AUCKLAND LANGUAGE CENTRE
CHRISTCHURCH LANGUAGE CENTRE
WELLINGTON LANGUAGE CENTRE
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Discover New Zealand and experience another world!
Relax on golden beaches or swim in crystal clear lakes Ski powder covered mountains Hike through untouched national parks Visit world class vineyards and sample award winning wines Experience the uniqueness and tradition of Maori culture Or try bathing in New Zealandâ€™s renowned thermal springs
Bungy jumping, white water rafting, whale watching, swimming with dolphins. The list goes on â€Ś
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GET a FREE return air ticket! Experience the natural wonders and cultural diversity of three spectacular destinations ... Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington!
Book a full time course of 12 weeks or more (with a minimum of 4 weeks in each of the NZLC locations chosen) and we will give you a FREE air ticket between the cities. Conditions apply.
Choose from 3 exciting locations Auckland Wellington Christchurch Population 1.4 million Distance from Airport
Computers – all FREE/Wireless Classrooms
32 classes / 6 floors
Average Number of Students
250 - 300
Environment City of Sails – NZ’s largest city located in the North Island between two natural Harbours – lots of shopping and entertainment School Location The school is located in the centre of downtown Auckland, overlooking the Waitemata Harbour, just 3 - 5 minutes walk from the Americas Cup Village, the Sky Tower, Shopping area and the central bus station
Population 180,000 Distance from Airport
20 minutes Computers – all FREE/Wireless 7 Classrooms
7 classes / 1 floor Average Number of Students 50 - 90 Environment City of Art & Culture – New Zealand’s capital city is famous for its strong arts culture. Its natural harbour and rolling hills also provide spectacular views from all around the city. Compact, yet cosmopolitan, Wellington hosts a variety of cultural, sporting and other events throughout the year
School Location The school is located in the heart of the entertainment district, 1 minute walk from the central bus station
Population Distance from Airport
CHRISTCHURCH LANGUAGE CENTRE (CLC) Classrooms Computers – all FREE/Wireless
AverageRE-OPENING Number of Students SOON!
Postal address: Environment
PO Box 3096, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Phone: +64-21-821 012 Fax: +64-9-307-9219 School Email: Location email@example.com
10 reasons to choose NZLC City Link Program FREE flight tickets between Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington
Guaranteed Learning Quality
Member of English New Zealand, registered by NZQA and established since 1984; the very best academic standards
Experienced, qualified, friendly teachers to support your study
Diverse Nationality Mix Students from over 25 countries
Variety of courses General English, Academic Courses, Teacher Training and Young Learner programs
A wide choice of after school and weekend activities so you can experience the best of what NZ has to offer
Great Facilities and Location
Modern, inner city facilities and resources in the best locations
Quality Student Services Friendly staff to make your NZ life full of happiness. Work experience placement, job placement assistance, accommodation arrangement and more...
A Welcoming Environment
Friendly, caring host families and many other accommodation options
An affordable, high standard of living New Zealanders enjoy a high standard of living and modern amenities
Nationality Mix (annual average)
PACIFIC ISLANDS 5% 6%
OTHERS 4% 3%
KOREA 28% 23%
GULF GULFSTATES STATES10% 6% OTHER ASIA 8%
SOUTH AMERICA AMERICA 14% 18% EUROPE 18%
15% JAPAN 16%
Learn English and have fun in New Zealand! ABRAAO, 20 yEARS OLD / BRAZIL “I consider Wellington my new home. There is basically everything I like, beautiful places, parties, lots of activities, all concentrated right in the same place. Everybody should visit the harbour; the suburbs along the beach and the pubs and parties on Courtenay Place. People here are not like people from other capitals. Everyone is so relaxed! After working, people take their bikes, skates or scooters and enjoy the weather which is pretty good during summer and spring. Basically it’s a really cosy place where I can find everything I like.”
ALExANDRA, 23 yEARS OLD / FRANCE “NZLC has a friendly team. The teachers and administration staff are helpful and always have a smile. I think that’s important and helped me in my choice. The school is well situated in Downtown so you have all the commodities around you. The school works with a travel agency so you can easily spend a great weekend in many different places with your friends. The school does everything to make you happy and I really enjoy to be here!”
yUKI, 23 yEARS OLD / JAPAN “Auckland is a big city with many nationalities. People are friendly, it’s easy to make friends. I live with a Kiwi so I speak English a lot which is good for my improvement. Auckland has many yachts and we can go to beautiful places. NZLC is a very good school, there are a lot of courses so I can design my program to meet my goal. All staff are very helpful and there is good nationality mix as well. There are many school activities which is good to make friends and speak English.”
