Yamile Almeida from Colombia has just finished a 24-week English course at Languages International. She made excellent progress in that short time: starting in our Elementary class (level 2 of 8 levels), she advanced all the way to Upper Intermediate class (level 6 of 8). Because Yamile is such a successful learner, we asked her
Congratulations to our student Suzy Sun on passing her OET exam!
Congratulations to our student Suzy Sun on passing her OET exam! Suzy is now moving forward with her Nursing Registration. We are very proud of her accomplishment. Suzy was recently featured on Languages International’s Students Say page where she wrote about her impressions of Languages International, its teachers and its OET preparation course. The Occupational
Is it really TOO late?
Most professionals or people over 30 years old think that they cannot improve their English skills abroad by leaving everything behind. Even though they are very depressed or embarrassed about their English speaking abilities, they are not curious or brave enough to take action and they always complain about how it is so hard to
Why you should study English in New Zealand
Former Languages International student, Mari Souza has found that studying English at Languages International has helped her both in her everyday life and her career. “Studying abroad is a key to personal development, and NZ was the right choice for me.” she says. I interviewed Mari to see how studying English in New Zealand helped
How Maria Got 7.0 in IELTS
Languages International, Maria will be back in New Zealand next year to study at Massey University. Our Regional Marketing Manager, Larissa Merz, describes Maria as a “a true star.” “Maria had a fantastic attitude to her studies and took all the opportunities offered by the school to improve her English.” says Annie Thode, our Director of Studies. Maria says “With
How to Get IELTS 6.5 & Graduate from a New Zealand University
Our most recent university graduate: Languages International student, Jennifer Colombel, on her AUT university graduation day. Your goal of getting into a NZ university doesn’t have to be as difficult as you think. Even if English isn’t your 1st language, with the right help, you can get into the university of your choice and greatly
Our Taekwondo Champion!
Languages International student Manuarii Bousquet took time out from studying in Auckland last week to complete in the Taekwondo New Zealand Open Championships. Manu overcame a foot injury in the final to win gold in the Under 74kgs Black Belt Senior category. His parents flew in from Tahiti to support Manu, who’s been doing Taekwondo since he was
A student from France gets a job in New Zealand
(Written by Alex Bouhiron, a past student of Languages International) Last September, I got a diploma in waste management. Although I have a professional degree, I didn’t find a job in France. After five months of unsuccessful research, I decided to come in New Zealand. My goal was to improve my English and secondly get
Our Graduates: Elena’s Success Story
Elena Chernova, a former student of Languages International, has recently visited the school to share with us her “post-LIL” experience. Elena is now doing her Graduate Diploma in Computer Science at AUT (Auckland University of Technology) and says the study skills learned during her English for University course here have helped her a lot with
“Russian Community” Leads the Way in IELTS
This month the Languages International IELTS results in Auckland were particularly impressive, as the average pass mark among the Russian students reached 7.5. Congratulations to our students and their teachers, who worked so hard towards these results! The IELTS certificate is one of the most highly-valued English language qualifications in the world and is often