This timetable is a sample only and may be changed. Some classes may be at different times, but all classes are between 8:30 am and 3:50 pm. All students receive an individual timetable on their first day at school.

*Many students taking EU Lower, EU Intermediate or EU Higher also take IELTS or the Grammar for Writing option in the afternoon, but see the General English timetable for other choices.

English for University Intermediate (EU I) Week 1

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.30-9.30 Introduction to course content and assignment schedule.
Vocabulary: overview of general academic terminology
Reading: 3 theories about the environmental disaster on Easter Island
Writing: taking effective notes and paraphrasing main ideas
Research skills: Using a search engine effectively
How to write references for sources used in essays
Research skills: Tutor-led visit to the Learning Centre – students introduced to all the academic materials and resources. Revision and test on the week’s vocabulary and language input
5 minute break
9.35-10.35 Reading: Introduction to key reading skills + strategies Vocabulary: Verbs expressing opinion Writing: Writing a summary of the theories studied on Tuesday. Listening: Students observe and take notes on a recorded authentic lecture Reading: An overview of New Zealand’s university enrolment system
10.35-11.05 30 minute break
11.05-12.05 IELTS * IELTS IELTS IELTS IELTS
5 minute break
12.10-1.10 IELTS IELTS IELTS IELTS IELTS
1.10-2.00 Lunch
2 – 3.30 Free Supervised independent learning in self-access centre Free Supervised independent learning in self-access centre Free
3.30-5 School Social Activity or more Independent Learning