Several options are available:
Intensive English Focus - Full-Time*:
An all day course with 23 hours of classroom tuition per week. The course is registered and accredited with NZQA and covers Academic IELTS preparation or students may elect a particular focus e.g. General English, English Skills and Conversation, English for Further Academic Study, English for Business and English for Travel and Tourism.
General / Academic Focus - Part-Time:
A 15 hours per week course designed for all ESL levels and covers General or Academic English requirements. Mornings only.
Exam Preparation Courses*:
Alpha runs Examination Preparation courses for IELTS and TOEIC.
IELTS Classes are full-time (23 hours per week) for the duration of the Course. Information for these courses is available on request.
The TOEIC examination preparation course is either for one week or four weeks prior to the TOEIC examination. The four week courses includes 3 weeks of general English for Business, Communication and Employment and 1 week of intensive examination preparation. The one week courses focuses just on the examination preparation.
Social English & Kiwi Culture:
2 Hours per week for a 5 week block. It's a great place to practise your English and meet some new friends. The current course has had a Kiwi Cooking Theme. Watch this space for the next option! The registration form can be downloaded here.
Private Tuition: Available by arrangement.
The 25 and 23 hours per week courses (marked with *) are eligible for a Student Visa.
All courses offered are run as student numbers permit.