• students complete two levels per semester
  • an opportunity to transfer between the Con Ed ESL Part-Time program and the EAP full-time program 

Students who successfully complete the required two Con Ed ESL levels will meet the English language requirements for admission into the EAP Level (see concordance table below).
 

Concordance Table – Con Ed ESL - EAP

COMPLETE Con Ed ESL Levels REGISTER in EAP Level
IA LOW BEGINNER + IB BEGINNER 2
IC HIGH BEGINNER + IIA LOW INTERMEDIATE 3
IIA LOW INTERMEDIATE + IIB INTERMEDIATE 4
IIB INTERMEDIATE + IIC HIGH INTERMEDIATE 5
IIC HIGH INTERMEDIATE + IIIA LOW ADVANCED 6
IIIA LOW ADVANCED + IIIB ADVANCED 7
  • program alignment with other language proficiency tests (see below):

Concordance Table – GBC EAP – TOEFL – CLB – IELTS – CEFR

GBC Con Ed ESL Levels

IA + IB

IC + IIA

IIA + IIB

IIB + IIC

IIC + IIIA

IIIA + IIIB

GBC EAP Levels

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

0-9

10-18

19-25

26-30

31-39

40-49

CLBs (Canadian Language Benchmarks)

1-2

2-3

3-4

4-5

5-6

7-8

IELTS (International English Testing System)

2.5

W/S 2.5

2.5

W/S 3

3

W/S 3.5

3.5

W/S 4

4 - 4.5

W/S 4.5

5.5

W/S 5.5

CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference)

pre A1-A1

A1

A2

A2

B1

B1/B2

  • specifically chosen educational and online resources included in the course fees