Japanese blogger learning English and exploring New Zealand

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(日本語ページはこちらから。 / Read this post in Japanese.) Imagine being invited to spend 6 weeks in New Zealand learning English and visiting some of the most exciting places in the country. A dream come true, right? Well that dream did come true for one lucky student. Ayumi Maruyama, a design student from Musashino Art University in Tokyo, is

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Author Craig Thaine

Languages International’s Director of Teacher Training writes 6 new books for Cambridge University Press

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An interview with Craig Thaine, co-author of the new Empower course book series Craig Thaine, Languages International‘s Director of Teacher Training, is also the author of several books published by Cambridge University Press. His recently released course book series Empower adds another six books to his body of work. We interviewed him to find out how he does it. How do

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Russian Beauty Contestant Wins English Course in New Zealand

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Imagine winning a trip to New Zealand and a free course at Languages International. That dream came true for one lucky Russian university student. In June last year Karolina won a beauty contest at her university, gaining the title “Miss Higher School of Economics-2014.” The contest was co-sponsored by Russian travel consultancy Abel Tasman. The

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School bake sale to raise money for Nepal

Bake Sale for Nepal

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Today, Languages International had a bake sale to raise money for disaster relief in Nepal. Staff baked delicious biscuits, cakes and slices, which our students bought for their morning tea. Over $1000 was raised. All the money is being donated to Oxfam, who will use it to help with earthquake relief. A huge thank you

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Homestay: the best way to experience New Zealand life

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What is it like to stay in a New Zealand homestay? Anna and Vladimir from Russia sent us this message about their experience… “There is no better way to get some impression what life is really like in New Zealand than through staying with the hosts at homestay. My husband and I visited Auckland at

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Daulet from Globus Education Kazakhstan at Languages International

“What I received while in New Zealand was magnificent and time well spent”

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Our friend and partner, Daulet from Globus Education Kazakhstan, has just visited Languages International and stayed with one of our homestays.  Here is his feedback. Globus Education Kazakhstan has been working in partnership with Languages International since 2006 and considers them one of the main partners within New Zealand. Our students give us positive feedback regarding their experience

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Languages International Shortlisted for Star Award for 7th Time

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Languages International is delighted to have received its 7th Star Award short-listing for the Study Travel Magazine (STM) Star Award in the Southern Hemisphere category. Thank you very much to our partners for your ongoing support and for voting for us again this year! Every year, language travel consultants around the world vote for their “Star” school

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Auckland – the perfect mix of city, nature, and good people

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Auckland is definitely one of the best cities that I’ve ever been to and I’m enjoying every minute of it! For me is the perfect mix of urban city, nature, and good people. Auckland is a beautiful city in the North Island of New Zealand. It’s the most populated urban area in this country, and

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