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    Language Studies International Auckland Showbook 2009

    Learn and live the Language

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  • CCCCONTENTSONTENTSONTENTSONTENTS INTRODUCING AUCKLAND

    LSI AUCKLAND

    INSIDE LSI AUCKLAND

    WHERE IS LSI AUCKLAND?

    WHAT MAKES LSI AUCKLAND SUCCESSFUL?

    WHY DO STUDENTS CHOOSE LSI?

    LSI NEW ZEALAND STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

    MOST POPULAR COURSES AT LSI AUCKLAND

    ORIENTATION DAY

    DAILY COURSE TIMETABLE FOR LSI AUCKLAND

    HOW DO WE TEACH?

    ACCOMMODATION IN NEW ZEALAND

    SOCIAL PROGRAMME

    ARRIVAL AND AIRPORT TRANSFER

    OTHER AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION

    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

    BOOKING PROCEDURE

  • Auckland is New Zealands largest city with a population of 1.5 million people. It is situated in the northern part of the North Island of New Zealand, surrounded by water the Pacific Ocean is on the East Coast, and the Tasman Sea is on the West Coast. It straddles 2 harbours and has many beachside suburbs.

    Auckland is the most heavily populated part of New Zealand with sprawling suburbs in the outlying areas covering large areas of land (low density housing). The centre of the city is on the Waitemata Harbour and includes both the business district and residential accommodation (high density housing). Activities available in Auckland are many and varied (www.aucklandtourism.co.nz) and include all water sports particularly in summer. Auckland is called the City of Sails because the harbours are central to city life and yachting is a very popular pastime. Auckland has a multinational population, with a large number of tourists passing through each week. With so much do in Auckland, there is never a dull moment!

    TTTTHE HE HE HE CCCCLIMATELIMATELIMATELIMATE: The climate is mild, with many areas which do not experience frosts in winter. The annual rainfall is 1200 mm. The warmest months are December to March with an average summer temperature of 20 degrees Celsius. The average number of sunshine days is 245 per year.

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    LSI Auckland is located in the Central City overlooking Myers Park. There are many shops, cafes, restaurants, and banks within 5 minutes walk of the school. The school is situated on the first 3 floors of an office building, with large, bright classrooms, and plenty of facilities for students. There is also an exciting social activities programme which encourages students to speak English whilst learning about NZ and meeting friends from all over the world.

    The environment within the school is warm and friendly making it an excellent place to study! Within 10 15 minutes walk from the school you will find: Visitors Information Centres, movie theatres, the Library, post-offices, cafes, shops, banks, parks, hotels, taxis, doctors, photo-developing, Youth hostels, back-packers, Art Galleries, Concert Halls, travel agencies, dentists, rental cars, pubs, sports facilities, museums, Auckland University and the Viaduct area.

  • WWWWHERE IS HERE IS HERE IS HERE IS LSILSILSILSI AAAAUCKLANDUCKLANDUCKLANDUCKLAND????

    LSI Auckland is situated at the end of Scotia Place, overlooking Myers Park. Scotia Place is off Queen St (see the arrows for the entrance of the street). Walk to the end of Scotia Place to find LSI House.

    SSSSCHOOL CHOOL CHOOL CHOOL FFFFACILITIES ACILITIES ACILITIES ACILITIES ::::

    2 Students Rooms, with coffee/tea/hot chocolate machine, fridge and microwave for student use

    10 x Internet computers for students to use after school with broadband internet accessible with cards purchased from the office + free wireless is also available.

    14 x self-study computers for students to use An exciting social activities programme Director of Studies is available to talk to regarding your English

    course as well as further study options in NZ.

  • WWWWHAT HAT HAT HAT MMMMAKES AKES AKES AKES LSILSILSILSI AAAAUCKLAND UCKLAND UCKLAND UCKLAND SSSSUCCESSFULUCCESSFULUCCESSFULUCCESSFUL????

    QQQQUALITYUALITYUALITYUALITY

    LSI schools are regularly reviewed to ensure that they are up-to-date, relevant to your needs, and meet your expectations. RRRRANGE ANGE ANGE ANGE &&&& FFFFLEXIBILITYLEXIBILITYLEXIBILITYLEXIBILITY

    The wide range of courses we offer means whatever your needs, you will find a course that suits you. A wide variety of starting dates and course durations also gives you many choices. As all our centres follow the same syllabus, it is easy to study in more than one centre. QQQQUALIFIED UALIFIED UALIFIED UALIFIED TTTTEACHING EACHING EACHING EACHING SSSSTAFFTAFFTAFFTAFF

    All teachers at LSI are well qualified, experienced, and caring. They constantly monitor your progress, and check that the course material is appropriate. The teachers are friendly, helpful, and always willing to listen.

