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 (General) Preparation Course – GORE

If you are considering applying for residency you will need to achieve an IELTS (General) overall score of 6.5 or more.

ABC College of English has a proven track record of helping individuals achieve their IELTS goals.

Our qualified and experienced teachers will provide you with both the skills and strategies you need to succeed.

As we have limited the class size lessons will be personalised and tailored to meet your individual needs.

The programme will be delivered at Southern REAP, 6 Fairfield St, Gore.

 

part time: Part Time
course duration: 8 weeks
class size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10
entry level: Intermediate (B1)
option 1: Tue / Wed / Thu each week (6pm - 8pm) - $125 per week

IELTS for Specific Purposes

We are aware that not everybody has the same goal when it comes to preparing for the IELTS exam. As such, we have designed a range of programmes which enable you to focus on the bands and mode of IELTS important to you.

Programmes are held throughout the day on Tuesday each week and run for a minimum of 6 weeks as per the table below.

You can choose option 1, 2 or 3 or a combination of each depending.

Our qualified and experienced teachers will provide you with both the skills and strategies you require to help you achieve your goal.

part time: Tuesdays
course duration: 6 weeks
class size: Max 10
entry level: Intermediate (B1)
option 1: IELTS (academic) reading & writing, Tuesdays -9am-12pm ($360/week)
option 2: IELTS (general) reading & writing, Tuesdays -1pm -4pm ($360/week)
option 3: IELTS listening & speaking, Tuesdays - 5pm -7pm ($240/week)

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 10 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 10 students
entry level: Intermediate