General English Courses are available at the following 6 levels:
Classes have a fun, practical focus and focus on
all areas of speaking, listening, reading and
writing. Class work is theme-based: activities are focus on a weekly or bi-weekly topic, usually following the
English course book
syllabus, so that students can develop useful
vocabulary and share ideas in group discussions.
English grammar and structure are introduced progressively and used in class communication activities. Students
also receive cross-cultural training to help you become accustomed to New Zealand life quickly and easily.
qualification has a core General English Course content
with flexible, interchangeable, intensive,
language specific sessions using a variety of
contextualised or practical topics that may
Survival - NZ living; Practical Conversation; Intensive Writing. Literacy & Numeracy
Vocational - Work Skills; Nursing; Business English; English for Trades
Academic - Academic English, Foundation IELTS, High School Preparation
English curriculum also uses multimedia and on-line resources for the delivery of special interest topics and uses a mix of Kiwi and bi-lingual teaching at the lower levels.
Students enrolling for
General English course sit our
placement test on
arrival, and are then
placed in the
according to their
assessed English language level.
Waikato Institute of
Certificate in General
(You must meet all
course and attendance requirements.)
English at Waikato
Education opens up
tertiary study in
New Zealand, for
Pathway to New Zealand University, Polytechnic and High School.
Learners who have
enrolled for or have
English are better
equipped to travel,
live and work in New Zealand.
Pathway to New Zealand Jobs