NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN 
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ​

Level 2, 60 Credits

CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE (LEVEL 2)

The purpose of this programme is to equip learners who have an English level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) A2 with English language and communication skills at a level comparable to CEFR high A2 to low B1 (i.e., basic to intermediate level). Learners will be supported as they focus on developing their written and oral English skills.

 

The language skills will help learners to use and understand the English language in everyday situations, and help learners feel comfortable participating in an English language environment in general. These skills will provide graduates with the opportunity to pursue further educational pathways, and/or be eligible for employment roles that require simple face-to-face or written English communication.

 

This programme is designed for learners who are wanting to build skills beyond just the fundamentals of English language studies.

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PROGRAMME CONTENT:

The course content consists of a Unit Standard structure, and includes the following assessment criteria:

  • Write a simple connected text on a familiar topic

  • Write a simple text for a practical purpose

  • Complete a form

  • Demonstrate understanding of a straightforward spoken text on a familiar topic

  • Demonstrate understanding of straightforward spoken instructions in a familiar context

  • Demonstrate understanding of a straightforward spoken interaction on a familiar topic Read and understand a straightforward text on a familiar

  • Read and understand a straightforward text for a routine practical purpose

  • Read and understand a range of straightforward written texts independently

  • Participate in a straightforward spoken interaction on a familiar topic

  • Participate in an interview on a familiar topic

  • Present information on a familiar topic
     

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EDUCATION PATHWAY:

Graduates may progress into the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of enrolment.

  • Must have achieved NZCEL (Level 1); or must be tested upon arrival to ensure they meet the requirements for the NZCEL Level 2 programme.

  • Must reasonably expect to achieve the standards required for successful completion of the NZCEL Level 2 programme.


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