English for specific careers

English for Pilots

This course covers all the ground theory required to gain a private or commercial pilot's licence. Practical flying sessions can also be arranged with a partner flying school at extra cost.

  • General 20 plus 5 or 10 individual lessons per week*
  • Course length: 4 weeks (20+10)* / 8 weeks (20 +5)*
  • Intermediate to advanced levels
  • ICAO compliant
  • Students can join every Monday

Subjects covered: Aviation law, Licensing for Flight/Radio/Telephone Operators, Human Factors, Navigation, Meteorology and Aircraft Technology.

Language Centre

Auckland only

English for Nursing

This course is ideal for students who wish to study for a Bachelor of Nursing degree, or for nurses who wish to gain valuable work experience in an English speaking environment. In addition to lessons, you will have the opportunity to work part time in the Health Care industry.

  • 30 lessons per week for 24 or 36 weeks
  • IELTS score of 5.5 + required
  • General English (mornings)
  • IELTS / English for Nursing (afternoons)
  • Up to 20 hours a week paid work experience (weekends & evenings)

Nursing English modules include: Language of the Hospitals, the Healthcare System, Health and Disease, Medical and Anatomical Terminology, Patient Assessment, Diet, Elderly Care, Alternative Treatments, and Medication.

Language Centre

Auckland only

English for Teaching

Aimed at speakers of other languages, this course equips students with the basic tools required to teach English as a Foreign language.

Option 1 : Closed Group Tuition

  • Afternoon option on an LSI Intensive 30 course3 modules taken over 4 weeks
  • Intermediate to advanced levels
  • Minimum class size : check with school
  • TKT* (Teaching Knowlegde test) exam preparation offered covering 3 TKT modules over 4 weeks

Option 2 : For Individuals

  • General 20 (16.7 hours) plus 5 or 10 individual lessons per week
  • Individual lesson: 45 minutes (in the USA 50 minutes)
  • Intermediate to advanced levels
  • Tailored to the individual
  • Ages 16+

Topics covered: CLIL, Language analysis, lesson planning, teaching the skills of reading, writing, speaking, listening, classroom activities, using resources and materials, looking at learner's needs; dealing with learner's mistakes.

TKT Modules covered: Language and Background to Language Learning and Teaching, Lesson Planning and Use of Resources for Language Teaching, Managing the Teaching and Learning Process. Students will be required to keep a portfolio.

Students will be required to keep a portfolio. For more information read our English for teaching information sheet.

Language Centre

LSI Auckland, Cambridge, New York, Boston, Berkeley and San Diego.

* TKT test not available in New York

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