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ACG English School

Study English with ACG Pathways and start building your bridge to success

One of New Zealand’s leading language schools, ACG English School offers flexible and innovative Intensive English courses that give students the academic language skills they need for further study.

ACG English School’s caring and highly-qualified teachers provide individual attention and support to help students set learning goals, evaluate achievement, and maximise success. In addition to 24 or 30 hours* of lessons each week, individual and small group tutorials and coaching sessions are available to enhance learning.

Successful graduates have guaranteed entry to the University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies, the AUT Certificate in Foundation Studies, the Victoria University of Wellington Foundation Studies Programme, all ACG high schools and tertiary programmes in cookery, hospitality, digital design, IT, management, travel and tourism.

ACG English School** is conveniently located in central Auckland, at the ACG Pathways campus, 345 Queen Street.

*30 hour programme will no longer be available after December 2017.

**ACG English School is a division of ACG New Zealand International College and is registered as a Secondary School.

  • Central location with excellent facilities

    Conveniently located in the heart of central Auckland, ACG English School is close to public transport and plenty of accommodation options. It’s also near the University of Auckland, AUT, ACG Senior College, Yoobee School of Design, New Zealand School of Tourism, Animation College and AMES. The campus is fully equipped with modern air-conditioned classrooms, computer rooms, a student common room including a cafeteria and student learning centre including a library.

  • Qualified Teachers

    All ACG English School teachers are fully qualified and registered with the New Zealand Teachers’ Council. They are experienced specialist teachers who provide a caring and supportive learning environment, using interactive lessons and lots of personal attention to help students achieve their learning goals.

  • More teaching, more learning

    ACG English School’s tutor system ensures that students are given lots of individual attention and 24 or 30* hours of formal lessons each week. For more information about further study at ACG or university, students can visit the Pathways Centre, located in the Student Learning Centre.

    *30 hour programme will no longer be available after December 2017.

  • A choice of activities

    We encourage students to make the most of their time in New Zealand and offer lots of activities beyond the classroom. School staff and tour operators organise sightseeing excursions for students, while our International Student Club offers everything from basketball, badminton and cooking classes to chess and performing arts. Our Student Learning Centre is open on Saturdays for self-study and socialising.