New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Levels 1 - 4) - Dunedin Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Contact the university / college
January February May July
Total tuition fee (local)
RM 25,287
Total tuition fee (foreign)
RM 69,193

Entry Requirements

  • New Zealand: Successful completion of NCEA Level 2 with programme specific requirements
  • Worldwide: Cambridge O Levels
  • Or an equivalent to the above


Level 1: Beginner

  • familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases
  • understanding familiar words, phrases and very simple sentences
  • write simple texts

Level 2: Pre-Intermediate

  • understand and use basic language in familiar situations
  • read and understand simple texts on familiar topics
  • write simple, comprehensible connected texts on familiar topics

Level 3: Intermediate

  • understand the main points and key supporting detail in extended oral interaction and factual information
  • speak with some coherence, fluency and spontaneity to express personal ideas and sustain interaction
  • read and understand a range of texts on familiar topics
  • write comprehensible, connected texts on familiar topics with reasonable linguistic accuracy, using a range of text types

Level 4: Upper-Intermediate

  • understand the main ideas and key supporting details of complex oral texts on familiar and sometimes unfamiliar topics
  • read and understand complex texts
  • locate, organise and summarise important information in texts
  • speak with fluency and spontaneity to communicate with some degree of elaboration
  • write coherent texts appropriate to audience and purpose, with few linguistic errors in a range of text types, synthesising and evaluating information and arguments

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