Online English Language Courses
The ELA is committed to the continuation of your English language learning during this challenging and uncertain period. To support your study goals, the ELA is pleased to offer online English language courses until the end of 2020 for the following courses:
- General English
- Business English
- Academic English
- University pathway programmes
- TESOL (TKT)
- IELTS test preparation
Our passionate academic and student services teams have been set up support you and our partner universities with online study using a range of platforms and tools. As you will be studying from the comfort of your home country, you will not require a visa to enrol into most of our online courses, saving you time and extra application fees.
Online English Language Courses
The ELA is committed to the continuation of your English language learning during this challenging Covid-19 period. To support your study goals, the ELA is pleased to offer online English language courses. Until the end of 2020, the courses below are available online (as well as resuming face to face classes once permitted by the New Zealand government).
Our exceptionally qualified staff are skilled in online delivery and assisting you in your studies. The ELA uses a range of platforms and tools to connect you with our passionate academic and student services teams, so that you always feel supported throughout your time with us. Studying from the comfort of your home country saves you the time and money usually spent on organising a visa and accommodation. Read our Frequently Asked Questions HERE.
Watch our virtual classrooms in action
Advantages of learning English online with the ELA
Leading New Zealand University
As the top ranked university in New Zealand, our online courses have been designed by our experienced Senior Academic Team in consultation with the University of Auckland. Our commitment to best practice ensures you will continue to receive the same level of academic excellence, peer to peer communication and personalised attention as you would in a face to face ELA classroom.
Personalised & collaborative learning
• Increased learning progress from one on one private tutor sessions outside of the live classroom
• Wide range of online/offline learning interactions; discussion forums, pair or group work in ‘breakout rooms’ and shared document collaboration in small classes
• Individualised feedback on progress at different points of the course with easy access to virtual academic counselling by appointment
• Modern and quality tested study platforms via Zoom and Canvas (our learning management system) ensures a fully integrated learning experience
Supportive online ELA community
Our Academic and Student Services teams are dedicated to your learning and experience here at the ELA. Join our community in regularly organised online social activities outside of your lessons. You will not only get to practice your English, but also develop lifelong friendships.
Online Learning Life
Online Course Experience
Mizuki from Japan shares the positive nature of taking an online General English course with us.
ELA Tutor Tips for Online Study
How do we keep moving forward when things have stopped moving? We asked our tutors to share "5 best ways to keep improving your English during isolation".
A word from our Homestay Family
We checked in to see what lockdown life has been like for the Breetvelt family who is currently hosting FCertEAP student, Eden.
Keeping Kiwi In Isolation
It's important to keep connected to the ELA community. Check out these activities to participate from the comfort of your home.