Languages

GENERAL ENGLISH - INTERMEDIATE - UPPER INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 

This course is for people to practice and improve their communication skills in English.  We will study a variety of topics, learn new vocabulary, revise grammar and enjoy discussions.  Come along and practice your speaking, listening, reading and writing and meet some new people.

TUTOR Canny Gaffney/Danielle Soffer
VENUE Papanui High School
TIME Monday 6.30-8.30 pm and Thursday 6.30-8.30 pm
START DATE Monday 2 August
COURSE NUMBER 110/3
COURSE LENGTH 7 weeks (2 hours per week total 28 hours for course )
COURSE FEE $248
REQUIREMENTS Students will need to take a placement test at the first class to assess their level
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Students to bring pen, paper and notebook

General English - Intermediate - Upper Intermediate Level

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GENERAL ENGLISH  PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 



Is English your second language?  Then this class is for you!  Your level of English should be elementary to intermediate for speaking and understand to join this class.  In a fun environment you will learn some good kiwi expressions, cover some basic grammar and enjoy good discussions with your classmates to help you gain confidence with your speaking and listening and reading.  This course is not suitable for beginners. 

TUTOR Susan M
VENUE Papanui High School
TIME Monday 6.30-8.30 pm and Thursday 6.30-8.30 pm
START DATE Monday 2 August
COURSE LENGTH 7 weeks (4 hours per week total of 28 hours for course)
COURSE CODE 109/3
COURSE FEE $248
REQUIREMENTS  Not suitable for absolute beginners. Students will need to take a placement test at the first class to assess their level
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Students need to bring pen, paper and notebook

 

General English for Pre-Intermediate Level

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IELTS PREPARATION - ACADEMIC AND GENERAL MODULES 

 

This course will teach you strategies and skills to prepare for sitting the IELTS exam.  You will get an overview of the reading and writing modules of the IELTS test along with exam skills, expert tips, practice and experience with model tests and resources.  This course is suitable for both General and Academic Test candidates


TUTOR Mark Caldwell
VENUE Papanui High School
TIME Monday and Thursday 7-8.30 pm (3 hours per week total of 21 hours for course)
START DATE Monday 2 August
COURSE NUMBER 112/3
COURSE FEE $190
COURSE LENGTH 7 weeks
REQUIREMENTS Must have intermediate level of English.
ADDITIONAL COSTS Nil

IELTS Preparation - Academic And General Modules

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SIGN LANGUAGE - LEARN NEW ZEALAND SIGN LANGUAGE LEVEL 1A 

This course will teach students basic Sign Language following the New Zealand Sign Language Curriculum.  Students will learn numbers, the alphabet, shapes, signing names, facial expressions and body language.  Emma the tutor is deaf.

TUTOR Emma Bensley
VENUE Papanui High School
TIME Tuesday 6.30-8.30 pm
START DATE 3 August
COURSE NUMBER 208/3
COURSE FEE $120
COURSE LENGTH  7 weeks
REQUIREMENTS Nil
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil



Sign Language - Learn New Zealand Sign Language  Level 1a

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SIGN LANGUAGE LEVEL  - LEARN NEW ZEALAND SIGN LANGUAGE LEVEL 1B

New Zealand Sign Language is the language used by people within the Deaf Community.  In this class you will gain an understanding and knowledge of their culture, identity and sign language.  This Level 1b course follows on from the Level 1a course and is suitable for students who have completed at least 14 hours of sign language and who wish to extend their knowledge.  Topics covered will include family, friends and everyday activities.  Emma the tutor is deaf.

TUTOR Emma Bensley
VENUE Papanui High School
TIME Thursday 6.30-8.30 pm
START DATE 5 August
COURSE NUMBER 406/3
COURSE LENGTH 7 weeks
COURSE FEE $120
REQUIREMENTS Students must have completed at least 14 hours of Sign Language to join this class
ADDITIONAL COSTS Nil



Sign Language Level - Learn New Zealand Sign Language Level 1b

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SPANISH - AN INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

This course will enable students to comprehend, use and and communicate in Spanish at an introductory level, covering basic grammar and conversation.   It will also touch on social customs, culture, using communicative strategies and games to ensure we have fun.  

TUTOR Mary Davison
VENUE Papanui High School
TIME Monday 7-9 pm
START DATE 2 August
COURSE NUMBER 118/3
COURSE FEE $134
COURSE LENGTH 7 weeks
REQUIREMENTS Students will need to bring a notebook and pen
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil

Spanish for Beginners Level 1

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TE KAKANO O TE REO MAORI - PART 2 

This course is a continuation from the Part 1 course and will build on the knowledge gained in this class.  Students will gain an increased knowledge of pronunciation and increased awareness and understanding of tikanga and will be able to hold a basic conversation in Te Reo.  Must have some prior knowledge of Te Reo to join this class.

TUTOR Rebecca Brocherie
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME Monday 6-8 pm
COURSE LENGTH  7 weeks
START DATE 2 August
COURSE NUMBER 114/3
COURSE FEE $134
REQUIREMENTS Students will need to bring pen and paper and a clear file. Must have some prior knowledge of Te Reo. Not suitable for complete beginners
ADDITIONAL COSTS Nil




Te Kakano o Te Reo Maori Part 2

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TE KĀKANO O TE REO MĀORI FOR BEGINNERS PART 1 

Te Kākano  will focus on developing basic skills and knowledge of Te Reo Māori

TUTOR Rebecca Brocherie
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME Tuesday 6-8 pm
START DATE 3 August
COURSE LENGTH 7 weeks
COURSE NUMBER 210/3
COURSE FEE $134
REQUIREMENTS  Students will need to bring pen and paper and a 40 page clear file folder
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil


Te Kanano o te Reo Maori Beginners Part 1

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