English for Upper Intermediate Learners (Micro-credential)

Imperial College of New Zealand Limited

Subject area

English for Speakers of Other Languages


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This Micro-credential is focused on learning Upper-intermediate English in the components of listening, speaking, reading and writing. It is designed to be equivalent to the A2 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

The English for Upper Intermediate Learners (Micro-credential) introduces the target learners to understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar; interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible; take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining his/her views; present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to his/her field of interest and explain a view point on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options; read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or view points; write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to his/her interests; and write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view.

This Micro-credential is oriented to learners who want to learn English as a second language after completing the Intermediate level. The Micro-credential targets new migrants, refugees and New Zealanders, have limited English competencies and students who would like to provide their English for academic and employment purpose.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 377 1395
Fax: (09) 377 1393
Web: http://www.imperial.ac.nz

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