One of New Zealand’s leading language schools, situated in the heart of Auckland City, with a focus on English language preparation for academic study.

The school offers year-round courses:

• Intensive General English 24 hours per week

• Intensive General English 30 hours per week

Successful graduates of ACG English School have guaranteed entry to the University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies, the AUT University Certificate in Foundation Studies, all ACG high schools and tertiary programmes in Cookery, Hospitality, Digital Design, Business, Travel and Tourism.

In addition to lessons, tutorials and coaching sessions are available to support learning, while the tutor system ensures that each student is given close individual attention.

Mobile technology plays an important role in expanding learning outside the classroom. Students in higher level classes are given an iPad for use at school and at home. This provides excellent preparation for students who continue on to Foundation for either the University of Auckland or AUT University where iPads are issued to all students. 

ACG English School provides specialised support in developing writing skills - essential for success at university.

Key Facts

Entry date: Every Monday, the School operates year round

Course length: 2 - 48 weeks

Levels: Elementary to Advanced

Ages: 12 years & over

Lessons: 24 or 30 hours per week

A range of optional activities is offered outside of the school day to expand the experiences of ACG English School students in New Zealand. School staff and tour operators offer excursions to places of interest. An international student club offers a variety of activities, including cooking classes, debating and performing arts opportunities.

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Contact Details

School Website:

ACG English School
345 Queen St
PO Box 6199, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141
Phone: +64 9 307 5399
Fax: +64 9 377 7125
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Special Courses

  • Intensive General English
  • Free Subject Tutorials
  • Study Tours


  • Central location with easy access to transport and accommodation options.
  • Modern, well equipped classrooms with multi-media capabilities.
  • Computer laboratories with email and internet access.
  • A large student common room and cafe.
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Our Students are From (Top 5)

  • China
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Korea
  • Russia
  • Thailand
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