General English in Wellington, New Zealand!

General English courses are very popular and prepare students for reading, speaking, listening and writing in an English speaking world. Students who complete this English course can advance to the academic English course. International students can enrol for 1 to 96 weeks.

This course is aimed at students who wish to develop general reading, writing and communication skills useful for everyday life. These skills can be built on later if learners want to pursue academic studies.

By taking General English course, students will

  • improve their oral fluency in English (speaking skills)
  • build their vocabulary and grammar knowledge
  • develop study skills and learning strategies
  • improve their understanding of written and spoken English (reading and listening skills)
  • develop their writing skills
  • have an opportunity to learn about New Zealand and other cultures

Example of Course Content:

Grammar, vocabulary development, speaking practice - in pairs; in groups and as a whole class, writing practice - both in class and for homework, with appropriate, developmental feedback, general writing skills, coherence; cohesion, reading practice, pronunciation work, presentation skills and practice etc.

This course consists of morning lessons, Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 2:30pm.

Lesson Times:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 - 10:45 General English
10:45 - 11:00 Morning Break
11:00 - 12:00 General English
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch Break
12:30 - 14:30 General English

Lesson times 50 minutes
Class size Maximum 12
Course length 1 to 50 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced

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Our communicative approach to teaching English, where situational English for everyday use is given a high priority, ensures active student participation, and makes learning enjoyable. With the help of small classes and our experienced staff you will quickly make progress in all aspects of your English language development.

On a student's first day at the school, they are given an assessment test and interview, and then placed in classes according to their English ability.

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