Multicultural Whangārei

Language classes

We offer FREE English classes and Te Reo Māori classes. If you would like to learn a new language, you’ll be happy to know that we also often offer free classes in other languages such as Spanish and Korean.

Due to COVID-19, our language classes are currently being run online. For more information or to register for any of our language classes, please contact us at info@multiculturalwhangarei.co.nz or 09 430 0571.

English Conversation Group

The best way to learn a language is to practise speaking it and have a conversation with others! Join our English conversation group for FREE and learn English while meeting new people. You will gain confidence in your speaking and listening skills, while having fun and learning in a creative way.

Kia ora! If you are a new migrant to New Zealand, here is a great opportunity to learn Te Reo Māori. Classes are FREE – and are at beginner level.

Class times:
Thursday 8.00am – 9.00am

Te Reo Māori classes

Kia ora! If you are a new migrant to New Zealand, here is a great opportunity to learn Te Reo Māori. Classes are FREE – and are at beginner level.

Class times:
Tuesdays 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Thursdays 10.30am – 12.30pm

Spanish classes

Hola! Have you always wanted to learn Spanish? Our FREE beginner Spanish classes are perfect for gaining an introduction to the language.

Class times:
Tuesdays 3.30pm – 5.30pm

English classes

* Please note: Our English classes noted below are currently full – we will not be taking any new enrolments for this class. We will provide an update once we are able to take on new enrolments. Instead, you can enrol for our English Conversation Group above!

‘English for everyday living’ classes with a qualified tutor will be held on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Small group tuition, with lots of  interaction plus activities outside the classroom!  We also have guest speakers on various topics.  Classes are held during School Term time.

We will cover Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing at an appropriate level.  A typical lesson includes:

  • ‘Partner talk’ – discussing a topic with a partner and then verbally reporting back to the group
  • Tongue twisters
  • Idioms and ‘Kiwispeak’
  • Listening for meaning
  • Pronunciation
  • Grammar goodies
  • Vocabulary extension
  • Individual work on the Term’s topic (such as Health, Food, Weather, Celebrations, etc.)
  • …………………..and more!!

Class times:
Tuesdays and Fridays (Beginner/Elementary classes) 9.00am – 10.00am
Tuesdays and Fridays (Intermediate to Upper Intermediate classes) 10.30am – 12.30pm

Spanish classes

Hola! Have you always wanted to learn Spanish? Our FREE beginner Spanish classes are perfect for gaining an introduction to the language.

Class times:
Tuesdays 3.30pm – 5.30pm