Capital College

ESL

ESL

When English is not a first language and you want to upgrade skills, English as a Second Language (ESL) Program can help to:

  • prepare for other academic or career training programs;
  • meet English language requirements for work.

Our intermediate-level courses develop and integrate English language skills in the areas of speaking, listening, writing, and reading while improving grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.

Our advanced-level courses are designed to prepare students for university-level studies.

  • Academic: 300 hours per course
  • Full-time / in-class 12 weeks

After registration, International students will be issued Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to get their study permit in Canada

Learning outcomes

The Capital College ESL Program is a set of six courses designed to serve students varying in proficiency level from Elementary general English user to Advanced Academic English user.

Teaching faculty provides a western style of instruction informed by best practices in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Graduate, 19 Years Old
  • Proof of English proficiency (IELTS/TOEFL/CLB or other equivalents) OR graduation from the specific next lower level of the Capital College ESL Program.

Required Documents

  • Diploma and transcript in English for High School, Junior College or University degree.
  • Application Form
  • Two recent 1”x 1” photos
  • Photocopy of Personal ID

Heath and Safety

The College ensures the health and safety of all staff, students and community by following the official guidelines set out by the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia; local health and safety authorities.

TheCOVID-19 safety and response plans developed by the institution are intended to provide a comprehensive safety plan and support the return of international students. The intent is to mitigate risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The plans apply to domestic and international students; faculty and staff; community and the public; and external contractors.

The institution has a Health and Safety Committee, consisting of the Director, the on-site administrator and a faculty representative. They meet once a week and more often if required. The institution plans will be updated as additional information is available and as regional and provincial measures are amended.

Questions, concerns or suggestions should be directed the Health and Safety Committee – phone or email the College. The committee chair (contact person) is Ms. Lui, Director.

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