Activities

Activities & Electives

Make friends from all over the world and practice your English while having fun!

NZLC offers a range of optional electives, activities and workshops every day after the morning timetable from 2pm – 3pm as part of our Electives and Activities Schedule. Try something different while meeting new friends from all over the world, practising your English and exploring Auckland.

Sample schedule:

Click below to view the electives and activities available at NZLC.

NZLC Elective & Activities Calendar

 

NZLC offers a range of optional electives, activities and workshops every day after the morning timetable from 2pm – 3pm.

 

 

Power Speaking

 

Listening              ★★★

Reading                ★

Writing                 ★

Speaking              ★★★★★

Level: All levels

Have you always wanted to improve your speaking skills?  Then Power Speaking is the elective for you! Practice your speaking in ways that you’ve never had the chance to during class. A wide range of subskills (e.g. turn taking, interrupting politely, etc.) and text types (e.g. telling jokes, recounting events, etc.) will be covered throughout the course.

Study Support

 

Listening              ★★★★★

Reading                ★★★★★

Writing                 ★★★★★

Speaking              ★★★★★

 

Level: All levels, including IELTS

At Study Support, you’ll learn how to be a more effective English language learner. Make faster progress by improving your study skills!

This elective will teach you useful techniques to improve your vocabulary, to listen better, to read faster and more effectively, and get more from your classes.  Learn how to study what you want, when you want by yourself.

Pronunciation

 

Listening               ★★★★

Reading                ★

Writing                 ★

Speaking              ★★★★★

Level: All levels

The pronunciation elective will help you build your skills, from getting sounds and words right, and sounding more fluent, to changing the meaning of sentences and conversations.  It will also help you better understand spoken English.

News Club

 

Listening              ★★★★

Reading                ★★★★

Writing                 ★★★

Speaking              ★★★★

Level: All levels

Do you have trouble following the news in English? News Club will help you understand news articles and TV programmes, and give you the confidence to discuss and write about current events.   It will give you ideas on how to use news websites in your own time for independent study.

TOEIC

 

Listening              ★★★★★

Reading                ★★★★★

Writing                 ★

Speaking              ★

Level: Pre-Intermediate to Advanced

This elective covers the TOEIC listening and reading tests. You will practice one part of the test each week, followed by an in depth analysis of that part, learning about and practicing the necessary subskills and language to help you pass the test successfully. These skills are also transferrable and can be applied to real life and other tests.

 

 

 

Click below to view the electives and activities available at NZLC.

NZLC Elective & Activities Calendar

 

Job Workshop

Level: All levels

In this workshop we cover:

  • How to find a job
  • How to set up a job interview
  • What to prepare
  • How to present yourself
  • How to make a good impression at the interview
  • What kind of questions will be asked
  • How to write a CV for the New Zealand market
  • CV Dos and Don’ts

 

CV Check

Level: All levels

Bring your CV and a teacher will check it for you and give you advice about how to improve it (10 min per student). If you want to know how to write a CV, you can attend the “Job Workshop” or enrol in our “Online Job Preparation Workshop”.

 

IRD/Bank/Kiwi Access Workshop

Level: All levels

We can show you how to apply IRD, Kiwi access card and bank to open accounts. If you want to work in NZ, you need IRD number and bank accounts.

 

Click below to view the electives and activities available at NZLC.

NZLC Elective & Activities Calendar

•    Seasonal: Parties & Events (Beach Party, Halloween, Easter Egg Hunt and more).

•    Sports: Surfing, Football, Touch Rugby, Sailing, Kayaking, Ice Skating and more.

•    Nature: Farm Visits, Bush Walking, Bike Riding and more.

•    Entertainment: Rugby Games (All Blacks games), Music, Local Events and more.

•    Cultural: Maori shows, ,Museums, BBQs.

•    Sight Seeing: Sky Tower, Parliament House, City Discovery, Islands (Waiheke, Rangitoto).

•    Community Friendly: Tree planting, Nature clean-ups, Volunteering, Fundraising.

You can also join one day or overnight trips arranged by our partner tour company!

NZLC Elective & Activities Calendar

•    Day Trips: Beaches, BBQs, Wineries, Horse Riding, ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ film location tours.

•    Overnight Trips: Hiking, Ski & Snowboarding, Bungy Jumping, Sky Diving, Snorkelling, Diving, Dolphin & Whale Cruises, Hot Springs, Island Discovery, New Zealand Tours.

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