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Euroasia vs other options

As you would discover from a quick Google search, there are many providers that offer language courses in New Zealand. There are also many language learning options from CDs to large group classes.

So why should you choose Euroasia? How do Euroasia language courses compare with everyone else?

Factors to consider "Euroasia Universities & Polytechs Community Colleges Individual Tutors Language CDs/Online Courses
ClassSize Maximum of 10, average of 6-8 Minimum of 10, up to 25 Minimum of 10, up to 35 1-on-1 NA
Teachers Experienced / qualified.
Native-speaker teacher.
Outgoing/fun.
Experienced / qualified.
May be native- speaker teacher.
Experience varies.
Skill varies.
May be native-speaker teacher.
Experience varies.
Skill varies.
No quality assurance.
NA
Class Style Interactive classes.
Focussed on developing conversational ability.
Students not anonymous.
Conducive for developing rapport.
Lecture-style.
Classroom formation.
Difficult to interact.
Students can hide.
May not know others in class.
Lecture-style.
Students come and go.
Difficult to interact.
Students can hide.
May not know others in class.
Full attention of teacher.
Intense.
May progress quicker.
No guidance from teacher.
No social interaction.
Requires strong discipline.
Requires new skills / technology.
Cost $399 per term10 sessions $250 - $350 10 - 15 sessions $50-$100 8-10 sessions
Low cost = low commitment
$20-$80/hr $50 - $300/course
Course Materials All inclusive.
Only bring yourself to the first class.
Varies, some require textbook ($50 - $100).
Some require "resource fee".
Varies, some require textbook ($50 - $100). Varies Materials usually included.
Requires technology (PC / headphones).
Course Content Practical language skills for everyday life.
Course designed for Kiwis.
Avoid heavy grammar.
Fascinating aspects of culture.
Fun and interactive.
Technical focus.
Limited flexibility due to class size.
Usually based on foreign textbook.
Varies from teacher to teacher.
Limited flexibility due to class size.
Quality varies.
Varies from teacher to teacher.
Quality of teacher varies.
Varies from course to course.
Location Convenient location.
Lots of parking.
CBD-based institutions have parking problems. Varies Varies Comfort of own home.
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What our students say
  • “Since attending classes at Euroasia my Mandarin has improved a lot. I can talk about a lot of different things now and I can understand more than I could before. Thank you.”

    Rachel Booth
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