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Intensive English Immersion Courses

Montreal International Language Centre
Campus Full time 90 hours September 2017 Canada Montreal

Do you intend on pursuing higher education in English? Do you envision living or working in an environment where you need English? Register for intensive English immersion courses and [+]

Intensive English Immersion Courses

 

Do you intend on pursuing higher education in English? Do you envision living or working in an environment where you need English? Register for intensive English immersion courses and quickly improve your reading, writing, listening and verbal language skills.

 

We offer:

 

12 sessions a year (once a month) 10 levels of English 22.5 hrs/ week of class time (90 hrs/ level) 15 students maximum per group 1 day/ session allocated for a placement test

 

*In the event of a course cancellation due to insufficient registration, you may replace the intensive English immersion courses with English private classes.... [-]


TOEFL Program

Aston International Academy
Campus Full time 15 weeks

The TOEFL preparation program is the best for students who dosen't have enough score to go to College and University. We support students to get high score of TOEFL test ! We help students to improve and learn Skills and test Strategy in the class. [+]

TOEFL Program The TOEFL preparation program is the best for students who dosen't have enough score to go to College and University. We support students to get high score of TOEFL test ! We help students to improve and learn Skills and test Strategy in the class. ​ ​It is a challenging class that students have to get over 60% of placepment test or complete our intensive programs level 4 so that you can take a TOEFL class. Feature of Programs Start Every Monday earn strategy for the test to get high score experienced TOEFL teacher will teach you to achieve your ideal score of TOEFL 15 weeks programs class time will be changed depends on students level Material is extra fee Downtown in Austin TOEFL Programs Students can learn variety skills and strategy of the test to get high score in TOEFL ​It is challenging programs and you can learn things such as below. Reading Academic text from many variety topics Learn how to listen in Academic texts from the variety topic Discussing about the main idea from text and Listening Practice of finding the main idea from text and listening Finding the main idea from tex t and listening Distinguishing detailed and general idea Do questionair with detailed information from texts and listening Practice orally summarizing from text and Listening Practice of summarizing in writing from texts and listing Learn and practice of effective note-taking Discuss about prefixes, suffixes and roots Practice and learn strategy of how to manage the time in the test Practice of questionnaire and answering of personal topics Practice to tell about personal experienced topic Practice of answering and questioning of personal idea Practice of providing examples from personal experience Practice of providing opinion in writing and speaking Discuss of comparing answers from many variety essays Tell about how to pre-writing/planing in essays Discuss about necessary elements of Introduction Analyzing of contents for each paragraph in essays Discuss about necessary elements for conclusion Discuss about how to paraphrase the part of introduction Learn the sturucture and style of Academic essays [-]

Semi-Intensive English Program

Aston International Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 12 weeks

