General English

Course Levels

  • Elementary
  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper Intermediate
  • Advanced

Skills covered

  • Speaking & Pronunciation
  • Listening
  • Reading & Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar

Elective Classes

Every Wednesday from 9.00 to 14:30 students in the General English course (Intermediate and above) do a full day elective course. This gives you a change of learning environment and allows you to direct your studies toward your own interests or goals

  • Grammar and Writing (4weeks)
  • Listening and Speaking (4weeks)
  • Canadian Studies (4weeks)
  • Work Skills (4weeks)
  • Accent Reduction (8weeks)
  • English for Test Preparation (4weeks)

At a later stage we will introduce the following elective classes: TOEIC/TOEFL, Film and Media, Business English and Barista Basics.

SELC Intensive Plus Program

In addition to Morning and Intensive English programs we will be offering students a 25-hour Intensive Plus English program including one hour supervised tutorials and Conversation and Fluency Clinic as follows:

Monday, Wednesday
14:30 to 15:30
Intensive Plus tutorial
(facilitated by an instructor)

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
14:30 to 15:30
Conversation and Fluency Clinic

Program Admission Requirements

The aim of the Intensive English Language Program is to provide English as a Second Language Learners at an Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate or Advanced level with the fundamental skills necessary to be able to use English confidently and effectively in a variety of situations. This course gives equal importance to all skills such as; Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Speaking, Writing, Listening and Reading. Lessons are focused as well as varied and provide students with a range of engaging topics, tasks and activities that offers students a sense of fluidity and progress.

At the end of the day students attend a combined Conversation and Error Correction class. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to communicate in an intelligible manner. The error correction component of this course is consisted of speaking, pronunciation and grammar activities. The aim of this course is to help students improve their overall speaking skills by providing ongoing individualized/collective immediate feedback all throughout the designated activities. Upon the completion of this course, students will gain the necessary level of confidence to express themselves more freely and at the same time improve their fluency, accuracy and pronunciation skills.


Course Prerequisites

  • Elementary
    No prerequisite required to enter Elementary General English
  • Pre-Intermediate
    Successful completion of Elementary General English and/or the student’s current level must be assessed at a Pre-intermediate level on intake day.
  • Intermediate
    Successful completion of Pre-Intermediate General English and/or the student’s current level must be assessed at an Intermediate level on intake day.
  • Upper Intermediate
    Successful completion of Intermediate General English and/or the student’s current level must be assessed at an Upper Intermediate level on intake day.
  • Advanced
    Successful completion of Upper Intermediate General English and/or the student’s current level must be assessed at an Advanced level on intake day.

Pricelist

For your information, you can find our pricelist below. Don’t be shy about contacting us to get more information about special promotions.

PRICELIST

Registration Fee$160
Materials Fee$80 (1-8wks), $160 (9-16wks), $240 (17-24wks), $250 (25wks+)
Start DatesEvery Monday
Price per weekMorning English
15 hours
Intensive English
20 hours
Intensive Plus English
25 hours
2 – 4 weeks$320$360$395
5 – 8 weeks$300$345$380
9 – 16 weeks$290$325$360
17 – 24 weeks$270$315$340
25 – 32 weeks$270$295$330
33+ weeks$270$285$320

CLASS C PROGRAM

Students who enroll in a language program which is six months or less in duration or for which tuition is less than $4,000 may not make a claim against the Student Tuition Protection Fund, which is managed by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. Further, this language program may not have been reviewed nor approved by the PTIB.

For more information about programs that do not require approval by the PTIB please visit https://www.privatetraininginstitutions.gov.bc.ca/.

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