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FREE English classes from beginner to intermediate level for NZ residents and NZ citizens. 


The focus of our class is learning everyday English for living in New Zealand. Our tutors will help you to learn vocabulary and conversation skills for everyday life, as well as reading and writing skills.

We take the skills you have learnt in class and go out into the community, getting used to ordering at a cafe, and visiting places such as the art gallery and museum.

We use a wide variety of resources both in the classroom and online to help you develop your English skills. 

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PELT funds -  Pre-purchased English Language Tuition 

As a part of NZ residency requirements, some immigrants are required to pay English language tuition fees to Immigration New Zealand before arriving in New Zealand.

You can use your pre-purchased English tuition funds to enrol in migrant-focused English language courses. 

HALC ESOL courses are all PELT approved. 

"The course helped me achieve my goal of getting a job. My tutor gave me lots of confidence and guidance. Without coming to HALC I would never have had the right skills to  get this job."

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