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.


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

Intake Dates

Any Monday – available in Auckland and Christchurch Campuses

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

Specialist Subject Modules Available:
We are able to offer English Language courses tailored to many specific vocational needs- Contact us for further details

  • English for Aviation
  • English for Agriculture
  • English for Business
  • English for Hospitality
  • English for Nursing Studies

There may be an additional cost for specialist textbooks and relevant field trips.