The Campbell Institute is the only English language school in New Zealand to have a non-IELTS pathway into Victoria University of Wellington and Le Cordon Bleu NZ.
CAMPBELL DIRECT FOUNDATION
The Campbell Institute is Preferred English Language Partner to Victoria University of Wellington.
Campbell Direct Foundation Level 1 is a 6 to 12 week academic English course
attached to IELTS or General English. It is designed for students who need to
demonstrate that they are at an IELTS 5.0 level for entry into Victoria University
of Wellington’s ‘Standard Plus’ Foundation Studies programme.
Campbell Direct Foundation Level 2 is a 12 week academic English course which
can be taken after successful completion of Level 1. It is designed for students
who need to demonstrate that they are at an IELTS 5.5 level for entry into
Victoria University of Wellington’s ‘Standard’ Foundation Studies programme, or
entry into diploma level courses at one of Campbell’s many tertiary partners.
Campbell Direct Foundation covers all basic skill areas – Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, plus study skills for university preparation.
All students will need to take The Campbell Placement Test before being granted entry into Campbell Direct Foundation Level 1. However, as a useful guide students should have a strong Pre-Intermediate to Intermediate level of English (approximately IELTS 4.5 overall).
Students may be able to enter into Campbell Direct Foundation Level 2 directly without taking Campbell Direct Level 1. Students must take the Campbell Placement Test before being granted entry into Campbell Direct Foundation Level 2. However, as a useful guide, students should have a High Intermediate level of English (approximately IELTS 5.0 overall).
CAMPBELL DIRECT HOSPITALITY
The Campbell Institute provides non-IELTS English language pathways into
Le Cordon Bleu NZ.
Campbell Direct Hospitality is a 6 week course that can be taken as an afternoon
module attached to Campbell’s IELTS or General English course. It is designed for students who need
to demonstrate that they are at an IELTS 5.5 level for entry into a Le Cordon Bleu
Diplôme course. Completion of the module is timed to coincide with entry dates to
Le Cordon Bleu Diplôme courses.
Campbell Direct ‘Hospitality’ focuses on the functional language required for the hospitality industry in addition to general communication.
In order to meet students’ English language needs in tertiary level hospitality and culinary arts programmes, the Campbell Direct ‘Hospitality’ module aims to:
- Improve overall English communication skills specifically for the context of the hospitality industry
- Increase receptive and active use of food/cooking-related vocabulary and practise functional language required when working in a kitchen/restaurant environment
- Develop listening and reading skills
- Increase the accuracy and fluency of spoken communication
- Improve the ability to cope in a range of business and academic situations
All students will need to take The Campbell Placement Test before being granted entry into Campbell Direct Hospitality. However, as a useful guide students should have an Intermediate level of English (approximately IELTS 4.5- 5.0 overall).
To learn more on how to enrol with Le Cordon Bleu and Campbell Direct Hospitality, a flowchart is accessible here
General English/IELTS English + Campbell Direct
Students may enrol in General English or IELTS Preparation courses for 3-6 months and at the time of enrolment select Campbell Direct as an option. If the student meets the required level when the module starts, then they may enter Campbell Direct.
If a student enrols for Campbell Direct at the time of enrolment, but cannot join the class because their English level is too low or they are waiting for the next course to begin, they will be able to continue studying General English or IELTS.
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