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 368 599 830 1061 1292 1523 1754 1985 2216 2448 2679 2910 3053 3277 3501 3725
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 701 1129 1557 1985 2414 2842 3270 3698 4127 4555 4983 5411 5751 6173 6594 7015
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1224 1700 2176 2651 3127 3603 4079 4555 5031 5506 5982 6370 6839 7308 7777
Intensive with executive host family, single room, halfboard 803 1333 1863 2393 2923 3454 3984 4514 5044 5574 6105 6635 7077 7600 8124 8647
Intensive with studio in residence, single room, no meals 2434 2974 3515 4055 4596 5136 5676 6217 6757 7209 7743 8276 8810
  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 415 694 973 1251 1530 1809 2087 2366 2645 2923 3202 3481 3671 3943 4215 4487
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 748 1224 1700 2176 2651 3127 3603 4079 4555 5031 5506 5982 6370 6839 7308 7777
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1319 1843 2366 2889 3413 3936 4460 4983 5506 6030 6553 6988 7505 8021 8538
Intensive with executive host family, single room, halfboard 851 1428 2006 2584 3162 3739 4318 4895 5473 6050 6629 7206 7695 8266 8837 9408
Intensive with studio in residence, single room, no meals 2624 3212 3800 4388 4976 5564 6152 6740 7328 7828 8409 8990 9571
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 : €93 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 : €93 per week
Transfer:  

€69

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 € 34 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 3066 3943
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 4976 6642
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 5404 7260
Cambridge exam with executive host family, single room, halfboard 5894 7967
Cambridge exam with studio in residence, single room, no meals 5986 8100
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 : €93 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 : €93 per week
Transfer:  

€69

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 € 34 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 1870
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 3188
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3474
IELTS with executive host family, single room, halfboard 3800
IELTS with studio in residence, single room, no meals 3861
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. €262, 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 : €93 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 : €93 per week
Transfer:  

€69

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 € 34 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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