English as a Second Language (ESL) (part–time) Certificate Program

Our courses help enhance your English language proficiency and build your confidence. The program combines in-depth training in core language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) at eight levels with a choice of electives to suit students’ individual needs. Electives include test preparation, effective communication, and academic skills. This program is designed for students who wish to improve their English for personal, professional, and academic purposes.

Compulsory Courses (Eight)

Elective Courses

  • ESL 9073 Advanced Grammar and Composition Skills
  • ESL 9070 Pronunciation and Fluency
  • ESL 9064 Listening and Persuasive Speech 
  • ESL 9078 Academic Preparation for College/University Studies
  • ESL 9069 Advanced Essay Writing
  • ESL 9077 IELTS Exam Preparation
  • ESL 9080 IELTS – General Training
  • ESL 9085 CELPIP – General Test Preparation *NEW
  • ESL 9090 Successful Conversation *NEW
  • ESL 9087 IELTS Preparation and Exam Duo
  • ESL 9088 Introduction to Business Communication *NEW


  • ESL 9074 English Grammar in Use (Intermediate)
  • ESL 9075 English Grammar in Use (Advanced)
  • ESL 9079 Public Speaking and Presentation

Contact Info:

  • For more information, please contact a Program Coordinator Luba Pazyuk at 416-415-5000, ext. 4831, or lpazyuk@georgebrown.ca.

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