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General English

For adults who want to improve their everyday English


In General English, students focus on learning language for everyday life. Classes aim to improve students’ accuracy and fluency, with an emphasis on real communication.

In General English, you will study:

  • Conversation
  • Reading
  • Grammar
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Pronunciation

Small classes

Study through a variey of activities

English-only lessons

Meet students from other countries


We have an experienced team of teachers who can teach a variety of English classes. Here are a few who teach General English:


General English teacher

I love meeting people from different cultures and helping them achieve their goals.

Learn more about Emma

I've been an ESL teacher for five years. I have taught in Japan, Korea, England and Australia.

I'm a hiker, a traveler, and I'm learning Spanish. Adios!



General English teacher

A good lesson is interactive, enjoyable and involves a lot of communication.

Learn more about Dan

I have taught in six countries, from China to Brazil and a few places in between.

Other than teaching, I love hiking, suring and learning languages.



General English teacher

I hope to help my students with encouragement, care and understanding.

Learn more about Mimi

I've been at Unique for around five years, and before that taught high-school English in the USA.

A few years ago, I walked 800km across Spain, and have run and walked marathons, too.

Course times

Students can start General English any Monday.

The course is available full time (morning and afternoon) or part time (morning only).

Morning class

0900 – 1030 – Morning class

1030 – 1045 – Break

1045 – 1200 – Morning class (continued)

Afternoon class

1300 – 1400 – Afternoon class

1400 – 1405 – Break

1405 – 1500 – Afternoon class (continued)


  • A one-off NZD$200 registration fee ¬†applies to all adult bookings.
  • Programmes start every Monday, bar NZ public holidays.
  • External examination fees are not included
  • Extra-curricular activities are not included