​The Semi-Intensive Program is designed for students who want a short-term study option. You will study 15 hours per week. Aston Texas' Intensive English Programs is made up of 5 levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Canada 2017. Semi-Intensive English Program ​The Semi-Intensive Program is designed for students who want a short-term study option. You will study 15 hours per week. Aston Texas' Intensive English Programs is made up of 5 levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced. You are given a placement test at the beginning of the semester to determine your level. ​ Our Aston Texas campus is based on semesters similar to what you will find at US colleges or universities. Each semester is very comprehensive and you will study all aspects of English including: Grammar, Speaking, Listening, Reading, Pronunciation and Idioms. Features of the Program Start Any Monday Available for the Beginner to Advanced Level. 5 different levels to progress through. You will study: Grammar, Conversation, Writing, Reading, Pronunciation, Listening and Idioms in each semester. Mid-Term and Final Exams are available in all our programs. You can study from 1 week to 12 weeks. You can transfer between our schools in Canada or the USA. Class times may vary and depend on your level Materials fee is extra. Downtown Austin, Texas location The Grammar Program Students do a variety of exercises as they move through our grammar levels. Students in our advanced levels work on grammar points such as Articles, Relative Clauses, Verb Tenses, Phrasal Verbs and more. The Pronunciation Program We will help you produce different English sounds, understand a variety of native English accents and the correct word stress. We will do a variety of activities to help you including dictation and reading out loud. The Conversation Program The focus of the Conversation Program is to help you improve your speaking and listening skills. Students who reach our Advanced Levels can debate, understand humour, complex subject matter, speak spontaneously and more. The Listening Program We will help you to improve your listening by teaching you a variety of strategies to help you understand the main ideas of speaker, recognize the difference between written and spoken English and high frequency idioms. The Writing Program Our writing program is designed to assist you with academic writing skills. You will learn how to create a thesis, write a clear, detailed essay with supporting points. You will be ready to write essays in college or university. The Reading Program Reading in English is an important skill to learn. We will teach you how identify basic literacy techniques such as plot and settings, how to scan for information, how to recognize subtle differences in tone, style and meaning. ​ About Our Levels BEGINNER LEVEL ​Students who have completed the beginner level will be able to accomplish simple written and spoken communication about basic needs and personal topics, such as where they live, people they know and things they have. They will also be able to understand the topics of basic readings and conversations, guided by a fundamental foundation in grammar. Students will be able to use familiar expressions about everyday life and converse about concrete situations. LOW INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ​Students who have completed the low intermediate level will be able to understand and communicate ideas about the past, present and future, including organization and relationship of events. They will be able to express preferences, comparisons, explanations and agreement. They will also be able to find, record and differentiate information and meaning from different types of readings and listenings. The low intermediate level also enables students to discuss people, places, objects and events and ask for and provide clarification. INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ​Students who have completed the intermediate level will be able to prepare for written and spoken communication, including brief presentations and simple essays, in addition to describing and commenting on stories, beliefs and experiences related to work, school, leisure and abstract ideas. They will also be able to ascertain main ideas and details from readings and listenings and predict meaning of unfamiliar language. They will feel confident discussing events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and provide reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. HIGH INTERMEDIATE ​Students who have completed the high intermediate level will be able to thoroughly prepare for written and spoken communication, including detailed presentations and essays. They will also be able to respond critically and make inferences about readings and listenings. The high intermediate level also enables students to communicate and evaluate problems, solutions, point of view and arguments for academic and personal topics while providing supports, details and examples. They will be able to interact with native speakers with a significant degree of fluency and spontaneity, expressing a variety of thoughts, opinions and emotions. ADVANCED LEVEL ​Students who have completed the advanced level will be able to summarize and paraphrase a wide variety of topics and information, while expressing and defending detailed critical responses to readings and discussions. They will also be able to write clear, detailed academic essays on given cultural topics, emphasizing relevant issues, in addition to writing personal essays using advanced, diverse vocabulary to convey subtle meaning and a strong writer’s voice. The advanced level enables students to provide clear, detailed descriptions and arguments about complex subjects, as well as understand and take detailed notes from natural, non-scripted English. Advanced students will be able to speak spontaneously and successfully interact with flexibility in social, academic and professional settings. TOEFL PREPARATION We offer an Intermediate and Advanced TOEFL Preparation Program. You will be doing some of the following activities in the classroom: - Read academic texts on a variety of topics - Listen to academic texts on a variety of topics - Talk about the overall main idea of a text or listening - Practice finding the main ideas of each paragraph of a text- Discuss where to find the main ideas and details of a text or listening - Discuss how to distinguish general and specific ideas - Do multiple-choice questions with detail information from a text or listening - Practice orally summarizing the main ideas from a text or listening - Practice summarizing in writing the main ideas from a text or listening - Talk about and practice strategies for effective note-taking - Do multiple-choice exercises that focus on sentence paraphrasing - Discuss transition words and which are best for speaking or writing - Practice speaking with transition words We cover all aspects of the TOEFL test. [-]

University Admissions English Course

EC Language Centres
Campus Open Enrollment Canada Vancouver

From enrolling in your English course to choosing your future university, we will advise and support you every step of the way, making sure your application stands out. [+]

