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ABC College of English, Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand

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School Introduction

ABC College of English, Queenstown, established in 1994, is a boutique private English Language college, which has gained a reputation for offering first class English language tuition. As a long-standing member of ENGLISH NEW ZEALAND, ABC meets their exclusive academic quality standards ensuring that all our students enjoy the ultimate language learning experience.

Located in Queenstown, the “Adventure Capital of the New Zealand” and New Zealand's premier holiday and ski resort, ABC College of English offers a beautiful and exciting environment to study English. Conveniently situated in the centre of town, the college is close to the central bus stop, shops, cafes, banks and post office and a wide range of outdoor adventure activities all year round. From our student lounge room and classrooms students can enjoy panoramic views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains.



ESL Program Introduction

Our name reflects the range of English courses we offer:-
A(Adventure English), B(Business English) C(Communicative English)
These include IELTS and Cambridge Examination preparation courses intensive full-time and part time General English courses, Business English, English + Work Placement and programmes combining English Language study with activities such as skiing/ snowboarding in winter (June-September) and adventure activities in summer (December –February) and .
Our small classes ( average 7 students per class/ Maximum 10 students per class) ) and qualified, experienced teachers help students to quickly achieve their English language goals.



Background Data

Schedule & Fees

GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES (start any Monday)
General English Full Time (25 hours / week) Monday- Friday 0900 – 1200, 1300 – 1500
Fees 2-5 weeks:$370.00/week, 6-12 weeks: $360.00/week, 13+ weeks: $330.00/week
Part Time - Morning only Monday- Friday (15 hours / week) 0900 – 1200 Fee $270.00/week

EXAMINATION PREPARATION COURSES (IELTS & Cambridge FCE) $370.00/week
Full Time (25 hours / week) 0900 – 1200, 1300 – 1500
Course Duration: 12 weeks
Entry Level: Intermediate
Course Start Dates:
Cambridge FCE: 5 January (10 weeks), 23 March, 20 September
IELTS: 5 January, 6 April, 28 June, 20 September
Exam Fees: IELTS $340.00, Cambridge FCE: $270.00. Course material fee: $80

PATHWAY PROGRAMME Preparation course for entry to QRC Tourism and Hospitality Management and Tourism Management Diploma Courses $370.00/week
Full Time (25 hours / week) 0900 – 1200, 1300 – 1500
Course Duration: 12 weeks
Entry Level: Intermediate
Course Start Dates: Any Monday
Course material fee: $80.00

ENGLISH + WORK PLACEMENT $370.00/week
Full Time 0900 – 1200, 1300 – 1500 (25 hours / week)
Course Duration: 4 – 12 weeks
Course Start Dates: Any Monday
Entry Requirements: Valid Working Holiday Visa
Work Placement Fee: $200.00 (maximum 3 job interviews)

ENGLISH + ACTIVITIES $570.00/week
English Study 0900 – 1200 Monday – Friday
Activities 3 afternoons per week
Course Duration: 2 – 4 weeks
Course Start Dates: Any Monday

ENGLISH + GOLF (October – May) $570.00/week
English Study 0900 – 1200 Monday – Friday
Golf 3 afternoons per week
Course Duration: 2 – 4 weeks
Course Start Dates: Any Monday
Fee includes:- Green fees, equipment hire and return transport from ABC to the golf course

ENGLISH + SKI/SNOWBOARDING (21st June to 3rd September 2010)
Course Duration: 2 – 12 weeks
Option 1 $570.00/week
English Study 0900 – 1200 Monday – Friday
Ski/Snowboarding 1300 – 1600 Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Option 2 $695.00/week
English Study 0900 – 1200 Monday – Friday
Ski/Snowboarding 1300 – 1600 Monday – Friday

Private lessons $70.00/hour
1-1 Business English $70.00/hour



Other Fees

ENROLMENT FEE for all courses (paid once only) $200.00

ACCOMMODATION PLACEMENT FEE $180.00

HOMESTAY FEE (7 nights 8 days) (2 meals weekdays and 3 meals weekends and National holidays) $220.00/ *$240.00/week, Extra Night Homestay Fee $35.00/ *$40.00/night
*Winter season Homestay fee valid for the period 29th May– 2nd October 2010

LODGE ACCOMMODATION (single room with en suite) $210/week
Initial Utility/Bond Fee: $350.00 (includes a $200 refundable bond)
Lodge accommodation subject to availability between October-May

MEET & GREET FEE (Queenstown airport) $65.00

AIRPORT TRANSIT ASSISTANCE (Transfer assistance between Auckland International and Domestic Terminals) $65.00

Special Courses & Features

Contact Info

ABC College of English, Queenstown
10 Man St,
PO Box 755
Queenstown 9348

Tel
+64 3 442 5233
Fax
+64 3 442 5244
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