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Learning English in New Zealand - Sunny's Story

Watch Sunny's video to see what it's like to study English in New Zealand

Before coming to New Zealand, Sunny (aka Por) couldn’t speak English at all.  

When her English course finished, she decided to stay in New Zealand to study business. She knew that learning business in English would be useful for her international business career. 

Sunny says that the English language and business skills she has learned here will help her open her own business in the future.  


These are Sunny’s 5 top tips for learning English in New Zealand: 

Sunny's first tip for learning English in New Zealand is to spend time with friends

Tip #1 Spend time with your friends

Sunny's 2nd tip for learning English in New Zealand is to watch movies in English

Tip #2 Watch movies in English

Sunny's 3rd tip for learning English in New Zealand is to listen to English music

Tip #3 Listen to English music

Sunny's 4th tip for learning English in New Zealand is to spend time with your host family

Tip #4 Spend time with your host family

Sunny's 5th tip for learning English in New Zealand is to "just relax"

Tip #5 Immerse yourself and just relax!

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By Sunantha Bunjongvut

Updated 15 days ago

Sunantha (Sunny) Bunjongvut is from Thailand. She came to New Zealand to learn English at the University of Otago Language Centre in Dunedin. She then stayed in New Zealand to complete a Business Studies programme at Otago Polytechnic. 

*Views expressed are the blogger's own
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