Through this Power English Program, students will have opportunities to acquire basic, intermediate and advanced knowledge of English skills not only to understand the lectures but also to pursue the co-op work at Canadian work places. Also, students will be able to take official English Language Proficiency tests such as IELTS/CELPIP to achieve the successful result.
Duration: 32 Weeks
- The minimum course length is 6 weeks or 72 hours
Hours: 960 Hours
Start Dates: Every First Monday of the Month**PROGRAM START DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON ENROLLMENT.
You graduate with:
- The foundation to read, write, speak, and listen in English
- The confidence to interact with other English speakers and merge into the Canadian
- Students will develop confidence in their test-taking skills
- The pre-requisite to enroll in other programs at Central College without further
language testing required.
Our curriculum is designed to help students build English language and communication skills by constantly interacting with real and practical contexts, and prepare the students for the academic and social communities. Each course focuses on language acquisition in four skill areas: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Test preparation elective classes such as IELTS and CELPIP are given to the advanced level students.
Students will take a comprehensive placement test on the first day to determine the English level.*The following table outlines the program requirements and schedules
|Program Requirements and Schedules|
|ESL||101||ESL (English as a Second Language) Level 1
|ESL||102||ESL (English as a Second Language) Level 2
|ESL||201||ESL (English as a Second Language) Level 3
|ESL||202||ESL (English as a Second Language) Level 4
|ESL||301||ESL (English as a Second Language) Level 5
|ESL||302||ESL (English as a Second Language) Level 6
|ESL||401||ESL (English as a Second Language) Level 7
|ESL||402||ESL (English as a Second Language) Level 8
Power Classes Electives (Total Hours = 240hrs)
|General English||Test Preparation*|
|Grammar||Speaking for IELTS|
|Pronunciation||Writing for IELTS|
|Vocabulary||Reading for IELTS|
|Writing Skills||Listening for IELTS|
|Speaking Skills||Speaking for CELPIP|
|Social English||Writing for CELPIP|
|English for Social Media||Reading for CELPIP|
|Vocabulary for CELPIP||Listening for CELPIP|
|Vocabulary for IELTS|
You may choose to take IELTS or CELPIP preparation courses separately without having to be enrolled in the Power English Program. Please contact us for more information.