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New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4)

Key information

Level of study:
Certificate
Tuition fees:
Duration:
24 weeks
Start date: July-2020
Campus:
Alpha Educational Institute, Auckland Campus
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Course details

Summary

The aim of this programme is to develop learners English language skills in an academic context. This programme will enable learners to communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some unfamiliar situations, with fluency and flexibility.

Programme Content

This programme consists of 5 components, which are integrated in the delivery of the programme. On completion of this programme it is expected that students will be able to:

Reading

  • Understand written texts at mid B2/University entry level and apply information for academic purposes.
  • Use a range of reading strategies to identify relevance, author’s stance, main ideas, detail and infer meaning.

Writing

  • Write clear, structured, extended texts in academic contexts.
  • Synthesise and evaluate information and arguments from a number of sources
  • Develop both topic and argument in written work.

Listening

  • Follow essentials of lectures, talks etc. in academic contexts
  • Demonstrate listening skills by identifying lines of argument, main themes and speakers’ point of view.
  • Record and summarise key information for academic purposes.

Speaking

  • Give clear, structured, well-developed and argued presentations on academic topics.
  • Communicate complex information and make clear, systematic arguments, while responding appropriately to other participants, in discussions of academic topics.

Language Support

Demonstrate an appropriate range of grammar and vocabulary through Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking in academic contexts.

Education Pathways

This certificate builds on the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3) [Ref: 3667] and can lead to:

  • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5) [Ref: 1884].
  • This certificate may facilitate meeting the language requirements for many vocational and undergraduate programmes/courses and specialised fields of study requiring lower and/or New Zealand Qualifications Framework Level 5, for entrance.

Employment Pathways

Graduates of the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4) [Ref: 1883] will have the English language skills to work in positions that require:

  • interpersonal communication
  • understanding of context-specific texts of a more academic nature
  • writing records and reports
  • interaction in a team.

Entry criteria

Applicants must provide evidence of:

an IELTS score of 5.5 (Academic) with no individual band lower than 5.0, or equivalent evidence of English Language proficiency in accordance with NZQA regulations.

Course variation

July-2020 - Christchurch Campus

Campus:
Christchurch Campus
Tuition fees:
Duration:
24 weeks
Start date: July-2020
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