On-campus General English courses (full-time and part-time) at International House

At International House our General English courses are for people of all levels of English. We focus on communication and keep our class sizes small. General English courses are the best way to develop your language for education, work and social situations.

General English full-time

This includes core and elective classes and Independent Learning Centre/Lab.

General English part-time

This includes core classes and Independent Learning Centre/Lab.

Core classes

Our core classes in General English will help you develop your English language abilities in four skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. We also focus on grammar and vocabulary.

Course details


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Course length and hours

  • Minimum 2 weeks and maximum 50 weeks
  • Full-time (23 hours per week) or part-time (17 hours per week)


  • Part-time: NZ $345 per week plus NZ $220 (registration fee)
  • Full-time, up to 12 weeks: NZ $445 per week plus NZ $220 (registration fee)
  • Full-time, 13 to 23 weeks: NZ $425 per week plus NZ $220 (registration fee)
  • Full-time, 24 weeks and more: NZ $415 per week plus NZ $220 (registration fee)

Elective classes

Elective classes let you tailor your General English course to areas you are particularly interested in or want to develop.

Some elective options have entry requirements based on language level.

Elective class options include:

  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Barista English
  • Business English
  • New Zealand Studies
  • IELTS Academic Skills
  • IELTS Academic Writing

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Phone: +64 9 921 9630
Email: inthouse@aut.ac.nz

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Level 2, AUT TOWER
Corner Rutland & Wakefield Streets
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Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1020
New Zealand

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