English Preparation Program

Program Accreditation: Certificate

Program Duration: 20 Hour per week

Program Overview
The Evergreen College English Preparation Program focuses on advancing and improving the English language skills of students in order to thrive in professional program studies at Evergreen College or within North America. The program curriculum supports the learning needs of intermediate-level students of English, and teaches the importance of advanced speaking, listening, reading and writing in order to allow learners to succeed in their professional goals. The course materials also incorporate the demands of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to allow students the flexibility to also achieve certification in that internationally-recognised system.

Content
The program content instructs students on the skills necessary for career advancement. Formal
writing, proper grammar structure, exposure to North American business norms, and colloquial and informal conversation will all be highlighted and taught. Students will participate actively in a learning environment designed for instant feedback and constant improvement.

Graduation Requirements 
• Students must achieve an attendance standard of 85%
• Submission of weekly assignments
• Achieving a passing grade of 315 or more on the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (BST)
• Possess a General English Diploma (GED) Level 12 or higher

Course Outline
The course consists of 12 weeks with 12 independent units. Each unit incorporates all learning skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in the classroom exercises, and culminates in a weekly presentation or assessment of the practiced skills.

Weekly Themes Include
• Listening and recording information on the phone and in meetings.
• Writing and asking for assistance from authorities.
• Reading and understanding documents and articles.
• Speaking in pairs and relating information.

Career Service
Career Services plays a major role in shaping the learning experience. From the first day, to well after graduation, Career Services is constantly working to provide guidance, resources, opportunities, and assistance. As a school with a diverse student body, our goal is to bridge the gap between the classroom and the employment world, while understanding Canadian workplace cultures and professional behaviours.

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TESTIMONIALS

  • Alyssa, Developmental Service Worker

    Alyssa, Evergreen College Graduate from the Developmental Service Diploma Program visited the campus to connect with the class and share her experience in correlation of the class room skills transferring to the work place. She is currently working part time in the field within a daycare setting for the public school board and it resulted from some of the tips taught in class ie, search for your own placement based on your passion, techniques of handling various clientele etc What is your favorite aspect about studying at Evergreen College?
    “My favorite aspect is how the teacher helps me with anything I needed and gave me knowledge to be successful” Preparing Professionals for the Real World!

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