Posts Tagged: The Campbell Institute

How to Ace Your Cambridge Exam

How to Ace Your Cambridge Exam

Johanna Lübbers came to New Zealand to escape winter in Germany – more than 24 weeks later she returned home with a Grade A (C2) result on her Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE). Discover the examination techniques and strategies she learned from her study at Campbell’s Auckland campus.   Johanna spent 6 months in Auckland taking part… Read more »

Staff Corner – Paul Bean

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In February 2017 we welcomed Paul Bean, our new Activity Coordinator to Campbell. Paul is from the UK but has been travelling around the world for the past five years and has lived in France, Portugal, the USA, Australia and now New Zealand. He has worked as an Activity Director on board cruise ships and… Read more »

Demi Au Pair Programme – What to Expect

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Four of Campbell’s demi au pair students share their experiences and wisdom about travelling to New Zealand to study and work while living with a Kiwi family. (Click on their names below.) Demi Au Pair – (Derived from French – Demi = ‘half’ / Au Pair = ‘equal to’. English pronunciation: /oʊˈpɛər/) is a domestic assistant… Read more »

Keeping Campbell Healthy and Well

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Campbell has developed a Health and Well-being Strategy for 2017 and has been rolling out a number of activities and workshops for students and staff. The running club kicked off with a sunset jog along Oriental Parade in Wellington in early March and joins our sweat of healthy activities, such as bush walks and yoga. The… Read more »

Charity Auction for a worthy cause

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English language students at The Campbell Institute have held a charity auction to raise money for the Downtown Community Ministry (DCM), which is a non-denominational organisation working to support people through personal hardship. Businesses from around Wellington donated items to the auction, including an iPhone 6s from Vodafone, tickets from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra… Read more »

Staff Corner – Lance Russell

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Lance joined Campbell in 2015 after graduating from Campbell’s CELTA Training Course. He describes his passion for languages as his motivation to become an English teacher, and shares his favorite thing about Campbell – his students! Tell us a bit about yourself prior to joining Campbell. I’m originally from the United Kingdom. I moved to New… Read more »

The Learning Hub First Birthday!

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The Learning Hub is a self access learning centre, a place where Campbell students go to when they want to practice listening and speaking, get feedback on their classwork and access learning resources. Since it opened a year ago, it has seen a steady increase in the number of students wanting to improve their English outside of… Read more »