English Language Schools in Christchurch - Ranking 2022


8 Best language schools in Christchurch (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Christchurch? Christchurch is the biggest city in the South island and often ...
described as New Zealand´s garden city. With the largest International airport on the island, it is an excellent entry point as well as a great base to explore all the island has to offer. The city is easy to explore by foot or bike, with lots of restaurants, shopping malls and bars to keep you entertained. It is hard to miss Hagley Park, a huge piece of land to the west of the city, which is used for a variety of activities throughout the year and boasts a fascinating botanical garden. Don't forget to make time for a trip up the Port Hills for breathtaking views of the city - perfect for a sunset selfie!
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Interesting information about Christchurch

Key Facts about Christchurch

Population: 364,000

Time zone: +22h. (GMT +12)

Region: Canterbury, Christchurch City

Currency: NZD (1 NZD = 0.6725 USD)

Christchurch quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.4

4.4 (23 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: October

Low season: May

Average course price per week (High season): 368 NZD

Average course price per week (Low season): 321 NZD

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:80* (20% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:55* (45% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:74* (26% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (New Zealand average):6.29 NZD (26% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Public transportation in Christchurch

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Events in ChristchurchBest time to take a language course in Christchurch

Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day
Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day

November 2022A premier event for horse racing enthusiasts, which takes place during the Addington Cup Week.

What to do in Christchurch

Canterbury Museum
Canterbury Museum
International Antarctic Centre
International Antarctic Centre
Cathedral Square
Cathedral Square
Christchurch Gondola & Tramway
Christchurch Gondola & Tramway
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FAQ about schools in Christchurch

  • Christchurch College of English has received the best overall rating in Christchurch.
  • Christchurch College of English, located in Solway Avenue has been voted as the school with the best location in Christchurch.
  • Students rated Christchurch with 4.4 stars out of 5.
  • Schools in Christchurch offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Cambridge Advanced, IELTS.
  • See the climate table of Christchurch and the event calendar of Christchurch with events such as Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day.

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