Language course English in Auckland

EC Auckland

Our partner school EC Auckland is located in the immediate vicinity of the city center, within walking distance of Myers Park. It is an ideal location for students, surrounded by shops and cafes. With easy access to Auckland's main museums and entertainment, you can enjoy your leisure time after school to the fullest.

Key features of our partner school EC Auckland

  • 8 fully equipped classrooms
  • 25 computers
  • interactive whiteboards in all classrooms
  • Lounge for students
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Activity Programme

Apart from your English course, you have the opportunity to discover this fantastic city. The school organizes various activities during the week. Here are some examples:

Activity program adults Malta

Intensive

The intensive course at EC Auckland contains 20, 24 or 28 lessons per week. The course focuses on the improvement of the language competence and the use of the English language in real communication situations. The classes try to develop the following communication skills:

  • Reading and hearing comprehension
  • Writing expression
  • Oral expression
Time table*:
  • 20 lessons per week: 8.45-12.00 am or 2.30-5. 45 pm
  • 24 lessons per week: 8.45-12.00 am or 2.30-5.45 pm + 12.45 am-2.15 pm(2x /week)
  • 28 lessons per week: 8.45-12.00 am or 2.30-5.45 pm + 12.45 am-2.15pm
The time table is subject to change. Due to the level you can have lessons at two days in the morning and at three days in the afternoon, or the other way around. StudyTravel has no influence on the time table and can not foresee this. At the first day after the placement test you will be informed about the final time table.
*The time table underlies temporary changes which are the result of the distribution of the classes by the school.

 

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
24
28
  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 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 314 536 758 980 1202 1424 1646 1868 2090 2312 2534 2646 2859 3072 3285 3498 3710 3923 4136 4349 4562 4775 4988 5128 5337 5547 5757 5967 6177 6386 6596 6806
Intensive with residence, double room, no meals 1104 1479 1854 2229 2605 2980 3355 3731 4106 4481 4747 5113 5479 5845 6211 6577 6944 7310 7676 8042 8408 8774 9067 9430 9794 10157 10520 10883 11246 11609 11972
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1163 1568 1973 2379 2784 3189 3594 3999 4404 4809 5104 5500 5896 6292 6688 7084 7480 7876 8272 8668 9064 9460 9783 10175 10568 10961 11354 11747 12140 12533 12926
Intensive with host family 18+, double room, halfboard 689 1085 1482 1879 2275 2672 3068 3465 3861 4258 4654 4941 5329 5716 6104 6491 6878 7266 7653 8041 8428 8816 9203 9517 9902 10286 10671 11055 11439 11824 12208 12592
Intensive with host family 18+, single room, halfboard 702 1111 1520 1930 2339 2748 3158 3567 3976 4386 4795 5095 5495 5895 6295 6695 7096 7496 7896 8296 8696 9097 9497 9824 10221 10618 11015 11413 11810 12207 12604 13001
Intensive with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 706 1120 1533 1947 2360 2774 3187 3601 4015 4428 4842 5146 5550 5955 6359 6764 7168 7572 7977 8381 8786 9190 9595 9926 10328 10729 11130 11532 11933 12335 12736 13137
  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 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 359 627 895 1162 1430 1697 1965 2233 2500 2768 3035 3157 3412 3668 3923 4179 4434 4690 4945 5200 5456 5711 5967 6076 6326 6575 6824 7074 7323 7572 7822 8071
Intensive with residence, double room, no meals 1195 1616 2037 2458 2878 3299 3720 4141 4562 4983 5258 5666 6075 6484 6892 7301 7710 8119 8527 8936 9345 9753 10016 10419 10821 11224 11627 12029 12432 12834 13237
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1255 1705 2156 2607 3057 3508 3959 4409 4860 5311 5615 6054 6492 6931 7369 7808 8246 8685 9123 9562 10000 10439 10731 11164 11596 12029 12461 12893 13326 13758 14191
Intensive with host family 18+, double room, halfboard 735 1177 1619 2061 2503 2945 3387 3830 4272 4714 5156 5452 5882 6312 6742 7172 7602 8032 8462 8892 9322 9752 10182 10466 10890 11314 11738 12162 12586 13010 13434 13857
Intensive with host family 18+, single room, halfboard 747 1202 1657 2112 2567 3022 3477 3932 4387 4842 5297 5606 6048 6491 6934 7377 7819 8262 8705 9148 9590 10033 10476 10773 11209 11646 12083 12519 12956 13393 13829 14266
Intensive with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 752 1211 1670 2129 2588 3048 3507 3966 4425 4884 5343 5657 6104 6551 6998 7445 7892 8339 8786 9233 9680 10127 10574 10875 11316 11757 12198 12639 13080 13520 13961 14402
  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 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 375 657 940 1223 1506 1789 2071 2354 2637 2920 3203 3376 3650 3923 4197 4471 4744 5018 5292 5565 5839 6113 6386 6514 6782 7049 7317 7585 7852 8120 8387 8655
Intensive with residence, double room, no meals 1225 1661 2098 2534 2970 3406 3842 4278 4714 5150 5477 5904 6331 6757 7184 7611 8038 8465 8892 9319 9746 10173 10454 10875 11296 11717 12137 12558 12979 13400 13821
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1285 1751 2217 2683 3148 3614 4080 4546 5012 5478 5834 6291 6748 7204 7661 8118 8575 9031 9488 9945 10402 10858 11169 11620 12071 12521 12972 13423 13873 14324 14775
Intensive with host family 18+, double room, halfboard 750 1207 1664 2122 2579 3037 3494 3951 4409 4866 5323 5671 6119 6568 7016 7464 7912 8361 8809 9257 9705 10154 10602 10904 11346 11788 12231 12673 13115 13557 13999 14441
Intensive with host family 18+, single room, halfboard 763 1233 1703 2173 2643 3113 3583 4053 4524 4994 5464 5824 6285 6747 7208 7669 8130 8591 9052 9513 9974 10435 10896 11211 11666 12120 12575 13030 13485 13940 14395 14850
Intensive with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 767 1241 1716 2190 2664 3139 3613 4088 4562 5036 5511 5876 6341 6806 7271 7737 8202 8667 9132 9598 10063 10528 10993 11313 11772 12231 12690 13149 13609 14068 14527 14986
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family 18+:  

