Boat Party at LI

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82 students and 5 teachers spent three hours cruising the Auckland harbour and partying hard last Thursday night. Prizes were awarded for best and worst hat and best dancer. What a night !!

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Languages International above average in International Cambridge exam results

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Languages International continues to produce above average Cambridge results as seen in this comparison of International Cambridge exam results from 2004. In March, June and December, 2004 Languages International consistently topped the rankings for the main suite Cambridge exams, ahead of the country averages for Switzerland, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Our most out-standing

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Cambridge Exam results December 2005

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Congratulations to our Cambridge exam students for December 2005.A total of 75 Languages International students sat FCE, CAE or CPE exams in December last year. Our students achieved an 81% pass rate for FCE, an 86% pass rate for CAE and a 79% pass rate for CPE. Our overall pass rate of 83% was higher

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Frances Woolcott, new Chairperson of APPEL

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Languages International is very pleased to announce that our Director, Frances Woolcott, has recently been elected Chairperson of APPEL, the Association of Private Providers of English Language. APPEL, whose members enrol about 80% of international students studying English in New Zealand, is the voice for the private English teaching industry in New Zealand.Frances has been

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Cambridge Exam results June 2005

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Congratulations to our Cambridge exam students for June 2005. 43 students sat FCE, CAE or CPE exams. 35 out of 43 passed their main choice exam meaning our overall pass rate was 81%. The FCE results are very pleasing with 15 out of 15 candidates passing. Overall, our results are still way higher than the

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Darren Conway is Languages International’s New CEO

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Darren has been with Languages International since 1993 when he was employed as a graduate teacher with experience in Australia, Europe and the Middle East. His achievements during the last twelve years with the school include:-Qualifications: DELTA and MA in Applied Linguistics completed; MBA in progress -Positions: Teacher Trainer, Manager of EAP programmes and DOS:

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Winter in New Zealand

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With winter here in Auckland, students and staff at Languages International are preparing for snowboarding and skiing trips.We are currently taking students to Snowplanet, just 20 minutes from Auckland, to practice. Snowplanet is the only indoor ski area in the Southern Hemisphere. It provides a safe, fun area for students to learn how to snowboard

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Alumni reunions around the world

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Students who have attended Languages International in the last three years gathered for five wonderful alumni reunions in Brazil in March, Russia in April and Japan in May. It was great to see a few ex-students from Porto Alegre, Rio, Sao Paulo, Moscow and Tokyo. Many stories were told of extra travel after studying at

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Languages International Staff Christmas Party

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Ahoy Matey! On Wednesday 8 December Languages International staff had their end-of-year Christmas party aboard ye old ship Nick. We enjoyed a great night of swash-buckling fun dressed as pirates. Arnie Poutai won the prize for best dressed teacher, taking a uniquely New Zealand prize, Zorbing! With dinner, Christmas presents and spot prizes, we danced

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