School of Language, Access and Preparatory Studies

English as a Second Language

1 year Canadore College Certificate

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

Overview

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 Canadian Language Benchmarks 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

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.

Academic Upgrading

College Drive Campus

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
ESL 101 ESL English Grammar Skills I
ESL 118 ESL Oral Communication Skills - Basic
ESL 154 ESL Reading and Writing I
ESL 100 ESL Intensive Reading Program I
Semester 2 - Winter
ESL 111 ESL English Grammar Skills II
ESL 134 ESL Reading and Writing II
ESL 138 ESL Oral Communication Skills - Intermediate
ESL 140 ESL Cultural/Social Issues
ESL 110 ESL Intensive Reading Program II
Canadore College Certificate

Further your education to one of Canadore's many programs.


Please contact the Admissions Office if you have additional questions about the internal application process:

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123
Admissions@canadorecollege.ca