Elective

Electives

NZLC offers a range of optional electives, activities and workshops every day after the morning timetable from 1.45pm – 2.45pm.

Click on the schedules below to view the electives and activities available in Term 3, 2021 (21 June – 10 Sep).

Auckland – Term 3 2021 Elective & Activity Schedule

Wellington – Term 3 2021 Elective & Activity Schedule

Electives

TOEIC

 

Listening              ★★★★★

Reading                ★★★★★

Writing                 ★

Speaking              ★

Level: Pre-Intermediate to Advanced

This elective covers the TOEIC listening and reading tests.  You will practice one part of the test each week, followed by an in depth analysis of that part, learning about and practicing the necessary subskills and language to help you pass the test successfully.  These skills are also transferrable and can be applied to real life and other tests.

Power Speaking

 

Listening              ★★★

Reading                ★

Writing                 ★

Speaking              ★★★★★

Level: All levels

Have you always wanted to improve your speaking skills?  Then Power Speaking is the elective for you! Practice your speaking in ways that you’ve never had the chance to during class. A wide range of subskills (e.g. turn taking, interrupting politely, etc.) and text types (e.g. telling jokes, recounting events, etc.) will be covered throughout the course.

Study Support

 

Listening              ★★★★★

Reading                ★★★★★

Writing                 ★★★★★

Speaking              ★★★★★

 

Level: All levels, including IELTS

At Study Support, you’ll learn how to be a more effective English language learner. Make faster progress by improving your study skills!

This elective will teach you useful techniques to improve your vocabulary, to listen better, to read faster and more effectively, and get more from your classes.  Learn how to study what you want, when you want by yourself.

Pronunciation

 

Listening               ★★★★

Reading                ★

Writing                 ★

Speaking              ★★★★★

Level: All levels

The pronunciation elective will help you build your skills, from getting sounds and words right, and sounding more fluent, to changing the meaning of sentences and conversations.  It will also help you better understand spoken English.

News Club

 

Listening              ★★★★

Reading                ★★★★

Writing                 ★★★

Speaking              ★★★★

Level: All levels

Do you have trouble following the news in English? News Club will help you understand news articles and TV programmes, and give you the confidence to discuss and write about current events.   It will give you ideas on how to use news websites in your own time for independent study.

 

 

 

Workshops/Information Sessions

 

Job Workshop

Level: All levels

In this workshop we cover:

  • How to find a job
  • How to set up a job interview
  • What to prepare
  • How to present yourself
  • How to make a good impression at the interview
  • What kind of questions will be asked
  • How to write a CV for the New Zealand market
  • CV Dos and Don’ts

 

CV Check

Level: All levels

Bring your CV and a teacher will check it for you and give you advice about how to improve it (10 min per student). If you want to know how to write a CV, you can attend the “Job Workshop” or enrol in our “Online Job Preparation Workshop”.

 

Note:

•       When you sign up for an elective, you will be enrolled for the remainder of the term.

•       You will only be able to sign up to electives that are appropriate for your English level.

•       Maximum 16 students per elective class.

•       The deadline for signing up to, changing or cancelling an elective is midnight on the Monday BEFORE the week you wish to start/change the elective.

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