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Waikato Institute of Education
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General English

This course is available


Level of Study

English Language Course



Next start date

Expected Oct 2023


Waikato Institute of Education


General English Courses are available at the following 6 levels: Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced. Classes have a fun, practical focus and focus on all areas of speaking, learning, 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. The 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. This course is designed to meet the language needs of learners wanting to improve their English in all areas. The course focuses on level appropriate grammar and introduces vocabulary specific to a range of general topics. By completing this course you will be equipped with the vocabulary, grammar, and skills you need to communicate with confidence. The emphasis in this course will be on reading, writing, listening and speaking, with integrated grammar and vocabulary. The course will also provide opportunities for students to build on their current English skills, gain familiarity with the Kiwi accent, and be introduced to New Zealand culture. The minimum age to enrol is 14. Start Date: Every Monday (Except public and school holidays).

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