Learn English, make friends
Learn English for everyday life in your community. Communicate with confidence and meet other people in your neighbourhood. We offer a range of class times, venues and levels, taught by qualified teachers.
Learn in class
Join a class in your community and learn Kiwi English for your everyday life.
Classes are focussed on the needs of learners – so no two classes are the same.
Wide range of classes available
Each centre offers a variety of programmes catering for all levels and needs.
Class times are flexible, and range from two to 20 hours a week.
People who pre-paid Immigration New Zealand for English lessons (PELT) can join our classes.
Can I learn English with English Language Partners?
You can learn English if you:
- are 16 years or older and not attending school
- live in New Zealand
- speak English as a second language
- meet local criteria: Please ask at your local centre about this.
The manager will talk to you about the programmes available.
How much does it cost?
Many of our programmes are free. There is a small cost for some of our classes.If you are a PELT student, your class course cost and admin fee will be deducted from the money you pre-paid Immigration New Zealand for English lessons (PELT). Ask at your English Language Partners’ centre.
What will I learn?
You will learn the English you need to live independently in New Zealand. Our programmes help people with daily life, to find work and to communicate well in a Kiwi workplace. You can also learn about Kiwi culture.
Testimonials from our learners
How real learners have found their experience
"Now I have local topics I can talk with others, and I like reading the local news. I feel like I am part of it."
"Learning English at English Language Partners make me more confidence and more positive."