English as a Second Language

1 year Certificate

Canadore provides quality English language training in a caring and supportive environment using modern and social technologies.

Overview

Next intake 2021

Develop and enhance your English language skills in this intermediate level intensive language training. This two-semester program focuses on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills required to strengthen your English language communication. Canadore provides quality English language training in a caring and supportive environment using modern and social technologies.

Please note: Credential awarded is a 1 Year Canadore College Certificate – English as a Second Language. Canadian residents should apply to Canadore's English for Academic Purposes program.

Students start at a level determined by a placement test (CLBPT) administered in-house or an internationally recognized English language test such as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Why Choose Canadore

  • TESL certified and experienced instructors
  • Advanced facilities and CAN-8 language laboratory
  • Small, friendly classes
  • Multi-cultural environment
  • Languages Canada Accreditation  

What You Will Learn

  • Conversational English
  • Reading
  • Grammar
  • Writing
  • Pronunciation and listening
  • Cultural/social issues

International students must either a) provide a IELTS or equivalent score for placement purposes in the appropriate program or b) complete a placement test at the start of the semester to identify the appropriate program to be placed in. Domestic students will complete a placement test the start of the semester.

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

ESL100 Intensive Reading Program I
ESL101 English Grammar Skills I
ESL118 Oral Communication Skills - Basic
ESL154 ESL Reading & Writing I

Semester 2

ESL110 Intensive Reading Program II
ESL111 English Grammar Skills II
ESL134 ESL Reading & Writing II
ESL138 Oral Communication Skills - Intermediate
ESL140 Cultural/Social Issues

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see https://www.canadorecollege.ca/get-started/money/fees-and-expenses

2020-2021 1 year Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1234.09 - - $3954.33

2020-2021 1 year Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12795.66 $1813.09 - - $14608.75

2020-2021 1 year Certificate

Canadore @ Stanford – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12795.66 $1327 - - $14122.66

Check out the Campus Bookstore to purchase your digital online textbooks and  view your booklist before the semester starts.  Online Campus Shop

Students may also purchase textbooks from a source of their choice, but the ISBN (numbers on bar code on the back of textbook) and the ISBN on your booklist must be the same

Please contact the Program Coordinator (Julia.tignanelli@canadorecollege.ca) if you need more information about your booklist


Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

Canadore College Certificate

Students and graduates who are looking to further their education have many options available. Explore the Transfer and Pathway Guide to learn more about these opportunities.