You will learn how to:
- understand the main points and some specific details of moderately complex oral texts on reasonably familiar topics relevant to the applied context.
- participate with some confidence in sustained spoken discourse on reasonably familiar topics relevant to the applied context.
- understand main points and some specific details of moderately complex written texts on reasonably familiar topics relevant to the applied context.
- write clear connected texts on reasonably familiar topics relevant to the applied context.
Programme specific information
- Foreign-born nationals whose first language is not English (international students or foreign born resident visa holders)
- NZCEL Level 3 (General) or equivalent.
Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 5 (with no score below 4.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.
Further Study Options
Completion of these qualifications will assist students to meet the English language entry requirements for WITT’s certificates, diplomas and degrees.
Textbooks to be purchased online: $171 approximately.
Stationery and printing $130 approximately.
Monday & Friday: 9am – 12pm, 1pm – 4pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 9am – 12pm, 1pm – 4pm
For satisfactory progress to be made, 90% attendance is required. All class attendance will be recorded.
This qualification leads to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4)
Holders of the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3) will have the English language skills to work in positions that require:
- Participation in face-to-face interpersonal communication
- Response to basic, context-specific texts
- Production of simple, context-specific record-keeping
Changes for new learners
WITT and this programme are part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .