Learn online, connect with others
Learn in our small, online classes. English for work, everyday life and academic study. Part-time classes taught by qualified teachers. Classes for all levels. Free for residents and citizens.
Join an online class and improve your English at home.
Online learning is safe and convenient. Classes focus on learning Kiwi English. Connect with others and practise your English.
Many different courses available
We offer a variety of courses for different levels and needs.
You will connect with people living in other New Zealand towns and cities.
Can I learn English online with English Language Partners?
You can learn online if:
- you live in New Zealand
- are a resident or citizen of New Zealand
- speak English as a second language
- are 16 years or older and not attending school
- we have a course that meets your needs
We will talk to you about the courses available.
You cannot learn online if you are on a temporary visa such as a:
- Working holiday visa
- Visitor/tourist visa
- Student visa
How much does it cost?
Our online courses are free to residents and citizens.
What will I learn?
You will learn the English you need to live independently in New Zealand. Our courses help people with daily life, finding work, and future study. We will help you communicate in Kiwi English. You can also learn about Kiwi culture.
What level are classes?
All levels. Courses are from beginner to advanced levels. We assess your level before placing you in a course. If a course at your level is not immediately available, we will place you on a class waitlist.
How many hours each week are courses?
Most of our courses are part-time. Some are two hours each week, other courses are longer – up to 10 hours. You can join more than one class.
How long are courses?
Our courses vary in length. It depends on the course. Many are 8 weeks, others can vary between 2 and 18 weeks long.
Can I study after work?
Yes. We have courses for people who work during the day and want to study in the evening.
Can I study for the IELTS test?
Yes. In some centres. We sometimes offer online IELTS classes too.
Can I study grammar?
Yes. Some courses have a specific grammar focus. Other courses include grammar as part of the course content.
My computer system isn’t very good – can I join?
You need a reliable internet connection, a camera and a microphone.
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."