Join students from all over the world and build your speaking and listening skills in our intensive programs. Take English out of the textbook and into real life — your path to effective communication starts here. Levels: high beginner to upper advanced.
General English communication skills
A communicative approach to learning English, including lectures, learning activities, exercises, listening activities, pair/group discussions, and class discussions.
Literature Circle discussion groups
Reading to develop critical thinking skills, vocabulary development, oral fluency and discussion skills.
Improve vowel and consonant sounds, syllable stress, word stress, contractions, rhythm and intonation.
Vocabulary/Idioms (5 week format only)
Build vocabulary in context and learn natural English expressions to be used in conversation.
Summer (4 weeks): $1,750
Winter (5 weeks): $1,850
Summer (4 weeks): $1,375*
Winter (5 weeks): $1,550*
*Online course does not include emergency medical insurance, public transport pass or use of campus facilities such as recreational facilities.
Summer (4 weeks): 100 hours
Winter (5 weeks): 120 hours
Summer (4 weeks): 90 hours
Winter (5 weeks): 110 hours
There were fun activities and really nice instructors. I was learning while having fun. They helped me to love studying.
Yahya from Quebec, Canada
Optional Activity Programs
Improve your English skills and visit some of Western Canada’s top travel destinations while you are studying in the Semester Program. The activity program is made up of information meetings and guided excursions to points of cultural and social interest in and around Calgary. Students have the choice of registering for the full program or individual excursion components priced individually.