English as a Second Language

English Secondary Language

English for non-native speakers, taught at four levels: Beginner, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Advanced.

Career Prospects

Advancement to Academic (University Transfer), Trades, and Vocational programs.  In addition, improved English skills will also serve to increase employability across many sectors.

Details

Location: Fort St. John Campus

Length: 15 weeks each level

Start: September, January and April

Fees: Current Fee Schedule

Important Notes

  1. The program is not eligible for Canada Student Loans. 
  2. Regardless of existing English test results, all new NLC ESL students will be required to complete the CaMLA EPT and writing test sample administered at NLC.
  3. International students should contact the International Department for application deadlines specific to their situation.

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Program Contact: Michael Temple

Program Levels and Courses


English for Academic Purposes Level 030
Admission Requirements:
English as a Second Language students must have documentation demonstrating one of the following requirements:
   1. CaMLA EPT results with a minimum test score of 31 as well as a writing test sample.
   or
   2. Successful completion of NLC's EASL 020 course.
The information for this level is a summary of the official Program Completion Guide approved by NLC’s Education Council. Download a PDF of the Program Guide.


English for Academic Purposes Level 040
Admission Requirements:
English as a Second Language students must have documentation demonstrating one of the following requirements:
   1. CaMLA EPT results with a minimum test score of 48 as well as a writing test sample.
   or
   2. Successful completion of NLC's EASL 030 course.
The information for this level is a summary of the official Program Completion Guide approved by NLC’s Education Council. Download a PDF of the Program Guide. 


English for Academic Purposes Level 050
Admission Requirements:
English as a Second Language students must have documentation demonstrating one of the following requirements:
   1. CaMLA EPT results with a minimum test score of 58 as well as a writing test sample.
   or
   2. Successful completion of NLC's EASL 040 course.
The information for this level is a summary of the official Program Completion Guide approved by NLC’s Education Council. Download a PDF of the Program Guide.


English for Academic Purposes Level 060
Admission Requirements:
English as a Second Language students must have documentation demonstrating one of the following requirements:
   1. CaMLA EPT results with a minimum test score of 64 as well as a writing test sample.
   or
   2. Successful completion of NLC's EASL 050 course.
The information for this level is a summary of the official Program Completion Guide approved by NLC’s Education Council. Download a PDF of the Program Guide.