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Learn about our English language courses and improve your English by enrolling in a short course.

English for Work

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In this course, you will study English to help you apply for a job and to work in a New Zealand workplace, including:

  • Looking for a job, preparing a CV and cover letter, and attending a job interview
  • Participating in a team meeting
  • Reading and writing emails
  • Listening for key information
  • Communicating with customers and workmates
 4 weeks Monday 8 June to Friday 3 July Applications close on Tuesday 2 June Domestic students:
$468 for 4 weeks (course code SSEN101); pre-paid PELT funds can be used; full time enrolment only
 
International students:
$395 per week (programme code G21062) plus insurance and student levy; part-time enrolment of mornings only if visa allows: $251.36/week

Intensive English

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Intensive English is a full-time course that focuses on speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar. Your tutors will help you to improve your fluency and accuracy, and increase your vocabulary. You will be able to hear different accents from each tutor.

Minimum 4 weeks Weekly starting 5 January $395
per week

English plus core skills (reading and writing)

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Improve your reading and writing skills using magazines, newspapers and the internet. You will develop a range of reading skills like scanning, skimming and reading for detail. You will also learn how to plan and write with structure and cohesion.

Minimum 4 weeks Weekly starting 5 January $395
per week

English plus core skills (speaking and listening)

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This course will help you to develop and practise your listening skills and improve your vocabulary using textbooks, TV, radio and online resources.

Minimum 4 weeks Weekly starting 5 January $395
per week

English plus volunteer work

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If you are confident speaking English, you can practise it and make new friends by volunteering in the Christchurch community for 8 hours a week. We can arrange a volunteer position for you in the following areas:

  • Caring for the elderly
  • Helping in schools
  • Office work
  • Retail and gardening
  • Tourism
8 weeks Flexible $3,160