- May 02, 2019
- In Class
These programs are for learners who:
- Are Canadian citizens with Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) pre-CLB to CLB 7, or
- Are permanent residents or Convention refugees with Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) pre-CLB to CLB 7
There are three full-time ELL programs:
Full-time ELL (Literacy)
- Learners in this program have pre-CLB
- Learners in this program have between 0 and 4 years of formal education
Full-time ELL (Practical)
- Learners in this program have pre-CLB to CLB 5
- Learners in this program have between 5 and 9 years of formal education
Full-time ELL (Academic)
- Learners in this program have CLB 2 to 7
- Learners in this program have 10 or more years of education
The programs offer:
- Highly qualified instructors
- Advisors and counsellors to help learners with academic, career, and life goals
- A curriculum based on Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs)
- Opportunities to learn about Canadian culture
- An ELL Tutorial Centre for individual or small group help with language problems
- Computer labs for practicing reading, writing, listening, grammar, and internet skills
- Open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and Convention refugees.
- Prospective students must apply at the Prospective Student Centre. A $65 application fee applies.
- Funding is subject to eligibility requirements.
For detailed information about the application process, see ELL Applying.
Part-time Language Skills Courses
If you want to develop your English or improve it in specific areas, take a part-time face-to-face or online ELL course.
This program is for immigrant youth between the ages of 18 and 24 who have not completed high school. In Bridge you will develop reading, writing, math, technology, and school strategies.
Youth in Transition (LINC)
LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. This full-time program is for immigrant youth between the ages of 18 and 24.