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

The Continuing Education ESL Part-Time program is an accelerated hybrid program for students who want a unique learning opportunity. While mastering English, students can benefit from on-campus services and resources as well as take advantage of educational technology tools provided by the College. Throughout the six-week session, students will be part of an enriching, diverse, and customized learning environment. Students will benefit from:

  • meaningful face-to-face interactions with peers and expert instructors on campus 
  • engaging biweekly live online classes where students practice their English skills using technology, and 
  • weekly asynchronous mini sessions that provide students with flexibility in learning while practicing time management, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.

This program is designed for students who wish to improve their English for personal, professional, and academic purposes. Whether you are a low beginner or an advanced level student, you will gain the opportunity to systematically build your confidence, experiences, and knowledge as you learn new skills through an accelerated and structured curriculum and student-centered instruction.

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 9063  IELTS General Training Module
  • ESL 9077 IELTS Exam Preparation
  • ESL 9085 CELPIP – General Test Preparation 
  • ESL 9090 Successful Conversation 
  • ESL 9088 Introduction to Business Communication

Workshops

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