All ABC College of English courses are accredited and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and have a reputation for quality and excellence. ABC offers a wide range of courses and whether you want to study for 2 weeks or 52 weeks ABC has a course, or combination of courses, which will meet your learning needs.

Exam Preparation Courses

ABC College of English Examination courses include:

• English tuition by experienced examination course teachers
• Weekly practice tests
• Personalized study programme
• 4 weekly written progress reports and personal interview with teacher

Students below the required examination course entry level are advised to take a General English Course until they reach the required level.

Please contact ABC College of English for examination dates and for examination entry procedures. Please note that examination fees are not included in the tuition fees for these courses.

IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems)

Students undertake the General English morning class to improve the essential English skills needed for this exam. In the afternoon class the focus is on IELTS examination skill development.

Students below the required examination course entry level are advised to take a General English Course until they reach the required level. Please contact ABC College of English for examination dates and for examination entry procedures. Examination fees are not included in the tuition fees for these courses

full time: 09:00 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 15:00 (25 hours/week)
course duration: 12 week course
class size: minimum 4 / maximum 8 students
entry level: Intermediate (IELTS General) / Upper Intermediate (IELTS Academic)

Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)

Students undertake the General English morning class and the afternoon class focuses on specific examination skill development for the Cambridge FCE Exam. Students below the required examination course entry level are advised to take a General English Course until they reach the required level. Please contact ABC College of English for examination dates and for examination entry procedures. Examination fees are not included in the tuition fees for these courses.

full time: 09:00 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 15:00 (25 hours/week)
course duration: 12 weeks (unless specified otherwise)
class size: Minimum 4 / maximum 8 students
entry level: Intermediate