For a CENTRAL host family, at 30-40 minutes travelling time (instead of 40-60 min.), the following supplement applies:

- single room: € 5 p.p. per week.

- double room: € 9 p.p. per week.

Please let us know if you wish to book this option, after which the supplement will be added manually to your invoice.

Info host family (16-17 years):  

For a CENTRAL host family, at 30-40 minutes travelling time (instead of 40-60 min.), the following supplement applies: € 9 p.p. per week. Please let us know if you wish to book this option, after which the supplement will be added manually to your invoice.

Info residence:  

Private bathroom in Empire apartments is on request available: € 120 p.p. per week

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years.

Refundable deposit of $150 must be paid upon check-in. Refunded upon departure if everything is in good condition.
The minimum stay at Empire Residence is 2 weeks

Cleaning fees residence:  

€113, invoiced by StudyTravel

Transfer:  

€98

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Auckland aiport (AKL). In case you also wish to book a transfer for your return, please contact us.

Students aged 16-17 years must book return airport transfers and require a parental/guardian consent form

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (available for use, but will be recycled for other students)*
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance
  • internet access at school
*Text books and course materials are available for use during studies but will be recycled for other students to use once a student has finished their course. Should students wish to purchase their own books they are able to do so at a cost of NZ$ 30 per level)
If you need to apply for a visa and want the school to send the acceptence letter by express mail, a surcharge of € 49 applies.
PLEASE NOTE: Lessons may alternate between morning and afternoon sessions.
In 2019 the school is closed on the following dates:01/01/2019, 02/01/2019, 28/01/2019, 06/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 03/06/2019, 28/10/2019, and from 23/12/2019 until 03/01/2020.

IELTS

The IELTS course contains 24 or 28 lessons per week: 20 lessons general English to improve your conversation, grammar and vocabulary and 4 or 8 lessons per week specific preparation of the IELTS-exam. To participate in this course you have to have an intermediate language level.

Time table*:

  • 24 lessons per week: 8.45-12.00 am. or 2.30-5.45 pm. + 12.45 am.-2.15 pm. (2x/week)
  • 28 lessons per week: 8.45-12.00 am or 2.30-5.45 pm. + 12.45 am.-2.15 pm.
The time table can change. Due to the level you can have lessons at two days in the morning and at three days in the afternoon, or the other way around. StudyTravel has no influence on the time table and can not foresee this. At the first day after the placement test you will be informed about the final time table.
*The time table underlies temporary changes which are the result of the distribution of the classes by the school.


Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
24
28
  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 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 627 895 1162 1430 1697 1965 2233 2500 2768 3035 3157 3412 3668 3923 4179 4434 4690 4945 5200 5456 5711 5967 6076 6326 6575 6824 7074 7323 7572 7822 8071
IELTS with residence, double room, no meals 1195 1616 2037 2458 2878 3299 3720 4141 4562 4983 5258 5666 6075 6484 6892 7301 7710 8119 8527 8936 9345 9753 10016 10419 10821 11224 11627 12029 12432 12834 13237
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 1255 1705 2156 2607 3057 3508 3959 4409 4860 5311 5615 6054 6492 6931 7369 7808 8246 8685 9123 9562 10000 10439 10731 11164 11596 12029 12461 12893 13326 13758 14191
IELTS with host family 18+, double room, halfboard 1177 1619 2061 2503 2945 3387 3830 4272 4714 5156 5452 5882 6312 6742 7172 7602 8032 8462 8892 9322 9752 10182 10466 10890 11314 11738 12162 12586 13010 13434 13857
IELTS with host family 18+, single room, halfboard 1202 1657 2112 2567 3022 3477 3932 4387 4842 5297 5606 6048 6491 6934 7377 7819 8262 8705 9148 9590 10033 10476 10773 11209 11646 12083 12519 12956 13393 13829 14266
IELTS with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 1211 1670 2129 2588 3048 3507 3966 4425 4884 5343 5657 6104 6551 6998 7445 7892 8339 8786 9233 9680 10127 10574 10875 11316 11757 12198 12639 13080 13520 13961 14402
  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 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 375 657 940 1223 1506 1789 2071 2354 2637 2920 3203 3376 3650 3923 4197 4471 4744 5018 5292 5565 5839 6113 6386 6514 6782 7049 7317 7585 7852 8120 8387 8655
IELTS with residence, double room, no meals 1225 1661 2098 2534 2970 3406 3842 4278 4714 5150 5477 5904 6331 6757 7184 7611 8038 8465 8892 9319 9746 10173 10454 10875 11296 11717 12137 12558 12979 13400 13821
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 1285 1751 2217 2683 3148 3614 4080 4546 5012 5478 5834 6291 6748 7204 7661 8118 8575 9031 9488 9945 10402 10858 11169 11620 12071 12521 12972 13423 13873 14324 14775
IELTS with host family 18+, double room, halfboard 750 1207 1664 2122 2579 3037 3494 3951 4409 4866 5323 5671 6119 6568 7016 7464 7912 8361 8809 9257 9705 10154 10602 10904 11346 11788 12231 12673 13115 13557 13999
IELTS with host family 18+, single room, halfboard 1233 1703 2173 2643 3113 3583 4053 4524 4994 5464 5824 6285 6747 7208 7669 8130 8591 9052 9513 9974 10435 10896 11211 11666 12120 12575 13030 13485 13940 14395 14850
IELTS with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 1241 1716 2190 2664 3139 3613 4088 4562 5036 5511 5876 6341 6806 7271 7737 8202 8667 9132 9598 10063 10528 10993 11313 11772 12231 12690 13149 13609 14068 14527 14986
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The prices for the IELTS courses do not include the exam fee

Exam fees:  

ca. €235, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family 18+:  

For a CENTRAL host family, at 30-40 minutes travelling time (instead of 40-60 min.), the following supplement applies:

- single room: € 5 p.p. per week.

- double room: € 9 p.p. per week.

Please let us know if you wish to book this option, after which the supplement will be added manually to your invoice.

Info host family (16-17 years):  

For a CENTRAL host family, at 30-40 minutes travelling time (instead of 40-60 min.), the following supplement applies: € 9 p.p. per week. Please let us know if you wish to book this option, after which the supplement will be added manually to your invoice.

Info residence:  

Private bathroom in Empire apartments is on request available: € 120 p.p. per week

The minimum age for staying in this accommodation is 18 years.

