Language course English in Auckland

Crown English

Learn English in Auckland at our partner English school, Crown. Established in 1972, our partner school occupies an attractive, modern building in a fashionable boulevard in the heart of downtown Auckland. The school is close to all amenities: public transport, shops, cafes, restaurants and cultural attractions. The atmosphere is professional and friendly, with many modern, spacious classrooms, an up-to-date study centre, library and a language laboratory. Internet (computers and WiFi) is available free. The ninth floor has a sunny lounge, dining area and outdoor terrace. International students can mix with New Zealand students from Crown's business college.

Key features of our partner English school in Auckland:

  • Accredited by the New Zealand Ministry of Education
  • 28 modern and spacious classrooms
  • 20 different nationalities
  • Intensive courses start every Monday
  • Multimedia material (more than 100 DVD’s)
  • Computer room with 72 computers
  • Free WIFI access across all school buildings
  • Large student lounge and views over Auckland’s harbour
  • Minimum age: 18 years

Social Programme

Crown English offers a great range of activities for students to enjoy whilst they learn English in Auckland.  Normally, optional activities are run by the school every Friday afternoon. Additionally, a travel agency also regularly organises weekend excursions for students. Activities include:
  • Excursions to Coromandel, Rotorua, Taupo or Bay of Islands
  • Skiing in Winter
  • Student Parties
  • Sports: tennis, golf, table tennis, diving, kayaking
  • Horse Riding
  • Hiking
  • Shopping trips
  • Visits to attractions all around Auckland including Sky Tower, museum and aquarium 

Intensive

This is an intensive course with 15 lessons per week (3 lessons each day). You can also opt for 23 lessons per week. You have  3 lessons each morning (15 hours per week) and 2 lessons in the afternoon from Monday-Thursday. On Friday afternoon, you can choose 2 hours of self-access study. You should be 18 years of age or over, on the date you start your course.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
23
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 347 565 784 1002 1220 1439 1657 1875 2093 2312 2530 2748 2883 3095 3307 3519
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 662 1066 1471 1875 2280 2684 3088 3493 3897 4302 4706 5111 5432 5830 6228 6626
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1156 1605 2055 2504 2954 3403 3852 4302 4751 5200 5650 6016 6459 6902 7345
Intensive with executive host family, single room, halfboard 758 1259 1760 2260 2761 3262 3762 4263 4764 5265 5765 6266 6684 7178 7673 8166
Intensive with studio in residence, single room, no meals 2299 2809 3320 3830 4340 4851 5361 5871 6382 6809 7313 7817 8320
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 392 655 919 1182 1445 1708 1971 2235 2498 2761 3024 3287 3467 3724 3981 4238
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 707 1156 1605 2055 2504 2954 3403 3852 4302 4751 5200 5650 6016 6459 6902 7345
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1246 1740 2235 2729 3223 3718 4212 4706 5200 5695 6189 6600 7088 7576 8064
Intensive with executive host family, single room, halfboard 804 1349 1895 2440 2986 3531 4078 4623 5169 5714 6260 6805 7268 7807 8346 8885
Intensive with studio in residence, single room, no meals 2479 3034 3589 4144 4700 5255 5810 6366 6921 7393 7942 8491 9040
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Your stay in a host family is with half board on weekdays and full board during the weekend.

The maximum age to stay with a host family is 40.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/12 - 06/01 : €88 per week
Info executive host family:  

Your stay in a host family is with half board on weekdays and full board during the weekend.

Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 24/12 - 06/01 : €88 per week
Transfer:  

€65

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • free access to self-study at the library, 2 hr per day
  • certificate of attendance
  • exam fee for the exam course (Cambridge)

Use of teaching materials against a refundable deposit of € 33 aprox.

On the first day you take a placement test and there is an orientation meeting. Students who take the intensive 15 will start classes the next day, students who are enrolled in the intensive 15+8 course start on Monday afternoon.

In 2017 the school is closed on the following dates: 30/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 05/06/2017, 23/10/2017, 25/12/2017 - 05/01/2018.

Cambridge exam

During the 9, 10 or 12 weeks of the Cambridge exam course, you will have lessons in groups with a maxmimum of 12 students. 15 hours per week are dedicated to educational tuition and 8 hours are dedicated to exam preparation.

This course is offered for 9, 10 or 12 weeks.

