English Lessons in Christchurch

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Start any time from next Monday 15 July onwards
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Monday 15 July onwards.

Christchurch is the largest city on New Zealand's South Island and is highly rated for its cultural and educational value. Coming in at 74th on the QS Best Student Cities Index, and boasting two universities in the world’s top 400, Christchurch is a great place to live and study. The city itself is known for being the most English place in New Zealand, thanks to its architecture, gardens and population (98% of people living in Christchurch speak English, according to the 2016 census). Thus, English skills are practically essential for anyone wanting to live or work in the city. Sign up for an English course today to expand your professional, social and cultural horizons in Christchurch and beyond, by learning the first and second language of more than a billion people around the world. Best of all, you can learn at a time and place that suits you! Contact us at Language Trainers and we will design a course that suits your skills and individual preferences.

Why Study English in Christchurch

For Culture & Tourism: Study English with us at Language Trainers and you will not only become fluent in no time but you will better understand the history and culture of Christchurch. This will either help you integrate more easily and understand its population or enhance your trips to this amazing city. For example, you can enjoy fully guided tours by knowledgeable hosts that show off the best things to do in Christchurch in the most comfortable and convenient way. You will be visiting the stunning botanic gardens, Hagley Park, the Bridge of Remembrance and Victoria Clock Tower, admiring the beauty of the city while learning about its secrets and fascinating history. The tours are delivered entirely in English, so it is advisable that you brush up your skills with us at Language Trainers to enjoy this experience to the fullest.


For Social: If you want to make your adjustment to the city smoother or you simply want to be able to communicate with locals more easily, you should join a language exchange group, such as the Christchurch Language Polyglots and Language Learners Meetup. This group brings together people of different ages and backgrounds who want to practise their English skills in a friendly and fun environment. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a fluent speaker to take part; so, take advantage of this opportunity to put into play everything you learn in your lessons with us at Language Trainers, even if you have only had a few so far!


For Work and Studies: The city enjoys a stable and growing economy, and plays an integral role in the region's economic well-being. In 2019, for example, the city’s GDP grew by 2% reaching $21.3 billion. Furthermore, there are plenty of big companies with headquarters in the city that are always hiring, like AMI Insurance, Anzco Foods and Asure. These companies ask prospective employees to have an advanced level of English, so get started with a Language Trainers course right away to make sure you are ready when the perfect job becomes available. And if you want to pursue higher education in a place filled with natural beauty and fun experiences, then Christchurch is worth your consideration. With university courses consistently ranking in the top 100 worldwide, you will be studying in world-class establishments, such as Canterbury College on Riccarton Road or Lincoln University. One of the few requirements to enrol in these higher-education programmes is to speak English at an advanced level. So, international students have to submit proof of their proficiency by sitting for an official accredited exam, such as the IELTS or CPE. Get in touch with us today and ask us about our Exam Preparation course to ensure you meet the necessary requirements.


Where to Learn English in and around Christchurch

Start studying English in Christchurch! You will have unlimited opportunities to sample the language, culture and way of life while improving your English skills. At Language Trainers, we offer personalised language courses that suit learners’ skills and preferences. Whether you are a long-time resident or you have just moved to the city, we can prepare a programme for you and your family (in case they need lessons, too). Just reach out to us and we will send one of our instructors to your home, office or to meet you in a public space of your choosing, such as the Portershed Specialty Cafe on Lincoln Road, C1 Espresso on High Street or the South Christchurch Library on Colombo Street.

And if you would like to book English lessons with us but do not live in downtown Christchurch, do reach out to us still. We have excellent English instructors ready to get started in Rapaki, Lincoln, Lyttelton, Prebbleton and Merivale.

Find out more about our courses today! Let’s go! Our lessons are tailored to suit your level and skills, so take our free online English Level Test and we will ensure you first lesson begins at a point appropriate to your current ability.

Sign up for our English lessons in Christchurch today! Schedule your lessons whenever you want them, so you can always find time to study, regardless of your timetable or location. You don’t even have to leave home to meet your teacher!

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1-on-1 General English Course in Christchurch

Our general one-on-one courses in Christchurch will help students improve their English level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our English classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business English Course in Christchurch

Our English courses in Christchurch are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone English and email skills, as well as a level of survival English, granting them the ability to work in a country where English is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group English Courses in Christchurch (closed group)

Our English courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One English Course or In-Company Small Group English Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster English Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

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