Go to a top university in America or Canada. From enrolling in your English course to choosing your future university, we will advise and support you every step of the way, making sure your application stands out. You’ll get more out of this course if - You want to study at a North American university. - You want help with your application. - You do not have TOEFL or IELTS. Facts - TOEFL/IELTS waiver for 30 lessons per week students taking intensive course What can you expect on this course? Our Partner Universities Since 1992, we have been helping students to apply for Masters, Bachelors and Associate degrees through successful partnerships with leading institutions. Every year, we help hundreds of students reach their goal of going to university in USA or Canada. Placement Service Our admissions advisers will help you at each step of the process of your university application. They will assist you with preparing every document you need, making sure you put forward the best application possible. Conditional Admission You can gain conditional admission to our partner universities and colleges, for both undergraduate and graduate degree programmes, before you even start your English course. We will facilitate your application completely and send you your university admission letter along with your EC acceptance. Enter University without TOEFL or IELTS We have developed TOEFL and IELTS waiver agreements with the vast majority of our partner universities, allowing you to enter university without a TOEFL or IELTS score. Students who successfully complete their Intensive programme, do not have to worry about taking an official exam to prove their English language proficiency. What's Included? - Comprehensive university and college advisory service - University counselling - Application assistance and application review - Courier fees for application - Conditional letter of acceptance - Guaranteed partner university admission, subject to meeting entry requirements [-]

TOEIC Course

EC Language Centres
Campus 4 - 8 weeks

Need TOEIC to enter university or for your career? Get the best score you can with our help. Taking a TOEIC preparation course with EC is an important first step towards your success. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Canada 2017. Need TOEIC to enter university or for your career? Get the best score you can with our help. Taking a TOEIC preparation course with EC is an important first step towards your success. You’ll get more out of this course if - You want an internationally recognised English qualification for your future profession. - You want better opportunities for future employment. - You are serious about improving all areas of your English and gaining a highly respected English qualification. Facts - Course Duration: 4 or 8 weeks - 30 lessons per week (22.5 hours per week) - Level: Intermediate to Advanced - Start Monday; End Friday - Maximum students per class: 12 What can you expect on this course? At the beginning of the course, instructors meet with students individually to set goals and carry out an assessment. Students are then able to track their progress through weekly practice exams and quizzes. Many students know that English alone is not enough to prepare them for the TOEIC. To succeed on this test, students need specialised exam skills and strategies. Focus is placed upon teaching effective exam techniques. [-]

One to One English

EC Language Centres
Campus Open Enrollment Canada Montreal

One-to-One tuition is the ultimate course for making maximum progress during a short period of time. [+]

One-to-One tuition is the ultimate course for making maximum progress during a short period of time. This is an intensive course which is 100% focused on your English language needs and designed by your teachers to meet your requirements. One-to-One is the most flexible and personal course available. You’ll get more out of this course if - You wish to improve your level significantly in a short time. - You want to have targeted learning in areas of weakness or areas where you are lacking confidence. - You feel you would benefit from uninterrupted teacher attention. - You want to build a one on one relationship with an experienced teacher. Facts - 1 lesson = 45 minutes - Courses start every Monday - Level: Beginner to Advanced - Course Length: Minimum 1 week - Class size: 1 student per class What can you expect on this course? You can combine One-to-One tuition with a group course. This gives you the advantage of the interaction of a group in the morning and individually tailored tuition in the afternoon. This is a great way of accelerating your progress. Maximum flexibility Feel free to go 'off topic'. A one-to-one lesson is designed for you, by you. Set your own goals for the lesson and one of our friendly English teachers will help you reach them. The flexibility of our teachers allows you to choose the English that you want to learn. Individual focus A private English lesson means personalised attention to you - you will receive your teachers undivided attention, receive guidance and feedback that is specific to you and your goals. Tailored to your needs Spending so much direct time in contact with your teacher means that he/she will know exactly which areas of your English you need to improve. Working together you will reach your English goal. That's the benefit of such a high level of personalised attention. Combine with a Group Course Take advantage of the interaction found on a group course and the personal attention of One-to-One classes. You may combine 2,4,6,8 or 10 One-to-One lessons with a group course to help you reach your English goals. [-]

