We are serious about English education, and for nearly 30 years our dedicated and professional staff have constantly developed our programmes in line with the latest teaching methods of the ESL industry.
We provide our students with the highest standards in English language tuition and ensure that all our students achieve their full potential. Our caring, creative, and fun loving Student Services team work hard to take care of each and every student, within our safe and welcoming environment.
We strive to make sure our students have a truly memorable and unique experience while in our beautiful country, New Zealand.
To provide international students with a safe, friendly, supportive and creative learning environment where they can explore new opportunities, both in their language acquisition and life, that will nurture their personal, academic and professional growth.
Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
Full-time or Part-time
NZLC General English courses are the best way for students of any level to develop comprehensive English skills.
Suitable for all levels (Beginner to Advanced)
Improves English language knowledge and skills
Is communicative, practical and fun
Weekly progress tests and regular academic counseling
Helps students gain confidence in a supportive environment
Introduces students to local culture through activities and project work
Taught by qualified, supportive and friendly teachers
Leads to a variety of further NZLC course options
Helps you make friends from all over the world
The NZLC pronunciation course focuses on individual sounds, word stress, connected speech and intonation. Students learn how to produce sounds not found in their native language, reduce their accent and, most importantly, gain confidence in speaking English.
Cambridge Exam Courses
FCE / CAE
Cambridge English exams open the door to opportunities for work, study and travel
Cambridge English exams are the most recognised English exams in the world and are accepted by employers, educational institutions and government departments around the world as proof of ability to use English. At NZLC we offer different types of exam courses (FCE / CAE) depending on your English level.
Morning classes cover:
Reading skills and practice exercises
Writing skills and practice exercises
Use of English skills and practice
Weekly vocabulary and grammar quizzes
Collocations and phrasal verbs
Afternoon classes cover:
Listening skills and practice exercises
Speaking skills and practice exercises
Phrasal verbs and commonly used phrases
Each week a mock test is given of a single exam component to help students prepare for real test conditions
An introductory speaking test and 2 full speaking tests will be given over the length of the course
Regular academic counseling and test feedback
Homework is given daily
FCE (First Certificate in English)
Ready for success in the real world.
FCE covers the four main language skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking with an emphasis on general English usage.Materials are taken from real life sources, including published personal experiences, business meetings and informal / formal writings.
CAE (Certificate in Advanced English)
Leading English exam for professional and academic success.
CAE covers the four main skill areas - reading, writing, listening and speaking with an emphasis on general English usage.Employers and Universities are aware of the usefulness of this course. Students will be able to communicate with a high level of fluency in a variety of situations including those at a professional level and will be able to carry out complex and challenging research.
NZLC is committed to helping you achieve your academic goals. Let us help you get the IELTS band score you need.
Why study IELTS at NZLC?
Experienced IELTS teachers
Approved IELTS pre-testing centre
Three levels of IELTS classes (minimum number of students required)
Additional study support after class
A track record of helping IELTS candidates succeed
Full-time or part-time options
A dedicated study area
Extra IELTS study materials available
This 5-week course is targeted at students who wish to achieve a high TOEFL score. This score measures the ability of non-native English speakers to use and understand North American English as it is spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings.
NZLC TOEIC course is part-time and can be combined with most other courses.The lesson is skill and technique focused working on both listening and reading tests.
Full Time EBP (English for Business Purposes)
Practical everyday skills you need to succeed in a working environment and in international business.
EBP is a 5 week course that focuses on developing practical business skills that can be used in the real world. Topics covered include business etiquette in different cultures, interview techniques, meetings and telephone skills. By the end of the course students will be able to deliver presentations with confidence.
Intermediate level +
Must pass NZLC EBP placement test
Maximum 15 students in class. Average 12 students
Cambridge English Teaching Qualifications
Internationally recognized as providing quality teacher training and development
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR CELTA COURSE AVAILABLE
Teaching English is an enjoyable and rewarding profession with opportunities for a lifelong career that you can pursue in countries all over the world.
For more than twenty years, we have offered a variety of Teacher Training courses for native and non-native speakers to become professional English teachers.
11 - 17 years old*
Improve your English, gain international experience and make friends from all over the world.
High School Preparation
English + Activities
Young Learners are offered the following services:
24/7 support and guidance
Homestay family arrangement
First language support
Academic coaching and assistance
After-school study support and activities
Optional professional caregiver support provided
General English/High School Preparation
Your Academic Path starts here
Learn English in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere and gain entry into a local New Zealand high school.
ZLC supports students in finding a suitable high school in New Zealand. Your teachers will give you regular assessments and feedback on your progress. An Academic Recommendation Letter will be issued upon successful completion of the High School Preparation course. This letter will help students gain entry into a local school.
The approach is communicative and learners are encouraged to use and practise the language as much as possible. The teaching methods are skills-based (reading, writing, listening and speaking) with vocabulary and grammar structures introduced around interesting and relevant themes to suit and motivate young learners.
A structured programme to improve English for high school subjects such as English, Science, Technology, History, Sport, Accounting, Mathematics, and Economics. Students also practise debates, presentations and essay writing.
NZLC supports students in finding a suitable high school in New Zealand. Your teachers will give you regular assessments and feedback on your progress. An Academic Recommendation Letter will be issued upon successful completion of the High School Preparation course. This letter will help students gain entry into a local school.
English + Activities
Learn and have fun along the way
Study English in the morning and explore the city in the afternoon with fun cultural and sightseeing activities.
Students can take the programme for a minimum of 1 week and a maximum of 5 weeks. If you would like to study longer, you can combine English + Activities with a full-time General English or High School preparation course.
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