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Farewell to Roger as he jets off!

Last week we visited KZN Botanical Gardens to say ‘Bon Voyage’ to our English teacher, Roger . He is jetting off on a year-long trip around the world…as part of his retirement! We really hope he gets the chance to teach some English along the way. We will be waiting to welcome him back […]

By |Aug 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Farewell to Roger as he jets off!|

Mandela Day celebrations

We held a stall at the Mandela Day market hosted by Project Gateway. We sold pancakes with fillings made by our international students and inspired by foods from their countries. It was a great opportunity to celebrate our diversity and promote multicultural understanding and appreciation in our society. We were even able to donate […]

By |Jul 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mandela Day celebrations|

Finishing a leg of the race

Sometimes learning a language feels like running a marathon. Some of our students recently finished  a leg of their personal language-learning marathons. Well done to all of you on your hard word and dedication!

By |Jul 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finishing a leg of the race|

KLI visits KZN Museum on Africa Day

The students and staff of KLI paid the KZN Museum a visit on the occasion of Africa Day. It was a great time of learning and exploring all that the museum has to offer. The students all wore their cultural outfits and celebrated diversity.

By |Jul 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KLI visits KZN Museum on Africa Day|

Elementary English students graduate

Some of our English students recently completed the Elementary level. Some have gone on to study Pre-intermediate English and others have left us. Well done to all of you who worked so hard to achieve these results. Pictured here (middle) is Tony from DRC along with Natasha (left), who teaches English,¬†and Jenny (right), who […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Elementary English students graduate|

Well done, Raisson!

Raisson Lourenco Farnela studied at the KLI (then the UKZN Language Centre) for four months during 2012.
He since has gone on to complete a four-year degree at St Joseph’s Theological Institute in Cedara. In Raisson’s own words: “The English I learned at the Language Centre helped me to successfully go through my academic journey […]

By |Nov 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Well done, Raisson!|

KLI cooks up a storm for PACSA’s Film and Art Festival

 
On Saturday 30th October the KLI took part in the Food Festival which formed part of PACSA’s Film and Art Festival. The merry event was held at UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus.
The KLI students stepped up to the plate and cooked three types of food: Portuguese, Congolese and Ethiopian. Visitors to the festival enjoyed stepping outside […]

By |Nov 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KLI cooks up a storm for PACSA’s Film and Art Festival|

Former student gets hands-on in her new profession

Joyce Manda, who hails from Democratic Republic of Congo, studied English with the KLI when we were still part of UKZN. She has gone on to complete courses in massage and now runs her own massage therapy business in Pietermaritzburg. Well done, Joyce. We are proud to be associated with The Touch of Wellness. […]

By |Sep 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Former student gets hands-on in her new profession|

Souleymane and Rafael brush up on their English

The KLI recently hosted two students for between two weeks and a month. Souleymane, from Guinea, came to study English with us for a month before starting his tertiary studies. Rafael, a Grade 8 student from Mozambique, used his vacation to brush up on his English skills. Good luck to both of you on […]

By |Sep 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Souleymane and Rafael brush up on their English|

July 2016 Intensive English Graduation

Three students who studied at the KLI since January this year recently celebrated their graduation. Congratulations to Alseny, Valentine and Dolcita who all progressed very well over their time with us. Learning a language is a process and these three students showed their full commitment. We know that they will excel in whatever they […]

By |Jul 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on July 2016 Intensive English Graduation|