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
Number of weeks:
  9 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2896 3724
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 4700 6273
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 5104 6857
Cambridge exam with executive host family, single room, halfboard 5566 7524
Cambridge exam with studio in residence, single room, no meals 5653 7650
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 09/01 (9 weeks), 13/03 (12 weeks), 04/09 (12 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

* Classes begin on a Tuesday when a bank holiday falls on a Monday

The course price includes the exam fees and teaching materials.

The Cambridge exam courses of 9 weeks prepare for CPE, the course of 10 weeks with starting date in January prepares for FCE and CAE. The Cambridge courses of 12 weeks prepares for all levels (FCE, CAE and CPE).
The Cambridge exam courses with a duration of 12 weeks include 13 weeks of accommodation (due to the exam date). With the course of 9 and 10 weeks you may need to book an extra night of accommodation due to the exam date. This night is not included, prices on request.

Info host family:  

Your stay in a host family is with half board on weekdays and full board during the weekend.

The maximum age to stay with a host family is 40.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/12 - 06/01 : €88 per week
Info executive host family:  

Your stay in a host family is with half board on weekdays and full board during the weekend.

Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 24/12 - 06/01 : €88 per week
Transfer:  

€65

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • free access to self-study at the library, 2 hr per day
  • certificate of attendance
  • exam fee for the exam course (Cambridge)

Use of teaching materials against a refundable deposit of € 33 aprox.

On the first day you take a placement test and there is an orientation meeting. Students who take the intensive 15 will start classes the next day, students who are enrolled in the intensive 15+8 course start on Monday afternoon.

In 2017 the school is closed on the following dates: 30/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 05/06/2017, 23/10/2017, 25/12/2017 - 05/01/2018.

IELTS

This 6-week course for IELTS preparation includes 15 lessons per week for review of exam techniques and study of sample exam papers.

The exam takes part on Saturday after the course. If tou want to complete the IELTS course with an exam in Auckland, please contact us for advice on the best possible starting dates.

The minimum level for this course is high intermediate.

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1766
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 3011
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3281
IELTS with executive host family, single room, halfboard 3589
IELTS with studio in residence, single room, no meals 3647
Starting dates:  

advanced : 09/01, 20/02, 03/04, 15/05, 26/06, 07/08, 18/09, 30/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

* Classes begin on a Tuesday when a bank holiday falls on a Monday

If you want to complete the IELTS course with an exam in Auckland, please contact us for advice on the best possible starting dates.

The course price does not include the exam fees nor the text books but does include other teaching materials (for example exam training).

Exam fees:  

ca. €248, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Your stay in a host family is with half board on weekdays and full board during the weekend.

The maximum age to stay with a host family is 40.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 24/12 - 06/01 : €88 per week
Info executive host family:  

Your stay in a host family is with half board on weekdays and full board during the weekend.

Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 24/12 - 06/01 : €88 per week
Transfer:  

€65

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • free access to self-study at the library, 2 hr per day
  • certificate of attendance
  • exam fee for the exam course (Cambridge)

Use of teaching materials against a refundable deposit of € 33 aprox.

On the first day you take a placement test and there is an orientation meeting. Students who take the intensive 15 will start classes the next day, students who are enrolled in the intensive 15+8 course start on Monday afternoon.

In 2017 the school is closed on the following dates: 30/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 25/04/2017, 05/06/2017, 23/10/2017, 25/12/2017 - 05/01/2018.

Host family

Practise your English while you enjoy living with a warm, friendly Auckland host family. You stay in a single room and are allowed to use the washing machine. The families are located at 20-40 minutes (by public transport) from school. Your stay is half board during weekdays and full board at weekends.

Executive host family

Your stay in an executive host family in a single room with half board (full board during the weekend). Apart from that, there are at least two adantages: a private bathroom and free wireless internet or your family will be closer to the school.

Residence

The residence is located at approx. 30 minutes walking distance from the school. Your have your own room with bathroom, but share the communal kitchen. The residence is cleaned once a week.

Studio in a residence

Students who wish more privacy can opt for a studio in a residence. You do not have to share the bathroom or kitchen with other students. There is a restaurant, a bar, and a fitness room. Washing machines are available. The residence is located at approx. 15 minutes walking distance from the language school.
Minimum stay is 4 weeks.

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Learn English in Auckland, a lovely, modern city situated on the North Island of New Zealand. Auckland is one of the most diverse cities in the world drawing on Polynesian, Maori, European and South East Asian influences, evidence of which can be found all around the city.  Auckland is positioned between the Manukau Harbour on the Tasman Sea and the Waitemata Harbour on the Pacific Ocean.  Although Auckland is on the other side of the globe, it really is a wonderful place to visit and the perfect place to develop your English skills whatever your level.

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