English for Work

EC Language Centres
Campus Open Enrollment Canada Montreal

If you want an international career in a global workplace, this intensive English course is a big help. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Canada 2017. If you want an international career in a global workplace, this intensive English course is a big help. Develop the fluency, accuracy and communication skills you need to work confidently in the English-speaking business world. Every week you will take 30 lessons: 20 lessons of General English and 10 lessons of Business English. You’ll get more out of this course if - You want a career in an international environment. - You need English in your job. - You want to change career and improve your chance of getting a good job. - You want to learn English for business-world success. Facts - Available all year round - Minimum stay: 1 week - Start every Monday; End Friday - Low Intermediate to Advanced - 20 General English lessons + 10 Business English lessons (22.5 hours per week - 1 lesson: 45 minutes - Maximum students per class: - Canada: 15 - USA and UK 14 (London: 12/Manchester: 15) - Malta: 12 - Cape Town: 14 What can you expect on this course? General English - 20 lessons per week This course builds your General English skills, and then focuses what you have learned on the language you will need in the workplace. Through intensive practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing, you will have gained the means to express yourself effectively in English. So in future, whether you want to write a report or give a presentation, you can do so with fluency, accuracy and confidence. Business English - 10 lessons per week English is the world's language of business, politics, international relations, culture and entertainment. This course will develop your skills, helping you build an international career. Develop your international prospects By the end of your time with EC, important doors will have opened for you. You will have improved your English fluency and will have the language, knowledge and skills to confidently deal with a variety of business issues. [-]

TOEFL Course

EC Language Centres
Campus 4 - 8 weeks

Need TOEFL to enter university or for your career? Get the best score you can with our help. Taking a TOEFL preparation course with EC is an important first step towards your success. [+]

Need TOEFL to enter university or for your career? Get the best score you can with our help. Taking a TOEFL preparation course with EC is an important first step towards your success. You’ll get more out of this course if - Your level is between Upper Intermediate to Advanced. - You wish to enter university in a native English speaking country. - You want an internationally recognised English qualification for your future profession. - You want better opportunities for future employment. - You are serious about improving all areas of your English and gaining a highly respected English qualification. Facts - Course Duration: 4 or 8 weeks - 30 lessons per week (22.5 hours per week) - Level: Upper Intermediate to Advanced - Start Monday; End Friday - Maximum students per class: - USA and UK: 14 (London: 12) - Malta: 12 What can you expect on this course? At the beginning of the course, instructors meet with students individually to set goals and carry out an assessment. Students are then able to track their progress through weekly practice exams and quizzes. Many students know that English alone is not enough to prepare them for the TOEFL. To succeed on this test, students need specialised exam skills and strategies. Focus is placed upon teaching effective exam techniques. Estimated Exam Costs 2014 (If exam is taken in the UK – costs will vary according to exam centre, travel to exam centre not included): £130 [-]

Business Year

EC Language Centres
Campus Open Enrollment Canada Vancouver

Choose this course if you really want to improve your understanding of Business English. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Canada 2017. Choose this course if you really want to improve your understanding of Business English. Learn the English you need for business for your future and career. This courses teaches you the language, skills and culture that will help you succeed in the English-speaking business world. You’ll get more out of this course if - You want to improve your fluency and accuracy and learn the correct language used in an English-speaking workplace. - You would like to gain an internationally recognised Business English qualification. - You want to learn the communication skills you need to do well in a variety of corporate situations. - You want to spend at least 24 weeks learning in an English-speaking country. Facts - Available all year round - Minimum stay: 24 week - English Level: Low Intermediate to Advanced - Start every Monday; End Friday - 30 lessons per week - 22.5 hours per week - 30 lessons: 20 lessons General English + 10 lessons business focus - 1 lesson: 45 minutes - Maximum students per class: - Canada: 15 - USA and UK 14 (London: 12/Manchester: 15) - Malta: 12 - Cape Town: 14 What can you expect on this course? Our Business Year course is 30 lessons per week, this is comprised of 20 lessons General English + 10 lessons business focus. When you join our Business Year programme you will: - Take a placement test to check your current level of English. - Join a class with other business-focused students of the same level. - Meet your personal mentor, your teachers and your Business Year Co-ordinator. - Receive your personal Language Portfolio, a unique study tool made to your individual needs, goals and motivation for learning Business English. - Start an interesting and challenging English language course, designed to improve your General English level and allow you to communicate fluently and effectively in a variety of corporate situations. - Be provided with the support, monitoring and feedback you need to succeed as you progress towards fluency. - Receive continual personal assessment through class tutorials, homework and regular tests. - Have confidence that your learning is improving, you are reaching your goals, and your new skills are opening doors of opportunity for you. [-]

