The aim of this programme is to enable international students to gain a command of English that are practical and immediately usable in the real world and/or ongoing study. The programme focuses on the academic context to prepare learners for further study in New Zealand.
The certificate at this level is to build on the skills already attained from earlier studies completed at level 3 or equivalent training scheme.
At this level the graduate will be able to:
- Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.
- Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
- Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options