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Learn English

English for life in Aotearoa New Zealand 

Come to a class or learn at home. Some centres have 'job mentoring', 'getting your driver's licence' or 'Kiwi cooking'. Find your centre and ask about a programme.


  1. English Language Groups English in a class.
  2. ESOL Home Tutoring  English at home with a volunteer tutor.
  3. English for Employees  Workplace English (small classes). For people with a job.
  4. Work Talk (in 18 centres) Intermediate+ level, four-week course (12 hours per week). For people looking for work.
  5. ESOL-Literacy (in 8 centres) For people who can not read or write very well in their own language.  
  6. Police Recruit Literacy (in 6 centres)  For people who want a career with the Police (preferably, those who have started the application process) 
  7. English for Migrants English at home with a trained teacher. For people who paid NZ Immigration Service before they arrived. 
  8. New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Bay of Plenty centre) Full-time study for people who want to achieve NZQA Unit Standards. 20-week course.   
  9. ESOL Intensive (in 5 centres) For people who want to learn English for work and everyday life.  Study up to 20 hours a week.  

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