King George International College

Introduction
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At KGIC, we know how difficult and overwhelming it can be to make the right educational choices for your future. Having been in business since 1996, KGIC has helped more than 85,000 students to do just that, guiding them to discover the path that is right for them.

Our dedicated team of upbeat professionals are always available for one-on-one chats and pride themselves on providing you with personal and individualized academic counselling whenever you need it. While you may be far from home, you are far from alone when you study with us.

Why Choose KGIC?

  • Flexible level structure (seven levels)
  • English curriculum created by our in-house development team
  • Academically oriented school with monthly student progress reports, a firm attendance policy and a strictly enforced English-only rule
  • All levels and ages accepted, 6 +
  • Weekly intakes all year round
  • Scholarship and reward opportunities
  • University Pathway program and university placement assistance
  • Family study options: both parents and children can study together at our Surrey-Vancouver Metro location
  • A variety of engaging activities are offered throughout the month, allowing students to explore this beautiful country while practicing English and making new friends.

Easy Program Transfers

  • From ESL to many programs at KGIC and our sister school King George International Business College-Canada TESOL Centre
  • From ESL to EPE and university placement assistance
  • From ESL to public and private high schools

Vacation Programs

  • Summer and winter: ages 8+
  • Residential and homestay
  • Unique outdoor adventure leadership program: Trailblazers (not an English course!)

Superior Services

  • Homestay (for individuals, couples and families)
  • KGIC student houses offer affordable accommodation
  • Advisors who speak a variety of languages
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Mission

To continually advance KGIC as an innovative and a dynamic international college; inspiring continual growth and achievement towards the language enrichment of students within Canada, and around the world.

  • Innovative and Dynamic - Engage students through the use of customized curriculum, student-centred learning and a unique, flexible approach to language education.
  • Inspiring - Motivate and empower students to succeed within a multicultural learning environment, guided by culturally aware, approachable staff.
  • Achievement - Foster language learning progression so our graduates attain the educational goals that are necessary for them to excel in their communities and in the global marketplace.

Our Core Values

  • Commitment to the most advanced industry standards
  • Concern for the total well-being of our students
  • Fairness in treating our employees
  • Flexibility in dealing with change
  • Integrity and respect in dealing with other cultures

We are proud to be among the largest and best ESL institutions in Canada!

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Campus Full time 2 - 48 weeks September 2017 Canada Vancouver Toronto Victoria North Surrey + 3 more

King George International College offers students a unique and customized English as a Second Language (ESL) program. KGIC’s flexible level structure allows students to target the specific levels of each skill set (grammar, reading and writing, listening and communications, and pronunciation) through a method and curriculum custom-designed by KGIC’s in-house curriculum team. [+]

King George International College offers students a unique and customized English as a Second Language (ESL) program. KGIC’s flexible level structure allows students to target the specific levels of each skill set (grammar, reading and writing, listening and communications, and pronunciation) through a method and curriculum custom-designed by KGIC’s in-house curriculum team. It is our personalized ESL program, our professional and dedicated staff and our superior services that make KGIC a first choice for many! Did you know that KGIC’s flexible level structure allows students 28 different ways to learn English? Catering to the individual student is a top priority at KGIC, and for that reason you will not simply be an intermediate or an advanced learner. KGIC’s unique flexible system targets a student’s specific level in each subject area: Grammar, Reading & Writing, Listening, and Communications & Pronunciation. If your strength is Grammar and your weakness is Communications, you could be in level 4 Grammar and level 2 Communications classes. With 6 different levels and 2 or 3 months of material to learn in each level, the options are endless. Be an individual; get the help you need...study at KGIC! Program Details Locations: Victoria, Vancouver, Surrey, Toronto Duration: 2+ weeks to 1 year Hours: 24 to 28 hours/week Schedule: Mon. to Thurs.: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. After School Classes & Clubs: Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday: 3:10 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Class Size: ~15 Program Type: Certificate Levels: 7 (beginner - advanced); Foundation - Level 4: 3 months; Level 5 & 6: 2 months KGIC Advantages Flexible Level Structure — 28+ ways to learn English! Customized Curriculum Student Rewards and Scholarships Qualified Instructors Integrated Learning Monthly Progress Reports (to assess your development) Academic Advising (to help you reach your full learning potential) Strict English-Only Policy Free After School Clubs and Classes Student Advising (available in a variety of languages) Entry Requirements All levels are welcome. Students will be given a test on the first day to determine what their level is. [-]

Certificate

Pathway Program: Intermediate English for Post-Secondary Education (IEPE) & English for Post -Secondary (EPE)

Campus Full time 4 - 12 weeks September 2017 Canada Victoria Vancouver Toronto + 2 more

Come study with KGIC and we can help you get into a College or University in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom! KGIC offers two academic programs: Intermediate English for Post-Secondary Education (IEPE) and English for Post-Secondary Education (EPE), which will help prepare you with College and University skills. [+]

