Courses in New Zealand - Lolly Cake

Social Programme: Make New Zealand Lolly Cake and Practise English

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Languages International has a Social Programme of after-school activities. It is an opportunity to meet new friends from all over the world and to practise your English. We have different activities each week, but the most popular ones are repeated several times a year. One of these popular activities is making Lolly Cake. Lolly Cake is an easy, fun,

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Sandboarding in New Zealand

Sandboarding in the Bay of Islands

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Our student, Christoph, went to the Bay of Islands at the weekend with Kiwiana Tours and had a great time. They went sandboarding. “It was awesome. Wonderful. Unbelievable. I went as fast as I could. I wanted to hit the river. I’m a bit sore now but it was worth it.” he says. Watch Christoph’s video

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Visit Mount Eden & see Auckland from above

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Students from one of our General English classes have been writing about their experiences in New Zealand and places you can visit while you’re studying in Auckland. Our first student tells you about Mount Eden. It’s only a 15-minute drive from school, and from the top of the mountain you get wonderful views of Auckland. You can

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Auckland Zoo

See a Kiwi at the Auckland Zoo

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I went to the Auckland Zoo to see a Kiwi after class last week.  It took about 30 minutes to get there from town by bus. I looked for the Kiwi’s enclosure and ran there as soon as I arrived at the gate of the Zoo. Closing time was five thirty PM. That’s why I didn’t have

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English school trip - Auckland Maritime Museum

Things to See and Do around Auckland

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Do you need to discover some new things to see and do around Auckland? Students in the Grammar for Writing class work on developing their writing skills by focusing on different areas of grammar and different kinds of texts each week. Last week, they were looking at blog entries. Here are some examples of their

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More Must-visit Places to Enjoy in Auckland

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Hello there. I’m Simon, a teacher at LI.  I’m from London England, but have lived in Auckland for 7 years and am happy-as to call it home. With all the hustle and bustle of city life, it’s really easy to forget that Auckland is dotted with amazing volcanic cones – don’t panic, they’ve all been

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Why tree planting is the greatest Social Programme activity

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Written by: Reem Helal, a student at Languages International Languages International school has many amazing social program activities, I have been to some of them but the greatest one was the tree planting. It was a new experience for me as female to plant and dig. Despite the hard work and the physical effort that

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Make Friends While Practising your English

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Photo: Mission Bay by gewitterhexer Hello, I am French, and I come from Paris. I am at LI for 3 weeks to improve my English among students from around the world that have the same aim. Up to now, I have already experienced the Social Programme activities proposed by LI twice. In my first class

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I Did It!

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One day, I discovered some brilliant news via the weekly social program at our school. That was bungy jumping on the Harbour Bridge. I have already done it 4 times. However, I had never tried bungy jumping on the Harbour Bridge. I had no doubt about doing it, so i didn’t hesitate to book this

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Back to Rangitoto

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Read Part 1 first – Rangitoto Kayak –That’s What You Call a Must-Do! Hi we are John and Evgeny, who will tell you our latest trip and for me (John) the second trip to Rangitoto. Back to Rangitoto? Yes! You will think to yourself why on earth would he go to that volcano island twice… Yes…

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