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Welcome to English Taranaki, an English language school in New Plymouth, where you can study English while having outdoor adventures in a magical New Zealand location.

  • Study English: Our qualified and experienced teachers are here to help you, whether you want to learn English for travel, everyday use, business or exams such as IELTS. Classes are in small groups to ensure you get maximum teacher attention for your EFL needs.
  • Stay with Kiwis: Accommodation can be arranged with friendly local families so you get to experience true Kiwi lifestyle while practising your English. Other accommodation options are also possible.
  • Learn to surf: Taranaki has great surfing. We have an experienced and qualified surf coach with all surf equipment. Try tandem surfing and be an expert on your first try!
  • Have fun! Daily activities and excursions are organised with our adventure team so you can really experience this beautiful area. Climb the mountain, hike Mount Taranaki,  go dam dropping, or just relax and watch the sunset over the sea…whatever you enjoy!