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Embassy Auckland

 

Get ready to enjoy incredible nature like you’ve never seen before, while studying 2 minutes from the main street of a bustling city. 
 
EC Auckland is an oasis, recently renovated, and featuring lush, tropical artworks and high-tech classrooms.

Quick Facts

Location: Level 6/75 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Dates available: 27 Jun – 08 Aug

Ages: 12 - 17

Accommodation: Homestay, Single and shared room

Emergency Number: +64 21 278 3478

Living

  • Students are housed in pairs (twin rooms) or single room, with local host families
  • Students share bathroom with the homestay
  • Students receive half-board with their homestay family and eat lunch at the school
  • Homestay students travel independently via public transport to school
  • Students must bring their own beach towel

Food Options

Breakfast

Breakfast served at homestay 

Lunch

Lunch provided on campus

Evening Meal

Dinner served at homestay 

Snacks

There are several shops on campus where students can purchase snacks, confectionery and drinks. 

Facilities

  • Laundry facilities available
  • Linen cleaning - changed weekly
  • Towels are provided
  • Wi-fi
  • Distance to the school is approx 45 minutes by public transport
  • Students will have a desk, a single bed and storage

Learning

  • Lessons are taught by professional and friendly English teachers
  • 16 x 1 hour lessons per week, morning or afternoon
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students are in a class of the appropriate level
  • Maximum 16 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Classrooms have interactive whiteboards
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Programme Information

Arrival

Students will be welcomed by host families.
 
Airport transfer will meet/greet at the airport and take the students to their destination.

 

Welcome

On their first evening, students will spend time getting to know their homestay families.

Excursions and Trips

HALF-DAY TRIPS

Activities will include half and full day (on the weekend) activities that focus on fun and popular local attractions.
  • City Tour plus shopping
  • Waterfront and Harbour Tour
  • Auckland Museum Shopping in Ponsonby
  • Auckland Zoo

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

  • West Coast beaches and Waterfalls
  • Sheepworld
  • Hobbiton

3 WEEK SAMPLE PROGRAMMES

Extra

Student may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that. This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change. 

Week 1
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Morning
Arrival in Auckland
Testing & Orientation
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Beach Activity
 
 
Break 10 minutes 
 
Afternoon
 
 
Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons
 
 
 
Break 50 minutes
 
Evening
 
City Tour plus shopping
Waterfront and Harbour Tour
Auckland Museum
Shopping in Ponsonby
Auckland Zoo
 
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
 

 

See sample programme

Week 2
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Morning
Arrivals/ Beach trip
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Auckland Zoo
 
 
Break 10 minutes 
 
Afternoon
 
 
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
 
 
 
Break 50 minutes
 
Evening
 
City Tour
Waterfront and Harbour Tour
Auckland Museum
Shopping in Ponsonby
Beach Activity
 
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
 

 

Week 3
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Morning
Beach trip
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Auckland Zoo
 
 
Break 10 minutes 
 
Afternoon
 
 
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
 
 
 
Break 50 minutes
 
Evening
 
City Tour
Waterfront and Harbour Tour
Auckland Museum
Shopping in Ponsonby
Graduation
 
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
Free Time
 

See sample programme

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