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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.

Contact your local centre to find out more.

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.

Contact us today to find out more.


Can I learn English with English Language Partners?

You can learn English if you:

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.

Want to learn English with us?

Join a class and learn the English you need for life in New Zealand.

Testimonials from our learners

How real learners have found their experience

Junior Taala

“Once I graduate with my NZCEL L2 certificate, I’ll study computing and maths at Whitereia, before I apply for Police College.”


“Studying NZCEL Level 2 allows us to have choices and future goals.”

Anggi Putri

"I really love my life now compared to before I started learning English. My life improving a lot in many aspect. I can do everything I want without any worried about communicate in English."

Nor Aini

"Before I can't speak English, and now I can speak a little bit, because my teacher is a very nice teacher and she understands me for everything."

Roger Feng


"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."

Xu Huang


"Learning English at English Language Partners make me more confidence and more positive."

Pa Teauarai

"It made me want to learn more so I can teach my kids English. I share my homework with them too."