Auckland University of Technology


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Certificate in English Language

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Level of study:
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0.5 years
Start date: 24-February-2020
Auckland University of Technology
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Learn English and develop the English language skills you need to do well in education or your career.

The Certificate in English Language is for:

  • Students who are learning English as an additional language
  • New migrants who want to improve their English to prepare for future academic study
  • People who want to improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing so that they can study the Certificate in English for Academic Study or other university courses

You can start and exit the programme at any of the four levels offered:

  • Introduction to Academic English
  • Academic English 1
  • Academic English 2
  • Academic English 3

The Introduction to Academic English level is for students preparing for academic study. You practise speaking, reading, listening and writing English.
Academic English 1, 2 and 3 are for students ready to focus on skills they need to study in New Zealand. Students learn by giving presentations, reading and discussing English materials, note taking, essay and report writing.

Your language level will be assessed so that we can place you in the appropriate class.

Entry criteria

Evidence of suitability to undertake the programme

Selection criteria

  • Placement test and interview will be required
  • Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) preferred

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall with all bands 5.0 or higher; or equivalent; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with C/C+ grade; TOEFL iBT score of 70; GIE with C+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 162; PTE minimum overall score of 42.


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