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General English Course
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Rating: 5.0

5.04 reviews

Rating: 5.0

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Rating: 4.0

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Christchurch College of English accredited by Education NZ (Education New Zealand) Christchurch College of English accredited by English New Zealand Christchurch College of English accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)

CCEL is located on the campus of the University of Canterbury, which is in the suburb of Christchurch known as Ilam. The school has a number of well connected buses which can get students...

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General English Day (full time) - 23 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
FREE cancellation
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1030NZD 989NZD
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Rating: 5.0

Quality of teaching

Rating: 5.0

Leisure program
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Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a...

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Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2980US$ 2831US$
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Key Facts about Christchurch

Christchurch: Christchurch is known as New Zealand´s garden city. It is a green city of parks with gardens, shops, restaurants and culture.

Population: 364,000

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

Region: Canterbury, Christchurch City

Currency: NZD (1 NZD = 0.7176 USD)

Christchurch quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.4

4.4 (27 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): 327 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):5.90 NZD (26% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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What to do in Christchurch

Canterbury Museum
Canterbury Museum
International Antarctic Centre
International Antarctic Centre
Cathedral Square
Cathedral Square
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