English as a Second Language (ESL) course

Program Details

Duration : 4 Months
Campus: Montreal & Quebec City
Program Offered In: French
Upcoming Intakes:
30 May 2022
27 Jun 2022
25 Jul 2022
29 Aug 2022
26 Sept 2022

Offered full-time and part-time. The English as a second language course and the preparatory courses are offered at our Montreal and Quebec campuses.

Students obtain a functional understanding of English and will be able to participate in everyday conversations and will manage to develop skills at the level of the four skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Students will then be better prepared for further study, for immigration and residency applications as well as for professional exams and career advancement opportunities.

1. General English ESL

The Program encompasses 12 lessons – from beginner to advanced level for the four skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
  Beginner Elementary Pre-intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate Advanced

Full-time:

  • The full-time ESL course is 20 hours per week and includes 15 hours of classroom instruction plus 5 hours of ESL activities, e.g., film sessions, fields, trips, lab sessions and more.
  • Students take the Cambridge qualifying exam to determine their level and select a start date

Promotional offer from March to January 2023! See fee updates below:

Program Fees

ESL levelsWeeksTuitionAdministration feesCourse MaterialsTotal fees
Beginner12$5120$200$150$ 5,470 $2,400
Elementary12$5120$200$150$ 5,470 $2,400
Pre-intermediate12$5120$200$150$ 5,470 $2,400
Intermediate8$3480$200$150$ 3,830 $2,400
Upper Intermediate8$3480$200$150$ 3,830 $2,400
Advanced8$3480$200$150$ 3,830 $2,400
2. ESL English spoken

Improved communication and speaking skills and abilities. Learning vocabulary and good grammar to help students function in everyday situations. Conversation and pronunciation skills and accent reduction. The Program includes 5 hours of instruction per week and is designed for elementary, intermediate and upper-intermediate students.

3. IELTS preparatory tests

The program prepares students for the IELTS exam which is required for employment, Canadian immigration or university studies and will also help you achieve your academic module and regular module goals.

About the Program:

  • You take the Cambridge assessment test to determine your level
  • You take 2 mock tests during the course
  • Academic and General IELTS courses include 5 hours of instruction per week for each skill
  • Start dates and times are flexible
4. CELPIP preparation

The Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) assesses your English language skills, namely, listening, reading, writing and speaking and is officially designated for applications for permanent residence by immigration, by Citizenship and Immigration Canada and is suitable for professional titles like ICCRC. The Program allows students to develop their four skills and take the computer-based test.

About the Program:

  • You take the Cambridge assessment test to determine your level
  • You take 2 mock tests during the course
  • Academic and General IELTS courses include 5 hours of instruction per week for each skill
  • Start dates and times are flexible.
5. Preparation for the CAEL assessment

The test assesses the English language proficiency of students planning studies at a Canadian university or college and is accepted for professional qualification such as the ICCRC. The Program is designed to improve knowledge in listening, reading, writing and speaking skills.

About the Program:

  • You take the Cambridge assessment test to determine your level
  • You take 2 mock tests during the course
  • Academic and general IELTS courses include 10 hours of instruction per week for each skill
  • Start dates and times are flexible.
6. English for Specific Instruction (ESP)

Focuses on the development of language skills essential to job success or required for a specific area of ​​study or career.

a. Communication Skills for Paralegal Services and Immigration Consultant

Learn how to communicate better for your legal profession. Students will learn to hone their skills through a range of authentic situations. The objective is to increase efficiency and control in order to be able to interact effectively with the general public. The course offers strategies for learning to write clearly and deliver easily understood documentation, including reports, emails, and more. The course also reviews grammar, vocabulary and punctuation and includes 5 hours of instruction per week.

b. Business English

Business English skills are essential for career advancement. The course improves vocabulary and work knowledge in English and opens up new career opportunities. The Program offers activities that will help develop interview skills, compose clear emails and increase knowledge of business issues and topics. The Program includes 5 hours of instruction per week and includes watching videos, listening to podcasts and reading articles.

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