If you are learning English as an international language, this program is for you
Start in September, January, or May
With our help and support, you’ll become more confident listening, speaking, reading and writing English. Offering eight levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) training, Camosun has a course for everyone.
Set yourself on the right path
In this skills-based program, speakers of other languages develop essential English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. This is a unique opportunity with a multicultural student population, authentic language practice, Canadian culture experience, and electives to support the required courses. Domestic and international students can study full and part-time to improve their English skills for a variety of goals related to academic study and daily life in an English language setting.
A supportive community
Our instructors are highly qualified and committed to providing a friendly and caring learning experience in an adult environment. We understand the pressures and challenges of learning a new language. Our scheduling is flexible to fit your busy life: full-time, part-time, at your own pace; day or evening; all year round.
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Staffed with expert language tutors, multi-media computer labs and a variety of other support services to help you succeed. You’ll be a part of our campus community and meet new friends.
Learn at your level
If you're a beginning or pre-intermediate student, you will start with listening and speaking skills and an introduction to reading comprehension and written composition in levels 1-5.
If you're a more experienced English language learner, you will take more advanced courses, either to prepare you for college and university level programs or to gain professional English skills for the Canadian workplace in levels 6-9. EAP