Tag Archives: New Zealand

A trip to a New Zealand sheep farm (Video). Posted by on Jun 2, 2015

No trip to New Zealand (nor overview of this country in a series of blog posts) is complete without a visit to a sheep farm. So, let’s go! This video is full of information about New Zealand, sheep farming, and related vocabulary. So, sit back, relax, watch this video and learn some English! This is…

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Sir Edmund Hillary a national hero Posted by on May 26, 2015

While we are taking a closer look at the English-speaking country of New Zealand this month, spending some time reading about the Kiwi national hero Sir Edmund Hillary is a must. Hillary is known the world round for being the first climber to summit the highest mountain in the world  – Mount Everest in Nepal. …

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New Zealand’s Great Walks Posted by on May 19, 2015

The country of New Zealand is known for many things such as its indigenous people (the Maori), amazing athletes in sports like rugby and sailing, The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, but perhaps most of all it is known for its beautiful and diverse landscape. Tourists flock to New Zealand by the millions…

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Kiwi, the birds and the people. Posted by on May 12, 2015

This month I am going to present a series of posts spotlighting the English-speaking country of New Zealand. New Zealand is a very popular tourist destination, as well as a melting-pot* country. Many of you reading this blog have in the past, or may in the future, visit New Zealand, so let’s learn more about…

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North vs. South: Test your English knowledge. Posted by on Apr 28, 2015

Today I have a challenge for you, or if you want to think of it as a quiz, you could call it that too. This is a challenge to see how well you know different English vocabulary and slang from the north and south of the English-speaking world! Although English is just one language, it…

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Let’s go ‘down under’ and learn some Kiwi-English slang Posted by on Nov 20, 2014

A Kiwi bird from New Zealand.

Many English language learners travel to countries like Australia or New Zealand to learn English rather than traveling to England or America and so I thought it was time we looked at some slang from one of these countries from “down under.” First of all let me tell you about the term ‘down under’, this…

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