*NZSL – New Zealand Sign Language

We LOVE that through our schools sharing their expertise, we are now able to offer New Zealand Sign Language classes online. Thanks to Jo at Waitoriki School our children will have this opportunity to learn NZSL!“Sign language is a combination of hand shapes, facial expressions and body movements. New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) is the… Read More

Afrikaans

Classes are aimed at the beginning language learner and can be tailored to suit the varying needs of the children. As well as language learning support for South African National (SANs) children in NZ, this class is suitable for NZ students with an interest in Afrikaans and want to be able to speak with their… Read More

Chinese Language and Culture

Beginner and extension classes in Chinese. Students will have the opportunity to understand and use familiar expressions and everyday vocabulary. Course Overview The focus is on speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Chinese and understanding aspects Chinese culture. Topics covered include; self-introduction, family, numbers, classroom expressions, colours, food and drink. Students will use the language… Read More

French

The lessons are based on the NZ Curriculum for French. The students will gradually build up a rich repertoire of French words and sentences they can use for meaningful communication. During the online course there will be a strong focus on learning useful French sentences such as ‘Aidez-moi, s’il vous plaît’ (help me, please). The… Read More

German

Some pretty exciting things have happened in our German classes and there are always spaces for new faces. Was geht ab? “Was geht ab?” is the German equivalent of “What’s up?” It’s used as an informal greeting. If you are a teenager, you might also be able to pull off the even shorter “Was geht?”… Read More

Japanese Language and Culture

Japanese Programme  Students will have the opportunity to understand and use familiar expressions and everyday vocabulary. The focus is on speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Japanese and understanding aspects of Japanese culture. Topics covered include: self-introduction, family, numbers, school life, colours, and food. Students will use the language through personal interaction, videos, and tasks.… Read More

Korean Language and Culture

Join our free* Korean online classes supported by the Korean Education Centre (KEC). Find out how your students can participate & take advantage of this offer. We  are offering free*  Korean classes for schools who wish to learn Korean language and culture. The KEC teaching fund enables us to provide free or discounted registrations for learners… Read More

Philippine Language – Tagalog

If you have Filipino students in your school or students who are interested in Filipino language and culture – this opportunity is for you. There are approximately 10,000 Filipino students enrolled in New Zealand schools. Following on from the first course initiated last term, a beginning Tagalog class is offered to those students who wish… Read More

Spanish

Hola! Learn the basics of speaking Spanish, the second most popular language in the world. The lessons are based on the NZ Curriculum for Spanish. The students will gradually build up a rich repertoire of Spanish words and sentences they can use for meaningful communication. During the online course there will be a strong focus… Read More

Te Reo Māori

Nau Mai, Haere Mai. Te reo Māori programmes are one of our most popular classes. Welcome, Welcome Te tūranga motuhake o te reo Māori. The importance of learning te reo Māori.  By learning te reo Māori young New Zealanders ‘s become much more aware of the role that Māori identity, language, and culture play in… Read More