2014 Course Dates & Fees

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Course Overview

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Our Courses

At The University of Auckland English Language Academy, we will improve your ability to handle everyday situations in English. Our English language courses will help students to develop... read more


The University of Auckland English Language Academy (ELA) is an accredited IELTS test centre and New Zealand's largest provider of the IELTS Examination, offering more than 35 tests per year. The IELTS centre at the ELA is also responsible for testing in the South Pacific.

The IELTS test is available in more than 130 countries. Since IELTS was launched in 1989 recognition for the test has grown significantly. More than 8,000 educational institutions, government agencies and professional organisations around the world recognising IELTS scores as a valid indicator of ability to communicate in English.... read more

Certificate In English Language Teaching To Adults (CELTA)

Teaching English to speakers of other languages can be a highly rewarding career, offering you the chance to live and work abroad. The Cambridge CELTA is the most widely recognised initial qualification in teaching English as a foreign language, recognised by language schools in dozens of countries around the world.... read more

English For Teaching - TESOL (TKT)

The University of Auckland English Language Academy (ELA) offers a full time English for Teaching-TESOL (TKT) course in preparation for the Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) and TKT Practical Test. We are the only school in Auckland that administers the TKT Practical test.... read more

Group Programmes and Study Tours

The ELA can provide short courses and study tours to suit different groups. Such courses can be tailored to meet individual needs for periods ranging from two weeks or longer for groups of any size. Group programmes may either be closed groups or integrated groups, or a mixture of both.... read more

Academic English + Study Abroad at University

The University of Auckland welcomes students from around the world to complete a year in our Academic English or Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes programme and Study Abroad programme. You will be able to study and live in another culture, make new friends, gain international experience, build professional networks, learn another language and break out of your comfort zone – all while earning credits towards your overseas qualification.... read more


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