English as a Second Language (ESL)
Integration into the workforce
Designated Learning Institution: DLI # O19338447695
Recognized by Language Canada, our English classes are offered in the morning, evening and on weekends, on a full-time or part-time basis. Our methodology has a proven track record over the years and we look forward to helping you enrich your English language proficiency and academic skills with confidence. Our ESL program is an in-depth study in core language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) divided into ten levels. As Canada College is an Official Test Centre for IELTS and TOEFL iBT®, it can be the right choice for your test preparation. Our College can help you boost your test score to the required level, be it for academic purposes, Canadian Citizenship or immigration.
English Level I: (100 Hours)
This is a beginner level course for students with no, or limited previous knowledge of English. Includes an emphasis on communication skills in day-to-day situations and the development of basic language skills including pronunciation, practice in listening, reading, writing, speaking, grammar and study skills.
English Level II: (100 Hours)
This is a basic-level, integrated skills course for non-native speakers of English who have some, but limited, English language ability. The course features practice in listening, speaking, pronunciation, vocabulary building, grammar, reading, writing, and learning strategies. An emphasis is put on the development of English proficiency and exposure to Canadian Culture through meaningful communication.
English Level III: (100 Hours)
Level 3 of the English as a Second Language program offers a communicative approach to language learning. This course is designed to build learners’ competencies in English while developing their skills in speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing. The course focus is mainly on conversation, practical exercises and role playing, making for a fun and efficient learning atmosphere.
English Level IV: (100 Hours)
Students enrolling in this course should already be able to communicate in English and must already have a general understanding of English grammar (i.e. present, past and future tenses). At the end of this course, students will be able to participate in conversations with greater ease. Students at this level will also work at developing their writing skills.
English Level V: (100 Hours)
Upon completion of this course, students will feel comfortable and confident enough to participate in conversations and discussions on general topics. Students will also have developed the skills to begin communicating with ease in writing.
English Level VI: (100 Hours)
Designed for students with a good foundation in English, this course offers students a thorough grammar review and multiple opportunities to improve their language skills and to make progress toward fluency. Students practice speaking, reading, writing, and listening in and outside the classroom. Materials include literary texts from classic English authors, writers, and various audio-visual materials.
English Level VII: (100 Hours)
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations about practical, social and professional topics. Students will also be able to receive and analyze information and opinions and will learn how to co-chair meetings and debates. Students will have mastered enough of the language to enable them to perform advanced tasks such as defend an opinion, deal with hypothetical issues, and discuss complex work-related issues.
English Level VIII: (100 Hours)
This course is designed to help advanced students develop the ability to interpret and critically analyze written academic English. Students are engaged in more complex and lengthy writing exercises; in the form of comparative, argumentative, and informative essays. Students also learn how to use elements of style and punctuation.
English Level IX: (100 Hours)
English for Academic Purposes is designed mainly for students who are preparing for admission to English-speaking post-secondary educational institutions and therefore have to upgrade their English skills to university-level fluency.