Certificate in English (General English)

The Certificate in English will help you in improving your English grammar along with reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. This course provides non-English speaking students with a structured language learning opportunity to develop all the language skills necessary to communicate in an English-speaking environment.

Certificate in English is an approved course by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

Why study at Imperial
We understand that you have a variety of needs. Our experienced and well-qualified teaching team uses a variety of teaching strategies to provide constructive and interesting learning. Our experienced and friendly student support staff can help you find accommodation and provide any required support. Our classes are small – maximum of 16 students. We check your progress regularly.

Certificate in English

Entry Requirements

  • Student must be 14 years of age at the time of Application
  • Suitable entry permit (Visa/immigration status) to study

Start Date
Every Monday (except if public holidays falls on Monday)

Students can enrol for 4 to 48 weeks, depending on their level of English and their proficiency requirement.

Study Option

Classes are usually in the morning (9:00am - 1:00pm) Mon - Fri. Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more informaion.

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Course Detail
The Certificate in English is developed to provide students with all the necessary language skills to communicate in an English-speaking environment. We offer various levels of this course in order to meet student’s needs. These levels are:

  • Beginner
  • Elementary
  • Pre-intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper intermediate
  • Advanced

During orientation, you will sit in our placement test which will help us to identify your English level. An assessment will be done and you will then be placed in the appropriate class according to your English level. Students are tested fortnightly to record their progress. Students will be moved to other levels on the basis of their progress report. Please note that all the above levels may not be available at one time but these are created according to the needs.

At Imperial, the Certificate in English is taught by our experienced and well-qualified teachers.

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Level 3, 16 Waverley Street,
Auckland City 1141, New Zealand
Phone: +64 9 377 1395 | Fax: +64 9 377 1393
Email: info@imperial.ac.nz
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