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Worldwide School of English, Auckland, New Zealand

4.2/5

Rating: 4.2/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Every afternoon free organized leisure activities for adults
  • Rooftop terrace

Worldwide School of English

The language school Worldwide School of English was founded in Auckland, New Zealand in 1989. The school is centrally located in Auckland, which is the biggest city in New Zealand. It is situated near popular restaurants, cafes and shops.


The school address is: 80 Anzac Ave, 1010 - Auckland, New Zealand (see on map)

Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by Worldwide School of English

New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 1. This means there are no restrictions at all anywhere, except for the border which remains closed to non New Zealanders.

Accreditations and Quality seals

Education NZEnglish New ZealandIALC NZQAQEPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Table tennis

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

17

Number of public PC workstations:

32

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

  • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 160
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 160

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 7
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 7

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years

The school is an official exam center

The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

15
2
2
5
1
2
1
4
2
16
12
6
4
6
1
1
5

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Auckland.

Auckland International Airport:
95 NZD pick up
190 NZD return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 02 Jan. 2020, 06 Feb. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 25 Apr. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 01 Jun. 2020, 26 Oct. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020, 26 Dec. 2020, 28 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 14 24 36 48 Additional Week
Price in NZD 495 471 810 770 1215 1155 1620 1539 2430 2309 3240 3078 5530 5254 9240 8778 13500 12825 18000 17100 375 357
Price in US$ 311 509 763 1017 1525 2033 3469 5796 8468 11290 236
Morning classes emphasise reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and a lot of communication practice.
The afternoon classes focus on improving student's listening skills and spoken fluency.
English course students can choose from: Special Class, Exam practice test, Movie or Activity option.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
Worldwide School of English Brochure (PDF)
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Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 23 Additional Week
Price in NZD 495 471 670 637 1005 955 1340 1273 2010 1910 2680 2546 3350 3183 4020 3819 4355 4138 7705 7320 335 319
Price in US$ 311 421 631 841 1261 1681 2102 2522 2732 4833 211
Morning courses emphasize reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and a lot of communication practice.
For Friday afternoon options, Part-time Morning students can only choose the Activity or Movie option.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
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Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 14 24 36 48 Additional Week
Price in NZD -- -- -- -- -- -- 4970 4722 8520 8094 12780 12141 17040 16188 355 338
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- 3118 5344 8016 10688 223
Morning courses emphasise reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and a lot of communication practice.
In the afternoons, the students can choose from: Special Class, Movie or Activity option. (Student visa attendance is only given for the Special class option).
Students join morning classes and also need to do 5 hours a week of monitored self-access in the school library.
The 2 hour Special Class option on a Friday afternoon can also be counted towards the student's weekly attendance.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Brochures
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Business
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Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Additional Week
Price in NZD 495 471 810 770 1215 1155 1620 1539 2025 1924 2430 2309 2835 2694 3240 3078 3645 3463 4050 3848 405 385
Price in US$ 311 509 763 1017 1271 1525 1779 2033 2287 2541 255
This course is highly recommended for students who wish to use English for their job or study for a business diploma/degree in the future. It is also an Intensive English Afternoon option for higher-level students.Classes are held from Mondays to Thursdays in the afternoon.
Course Dates: 13 Jan to 20 Mar, 06 Apr to 12 Jun, 06 Jul to 11 Sep, 21 Sep to 27 Nov
Starting dates
2020: 13 Jan. 2020, 06 Apr. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 21 Sep. 2020.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Brochures
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Exam Preparation
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Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in NZD -- -- -- -- 2025 1924 -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- 1271 -- -- -- -- -- --
Classes are held from Mondays to Thursdays in the afternoon.
Students are encouraged to sign up for practice tests held on Fridays from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Course Dates: 10 Feb to 13 Mar, 11 May to 12 Jun, 07 Sep to 09 Oct
Multiple exam dates are available.
Starting dates
2020: 10 Feb. 2020, 11 May 2020, 07 Sep. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Brochures
Worldwide School of English Brochure (PDF)
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in NZD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4550 4323 5360 5092
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2854 3362
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 23 Mar. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam dates
13 Mar. 2020, 09 Jun. 2020, 01 Dec. 2020
Brochures
Worldwide School of English Brochure (PDF)
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in NZD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4550 4323 5360 5092
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2854 3362
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 23 Mar. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
Exam dates
14 Mar. 2020, 10 Jun. 2020, 02 Dec. 2020
Brochures
Worldwide School of English Brochure (PDF)
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in NZD -- -- -- 1620 1539 2025 1924 2430 2309 2835 2694 3240 3078 3645 3463 4050 3848 4860 4617
Price in US$ -- -- -- 1017 1271 1525 1779 2033 2287 2541 3049
This course is for students requiring an IELTS score from 5.0 or more and need to take the exam at the end of the course.
Classes are held from Mondays to Fridays with a practice exam conducted every Friday afternoon.
Text books are provided free of charge to all IELTS students.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam fee
395 NZD
Brochures
Worldwide School of English Brochure (PDF)
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Lesson duration: 55 minutes
School's administrative fee: 250.00 NZD
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 125 NZD. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses:Fees for Other Services:
1) Farm Holiday = NZD 1,500 for 6 nights and 7 days
2) Internship = NZD 950
3) Pathway Fee to Tertiary Study = NZD 300
4) Rugby = NZD 500

