We just arrived in NZ last weekend, and started our exciting life of study abroad. Everything is special and different for us.

The air is extremely fresh, the sky is blue, and we can see the birds everywhere. To our big surprise, Christchurch is the second biggest city in NZ, but it is quiet and clean, without too many skyscrapers. Everyone here is hospitable and looks happy. We love this city.

Our life of study in L.I. is amazing. We’ve got many friends from different countries and our teachers are also great. Our teacher, Susan loves drawing pictures in classes, in order to make us understand new words more clearly. It’s very interesting.

Thanks to everyone here, and we love the life here.

by Akiko Maeda & Amy Chen, a student from Languages International, Christchurch.