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Sep 10th 2008, 12:47 pm
Sep 5th 2008, 7:10 am
Replies: 144
Views: 11,750
Posted By Flan

Re: EOI selections 2nd July - anyone any news yet?

Status = "Decision Sucessful" Werhoooooooooooo! :thumbsup: How exciting :D
Aug 29th 2008, 9:17 am
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Flan

Re: Basics please.

Hi Mikey

I am also a teacher and sent off for NZQA first. Then we submitted our EOI and have been applying for jobs the whole way through the process.

Something to be aware of though - things...
Aug 20th 2008, 7:48 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By Flan

Re: Failed Meds

Have a search on the New Zealand forum for failed medicals. I remember reading about a couple who argued their case by working out how much they would contribute to the economy via tax etc over...
Forum: Australia
Aug 20th 2008, 7:37 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By Flan

Re: Stamp duty exempt from 1/9/08 (up to 500k)

Does this include Sydney? I know Sydney is in NSW but sometimes major cities are exempt from appealing promises!!!
Aug 18th 2008, 9:56 am
Replies: 100
Views: 6,120
Posted By Flan

Re: IELTS - T/F/NG Help!

I would say True because the the soot caused sulphuric acid! E.g "the pollution COMBINED with the soot to FORM sulphuric acid" therefore the soot has changed form. So it is true that the majority of...
Aug 17th 2008, 8:45 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 6,120
Posted By Flan

Re: IELTS - T/F/NG Help!

I would say that from your example the cat was definitely sat on the mat!
:D
If it said the cat was sat next to the mat then it would be false. If it said the cat was wearing a red hat whilst sat...
Forum: Australia
Aug 15th 2008, 1:35 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,280
Posted By Flan

Re: Spiders and Snakes and children etc

Oh another thing - probably a very bad thing to suggest but thought I'd pass it on anyway! If any of my friends see a redback spider (not very often) they kill it. The reason is that if it's alive it...
Forum: Australia
Aug 15th 2008, 1:28 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,280
Posted By Flan

Re: Spiders and Snakes and children etc

Not sure of any books etc I'm afraid. But my two nephews live in Sydney and are 2 yrs old and 5 yrs old and they both learnt from as young as possible that spiders = ouch! So neither are tempted to...
Aug 13th 2008, 5:15 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,889
Posted By Flan

Re: IELTS test and 2 yr restricition

oh and sample scripts with examiners comments...

ACADEMIC WRITING:
http://www.cambridgeesol.org/teach/ielts/academic_writing/data/AC%20sample%20scripts.pdf

GENERAL WRITING:...
Aug 13th 2008, 4:57 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,889
Posted By Flan

Re: IELTS test and 2 yr restricition

Hi Lucie rainbow

here is the link with the sample papers...

http://www.ielts.org/candidates/find_out_more/free_samples.aspx

GOOD LUCK! :D
Aug 13th 2008, 7:58 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,889
Posted By Flan

Re: IELTS test and 2 yr restricition

I agree - I passed on my first sitting. The subject content that you have to write about can be slightly random - my writing paper was on the benefits of new build houses vs restoring old properties!...
Aug 13th 2008, 6:57 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,889
Posted By Flan

Re: IELTS test and 2 yr restricition

I wasn't referring to having to do the IELTS - this I can understand, as you state there is a problem of illiteracy in every country. I was simply stating the fact that for a native speaker with many...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 13th 2008, 6:54 am
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Flan

Re: worried, any1 help?

Good plan! I think you'll love it. As others have said Auckland is great for night life. But NZ offers so much more 'day life' - if you're into outdoors and sports you'll be in heaven. You should def...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 12th 2008, 9:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Flan

Re: worried, any1 help?

Ha ha ha!! Your post made me laugh out loud! You know you don't have to go seeing as you're over 18!!!!! ;)
Aug 12th 2008, 4:48 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,889
Posted By Flan

Re: IELTS test and 2 yr restricition

I know its hilarious! I have a GCSE and A Level in English. A degree and a PGCE, I'm a teacher; I was born and live in England and yet they still make you sit the IELTS exam to prove that you are...
Aug 12th 2008, 4:36 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,889
Posted By Flan

Re: IELTS test and 2 yr restricition

It doesn't have to be sat 2 years before the visa. I think what they mean is that it can't be more than 2 years old before you apply for the visa.

I'm sure someone will advise if I'm wrong about...
Forum: Australia
Aug 12th 2008, 4:27 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,845
Posted By Flan

Re: Got an offer, comment please?

Congratulations! I can't answer your questions but was curious - what job do you do?
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2008, 9:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Flan

Re: Cost of Living in Sydney

I love Cremorne / Old Cremorne / Mosman, as well as Paddington; then there's Manly, Curl Curl and Freshwater! Depends what you're looking for city or beach living? Also where do you plan on working...
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2008, 8:10 am
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Flan

Re: Furniture stores

There's always good old Ikea for a bargain or two!
Aug 10th 2008, 6:12 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Flan

Re: CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS FOR TEACHING AUSTRALIA

Perfect! Thank you for your help. I'm sure that will be cheaper than a Notary - phew!

Thanks again :D
Aug 10th 2008, 2:37 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Flan

Re: CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS FOR TEACHING AUSTRALIA

Sorry for the lack of details!! I have already looked on the website you provided the link for and e-mailed all the Notaries in my area, it is them that are quoting prices of £120+ :ohmy:

Is it ok...
Aug 10th 2008, 12:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Flan

CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS FOR TEACHING AUSTRALIA

Hi Guys

Sorry for repeating what is probably a frequently asked question! I need to get loads of documents certified for my skills assessment with Teaching Australia. The quotes I have had so far...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2008, 12:08 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,295
Posted By Flan

Re: To go or not to go...?

Thanks for all your replies. We are a family of 3 (mummy, daddy and baby!) + 2 dogs! So house sharing not really a possibility! Lots to think about though so thank you for all the info :)
Aug 8th 2008, 7:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By Flan

Re: Going to NZ House to lodge ITA

Thanks for clearing that up Sue! Very useful :)
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