English as a Second Language (ESL) I is designed for students who wish to improve their English language proficiency. It aims to improve the four English language skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, as well as vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and critical thinking skills through an integrated and communicative approach. This course focuses on general and academic contexts of language use and incorporates topics related to college programs. Upon course completion, students will have attained English proficiency at an approximate Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 level.
To be successful in this course, students must achieve a minimum CEFR B1 score on a CNA administered ESL placement test, Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5, or equivalent on a recognized test of English language proficiency.
Tuition costs may vary among campuses. With few exceptions, all courses include HST. There may be additional charges for textbooks, course materials and other supplies. Courses will commence pending sufficient enrollment. Dates/times are subject to change.