Otago Learning English

Migrants from many different countries take English language courses in Dunedin.

These range from beginners to more advanced, academic courses. Find a provider in your area and get in touch with them to find a course that suits you. 

Looking for general information about learning English?

Types of courses

Academic English will help you with your studies. Some academic programmes have requirements for English language ability, and these courses will help you reach these standards.

Business English will help you with speaking English in the workplace. 

General English will help you with having conversations in English, and with completing everyday tasks. 

Prepaid English for Migrants

If you paid for English tuition as part of your visa application, ask the provider about options for English for Migrants courses.

If you are having trouble finding a course, call the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) on 0800 601 601.

Find more about English for Migrants on the TEC website.

Prepaid English for Migrants | TEC

Other ESOL schools

The English New Zealand website provides information about private English language schools in Queenstown. Fees for some private schools may be higher than for others, as not all private schools receive government funding. To find out more about what each school offers and the cost of their classes, it is best to contact them directly.

English New Zealand language schools in Queenstown 

Community English courses

A range of English class providers, both professional and casual, can be found in the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) directory. There is also a regular, 30 minute radio programme to help you improve your English language skills on Planet FM.

English courses in Otago | CAB

English for Migrants | Planet FM

Toastmasters

Toastmasters is a programme where you can improve your leadership and communication skills in a safe, supportive club environment. Anyone can join, and there is a balance of women and men and a range of age groups, cultures and occupations.

Toastmasters NZ

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