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 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. 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 2018

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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 339 552 765 978 1191 1404 1617 1830 2043 2256 2469 2682 2814 3020 3227 3434
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 646 1040 1435 1830 2225 2619 3014 3409 3803 4198 4593 4987 5301 5689 6078 6466
Intensive with executive host family, single room, halfboard 708 1166 1623 2080 2538 2995 3453 3910 4367 4825 5282 5739 6116 6566 7018 7468
Intensive with studio in residence, single room, no meals 2331 2851 3371 3891 4411 4931 5451 5971 6491 6930 7443 7957 8471
  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 383 640 896 1153 1410 1667 1924 2181 2438 2694 2951 3208 3384 3634 3885 4135
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 690 1128 1567 2005 2444 2882 3321 3760 4198 4637 5075 5514 5871 6303 6735 7168
Intensive with executive host family, single room, halfboard 753 1254 1755 2256 2758 3258 3760 4261 4763 5263 5765 6266 6685 7180 7675 8170
Intensive with studio in residence, single room, no meals 2507 3070 3634 4198 4762 5326 5890 6454 7017 7500 8057 8615 9173
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 : 22/12/2018 - 05/01/2018 : €86 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 : 22/12/2018 - 05/01/2018 : €86 per week
Transfer:  

€70

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 € 32 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 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 29/01/2018, 06/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 04/06/2018, 22/10/2018, 21/12/2018 - 06/01/2019.

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 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
Number of weeks:
  9 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2826 3095 3634
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 4587 5038 6121
Cambridge exam with executive host family, single room, halfboard 5150 5664 6936
Cambridge exam with studio in residence, single room, no meals 5714 6291 7750
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 08/01 (8 weeks), 08/01 (9 weeks), 19/03 (12 weeks), 10/09 (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 : 22/12/2018 - 05/01/2018 : €86 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 : 22/12/2018 - 05/01/2018 : €86 per week
Transfer:  

€70

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 € 32 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 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 29/01/2018, 06/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 04/06/2018, 22/10/2018, 21/12/2018 - 06/01/2019.

IELTS

This 6-week course for IELTS preparation includes 23 lessons per week for review of exam techniques and study of sample exam papers.

Lessons are held from Monday - Thursday: 9am - 3:30pm & Friday: 9am - 12:15pm.

The exam normally takes part on Saturday after the course. 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 minimum level for this course is high intermediate.

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1723
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2939
IELTS with executive host family, single room, halfboard 3315
IELTS with studio in residence, single room, no meals 3691
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 08/01, 19/02, 03/04, 14/05, 25/06, 06/08, 17/09, 29/10

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. €242, 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 : 22/12/2018 - 05/01/2018 : €86 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 : 22/12/2018 - 05/01/2018 : €86 per week
Transfer:  

€70

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 € 32 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 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 29/01/2018, 06/02/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 04/06/2018, 22/10/2018, 21/12/2018 - 06/01/2019.

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.

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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