English for Academic and General Purposes - English for General Purposes strand

English for General Purposes strand

This strand is targeted at students wishing to develop their General English focus will typically include the additional topics that relate to adjustment to life in the New Zealand context.   


Up to 48 weeks per year (23 hours contact per week). Part-time options available.

Intake Dates

Any Monday - available in Auckland and Christchurch Campuses


$390 per week plus a one off $200 Registration Fee

Entry Criteria

Open to all. Placement level determined by prior learning, placement test, interview and needs analysis.

Programme Structure

Caters for all ESL levels.

A typical weekly timetable includes:

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Listening & Speaking Skills
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • General Topics
  • On-Task Learning