Columbia College (Closed)

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English as a Second Language

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Program Information

School:Columbia College (Closed)
Faculty:Pre-Career Programs
Degree:Not Applicable
Field of Study:Literacy and Communication Skills
Second Language Learning (Non-Credit)
Description:This program is designed to develop the English language skills of individuals for whom English is an additional language. To do this, language skills are practiced in the areas of reading, writing, listening, speaking, and grammar.

To meet the employment needs of this group, a course is offered in employment strategies which includes resume writing, a chance to practice interview skills, and opportunities to make telephone contacts. This course is followed by work experience enabling students to obtain valuable experience in the workplace and to obtain references from Canadian employers.
URL:English as a Second Language at Columbia College (Closed)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Immigrant adults who have a strong desire to re-enter their fields of training or to improve their level of employability by improving their English language skills. Referrals may also take place through: ILVARC, Alberta Human Resources & Employment, CEC, Career Centre, Calgary Vocational Assessment Centre, Workers’ Compensation, community or self referral.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 06, 2014