English Language

Learning English can open doors.  Our English Language Centre has an enthusiastic team of teachers, spacious, well-equipped classrooms, a Language Laboratory and a student common room with internet suite.  We aim to help our students “Live the Language” with practical English skills and a range of programmes.

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Featured Programme

IELTS Preparation Programme

IELTS preparation classes are designed to improve students’ test taking strategies, to familiarise students with the IELTS test format and to improve their English level prior to taking the test.

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Featured Profile

Chunhua Ye

Chunhua Ye, English Language Training Scheme Student


I have been an ESOL student at EIT for 15 months.  With teachers’ help and my positive study attitude, I achieved 7.5 in IELTS.  The most impressive aspects about our language school are the passionate teachers, multimedia teaching style and a warm study atmosphere.  I love EIT and I am proud of being a part of it.  I am definitely sure that what I have learnt here will benefit my whole life.

Featured Staff


Pamela Minor

Pam started teaching English as a second language while living in Indonesia in 1996. Following this, she lived and taught in Thailand and Malaysia before moving back to Hawke’s Bay and commencing work at EIT in 2003.

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English Language

At EIT's English Language Centre we have a proud reputation for excellence in teaching English to international students and new migrants to New Zealand.

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Live the Language 

We believe there is more to learning English than just spending time in the classroom.  To encourage students to practise speaking English and to expose them to native speakers in the community, we organise activities within the curriculum to encourage learning in everyday situations.  The activities may include trips to businesses and sites of cultural and historical interest.  Students will bring back information and experiences to share in the classroom.

Because we believe your experiences outside the classroom are also important, we encourage you to join one of the 8 day trips offered by Little Brown Kiwi.  EIT has worked with Little Brown Kiwi to design two trips which we know our students would enjoy – one in the North Island  and one in the South Island. For more general information about Little Brown Kiwi, click here.  (Note that EIT does not organise these trips and you need to contact Little Brown Kiwi yourself.  They will organise a trip for you with some of your new EIT friends.)

IELTS, the International English Language Testing System

IELTS is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication.

EIT is a registered British Council IELTS Centre.

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