EUN HyE, 22 yEARS OLD / KOREA “I’ve been studying at NZLC Christchurch for 3 months. I’m really enjoying it, especially the after school activities. I have made many friends from other countries. My teacher is very nice, helpful and patient. I will join TESOL when I finish General English. The student services staff have been great at giving me advice about courses available.”
CAMILO, 17 yEARS OLD / COLOMBIA – yOUNG LEARNER “New Zealand is a great place for learning English, as you’ll find a really nice English accent. You can figure out how life is overseas as well as meet people from many different countries. Here there is so much fun and for sure nothing to be afraid of. Being a youngster overseas is not really scary, you meet new people, cultures, things to do and you can always have help from the staff.”
Experience the very best academic standards • • • • • • •
Established 1984 Registered and audited by the NZ Qualifications Authority Foundation member of English New Zealand – a guarantee of quality standards Qualified tutors to Cambridge University CELTA level or equivalent Regular progress tests and academic counseling by teachers Student feedback quality and satisfaction surveys NZLC certificate of achievement awarded
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INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 3
PRE INTER. LEVEL 2
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Sample Timetable MONDAy
9:00 – 10:30
10:30 – 10:45
10:45 – 12:15
12:15 – 13:15
13:15 – 15:15
Self-Access / Study Support / Activities
Extra classes/ Activities/ Weekend trips/ Self-Access Study
(contents and start/finish times may vary between courses and schools)
Pathways to Further Study in NZ NZLC has established agreements with well known higher education (tertiary) and technical (vocational) course providers in NZ. The NZLC Pathway Programme allows students to have direct entry to those institutions without an IELTS score once the required NZLC level of language proficiency is reached.
Your first day at NZLC
Arrive at school
End of the first day
School Activity (optional)
Sample timetable for full time students. WHAT TO BRING? Passport / Insurance Card / Dictionary Textbook cash deposit / Pens & Paper
Course Options General English General English courses are the best way for students from any level to develop core competencies (Grammar / Vocabulary / Reading / Writing / Speaking / Listening / Pronunciation / Idioms / Fluency / Discussions / Presentations / Role plays etc) in the English language. By applying the Communicative Approach to teaching, we ensure that students have plenty of opportunities to use the language in meaningful and practical ways. Choose from Part Time or Full Time. Beginners to Advanced (6 levels).
Academic English Cambridge Exam FCE / CAE
English for Business Purposes
A 10 or 12 weeks course which prepares students for these truly internationally recognized English language proficiency certificates. NZLC is known for one of the highest pass rates in NZ. Small classes with a maximum of 12 students per class. Auckland Language Centre is a registered test centre for these Cambridge Exams.
A 5-week course for students who want to get a job using English and also prepare for University business studies. This course brings together theory and practical learning focusing on all skills to develop students for survival in the fast-paced business world. Topics include presentation skills, interview techniques, telephone skills, customer service and more.
This is the perfect course for students who are PreIntermediate to Intermediate level and want a FAST and intensive way to improve their English!! Students will be introduced to the concepts of Business English, Cambridge Exams, IELTS and ways to approach and tackle Academic English tasks.
This 5-week course is targeted at students who wish to achieve a high TOEFL score. This score measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings.
5 or 10-week intensive IELTS (Academic & General Modules) preparation courses designed for students intending to take the IELTS Exam. Topics covered include the environment, science, technology, business, economics and more. Suitable for students aiming for higher education, immigration and employment.
NZLC TOEIC courses are part time and can be combined with most other courses. Wellington Language Centre is an OPEN Test Centre and runs the exam periodically.
English Teacher Training NZLC Auckland is a University of Cambridge Authorised CELTA centre and is an accredited University of Cambridge TKT (Teacher Knowledge Test) Examination Centre. TESOL if offered at all 3 schools.
CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING FOR ADULTS
TEACHING KNOWLEDGE TEST
CELTA is a globally recognised EFL English Teaching qualification accepted around the world. This course is suitable for native speakers of English or the equivalent. Fully assessed and certified by The University of Cambridge.
The University of Cambridge TKT is an internationally recognised exam and awards students with a renowned certificate, offering non-native teachers an internationally recognised standard for teaching English.
TECSOL TEACHING ENGLISH TO CHILD SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES
A highly intensive 5-week teacher training course for non-native speakers. Study both the theory and method of English Language Teaching for Children. This includes actual teaching practice and primary school visits. NZQA approved course.
