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Experienced teachers, modern materials, low prices

Adult courses

General English

A course to improve your everday English skills, with a focus on communication.

  • Learn real, everyday English
  • Learn by communicating
  • Study with people from all over the world
  • Small classes
  • Experienced teachers
  • Full time (25 hours per week) or part time (15 hours per week)

In class teachers organize a lot of activities to create a light atmosphere so that all students are actively engaged.

Shao Yan (Sharon)

China, General English

Because we call the teachers by their first names, the lessons were very relaxed and personal.

Ursina

Switzerland, General English

Academic English

English for university, with a focus on IELTS, TOEFL, or any other English exam.

  • Focused on IELTS
  • Learn skills and vocabulary
  • Study reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Real test practice
  • Small classes
  • Experienced teachers
  • Full time (25 hours per week) or part time (15 hours per week)

They not only motivate their students to learn but also teach us how to learn.

Ryan

Taiwan, Academic English

Thanks to the substantial classes, it took only 5 months when I received the score of Overall 7.0.

Yuriko

Japan, Academic English

Vocational English

Afternoon classes studied in addition to General English morning classes.

Current streams:

  • Business English
  • Work Skills Development
  • Customer Service Skills
  • English for Nursing
  • English for Law Enforcement
  • English for Tourism

Note: these classes are designed to improve a student’s language for a specific job. They do NOT teach a student how to do a job and do not provide a qualification.

Teen Courses – 12 year old students can enrol for Teen Courses

English for Further Studies

Learn the English you need to succeed at high-school or university.

  • Practise language and study skills
  • Improve your grammar to high-school standards
  • Study the basic vocabulary needed for a variety of subjects
  • Participate in individual and group assignments
  • Small classes
  • Experienced teachers

Everyone at Unique made sure we felt at “home” and were an extended “family” .

Akino

Japan, English for Further Studies

Studying at Unique made me realize how the high school would be.

Ciki

China, English for Further Studies

Teen General English

Learn to communicate in an English-only environment.

  • Study real, everyday English
  • Learn by communicating
  • Complete group and individual assignments
  • Have fun and work hard
  • Study with people from all over the world
  • Small classes
  • Experienced teachers

In the beginning I didn’t want to go here, but in the end I didn’t want to leave.

Dasha

Russia, Teen General English

I am very pleased with my English. I loved to live and study here.

Tom

Myanmar, Teen General English

English Plus Activities

Study English in the morning and take part in activities in the afternoon.

  • Communicate in only English
  • Live with a Kiwi family
  • Study English with students from different countries
  • Enjoy activities around Auckland
  • Small classes
  • Experienced teachers
  • 11 Year old students can enrol for E+A
  • 10 Year old students can enrol for E+A with these conditions:                                                                         –  If  they are living with a parent                                                                                                                                          – If  they are travelling in a group with a group leader

The lessons are very interesting, every student takes part, no one is left out.

Maria

Russia, English Plus Activities

  • A one-off NZD$220 registration fee applies to all teen bookings.
  • A one-off NZD$190 homestay-monitoring fee applies to any student under 18 who does not stay in a Unique homestay.
  • Programmes start every Monday, bar NZ public holidays.
  • External examination fees are not included
  • Extra-curricular activities are not included unless part of the English Plus Activities programme
  • English Plus Activities Afternoon Activities $350 in peak seasons July and January 

English Plus Coding&Robotics

Study English in the morning and learn a highly-employable skill in the afternoon.

  • Communicate in only English
  • Live with a Kiwi family
  • Study English with students from different countries
  • Begin with visual blocks, then progress to JavaScript and Python

  • Design games and build apps

  • Wide range of Robots (Dash and Dot, Alpha, Vex and more).

  • Small classes (12-14 students)
  • Experienced teachers

Homestay fees

Live  with a Kiwi family

Accelerate your learning by living with an English-speaking family close to Unique.

  • Sleep and study in your own bedroom
  • Your homestay will give you three meals per day
  • Friendly families who love to talk to their students
  • Live a short bus ride, or within walking distance of the school
  • Stay with a family that suits your preferences – Don’t like pets? Can’t eat beef? No problem!

Staying with a Kiwi family, I could practise my English all day long and furthermore it is amazing to see a different culture and lifestyle

Stefan

Austria, General English

The fees below are for 2018.
  • In addition to the weekly fee, there is a one-off registration fee of NZD$250 for students under 18 and NZD$200 for students over 18.
  • A one-off NZD$190 homestay-monitoring fee applies to any student under 18 who does not stay in a Unique homestay or with the parents.
  • Students are able to change homestay once without charge, but a NZD$150 fee applies to any subsequent homestay change.
  • The homestay weekly fee does not include bus fares
  • Homestay weekly fees are calculated based on the student’s age on their homestay arrival date. For programmes of more than 4 weeks, the weekly homestay fee changes to the lower rate the week after the student turns 14 or 18.
  • Students are expected to leave their homestays by 5.00 pm on their day of departure.  If they want to stay in their homestay past 5.00pm, they will be charged for an additional night.
  • A holding fee of $10 per day will be charged from the first night if students are away from their homestay for 8 or more nights and wish to return to the same homestay.  If students are away from their homestay for 1-7 nights the full homestay fee applies.

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