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in NZD -- -- -- 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 4200 350 500 250
Price in US$ 925 1156 1387 1618 1849 2311 2773 232 331 166
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per room
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The tenant of the single room will share facilities (bathroom/toilets, kitchen) with other students in the building.
Price extra night:
50 NZD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in NZD 305 610 915 1220 1525 1830 2135 2440 3050 3660 305 250
Price in US$ 202 403 605 806 1007 1209 1410 1611 2014 2417 202 166
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Worldwide School of English - 1
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A student has to be booked for a minimum of 3 weeks in advance.
Price extra night:
50 NZD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
28 minutes by public transport (average reported by 11 former students)
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in NZD -- -- -- 920 1150 1380 1610 1840 2300 2760 230 500 250
Price in US$ 608 760 912 1063 1215 1519 1823 152 331 166
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Worldwide School of English - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Worldwide School of English - 2
The accommodation offers shared bedroom and shared facilities in an apartment with different genders and nationalities.
Price extra night:
50 NZD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Triple room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in NZD -- -- -- 1800 2250 2700 3150 3600 4500 5400 450 500 250
Price in US$ 1189 1486 1783 2080 2377 2971 3566 298 331 166
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per room
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Worldwide School of English - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Worldwide School of English - 2
Occupants of the room will share the kitchen with the other students in the building.
Price extra night:
65 NZD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Baseball5 km
Basketball5 km
Cooking2 km
Cricket5 km
Dancing2 km
Diving10 km
Football (soccer)2 km
Golf10 km
Horse riding25 km
Mountainbiking25 km
Music5 km
Rugby2 km
Sailing10 km
Skiing500 km
Squash5 km
Swimming2 km
Table Tennis 
Tennis5 km
Volleyball5 km
Windsurfing5 km
Yoga 

Reviews

4.2/5.0

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 3.2/5.0

3.2/5.0 
Other
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Students liked about Worldwide School of English, Auckland
The atmosphere and the teaching.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
3.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
3.0/5.0
You meet students all over the world in a nice city
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
3.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: Very nice school with cool teachers. Quality of FCE/CAE class is more serious.
School in city centre
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
n/a
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
3.0/5.0
Accommodation
Shared Flat (apartment)
3.0/5.0
Friendly and motivated teachers and interesting topics, possibility to watch movies in the library.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: night activities like "margaritas"
Teachers are professional, they help students choose the right way to improve their language. Every one of them has a different way of teaching, which is good and prevents boredom.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Reading is very important and help us to make our sentences in a correct way.
Other comments: It is a good school, which showed me that learning English can be fun and faster.

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    FAQ about Worldwide School of English, Auckland

  • English courses at Worldwide School of English start at 338 NZD for General English Course course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Student Residence is the most popular among all our clients of Worldwide School of English
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Auckland International Airport (95 NZD)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Worldwide School of English varies from 15 students (Intensive English Course) to 18 students (TOEIC Preparation Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Worldwide School of English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Worldwide School of English comes from Japan with a 16% representation, followed by students from Brazil (15%) and Korea (12%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Worldwide School of English offers courses from 18 years to 99. Average age is 26 during the summer and 26 for the rest of the year.
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