teacher here at LI.  I’m from Canada and I love to spend time outdoors. I guess that’s why I love living here in New Zealand; there are so many opportunities to take advantage of what New Zealand’s most famous for. Although Auckland is a pretty big place,

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Cambridge Delta – What? Why? How?

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Congratulations to our teacher, Melissa, who has passed the Cambridge Delta, which she studied for here at Languages International. Delta, which stands for Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, is widely recognised as the best practical qualification for experienced language teachers. Languages International has an extremely well qualified staff: 20 have a Delta, and

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Students learning English at Languages International Christchurch

Literacyprofessionals.co.nz is live!

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The Literacy Professionals, the workplace literacy team at Languages International, are pleased to announce that their new website is live. The site is designed for New Zealand businesses who are interested in developing the language and literacy skills of their employees. It’s a place where businesses can research the services we offer and find out

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Fishing in New Zealand

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Tom with an 8kg snapper he caught on a trout line at Kawau. I’m Tom Lusk and I’ve been a teacher at Languages International since 2004. My hobby is fishing, and New Zealand has some of the most fantastic fishing in the world. If you enjoy fishing, I can give you lots of help and advice

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How to Get IELTS 6.5 & Graduate from a New Zealand University

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Our most recent university graduate: Languages International student, Jennifer Colombel, on her AUT university graduation day. Your goal of getting into a NZ university doesn’t have to be as difficult as you think. Even if English isn’t your 1st language, with the right help, you can get into the university of your choice and greatly

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Students Vote Languages International “Best Language School in New Zealand”

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Languages International wins inaugural EducationStars award. “Uniquely in the international education industry, the EducationStars Award is awarded based on student ratings only.” explains Franziska Pfister, Marketing Manager at EducationStars. “The EducationStars Award shows that your educational services, quality and customer satisfaction are recognised by your students. At the same time potential clients can see the

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New publication by LI’s Director of Teacher Training

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Congratulations to Craig Thaine, our Director of Teacher Training, who is one of the two authors of new English for Academic Purposes (EAP) series just published by Cambridge University Press. The series is called Cambridge Academic English, and consists of books at three levels: Intermediate (B1+), Upper Intermediate (B2) and Advanced (C1). Craig has authored

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New Massey University Degree Pathway

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Languages International now has bachelor degree-level pathways with 3 of New Zealand’s leading tertiary institutions.  No IELTS exam necessary. Languages International has signed a pathway agreement with Massey University. This allows students who pass Languages International’s English for University Higher course to fulfill the English-language entry requirement for Massey’s bachelor degree courses without having to

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Our Taekwondo Champion!

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Languages International student Manuarii Bousquet took time out from studying in Auckland last week to complete in the Taekwondo New Zealand Open Championships. Manu overcame a foot injury in the final to win gold in the Under 74kgs Black Belt Senior category. His parents flew in from Tahiti to support Manu, who’s been doing Taekwondo since he was

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