CELPIP

Test of Canadian English in Context

PRECELPIP

These courses introduce students to the language required to reach CLB 5 on the CELPIP exam. These courses focus on the four main components of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The most important element is that students will start to do testing similar to the CELPIP exam at their level. 

  • CLB 3/4: Introduction to basic English language grammar and vocabulary.
  • CLB 4/5: This course maintains its focus on language building for CLB 5. It introduces some real exam material.
  • Length: Each course generally runs 12-weeks; or one semester.
  • Entrance Requirement: Students write an entrance exam to determine their level. In general, 70% in the current course is required to advance to the next level.
  • Advancement: Students are able to challenge the level exam to advance after 8-weeks in each level.

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Schedules

Monday - Friday

Saturday

CELPIP General

These courses prepare students for the CELPIP General exam directly by practicing exam material. These courses focus on the four main components of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The most important element is that students do testing material similar to the exam. 

  • CLB 5/6: These courses focus on preparing students for this level by practice of Reading parts 1/2; Listening parts 1/4; and basic writing and speaking responses.
  • CLB 7/9: These courses focus on preparing students for this level by practice of reading parts 3/4; Listening parts 5/6; and higher level writing and speaking responses.
  • Length: Each course generally runs 12-weeks; or one semester.
  • Entrance Requirement: Students write an entrance exam to determine their level. In general, 70% in the current course is required to advance to the next level.
  • Can be used for Immigration Purposes; Permanent Residence
  • Accepted by some educational institutions (Norquest College; Concordia University)

English Level Required

For some Permanent
Residence Programs

Program

Job Skill Level

CLB Level

CELPIP LS

These courses focus on preparing students for the CELPIP LS, which can be used for citizenship. These courses focus on the four main components of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. However, The most important element is that students will do test material for achieving a minimum of CLB 4 required for citizenship.

  • CLB 3/4: Introduction to basic English language grammar and vocabulary.
  • CLB 4/5: This course maintains its focus on language building for CLB 5. It introduces some real exam material.
  • Length: Each course generally runs 12-weeks; or one semester.
  • Entrance Requirement: Students write an entrance exam to determine their level. In general, 70% in the current course is required to advance to the next level.
  • Advancement: Students are able to challenge the level exam to advance after 8-weeks in each level.

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