All New Zealand residents from non-English-speaking backgrounds have opportunities to gain English language skills so they can participate in all aspects of life in New Zealand, whether in the workplace, further education, family or the community.

Adult ESOL Strategy,2003

Since 2004, WIE have been running successful Adult ESOL Literacy and Literacy  programmes.  These programmes are designed for those learners that have little or no English Literacy skills, so they are able to live day to day in an English speaking country

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“New Zealand has two official languages, Maori and English.  However it is English that is predominant in everyday use and is essential for participation in New Zealand society.  Adult English for Speakers of Other Languages ( ESOL or ESL) is an integral part in the settlement and resettlement process for people from non-English speaking backgrounds."
The Adult ESOL Strategy, New Zealand Government May 2003

WHAT IS ESOL LITERACY?
 

ESOL is adult English for Speakers of Other Language. ESOL Literacy is language and literacy learning for learner who are learning English as an additional language or who use a first language other than English. ESOL Literacy is the English written and English oral language people use in their everyday life and work as second language; it includes reading, writing, speaking and listening. Skills in this area are essential for good communication, critical thinking and problem-solving in the workforce. ESOL Literacy  build the skills to communicate (at work) for speakers of other languages.more..


WHAT ARE ESOL LITERACY PROGRAMMES? 

ESOL(ESL) Literacy programmes are designed to help individuals of limited English proficiency achieve competence in the English language. Individuals of limited English proficiency are those who have a limited ability in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language; whose native language is a language other than English; or who live in a family or community where a language other than English is the dominant language

 

ESOL Literacy Programme

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The ESOL Literacy programme is an ESOL English language, literacy and numeracy course for learner who are learning English as an additional language or who use a first language other than English., based on practical living and working in New Zealand topics. Learners will be between a pre-literacy  to high intermediate range.   
 
 Workplace ESOL Literacy Programme

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The Workplace ESOL Literacy programme is an ESOL English language, literacy and numeracy course for employees who are speakers of English as a Second Language (ESOL or ESL).  The employees will learn to improve their English Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills and gain increased confidence with the language and practical understanding of subjects relating to common everyday situations.                                
 
Workplace Literacy Programme

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This programme is offered to all employees who require support to improve their literacy and numeracy skills.  Topics will be based on their relevant workplace environment.                                       
Literacy Programme

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Literacy is the written and oral language people use in their everyday life and work; it includes reading, writing, speaking and listening. Skills in this area are essential for good communication, critical thinking and problem-solving in the workforce. It includes building the skills to communicate (at work) for speakers of other languages. Literacy involves a continuum of learning to enable an individual to achieve his or her goals, to develop his or her knowledge and potential, and to participate fully in the wider society.                                         
ESOL Programme

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The ESOL programme is an English language course for learner who are learning English as an additional language or who use a first language other than English.,                                   .
 
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