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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Ponsonby Bar Crawl

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Languages International teachers and students hit the fashionable streets of Ponsonby this week. We visited 3 different bars, the first with a great view of the skytower, the second where we ate the famous new Zealand Green-lipped Mussel, and the last with live music – where we partied until the wee small hours. Everyone had

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Creative Cambridge Students Launch CAE Class Wiki

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A group of students from one of our CAE classes has created a wiki where their classmates can collaboratively record their experiences in New Zealand. The students started the wiki to practise their English and share their experiences with friends and family back home, as well as their new friends here in Auckland. On the

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Congratulations to Our Recent DELTA Graduates!

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We are very pleased for our teachers Paul, Tom and Karina, who have all just learned that they passed their ‘Dip’ – the Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, or DELTA – which they studied for at Languages International in 2007. The DELTA has a mix of theory and practical teaching and is

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