English as a Second Language

Course Description

Who is this subject intended for:
International students, fee paying and migrant students.

What you will learn in this subject:
● Skills:
English listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. Emphasis on grammar and vocabulary in context of units of work.
● Content:
Units of work and topics studied in class are chosen to suit the academic needs and interest of the ESOL students.

Where this subject will lead:
Students can work towards IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Students can earn credits towards NCEA (in ESOL and/or mainstream subjects).

Recommended Prior Learning

What you need to be able to do and know to achieve in this subject: The more fluent you are in reading, writing, speaking and listening the better. You need to have an interest in improving your English across all areas.