    CCCCAREFUL AREFUL AREFUL AREFUL AAAASSESSMENT SSESSMENT SSESSMENT SSESSMENT

    Whether you choose to study in a class or as an individual, there will be careful assessment of your needs on the first day of your course. We test your listening, grammar and speaking ability, before placing you in the appropriate level. IIIINTERACTIVE NTERACTIVE NTERACTIVE NTERACTIVE CCCCLASSROOM LASSROOM LASSROOM LASSROOM TTTTECHNIQUESECHNIQUESECHNIQUESECHNIQUES

    Our goal in all classes is to provide ample opportunity to practise the target language. To make the learning process as engaging and enjoyable as possible, we use a variety of communicative teaching techniques, including the use of video, cassettes, CDs, role play, pair

    work, project work, and group work, all of which give you the opportunity to hear and use the language in realistic situations.

    WWWWHY HY HY HY DDDDO O O O SSSSTUDENTS TUDENTS TUDENTS TUDENTS CCCCHOOSE HOOSE HOOSE HOOSE LSILSILSILSI AAAAUCKLANDUCKLANDUCKLANDUCKLAND????

    WWWWELL ELL ELL ELL EEEESTABLISHED STABLISHED STABLISHED STABLISHED :::: We have over 40 years of experience.

    VVVVALUE ALUE ALUE ALUE FFFFOR OR OR OR MMMMONEY ONEY ONEY ONEY :::: The goal of LSI is simply to provide each student with a quality education. We do this by tailoring our programs to their needs.

    LLLLIKE IKE IKE IKE AAAA FFFFAMILYAMILYAMILYAMILY :::: Students feel at home in LSI. We are large enough to cope and small enough to care.

  • HHHHOST OST OST OST FFFFAMILY AMILY AMILY AMILY &&&& RRRRESIDENTIAL ESIDENTIAL ESIDENTIAL ESIDENTIAL AAAACCOMMODATIONCCOMMODATIONCCOMMODATIONCCOMMODATION All of our accommodation is police checked and very carefully selected to ensure it is of the highest quality. Our families are renowned for their kindness and hospitality.

    EEEEXCITING XCITING XCITING XCITING SSSSOOOOCIAL CIAL CIAL CIAL AAAACTIVITIESCTIVITIESCTIVITIESCTIVITIES Both LSI NZ schools organise a wide range of social activities for students to enjoy during their free time. Whether it is a relaxing trip in the weekend, a barbeque, or a visit to the theatre or a museum, you will find our social programmes enjoyable, rewarding, and the perfect opportunity to make new friends and use the language outside the classroom.

    IIIINTERNATIONAL NTERNATIONAL NTERNATIONAL NTERNATIONAL &&&& MMMMULTICULTURAL ULTICULTURAL ULTICULTURAL ULTICULTURAL EEEENVIRONMNETNVIRONMNETNVIRONMNETNVIRONMNET Not only will you learn about New Zealand, but you will also have the opportunity to meet students and professionals from all around the world. You will feel like a part of the international community. We host students from over 25 different countries.

    LSI AucklandAustria0.6%

    Turkey4.4%

    Vanuatu0.2%

    Zaire0.3%

    Tahiti2.7%

    Taiw an2.5%

    Thailand2.4%

    Belgium1.3%

    Argentina1.4%

    Spain1.3%

    Sw eden0.6%

    Sw itzerland1.8%

    Saudi Arabia8.3%

    Russia2.8%

    New Caledonia2.9% Mexico

    1.0%

    Peru0.3%

    Israel1.5%

    Hong Kong1.2%Hungary

    0.9%Italy2.9%

    Germany5.1%

    France2.7%

    Czech Republic1.5%

    Colombia3.9%

    China3.1%

    Chile3.0%

    Brazil13.7%

    Japan11.6%

    Korea14.2%

    EEEEXCELLENT XCELLENT XCELLENT XCELLENT LLLLOCATIONSOCATIONSOCATIONSOCATIONS Both LSI NZ schools are conveniently located near the city centre, within walking distance of major attractions, shopping, dining, entertainment, and transportation. Whatever your needs, the staff will be happy to help you locate the nearest location to fit those needs.

    CCCCERTIFICATE ERTIFICATE ERTIFICATE ERTIFICATE Upon completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate signed by the Principal.

    MMMMULTI ULTI ULTI ULTI CCCCULTURAL ULTURAL ULTURAL ULTURAL :::: In 2008 we welcomed students from 25 different countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the