English Language Academy

About the English Language Academy

Meet, make friends and learn English with people from around the world. Each year ELA welcomes students from over 35 countries into our English language courses.

Experienced Teachers

Learn from Highly Qualified Teachers

At ELA, we have a team of expertly qualified and experienced teachers and academic staff. All teachers hold bachelor’s degrees as well as an English Language Teaching qualification (CELTA, DELTA, MTESOL). Our Academic Team are here to help students to get the most out of their learning and are able to support students both with their English language objectives and their future academic goals at The University of Auckland.

Teachers use a communicative language teaching methodology to give students opportunities to communicate in meaningful ways

The courses and content are based around real-life English, so that students can be confident in their language outside the classroom in different contexts

Students have opportunities to work in groups with classmates from different cultures

Explore Campus Life

Our Vibrant Campus, Modern Classrooms, and Diverse Student Community

Accreditation & Partnerships

ELA Courses Are Approved by the University of Auckland

As an English test and teacher training centre, we hold:

Membership of English New Zealand since 2024

Registration by IELTS New Zealand as an IELTS test administration centre since 2001

Registration by Cambridge Assessment English as an approved administration centre for the Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) since 2007

Registration by Pearson Inc. as an approved Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) centre since 2017

The University of Auckland and the English Language Academy hold long-term partnerships and memberships with:
English Language Academy

Start Your English Language Journey

Choose your English language course and apply to start learning.