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English Language Institute laboratory

English Language Institute laboratory

The English Language Institute was set up in 1961 at Victoria University of Wellington. It was initially used to provide English proficiency courses for teachers, such as this group from Asia. 

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Victoria University of Wellington

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Janet Holmes, 'Linguistics - Vocabulary studies and applied linguistics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 September 2023)

Story by Janet Holmes, published 22 Oct 2014