Free English classes

If you would like to improve your reading, writing or spoken English skills, these free classes are ideal for you.

These free classes are taught by Certificate in Language Teaching students in small group settings and start at Elementary level (please note there are no classes for beginners).

If you would like to attend, please come to Building 170, Mt Albert campus before class where you will be assessed and placed into a suitable class.

What is Elementary level English?

Elementary level describes a speaker of English who can understand and use basic conversational and transactional English and may or may not have studied English grammar.

They may have very good written and grammatical English but lack confidence and fluency in spoken English, or they may be relatively fluent at speaking English but have little grammatical awareness or written English ability.

Upcoming placement tests

Free English classes start on the first Saturday of every semester.

Placement tests take place every week  before classes starts at 9.15am on Saturdays or 5.15pm on Thursdays. Please come to reception at Building 170, Mt Albert Campus and ask for a course tutor.

Upcoming Classes (Click to expand)

July 29LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
August 5LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
August 12LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
August 19LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
August 24LectureThursday5.30-7.30 PM
August 26LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
August 31LectureThursday5.30-7.30 PM
September 2LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
September 9LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
September 14LectureThursday5.30-7.30 PM
September 16LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
September 23LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
September 28LectureThursday5.30-7.30 PM
September 30LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
October 5LectureThursday5.30-7.30 PM
October 7LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
October 19LectureThursday5.30-7.30 PM
October 26LectureThursday5.30-7.30 PM
October 28LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM
November 4LectureSaturday9.30-11.30 AM


Building 170, Mt Albert campus, Carrington Road, Mt Albert.

More information

If you would like to find out more, please contact Student Central on 0800 10 95 10 or email