English for Academic and General Purposes – English for Specialist Subject Areas
English for Specialist Subject Areas strand
This strand is targeted at students wishing to develop their General English with a specialist strand focus. This will typically include additional topics that relate to a selected Specialist Subject Area context.
Up to 48 weeks per year (23 hours contact per week). Part-time options available.
$440 per week plus a one off $200 Registration Fee
Any Monday – available in Christchurch Campus (subject to student numbers)
Open to all. Placement level determined by prior learning, placement test, interview and needs analysis.
Caters for all ESL levels.
A typical weekly timetable includes:
Listening & Speaking Skills
Reading & Writing Skills
Subject Specialist Topics
Specialist Subject Modules Available:
English for Aviation
English for Agriculture, Dairy Farming or Equine Training
English for Business
English for Hospitality
English for Nursing Studies
There may be an additional cost for specialist textbooks and relevant field trips.
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