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
Languages International is delighted to have been shortlisted in this year’s LTM Star Awards as one of the top 5 language schools in the southern hemisphere. Thank you very much to all our partners for your ongoing support and your votes. The winner will be announced in September.
Languages International visits Bethell’s Beach, one of New Zealand’s untouched beaches on the wild West Coast
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
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,
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
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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This weekend 22 students and 4 teachers boarded the good ship Nick’s Cruises for a fun-packed sail around Auckland’s harbour islands. First stop was the stunning volcano, Rangitoto. Some of us made the 45 minutes climb to the top and got treated to breath-taking views while the rest stayed on the boat and fished. One
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
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