Study English in Taupo, New Zealand
News & Events - June 2013
June and July are busy with lots of students on our English and Activities programme. Check the whiteboard in the office for the activity planned for the afternoon.
Kangaroo Education are promoting our "English + Ski" programme in Chile for winter 2013.
Great Lake Tales is back for 2013, with a diverse and world class line
up of New Zealand literary legends... with something on offer to suit
every literary taste!
Public holiday - Monday 3rd June, Queen's Birthday
Friday afternoon general activities:31st May 2013 - Lava Glass
7th June 2013 - Craters of the Moon
14th June 2013 - Snow day at Whakapapa
21st June 2013 - Movie: Boy
Whakapapa Ski Resort opens for skiing and boarding on the 29th June!
The New Zealand Search and Rescue Council (NZSAR) has a website link that it would like to share with international students. This link gives guidelines on the main safety codes for those engaging in what is called adventure tourism.
As an international student in New Zealand you may be able to work up to 20 hours a week. But working in another country can be very different from working in your country. In New Zealand there are laws to protect all workers and this includes international students. Find out more today about your rights and responsibilities working in New Zealand.
10 reasons to choose Taupo Language
1. Small classes
With an average of 7 students in a class and a maximum of 10, you do get A LOT of teacher time.
2. Experienced and highly qualified teachers
Our teachers on average have 12.5 years' ESL experience, with examiners for Cambridge, IELTS, and TOEIC on our staff. Classroom atmosphere is lively with interesting topics.
3. Full immersion in an English only environment
Only ENGLISH is spoken in the streets of Taupo, so you HAVE to practise your English 24/7. This makes the time spent studying shorter and less expensive.
4. 20+ Nationality mix
Taupo Language students come from more than 25 different countries, so you will make friends from all over the world!
5. A family-like school
Taupo Language is a smaller school (capacity of 80 students), with a family like atmosphere, where everyone knows everyone.
6. An inexpensive destination
Most of the long term students enrol because they prefer to spend the longest part of their study in a less expensive destination.
7. Established in 1991
Taupo Language was established in 1991, and has more than 20 years' experience in helping students achieve their personal goals.
8. Great Facilities
Taupo Language is a modern building in a central location. It has a large garden, free wireless internet, computer suite, parking, free tea and coffee and comfortable classrooms.
9. Adventure Opportunities
We offer 40+ adventure activities, bungy, tandem sky dive, skiing, rafting, hiking, golf, rugby etc. Long-term students are encouraged to join Taupo sports teams while studying, e.g. rugby, hockey, basketball, mountain biking, motor-cross, golf, ski racing, sailing etc
10. Welcoming and comfortable accommodation options
You can stay with one of our friendly homestay families, where there is further opportunity to practise your English. Alternatively, Taupo Language can assist you in finding your own rental apartment or house.
Taupo Language is a member of English New Zealand (incorporating FIELSNZ).
Taupo Language (Provider No. 8954) is registered as a Private Training Establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, pursuant to the Education Amendment Act 1990.