Yeah. Nah. Sweet! Eh. It's raining cats and dogs. She'll be right! Join Cathie for a fun weekend course (over two days) to understand idiomatic Kiwi English. Suitable for Intermediate level English learners and higher.
Yeah. Nah. Eh. Marmite and jandals. She'll be right! Join Cathie for a fun session to understand idiomatic Kiwi English. General English slang and expressions will also be included e.g. 'it’s raining cats and dogs'.
Further classes will be scheduled when there is demand. If you wish to attend this course in the future, please notify the office of your interest.
This two day intensive course is for those with English as a second language. Improve your pronunciation skills in order to be more clearly understood in New Zealand. We welcome Intermediate to Advanced speakers of English to this workshop.
Learn the English sounds (phonemes):
Maximum class size 12 students.
NZ citizens and permanent migrants: $15. This course fee is subsidised by the Tertiary Education Commission and conditions apply.
Temporary migrants: $130. If you are awarded a resident visa while you are studying with us, please let us know. You may qualify for a fee rebate on your current course.
Refugees may qualify for a free course. Please contact the office for more information.
This applies to New Zealand citizens, permanent migrants and refugees
The Tertiary Education Commission offers a fee subsidy for this course to qualifying students.
NZ citizens, permanent migrants and refugees who are offered a place on this course will be offered the fee subsidy providing you agree to the following conditions:
If you are unable to agree to these conditions, please contact the office to discuss your situation.
NOTE: This course offers a course fee subsidy through funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for NZ citizen and permanent migrant adults, their partners on work visas, refugees, NZ citizen and permanent resident young people aged 16+ who are not currently enrolled in a secondary school. We need to collect extra information such as age, ethnicity, educational achievement and gender for statistical purposes. You must also provide evidence of NZ citizenship, residency or refugee status if requested. A condition of accepting a course fee subsidy is that you commit to at least 80% attendance of your course.
Permanent migrant: student holds NZ Resident Visa or NZ Permanent Resident Visa
Temporary migrant: student holds Guardian Visa, Work Visa, Student Visa, Visitor Visa or other visas
Refugee: student has been personally granted refugee status in NZ.