Cambridge ESOL

EC Language Centres
Campus 8 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Canada Vancouver

Cambridge ESOL exams are recognised by employers, universities and colleges all over the world, and their results are valid for life. [+]

Cambridge ESOL exams are recognised by employers, universities and colleges all over the world, and their results are valid for life. Enter your exam feeling thoroughly prepared with the confidence to succeed. You’ll get more out of this course if - Your level is between Intermediate to Advanced. - You want an international certificate which proves your level of English. - You want to attend an English-speaking university. - You want to gain a competitive advantage in your career path. - You want to follow a long term English programme with a fixed goal to work towards. Facts - Minimum level required: - FCE: Intermediate - CAE: Upper Intermediate - CPE: Advanced - Course Duration: 8, 9, 10, or 12 weeks - 1 lesson: 45 minutes - 20 lessons = 15 hours - 30 lessons = 22.5 hours - 20 lessons available in UK and Malta - Examination fees are not included in the course price - Start Monday; End Friday - Students per class: - USA and UK: 14 (London: 12 / Manchester: 15) - Canada: 15 - Malta: 12 - Cape Town: 14 What can you expect on this course? Assessment, Feedback and Monitoring Your teachers will monitor your progress to make sure that you are progressing at the correct rate. They will give you feedback and identify your strengths and weaknesses so you know which areas you need to improve. You will also be assessed on your performance through homework assignments. A personalised reading plan, tutorials and a study plan will allow you to be in control of your learning. Throughout the course your teachers will be working hard to keep you motivated and make sure that you have fun as you improve your English. Being in an English-speaking environment for a long time improves your level. You will be speaking English inside and outside of your classroom. Your lessons will focus on preparing you for your exam; however, you will also see your English fluency improving from spending time in an English-speaking country. FCE Available in: Boston, New York, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Oxford, Cambridge, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Cape Town, Malta, Toronto and Vancouver. CAE Available in: Boston, New York, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Oxford, Cambridge, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Cape Town, Malta, Toronto and Vancouver. CPE Available in: Boston, New York, San Francisco, San Diego, London, Cambridge, Cape Town, Malta and Vancouver. [-]

Academic Year

EC Language Centres
Campus Open Enrollment Canada Montreal

Our Academic Year Programme is for students who study at EC for 24 weeks or more. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Canada 2017. Our Academic Year Programme is for students who study at EC for 24 weeks or more. Taking the time to seriously focus on your English will open up unlimited opportunities for you. Your English level will greatly improve, broadening your horizons and giving you an advantage in your chosen career or education. On a more personal level, spending time learning English abroad will give you incredible experiences. You will challenge yourself, become more independent and make lasting international friendships. You’ll get more out of this course if - Your level is between Beginner and Advanced. - You want to enter university or embark on a master's degree. - You want to give yourself a clear advantage in the workplace and expand your career opportunities. - You want to take a worthwhile sabbatical learning English before continuing your education or career. Facts - Available in all schools - Level: Beginner to Advanced / Proficient - Course starts every Monday; end Friday - Available all year round - Lessons per week: 20 (not USA), 24 (USA and Canada), 30 - 1 lesson = 45 minutes - 20 lessons = 15 hours - 24 lessons = 18 hours - 30 lessons = 22.5 hours - Maximum in class: - USA and UK 14 (London: 12/Manchester: 15) - Malta:12 - Canada: 15 - Cape Town: 14 What can you expect on this course? When joining the Academic Year programme you will: - Sit a placement test to determine your current level of English - Join a class with others of the same level - Meet your teachers, mentor and academic year co-ordinator - Receive your language portfolio, tailored to your own personal needs, goals and motivation for learning - Embark on a first-class English language course, to develop fluency, accuracy and appropriate uses of English across all four language skills - Be provided with excellent guidance, monitoring and feedback throughout your course - Receive continual assessment through class tutorials, homework and regular progress and level tests - Have confidence that your learning is on track and you are fulfilling your English language potential [-]

