EAP (ESL) Program

  • George Brown ESL professor teaches class.

    George Brown’s ESL program, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), is divided into 9 levels of 8 weeks each. Upon graduation from Level 8 (with at least two ESL levels completed at George Brown), you will receive an Ontario College Certificate, a widely-recognized form of accreditation. Successful completion of Level 8 meets the English language requirement for most professional programs at George Brown College.

    Advantages of George Brown's ESL Program

    George Brown College’s ESL program, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), offers an education environment that provides you with diverse opportunities to develop your English skills. The program includes a number of unique benefits that create an engaging and effective ESL experience.

    • All of the ESL professors are highly qualified, TESL-certified university graduates. Many of whom have international teaching experience. They teach according to the highest professional standards and current methods, striving to understand your needs to help you succeed.
    • Every ESL classroom is equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Students are given access to the latest technology in the ESL Resource Centre and multimedia computer labs for computer-assisted language learning. Conversation groups, tutorials and workshops are held daily and guided by experienced language tutors.
    • Regular classwork is supplemented by a host of extracurricular activities, events and workshops that include seasonal events and visits to local attractions, allowing students to practice their English abilities in a real-world context.
    • Students are granted access to all College facilities, including free Internet and computer use, cafeteria, gymnasium, and the Student Centre.
    • An on-site Advisor is available to all ESL students to provide assistance in exploring post-secondary program options. Helpful staff are there to assist students and provide service in several languages.