SLEC
SLEC
SLEC
SLEC

SLEC Queenstown

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Queenstown’s Southern Lakes English College (SLEC) is the perfect school for extreme sports and winter sports lovers. Alongside high quality English courses including general and intensive programs, the school also offers Cambridge exam preparation and English and activity courses. 

Depending on whether the course takes place during summer or winter, the English and activity courses are a unique opportunity for English learners to combine their language lessons with exciting extreme sport activities such as snowboarding, rock climbing, jet boating and parasailing. 

With a view of the Remarkables mountain range, the modern school facilities are equipped with technology such as wall-mounted televisions, laptops and free WIFI throughout the building to provide students with all the tools to enhance their learning experience.  The school prides itself on its friendly and supportive learning environment to encourage students to not only learn but make lifelong friendships and connections. 

SLEC professors are highly qualified as English as a foreign language teachers. All are qualified with at least the Cambridge CELTA certificate. 


School Facts

School sizesmall
Classrooms6
High seasonJuly - September
Computers

Computers

Cafeteria

Cafeteria

Snacks

Snacks

Student Nationalities

Brazil

11%

Saudi Arabia

9%

Korea (the Republic of)

9%

Switzerland

9%

Germany

9%

Thailand

8%

Austria

8%

Japan

8%

France

7%

Worldwide

22%

Age Distribution

Location

Southern Lakes English College (SLEC), 57 Shotover Street, PO Box 2018, Wakatipu, New Zealand

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Courses

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  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
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  • 25 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
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  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • 5 afternoon sessions of skiing / snowboarding per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
  • Starting dates: 2018-06-05 | 2018-06-11 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-06-25 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-09 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-23 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-06 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-20 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-03 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-17 | 2018-09-24
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  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • 3 afternoon sessions of skiing / snowboarding per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
  • Starting dates: 2018-06-05 | 2018-06-11 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-06-25 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-09 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-23 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-06 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-20 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-03 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-17 | 2018-09-24
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  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • 3 afternoon sessions of skiing / snowboarding per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
  • Starting dates: 2018-06-05 | 2018-06-11 | 2018-06-18 | 2018-06-25 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-07-09 | 2018-07-16 | 2018-07-23 | 2018-07-30 | 2018-08-06 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-08-20 | 2018-08-27 | 2018-09-03 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-09-17 | 2018-09-24
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  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • 3 afternoon sessions of golf per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
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  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • 3 or 5 afternoon sessions of adventure activities (bungy jumping, rafting, canyoning, sports, water skiing or parachuting) per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
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  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • 3 afternoon sessions of mountain biking per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
  • Starting dates: 2018-01-08 | 2018-01-15 | 2018-01-22 | 2018-01-29 | 2018-02-05 | 2018-02-12 | 2018-02-19 | 2018-02-26 | 2018-03-05 | 2018-03-12 | 2018-03-19 | 2018-04-03 | 2018-04-09 | 2018-04-16 | 2018-04-23 | 2018-10-01 | 2018-10-08 | 2018-10-15 | 2018-10-23 | 2018-10-29 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-11-12 | 2018-11-19 | 2018-11-26 | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-10 | 2018-12-17
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  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • 5 afternoon sessions of rugby per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
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  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • Wine tasting and visits to six wineries
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
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  • 25 Cambridge (FCE) exam preparation lessons per week
  • 9 weeks: 25.06.18
  • 10 weeks: 08.01.18
  • 12 weeks: 02.04.18 / 24.09.18
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: B1 - B2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Starting dates: 2018-01-08 | 2018-04-02 | 2018-06-25 | 2018-09-24
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  • 25 Cambridge Advanced (CAE) exam preparation lessons per week
  • 9 weeks: 25.06.18
  • 11 weeks: 08.01.18
  • 12 weeks: 02.04.18 / 24.09.18
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: B2 - C1
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Starting dates: 2018-01-08 | 2018-04-02 | 2018-06-25 | 2018-09-24
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  • 25 IELTS exam preparation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
  • Starting dates: 2018-01-08 | 2018-02-05 | 2018-03-05 | 2018-04-03 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-06-05 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-08-06 | 2018-09-03 | 2018-10-01 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-12-03
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  • 25 TOEFL exam preparation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
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  • Students will undertake a minimum of six weeks of the Intensive Group Course 25 prior to starting their work placement
  • During the work placement, students will work 6-8 hours per day
  • Please select the number of weeks of the Group Course 25 you would like to undertake prior to the start of your work placement
  • Work placements available in hotels, restaurants, shops, tour companies, bakeries, bars, clubs and casinos
  • Wages vary depending on the position, industry and your work experience but generally vary between 13 and 20 NZD per hour
  • Accommodation is not provided by employers - you will need to arrange accommodation for your entire stay in Queenstown (English course and work placement)
  • Students must have a working holiday visa
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: B1 - C2
  • Students per course: 8-12
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: A 80 NZD study material deposit is charged directly by the school. On completion of the course 60 NZD will be reimbursed.
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Accommodation

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    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (by public transport): 15-30 minutes
  • Average number of students: 1-2
  • Laundry facilities available (included)
  • Accommodation facilities include: Only students with different native languages will be housed together (when possible)
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Meals on weekends: full board
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): 5 minutes
  • Wifi (limited GB)
  • Accommodation facilities include: Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Students pay a deposit when booking which is returned at the end of the stay
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): 5 minutes
  • Wifi (limited GB)
  • Accommodation facilities include: Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Students pay a deposit when booking which is returned at the end of the stay
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18

Transfer

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Transfer

Airport: Queenstown ZQN
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24h
Price: 80 NZD
Airport: Queenstown ZQN
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24h
Price: 160 NZD

Closure Dates

Public holidays and school closure dates - contact us for more information.
2018-12-23 - 2019-01-06 | 2019-02-06 | 2019-03-25 | 2019-04-19 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-04-25 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-10-28 | 2019-12-23 - 2020-01-06

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