Course Description

Increase efficiency in performing IELTS exam tasks and improve performance in the four skill areas tested by IELTS: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students will participate in pair and group work in class and work individually on practice tests. Students will be encouraged to do focused practice in areas of the test that are particularly challenging for them.

Optional courses available to enrol in with ESL 105:
Homestay Program  (ESL 900)

Please see Program Policies and Procedures for information on admission, payment options and refunds.

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  • Students must be 18 years or older.
  • Students must fulfil one of the following minimum requirements*. You will be asked to upload the proof of English language proficiency during registration.
      • IELTS Academic score of 4.5, minimum of 4.0 in other skill areas
      • TOEFL IBT score of 34, minimum of 11 in writing
      • TOEFL PBT score of 410
      • TOEIC score of 490
      • Overall CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) of 5
      • CAEL score of 40
      • Passed level 3 of English Language Program Semester Program with B+
      • English Language Program placement test score of level 4
      • Duolingo English Test score of 70

*In the event that students display English language performance that is significantly different from the English language proficiency scores they submitted, the student will be assigned to the course level that aligns with their in-class performance.

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M, T, W, Th, F
1:30PM to 4:30PM
Sep 19, 2022 to Nov 10, 2022
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $1,975.00 or $300.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Recommended Texts
Textbook included
Section Notes
Late Registrations: Students who register after the full payment deadline (<14 days before program start date) may receive delayed access to D2L and UPass.
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