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Reviews of Worldwide School of English, Auckland, New Zealand

Total number of reviews: 40
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Worldwide School of English, Auckland, New Zealand
4.2/5.0 
(40 reviews)
City 4.1/5.0 
Organisation 4.2/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 4.1/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 3.9/5.0 
Value for money 3.7/5.0 
Accommodation
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Shared Flat 3.5/5.0 
other 3.4/5.0 
Individual Reviews
13. Jun. 2016
1. Paweł Damian (27 years)  -  Poland
1. Intensive Full time - 6 weeks

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4. Mar. 2016
2. Iker (32 years)  - 
2. Intensive Full time - 4 weeks

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2. Jun. 2015
3. (19 years)  -  Saudi Arabia
3. Intensive English - 12 weeks

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Well appreciated
24. Jun. 2014
4. (19 years)  - 
4. FCE 10 weeks + CAE 12 weeks - 22 weeks

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Apart from your studies, do not hesitate to visit the country.
14. Apr. 2014
5. (51 years)  - 
5. Intensive Full time - 2 weeks

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the mix of nationalities, the teaching, courtesy of teachers
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the organized activities, the graduation day after the course
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very well located in the city center
18. Feb. 2014
6. (19 years)  - 
6. Intensive Full time - 5 weeks

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The atmosphere in school is excellent! Great students, it was an excellent human experience which also helped me to make considerable progress in English! thank you WWS!
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Pubs nights. Which allow you to relax while having fun and practicing your "speaking". AWESOME!
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it's a good school, warm atmosphere, helpful teachers.
11. Jun. 2013
7. Javier (41 years)  - 
7. General English - 3 weeks

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15. Oct. 2012
8. (21 years)  - 
8. Intensive, full time - 2 weeks

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Worldwide House Apartments
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The good atmosphere in class
28. Sep. 2011
9. Ana (22 years)  -  Spain
9. Part Time English - 3 weeks

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8. Sep. 2010
10. (30 years)  - 
10. Intensive, full time - 3 weeks

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Multi-culturalism.
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Smaller classes, better coffee.
6. Dec. 2009
11. (22 years)  - 
11. Intensive English - 6 weeks

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The methodology of the classes and pub night!
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Enjoy and learn all of New Zealand
24. Jan. 2009
12. (22 years)  -  Luxembourg
12. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English - 12 weeks

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The atmosphere and the teaching.
17. Nov. 2008
13. (41 years)  - 
13. Intensive, full time - 2 weeks

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Most houses in new Zeland don't have central heating.
14. May. 2008
14. (37 years)  - 
14. Part Time English - 12 weeks

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the people are very funny and they try to help you always.they are very nice.
31. Mar. 2008
15. (20 years)  - 
15. Cambridge First Certificate - 9 weeks

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that I met very good friends
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Do a lot of trips in the weekends because they were great!
6. Mar. 2008
16. Jordi (29 years)  - 
16. Combo course, different schools - 14 weeks

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18. Feb. 2008
17.  - 
17. Part Time English AM - 2 weeks

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The ambiance, the diversity of nationalites and the ludique way to learn
14. Feb. 2008
18. (21 years)  - 
18. Part Time English AM - 2 weeks

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pub night, soccer, friends, teacher
25. Nov. 2007
19.  - 
19. Intensive, full time - 4 weeks

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atmosphere
18. Oct. 2007
20. (26 years)  - 
20. General English - 3 weeks

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Friendly, you feel like home
4. May. 2007
21. (31 years)  - 
21. Intensive, full time - 8 weeks

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You meet students all over the world in a nice city
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Very nice school with cool teachers. Quality of FCE/CAE class is more serious.
2. Jan. 2007
22. (36 years)  - 
22. Intensive (Full Time) English - 8 weeks

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two grammar teacher are perfect
2. Jan. 2007
23. (25 years)  - 
23. Intensive, full time - 4 weeks

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Conversation class
24. Nov. 2006
24.  - 
24. 12 weeks

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Great place to meet new friends!
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Pub Night and other school activities are a must!
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If you want to have a great time and learn good English, this is the best school to go to.
22. Jun. 2006
25. (26 years)  - 
25. Cambridge - 12 weeks

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encouraged to study hard
21. Jun. 2006
26. (24 years)  - 
26. IELTS exam - 8 weeks

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Located in the city center
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Pub nights, very recommendable
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In any case, always try to get a qulification, then you have a goal for studying and lessons are so much better. No kidding, try IELTS, FCE ... the school is good then.
14. May. 2006
27.  - 
27. Intensive, full time - 4 weeks

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school in city centre
1. May. 2006
28.  - 
28. IELTS exam - 20 weeks

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pub night every wednesday
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nice teachers.
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nice school.
12. Feb. 2006
29. Covadonga  - 
29. Part Time English - 8 weeks

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Beware of credit card (I advise you to activate a key for online shopping)
22. Dec. 2005
30. (31 years)  - 
30. Intensive, full time - 4 weeks

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well-organized, e.g. the pub night every wednesday, free water, tea and coffee, movies in the library
19. Dec. 2005
31.  - 
31. Part Time English - 2 weeks

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good teacher
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The homestay was great, but not 3 meals per day.
21. Jan. 2005
32. (26 years)  -  Deutschland
32. General

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Pubnight
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every thursday is Margaritha night 6 beer for 5 Dollar
10. Nov. 2004
33. (23 years)  - 
33. General

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Pubs at night, activities
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Pubs at night
9. Sep. 2004
34. (31 years)  - 
34. Standard & Business Combi Group

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many activities¡¢¡¡kind teacher
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no problem
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I enjoyed very much
19. Apr. 2004
35. Hermann  -  Germany
35. Standard & Business Combi Group

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22. Mar. 2004
36. Sabine (35 years)  -  Deutschland
36. General

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25. Dec. 2003
37. (29 years)  -  Germany
37. Cambridge Advanced Certificate

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Very good teachers.
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The public transport system in Auckland is hopeless and it is sometimes very difficult to meet people and enjoy the time in Auckland.
14. Nov. 2003
38. (27 years)  -  Japanese
38. General

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The teachers.
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Be sure to bring a swimsuit because the school organises a trip to the nearby hot springs.
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I don't recommend this school for Japanese students. Because there are many Japanese students. It looks like a Japanese school. But the school is great! My English improved in only 2 weeks.
7. Oct. 2002
39. (23 years)  - 
39. General

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friendly and motivated teachers and interesting topics, possibility to watch movies in the library.
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night activities like "margaritas"
5. Mar. 2002
40. (25 years)  -  Germany
40. Super Intensive (+35h)

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personal contact to teachers and headmasters
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you will not study with just one book but with copys from different books

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