Ride the Segway with Languages International

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10 Languages International students travelled into the New Zealand countryside to one of Auckland’s newest attractions, the Luge Park. We took a slow ride to the top and then an adrenalin filled zoom down the hill, occasionally taking our eyes off the track to enjoy the sunset. Some students tried their luck at Minigolf and

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Languages International visits Bethell’s Beach, one of New Zealand’s untouched beaches on the wild West Coast

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On Tuesday we went to Bethell’s Beach after school. Eleven Languages International students from Russia, Taiwan, Switzerland, Korea and Japan came out to see this beautiful beach. The weather was ideal, and the students saw New Zealand’s wild West Coast at its most dramatic and beautiful. Bethell’s is one of our least developed beaches, which

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Languages International Boat Party

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We spent a beautiful winter’s evening on the sea last Friday. It was a little bit cold outside, but inside it was hot and happening. Most students dressed up in costumes beginning with “A”, “B” or “C”, with plenty of cowboys, a catwoman, an army man, an Australian, a Canadian, two anaesthetists, lots of bunnies,

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All Aboard the Languages International Express

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This Sunday, 18 students, 1 teacher and his daughter headed out of the city, into the peaceful surrounds of the Waitakere forest. We had a picnic surrounded by native New Zealand trees and then hopped aboard the Waitakere tram. Originally built to carry material to the damn that supplies 5% of Auckland’s water, the tramline

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Languages International Teacher Publishes Course Book

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Our Director of Teacher Training, Craig Thaine, has just published a Listening and Speaking Skills book with Cambridge University Press. Craig wrote Listening and Speaking 2 together with Sally Logan and attended the launch of the book in Cambridge in mid March. Listening and Speaking 2 is part of the brand-new Cambridge English Skills series

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How Do I Leave a Comment on the Blog?

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Click on the comments link at the bottom of the post.This is what you will see: Write your comment in the box provided, enter your Google user name or OpenID, and click “Publish”. It’s that simple. Give it a go! We would love to hear from you!

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Discoboat

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As the summer sun set on what’s been a fabulous Auckland summer, 116 Languages International students and 7 teachers partied the night away aboard Nick’s Cruises disco boat. We journeyed up the harbour, everyone enjoying the turquoise sea and views of volcanoes. When it got dark, the DJ cranked up the tunes, playing request after

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Surf’s up for Languages International Students

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New Zealand’s one of the best surfing spots in the world, and every weekend our students go out into the swell to learn to catch that perfect wave. Most students have never ridden a surfboard before, but with expert help from our friend Wayne Glover at Aotearoa Surf, they gain confidence and are standing up

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