Student shares his New Zealand experience

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Growing up in Cheboksary, the crossroads of the Western Russia, and having completed my degree in Engineering in Moscow made me learn a lot about being independent and facing new challenges in life. After graduating form MGSU I knew I wanted even bigger challenge. So I decided to continue my education in a western country,

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Business classes visit Small Business Expo

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The two upper business classes recently visited the Small Business Expo in Auckland. This was a practical field trip which allowed learners to apply the English they have learned to real-life situations. They met and interacted with a number of New Zealand business people and were able to ask questions about business practices here in

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Marae trip for LIL students

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A group of 27 LIL students and 4 staff, along with 15 students from other schools in Auckland, had a fantastic weekend learning about Maori culture while staying on a Marae outside Whangarei. As well as sleeping on matresses on the marae floor, they learned flax weaving, the haka, woodcarving and how to make poi.

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Boat party on the Auckland Harbour

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Sixty five students and four staff enjoyed our recent boat party. Prizes were given to the best dancer and the best hat of the night. The students danced the night away as they cruised around the Auckland Harbour gaining spectacular night views of Auckland city.

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Gracias and auf Wiedersehen to Ebba and Fay!

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With heavy hearts Languages International has bid farewell to two of the school’s finest Accommodation and Student Welfare Managers. After over 10 years with LI, Fay Manna flew off to Germany with her family where her husband has gained employment in an international school. The Manna clan first had a well-deserved break at a friend’s

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What makes our students successful?

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Meet Vadim Smolianinov from Russia who has just passed his IELTS Academic test with an outstanding result of 7.5 points (with 8.0 for Writing). Having studied Diagnostic Medicine and worked in the field of Ultrasound and Medical Radiation Technology for 6 years, Vadim came to New Zealand from his hometown Vladimir in February 2006, specifically

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Great Cambridge results again in March 2006

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We were really pleased with our Cambridge exam results in March. We entered 3 classes for the FCE exam and 3 classes for the CAE exam. We achieved an 86% pass rate in FCE and 96% in CAE, well above New Zealand and international averages. We can’t promise a pass, but we believe that we

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