General English

EC Language Centres
Campus Open Enrollment Canada Montreal

Improve your fluency, confidence and conversation skills with our most popular course! Give yourself a practical understanding of the English language. [+]

Improve your fluency, confidence and conversation skills with our most popular course! Give yourself a practical understanding of the English language. You will focus on the four skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Improve your level and maximise your ability to use English. If you choose 24 or 30 lessons per week, you can also personalise your course through a choice of electives. You’ll get more out of this course if: - Your level is between Beginner and Advanced - You want to improve your English level quickly and effectively while gaining confidence - You want to develop your fluency in everyday contexts Facts - Available all year - Start Monday; End Friday - Beginner to Advanced levels - 20, 24 (USA and Canada only) or 30 lessons per week - 1 lesson: 45 minutes - Minimum stay: 1 week - Maximum students per class: - USA and UK 14 (London: 12/Manchester: 15) - Canada: 15 - Malta: 12 - Cape Town: 14 What can you expect on this course? Learn real English These courses will teach you how to use English in real-life situations. You will develop your understanding of grammar, vocabulary and idioms, and learn the secrets of perfect pronunciation. Through interesting and engaging lessons, you will practise the four skills of everyday English: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Improve your ‘thinking time’ 'Thinking time' - The time it takes you to listen, understand and reply in English. On our General English course, you will shorten your thinking time, making it quicker for you to respond and improve your fluency. Topic based lessons Every lesson you take will be based on a specific topic or theme. The language skills and grammar are taught within the framework of the topic and serve to help you apply everything you have learned in a natural way. Simply put, you will learn the correct English to use in specific situations. Creative and energetic classes Our teachers are qualified and experienced, and when it comes to creating lessons, they know what works. Classes are dynamic and motivating, designed to activate and build upon your strengths, whilst also giving focused attention to your weaker areas. Learn by doing At EC we very much believe in students taking a full and active part in lessons. In other words, you will learn by doing. You can expect to take part in the lessons - there won't be a moment when you are not directly involved. Support from your teacher Your teachers create a relaxed and informal classroom environment and are trained to deliver constant support, feedback and care throughout your time with us. This focus on support and encouragement will build your confidence as you advance towards fluency. Authentic materials As well as using text books, teachers supplement lessons with authentic resources such as newspapers, videos, internet and CD's. All of which will give you a clearer understanding of how English is really used. [-]

Intensive English Program (IEP)

