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Learn English

To apply for our programmes, please phone the office on 06 835 7155 or email us to make an appointment.
You must bring your passport or travel document to your appointment.

2017 programmes

English Language Groups

Free. Learn Kiwi English in a group for a few hours each week. All English levels. 

2017 Term dates:
Term 1: 7 February - 6 April
Term 2: 2 May - 30 June
Term 3: 24 July - 15 September
Term 4: 16 October - 15 December

Monday 10.00am - 12.00pm Women's support group - Heretaunga Women's centre, Cnr Russell & Eastbourne Street, Hastings
All levels

Tuesday and Thursday - 1.30pm - 2.30pm - Hastings Baptist Buildings, Cnr Karamu Road South and Lyndon Road, Hastings
Pre-literate - beginner

Thursday 10.00am - 12.00pm - Hastings Library, Cnr Eastbourne and Warren Streets, Hastings
Intermediate level and above

Wednesday 10.00am - 12.00pm - Morris Spence Avenue, Onekawa, Napier
All levels

Learn more about English Language Groups.
Contact us by email or phone  06 835 7155.

ESOL Home Tutoring

Free lessons in your home with a trained volunteer tutor. 1-2 hours each week. Learn English for your daily life in New Zealand. For residents.
Learn more about ESOL Home Tutoring.
Contact us by email or phone  06 835 7155.

English for Employees

Free classes for people who have a job (full-time, part-time, casually/seasonally or self-employed). Improve your workplace English. 2-3 hours per week at a time that suits your working life. All English levels.

Class 1: Tuesday 6.30pm - 9.00pm - St Andrews Church Hall, 300 Market Street, Hastings
Starts 7 February

Class 2: Monday 6.30pm - 9.00pm - St Andrews Church Hall, 300 Market Street, Hastings
Starts 29 May

Learn more about English for Employees.
Contact us by email or phone  06 835 7155.

Work Talk

Looking for work in New Zealand? 

  • Intensive, four-week course (12 hours per week) 
  • Learn how to approach employers
  • Learn to tailor your CV for specific job applications
  • Prepare and practise for job interviews 
  • Develop your professional networking skills
  • English level - Intermediate and above (confident users of English) 
  • Qualified teachers, small classes

This four week ESOL course (12 hours per week) is for people who want to learn job search and communication skills.

Course 1: Monday 12 June - Thursday 06 July 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.00am - 12.00pm - Napier Library Seminar Room, 32 Station Street, Napier.

Contact us by email or phone 06 835 7155.

English for Migrants

For adults who paid for English language tuition through the New Zealand Immigration Service. Lessons in your home with a qualified English teacher.
Learn more about English for Migrants.
Contact us by email or phone  06 835 7155.