Course Description

The Calgary International Summer Program is a 4-week program for international students interested in visiting Canada during the summer season. Students will be immersed in the UCalgary campus environment while taking one Education course taught by Werklund School of Education faculty, and an English training course taught by English language specialists from UCalgary Continuing Education. In this intensive program students will improve their English language skills, gain international academic experience, learn Canadian culture first-hand and visit top destinations in and around Calgary. Courses will be graded and include a certificate of participation.

Please review our International Refunds and Transfers policy.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be confident learning in an English classroom at the undergraduate level
  • Must meet UCalgary Continuing Education's English language proficiency requirements
  • Must have taken minimum one year of degree program training in their chosen discipline
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9:00AM to 4:30PM
Jul 02, 2024 to Jul 26, 2024
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Flat Fee non-credit $4,150.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Section Notes


ESL 101: English Communication
A communicative approach to learning English, including lectures, learning activities, thematic exercises, listening activities, pair/group work, and class discussions. Students will learn how to communicate on a variety of topics using appropriate grammar and vocabulary, and employ language strategies to improve oral fluency, comprehensibility, and listening comprehension.

One Education course to choose from below
Note: In case of low enrolment, some of the courses below may not be available. If that happens, we will contact you to transfer to a different course or provide full refund.

Language Teaching Methods

In this course, students are introduced to English as an Additional Language (EAL) teaching methodologies. Students will examine teaching methods vis-à-vis specific language skills (i.e., reading, writing, listening and speaking), to make connections between language learning theories and language skills development. The course considers methods in a variety of contexts and their relation to students learning in these contexts.

Research Methodology in Education

This course focuses on various issues, methods, and techniques in educational research. Including some of the issues and dilemmas that frame the context for contemporary research, as well as a preliminary consideration of research strategies, methods, and techniques in a manner intended to assist participants in selecting research questions, methods, and strategies for further study. Students will also be encouraged to approach research articles and reports with a critical perspective.

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