Aston International Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks

Our most popular program at Aston Texas is the Intensive English Program. Aston Texas' Intensive English Programs is made up of 5 levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Canada 2017. Intensive English Program (IEP) Our most popular program at Aston Texas is the Intensive English Program. Aston Texas' Intensive English Programs is made up of 5 levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced. You are given a placement test at the beginning of the semester to determine your level. ​ Our Aston Texas campus is based on semesters similar to what you will find at US colleges or universities. Each semester is 15 weeks. Each semester is very comprehensive and you will study all aspects of English including: Grammar, Speaking, Listening, Reading, Pronunciation and Idioms. Features of the Program Start Any Monday Available for the Beginner to Advanced Level. 5 different levels to progress through. You will study: Grammar, Conversation, Writing, Reading, Pronunciation, Listening and Idioms in each semester. Mid-Term and Final Exams are given in all of our programs. You can study from 1 week to 52 weeks. You can transfer to any of our other locations in Canada or USA. Class times may vary and depend on your level Materials fee is extra. Downtown Austin, Texas location The Grammar Program Students do a variety of exercises as they move through our grammar levels. Students in our advanced levels work on grammar points such as Articles, Relative Clauses, Verb Tenses, Phrasal Verbs and more. The Pronunciation Program We will help you produce different English sounds, understand a variety of native English accents and the correct word stress. We will do a variety of activities to help you including dictation and reading out loud. The Conversation Program The focus of the Conversation Program is to help you improve your speaking and listening skills. Students who reach our Advanced Levels can debate, understand humour, complex subject matter, speak spontaneously and more. The Listening Program We will help you to improve your listening by teaching you a variety of strategies to help you understand the main ideas of speaker, recognize the difference between written and spoken English and high frequency idioms. The Writing Program Our writing program is designed to assist you with academic writing skills. You will learn how to create a thesis, write a clear, detailed essay with supporting points. You will be ready to write essays in college or university. The Reading Program Reading in English is an important skill to learn. We will teach you how identify basic literacy techniques such as plot and settings, how to scan for information, how to recognize subtle differences in tone, style and meaning. ​About Our Levels BEGINNER LEVEL ​Students who have completed the beginner level will be able to accomplish simple written and spoken communication about basic needs and personal topics, such as where they live, people they know and things they have. They will also be able to understand the topics of basic readings and conversations, guided by a fundamental foundation in grammar. Students will be able to use familiar expressions about everyday life and converse about concrete situations. LOW INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ​Students who have completed the low intermediate level will be able to understand and communicate ideas about the past, present and future, including organization and relationship of events. They will be able to express preferences, comparisons, explanations and agreement. They will also be able to find, record and differentiate information and meaning from different types of readings and listenings. The low intermediate level also enables students to discuss people, places, objects and events and ask for and provide clarification. INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ​Students who have completed the intermediate level will be able to prepare for written and spoken communication, including brief presentations and simple essays, in addition to describing and commenting on stories, beliefs and experiences related to work, school, leisure and abstract ideas. They will also be able to ascertain main ideas and details from readings and listenings and predict meaning of unfamiliar language. They will feel confident discussing events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and provide reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. HIGH INTERMEDIATE ​Students who have completed the high intermediate level will be able to thoroughly prepare for written and spoken communication, including detailed presentations and essays. They will also be able to respond critically and make inferences about readings and listenings. The high intermediate level also enables students to communicate and evaluate problems, solutions, point of view and arguments for academic and personal topics while providing supports, details and examples. They will be able to interact with native speakers with a significant degree of fluency and spontaneity, expressing a variety of thoughts, opinions and emotions. ADVANCED LEVEL ​Students who have completed the advanced level will be able to summarize and paraphrase a wide variety of topics and information, while expressing and defending detailed critical responses to readings and discussions. They will also be able to write clear, detailed academic essays on given cultural topics, emphasizing relevant issues, in addition to writing personal essays using advanced, diverse vocabulary to convey subtle meaning and a strong writer’s voice. The advanced level enables students to provide clear, detailed descriptions and arguments about complex subjects, as well as understand and take detailed notes from natural, non-scripted English. Advanced students will be able to speak spontaneously and successfully interact with flexibility in social, academic and professional settings. TOEFL PREPARATION We offer an Intermediate and Advanced TOEFL Preparation Program. You will be doing some of the following activities in the classroom: - Read academic texts on a variety of topics - Listen to academic texts on a variety of topics - Talk about the overall main idea of a text or listening - Practice finding the main ideas of each paragraph of a text- Discuss where to find the main ideas and details of a text or listening - Discuss how to distinguish general and specific ideas - Do multiple-choice questions with detail information from a text or listening - Practice orally summarizing the main ideas from a text or listening - Practice summarizing in writing the main ideas from a text or listening - Talk about and practice strategies for effective note-taking - Do multiple-choice exercises that focus on sentence paraphrasing - Discuss transition words and which are best for speaking or writing - Practice speaking with transition words We cover all aspects of the TOEFL test. [-]

English Language Learning

Bow Valley College
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Canada Calgary

Over the last 50 years, Bow Valley College has become a global leader in English as Second Language (ESL) training, helping students from all over the world prepare for a life and rewarding careers. [+]

