Learn English in Wellington

Where the Pacific Ocean meets the Tasmanian Sea, an English course in Wellington gives you the chance to explore the world's southernmost capital city! As you learn English in Wellington, you’ll discover what makes this quirky capital unique, from the craft breweries to the beautiful inner-city beach and interesting museums. This cosmopolitan city attracts thousands of travellers each year, who come to study English in Wellington and experience its beautiful landscapes and city sights for themselves.


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English schools in Wellington

Wellington is an artistic and cultural capital, and an English course in Wellington is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in its creative energy and discover its galleries, museums, and cafe culture! Our partner schools offer a range of courses taught to the highest quality, so as you study English in Wellington you’ll make quick progress. You’ll also be just a stone’s throw from the Wellington Cable Car and Zealandia wildlife sanctuary as you learn English in Wellington - where you can see the country’s native bird, the kiwi!

Why study English in Wellington?

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City life
  • Wellington is known for being an innovative and creative city, and there’s so much to explore on an English course in Wellington, from the coffee shops to learning about the island’s history at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa - contact us for more information about living in Wellington.
  • This compact city offers a unique blend of sights, so on the same day, you can sunbathe on Freyberg Beach, climb Mount Victoria, and go taste local flavours at shops on Hannahs Laneway!
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  • Wellington is the gateway to the stunning scenery of the North Island, so as you study English in Wellington you can see wildlife at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre and go hiking in Akatarawa Forest.
  • Wellington is also a perfect choice to study English abroad if you want to have an indulgent language study holiday - the wine region of Martinborough is just an hour from the city!
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  • This creative city offers plenty of activities for all language learners to take advantage of, from escape rooms in the city centre to bike tours around stunning local scenery.
  • If you want to explore wilder areas of the city on your English course in Wellington, head off on a jeep tour of the rocky coast, or join a wildlife tour seeing the local seals!

Popular questions about studying English in Wellington:

How much does it cost to live and study in Wellington?

Our language courses abroad in Wellington start from 379 EUR (620 NZD) for one week and you don’t have to worry about going over your budget on your English course in Wellington. A meal out at a restaurant could cost between 7 EUR (12 NZD) and 15 EUR (25 NZD), while an unlimited day ticket for the city centre public transport costs just 5.80 EUR (10 NZD). Reach out to ESL for a free quote for your time spent studying English in Wellington!

What are the benefits of studying English in Wellington?

  • This creative capital is the perfect encapsulation of New Zealand life, where you can explore quirky boutiques, beaches, and wildlife as you study English abroad.
  • Professionals will find plenty to enjoy in Wellington’s cosmopolitan jobs market, while junior learners can explore exciting activities in the city and larger region on an English course in Wellington.

What type of English courses can I study in Wellington?

As you study English abroad in Wellington, you’ll get to speak English each and every day, both inside the classroom and while you explore the city. Our partner schools offer a range of courses for adults and junior learners alike, so you’ll achieve all your goals on your language study holiday! Some of our English courses in Wellington include:

  • Lessons from A1 to C1 level, including intensive courses
  • IELTS exam preparation courses

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