Come study with KGIC and we can help you get into a College or University in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom! KGIC offers two academic programs: Intermediate English for Post-Secondary Education (IEPE) and English for Post-Secondary Education (EPE), which will help prepare you with College and University skills. KGIC Benefits and Services Assistance and Training KGIC is committed to ensuring you achieve all your academic goals. With the help of excellent teachers, knowledgeable academic advisors and helpful staff, your path to a college or university will be a smooth one. Academic Training Comprehensive preparation for post–secondary studies in Canada and the United States CLOA and LOA Support KGIC will help you obtain a conditional and full letter of acceptance to the school of your choice. No TOEFL/IELTS Requirement Access to many KGIC partner colleges and universities WITHOUT an IELTS or TOEFL score Additional Learning KGIC academic services are available to our students, such as extra classes, workshops and seminars related to post-secondary skills. Free Application Assistance Step-by-step guidance and information for entering university or college, along with FREE application services to any school of your choice College/University Advisors At every KGIC campus, you will have the support of academic and college/university advisors to help you with any post-secondary questions or problems. Free Additional Pathway Support Free online feedback on assignments Organize college/university discussion groups Specialized Guest speakers and fields trips Visits from college and university staff Intermediate English for Post-Secondary Education Intermediate English for Post-Secondary Education is an intensive academic preparation program for those who wish to enter a post-secondary institution (college or university) or for those who wish to study academic English. IEPE has proven to be a valuable stepping stone not only for students who wish to pursue KGIC's official Pathway program, English for Post-Secondary Education, but also for future IELTS students who are exploring alternative courses as well. Program Details Locations: Vancouver, & Toronto Duration: 4, 8 or 12 weeks Hours: 26.5 hours/week Schedule: Mon. to Thurs.: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Class Size: ~15 students Program Type: Certificate Practicum: No KGIC Advantages Important Skills Training in university-specific skills such as speaking, organizing, summarizing and note-taking Academic Learning Practice in academic writing, listening, vocabulary and reading Personalized Education Small classes for more individual attention in grammar, communication, reading comprehension and listening skills One-On-One Access to experienced and helpful teachers, informative Pathway advisors and knowledgeable academic advisors Guests and Tours Monthly school tours and information sessions with a variety of universities and colleges Next Steps High-level training and preparation for EPE NO IELTS/TOEFL No official English test score needed to gain entry Weekly Topics/Curriculum Module 1 Academic Vocabulary/Conjunctions Summarizing skills Paragraph writing Essay writing Note-taking skills Module 2 Academic Vocabulary/Transitions Identifying Main ideas, support, examples Essay styles Research methods Plagiarism Module 3 Academic Vocabulary/Transitions Essay outlines Research papers Computer skills Academic writing Entry Requirements TOEFL® iBT 45-46 TOEIC® 550 IELTS 4.5 overall (with writing 4.5) Completed KGIC Level 3 Any recognized international English language equivalency test score, or a pass on our Entrance Exam Interview and essay required Exit Requirements Program exit level is an overall of 80% in the entire program. If a student fails to meet these requirements, they can take an additional month. English for Post-Secondary Education (EPE) Welcome to the English for Post-Secondary Education (EPE) program at KGIC! EPE is an intensive academic preparation program for those who wish to enter a post-secondary institution (college or university) or study academic English. Our EPE program not only lets you bypass taking an official English test with many of our partners, it also prepares you to be successful once you start your college or university journey. EPE is not just about getting into university—it's also about succeeding, graduating and reaching your goals! Program Details Locations: Victoria, Vancouver, & Toronto Duration: 4, 8 or 12* weeks (Students must graduate from the full 12-week program to benefit from KGIC partner schools.) Hours: 26.5 hours/week Schedule: Mon. to Thurs.: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Class Size: ~15 students Program Type: Certificate Practicum: No KGIC Advantages No IELTS/TOEFL No official English test score needed to gain entry into selected colleges and universities affiliated with KGIC Academic Learning Intensive reading and writing practice, including paraphrasing, summarizing and researching Important Skills Academic preparation covering all areas; reading, writing, speaking, vocabulary, study skills and note-taking Varied Content Wide variety of college-level curriculum topics covered in each module Feedback Monthly tests and academic counselling to evaluate student progress Guests and Tours Monthly school tours and information sessions with a variety of universities and colleges Weekly Topics/Curriculum Module 1 Multi-Meaning Words / Academic Vocabulary Education / Science Essays Summarizing Skills Internet anonymity Note-Taking in Lectures Module 2 Academic Vocabulary / Word Families Child Development / Globalization Essays Noun and Article Grammar Business Case Study Speaking and Seminars Module 3 Word Grammar / Academic Vocabulary Cultural Studies / Climate Change Essays Essay development Nutrition Study Developing and Supporting Arguments Entry Requirements TOEFL® iBT 61, TOEIC® 650, IELTS 5.5 overall (with writing 5.5) Completed KGIC Level 4 Any recognized international English language equivalency test score, or a pass on our Entrance Exam. Interview and essay required. Exit Requirements Program exit level is KGIC Exit Test score of 65% and 80% in course work. If a student fails to meet this requirement, they can retake the next available module. Getting Started: How it Works Contact your local KGIC representative. Select one of our college or university pathway partners. Complete the college or university paper/online application. Prepare and submit all documentation to your local KGIC representative. [-]

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King George International College

Address King George Boulevard 10070
V3T 2W4 Surrey, Canada
Website http://kgic.ca/
Phone +1 604-930-5161