Refundable deposit of $150 must be paid upon check-in. Refunded upon departure if everything is in good condition.
The minimum stay at Empire Residence is 2 weeks

Cleaning fees residence:  

€113, invoiced by StudyTravel

Transfer:  

€98

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Auckland aiport (AKL). In case you also wish to book a transfer for your return, please contact us.

Students aged 16-17 years must book return airport transfers and require a parental/guardian consent form

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (available for use, but will be recycled for other students)*
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance
  • internet access at school
*Text books and course materials are available for use during studies but will be recycled for other students to use once a student has finished their course. Should students wish to purchase their own books they are able to do so at a cost of NZ$ 30 per level)
If you need to apply for a visa and want the school to send the acceptence letter by express mail, a surcharge of € 49 applies.
PLEASE NOTE: Lessons may alternate between morning and afternoon sessions.
In 2019 the school is closed on the following dates:01/01/2019, 02/01/2019, 28/01/2019, 06/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 03/06/2019, 28/10/2019, and from 23/12/2019 until 03/01/2020.

One-to-One

The advantage of one-to-one lessons is, that you can focus completely on your needs, because you can decide the topics of the course. You can book 10 one-to-one lessons per week.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
10
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Individual without accommodation 1004 1916
Individual with host family 18+, double room, halfboard 1379 2466
Individual with host family 18+, single room, halfboard 1392 2492
Individual with host family (16-17 years), single room, halfboard 1396 2500
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family 18+:  

For a CENTRAL host family, at 30-40 minutes travelling time (instead of 40-60 min.), the following supplement applies:

- single room: € 5 p.p. per week.

- double room: € 9 p.p. per week.

Please let us know if you wish to book this option, after which the supplement will be added manually to your invoice.

Info host family (16-17 years):  

For a CENTRAL host family, at 30-40 minutes travelling time (instead of 40-60 min.), the following supplement applies: € 9 p.p. per week. Please let us know if you wish to book this option, after which the supplement will be added manually to your invoice.

Transfer:  

€98

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Auckland aiport (AKL). In case you also wish to book a transfer for your return, please contact us.

Students aged 16-17 years must book return airport transfers and require a parental/guardian consent form

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (available for use, but will be recycled for other students)*
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance
  • internet access at school
*Text books and course materials are available for use during studies but will be recycled for other students to use once a student has finished their course. Should students wish to purchase their own books they are able to do so at a cost of NZ$ 30 per level)
If you need to apply for a visa and want the school to send the acceptence letter by express mail, a surcharge of € 49 applies.
PLEASE NOTE: Lessons may alternate between morning and afternoon sessions.
In 2019 the school is closed on the following dates:01/01/2019, 02/01/2019, 28/01/2019, 06/02/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 03/06/2019, 28/10/2019, and from 23/12/2019 until 03/01/2020.

Host family 18+

Living in a family from New Zealand doesn´t just offer an unique experience, but also offers you the possibility to learn the language in real communication situations. The selection criteria of the families is based on the good interaction with students and the comfort of the houses. In many cases the families have been working already a long time together with the school.

You can book a single room with half board (breakfast and dinner). Families generally are living in areas of Auckland which are 40 to 60 minutes away from the school. All families are living nearby a stop of public transportations, so that the students can get easily to the school. For a family that lives nearer to the school (30-40 minutes instead of 40-60 minutes) you have to pay a surcharge (see commentary in the price list). Please tell us if you want to book this option. In this case the surcharge will be added manually to your invoice.

ATTENTION: For teenagers between 16 and 17 years different prices apply for host family stays, this is why you have to choose the "host family 16-17".

Host family 16-17

Students between 16 and 17 years have to choose the host family as an accommodation. Students are living in a single room with half board and the families are living in areas which are 40-60 minutes away from the school. All families are living nearby a stop of public transportations, so that the student can get easily to the school.

Residence

The Empire Residence in Auckland is located in the heart of Auckland City with a great view from the city and the harbor. It is nearby the center of Aotea, the "Sky Tower" and 10 minutes walking from EC Auckland. It is a modern, practical and well located accommodation, just a few minutes walking from the Queen Street. To the facilities belong a cafeteria, a washing room, highspeed-WIFI in the entire building, 24-hours-management on spot and safety monitors. Students who live in the residence can also enjoy an area with a lot of stores, cafés and a great nightlife.

You live in a single- or double room with a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. If you want an own bathroom you have to pay a weekly surcharge (see pricelist).

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