English Language Learning Over the last 50 years, Bow Valley College has become a global leader in English as Second Language (ESL) training, helping students from all over the world prepare for a life and rewarding careers. Our program is certified by the Languages Canada Quality Assurance Scheme, recognizing the quality of our program administration and management, student services, teacher qualifications, curriculum, physical resources, and student admissions. Small, interactive, and engaging classes Experienced instructors Flexible course options including full-time study, part-time skill specific development, and preparation programs for further academic study Enhanced skills for the workplace Flexible registration - from four months to one year The International ELL is a full-time program that offers intensive academic language courses that are outcomes-based and learner-centered. The classes focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Skills are developed through a range of contemporary themes, topics, and activities. PROGRAM LENGTH From 4 months to 1 year ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Students enrolled in the International ELL program are required to take the placement test and participate in the orientation for new students. These sessions take place the week prior to the start of classes and require the students to participate at BVC campus for two days. Applicants to the program are assumed to have at least an intermediate level of English language proficiency. Students are assessed and placed according to their language proficiency into one of the four courses in the program. International English Language Learning 1 International English Language Learning 2 Academic English 1 Academic English 2 For applicants with lower than intermediate proficiency, we offer a 15-week Basic English Language course. TRANSFERABILITY Students who successfully complete Academic English 1 with a grade of ”B“ or higher meet the language proficiency requirement for Bow Valley College’s Early Learning and Child Care program and Disability Studies program, or can proceed to the Academic English 2 level. Students who successfully complete Academic English 2 with a grade of “B” or higher meet the language proficiency requirements for most Bow Valley College and SAIT career programs. [-]

ESL - English as a Second Language Program

University of Regina
Campus Part time 39 weeks September 2017 Canada Regina

Our 6-level Academic Program emphasizes the English-language skills you need to enter and succeed in the University of Regina. Before you begin your first semester, you will take a placement test to determine your English level. There are 3 semesters per year; each semester is 13 weeks in length. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Canada 2017. ESL - English as a Second Language Program Your pathway to the University of Regina. Our 6-level Academic Program emphasizes the English-language skills you need to enter and succeed in the University of Regina. Before you begin your first semester, you will take a placement test to determine your English level. There are 3 semesters per year; each semester is 13 weeks in length. Levels 005 Low Basic 010 Basic 020 High Basic 030 Intermediate 040 High Intermediate Advanced EAP Dates and Tuition Spring/Summer 2017 Dates: May 1 - July 28 Tuition (Visa Students): $4,050* Application Deadline: April 1, 2017 * $400 non-refundable deposit fee (deducted from your tuition) * $100 non-refundable application fee . ADVANCED EAP Advanced EAP (English for Academic Purposes) prepares you for U of R undergraduate and graduate programs, building your academic, English-language skills and readiness for university. Once you have completed Advanced EAP, you will meet the U of R’s English-language proficiency requirement. Open your World University of Regina international students have a desire to learn more about themselves, the world and everything in it. Study in an academic environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and new experiences. Open yourself to exciting new personal development. Meet interesting people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Make friendships that last a lifetime. Experience alternative ways of thinking, and learn from others as they learn from you. Discover a future filled with possibilities for you and your career. Enjoy all of these things with the constant support of UR International. Over the past five years, for example, the number of international students studying at the University of Regina has grown by 77%, helping make our campus more diverse than at any time in our history. Students from more than 66 countries now call our University home, enriching the student experience by bringing global perspectives to our campus community. At the same time, more than 800 domestic students have taken advantage of study abroad opportunities to broaden their education in other countries and further develop into “citizens of the world.” All of these students attend the University of Regina because of the quality of our academic programs, and they come here knowing that a comprehensive program of support is available to them through our UR International office. UR International is deeply committed to student success offering academic, social, life skills, and language services that help provide students with the tools they need to make the most of their University of Regina education. High ranking: One of Canada’s top 10 comprehensive universities. Support is our strength: From the moment we meet you and your family, until the moment you find employment after graduation, we provide personalized services to encourage and assist in your academic and career needs. State of the art facilities: Come and discover our new campus. It is modern, clean and convenient. The U of R is a global community: We are large enough to host students from over 90 countries, yet small enough to give you a more personalized and focused academic experience. You can get to know your professors and faculty members. The student to faculty ratio is 20:1.We Also have many associations that you can get involved with. Check it out! Success for life: Regina is your home away from home! It is safe, affordable and provides a high standard of living. Saskatchewan has an immigration nomination program that is faster than national program and is open to University of Regina graduates. [-]