TESOL TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES
A highly intensive 5-week teacher training course for non-native speakers. Study both the theory and method of English Language Teaching. This includes actual teaching practice. TKT preparation is also included. NZQA approved course.
young Learners New Zealand is known as one of the safest countries in the world! NZLC is accredited by NZQA for learners between 11 - 17 years old. Our young Learner programmes provide an excellent way to improve their English, gain valuable life experience in New Zealand and interact with students of the same age from all over the world.
English + Activities
General English – High School preparation
This is a perfect programme for Young Learners during their school holiday seasons. The programme consists of English tuition in the morning and exciting activities in the afternoon. Activities include: Farm Visit / Museum / Zoo / Sports / Cultural Experience
This full time English course is perfect for Young Learners to improve their English as well as preparing for mainstream classes in a NZ local high school. The language is based on that encountered in the local school curriculum and learners are encouraged to use and practise English as much as possible.
Support and Services for young Learners • Safe, caring and friendly homestay families • Academic coaching and assistance • Welfare services and student support
• High school placement • First language support • Optional individual caregiver
Group Study Tours NZLC can organize a variety of Group Study Tour Programmes with NZ’s best activities and cultural experience combined with top quality English language education at our premises or at one of our partner local schools (primary to high school). Programs include: local school “Buddy” programme / Mother and Child classes and tours / Teacher Training programmes / Educational (university / high school etc) visits / Volunteer environmental activities. Please contact us for an itinerary and quotation request.
Student Services Helpful staff The friendly staff at NZLC are your first point of contact for questions or needs you may have with the following: • • • • •
First language support Help with your accommodation arrangements Academic and study plan advice Guidance with visa applications Travel and sightseeing suggestions
Work Experience For students holding a valid work permit/visa we offer a variety of services; including resume writing and job interview techniques to help you find work opportunities in New Zealand. Placement fees and conditions apply. Included in the placement fee are the following services: (Please contact us for more details) • • • • •
Vineyard work placement Au Pair / Demi Au Pair Placement Farm Stay Placement Work Experience Placement Job Placement Assistance
Fun Activities You will never get bored with our variety of weekday activities and weekend trips to experience the real New Zealand. Check out our website for the latest activities calendar!
- Conversation Club - School Events - BBQ Picnics - Sports and Dance - Special Study Options - Maori Culture
- Horse Riding and Rural shows - Skiing and Snowboarding - Camping and Hiking - Water sports and Extreme - Sightseeing and Shopping - Hot Spring and Relaxing
Accommodation options We can arrange the best accommodation to match your needs
Staying with a friendly and caring host family is one
Fully self-contained apartments with private kitchen,
of the best ways to experience the Kiwi culture and it
laundry and bathroom. We can recommend a suitable
will give you the opportunity to practise your English
option depending on your needs and budget.
outside the classroom! Regular quality checks are
Please contact us for more details.
conducted by the NZLC Accommodation Department.
Hostels / Backpackers
Once you are settled in New Zealand, it can be a good idea
If you enjoy meeting international travelers and staying
to live in shared accommodation. A notice board is available
in the city centre for a budget price, then this is a fun
in our student lounge and NZLC Student Services Staff can
and adventurous option. Shared or private rooms are
provide you with advice. Here are some useful websites!
available. Please contact us for more details.
www.accommodation.nz.com/house-share www.share-accommodation.co.nz www.nzflatmates.co.nz www.nzeasyroommate.com
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Postal address: PO Box 105 035 Auckland 1143, New Zealand
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Address: Level 2, 104 Custom Street West Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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WELLINGTON LANGUAGE CENTRE (WLC) Address: Level 2, 101-103 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand ON M EG
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Phone: +64-4-802 4620 Fax: +64-4-802 4621
Postal address: PO Box 24475, Wellington 6142 New Zealand
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CHRISTCHURCH LANGUAGE CENTRE (CLC)
Postal address: PO Box 3096, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
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Phone: +64-21-821 012 Fax: +64-9-307-9219
Visit www.nzlc.ac.nz now for full details or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CODE OF PRACTICE: New Zealand Language Centres have agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Ministry of Education. Copies of the code are available on request from the colleges or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at: www.minedu.govt.nz ACCREDITATIONS: CELTA Teacher Training Centre (ALC) / Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT) Centre (ALC) / Cambridge FCE/CAE Test Centre (ALC) / AEAS Test Centre (ALC & CLC) / Approved as public TOEIC Test Centre (WLC) Registered by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) Member of English New Zealand