ESL Directory

A DIRECTORY OF ESL/EAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

in selected Urban Centres in Alberta: September 2018 to March 2019 

This compilation of information was designed to serve as a general guide to ESL programs and services, and should not be considered a fully authoritative list of programs and services in selected urban centres in Alberta or as an endorsement of the programs and services listed. 

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    Adult Basic Education

    Academic Upgrading

    Institution: Agape Learning Centre
    Name of the Program: English (ESL) Program
    Brief description: The focus of our Program is conversational English but reading vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation are included. There will be lots of time to practice your skills and learn Canadian culture, too. We have excellent and caring teachers. Whatever your faith or status in Canada … everyone is welcome!
    Minimum CLB level: 0
    Separate classes for different CLB levels:   Yes
    CLB level of the program or of each class:  
    Registration date: Registrations available 6 weeks before the start of each Term.
    Semester dates: September 18, 2018 / January 8, 2019 / April 9. 2019
    Days and time: Tuesdays 12:30–2:30 pm Thursdays 12:30–2:30pm
    F/T or P/T: Part Time
    Address: 6315 - 199 Street (West End), West Edmonton Christian Assembly
    Location: Edmonton
    Contact Person: Jane R. Solbrekken
    Telephone: 780-489-2579 ext 248
    Fax:
    E-mail: esl@weca.com
    Student fees: $95.00 per Term
    Number of seats: 55
    Type of organization: Charity
    Funded: West Edmonton Christian Assembly (We also subsidize tuition for those who are low income)
    Website: www.weca.com/esl
    SF designated:
    Childcare: $25.00 for each child per Term

    Adult Basic Education

    Online Distance Learning

    Institution: Athabasca University
    Name of the Program: English Language Proficiency Program
    Brief description: Prepares students for university or college-level courses at institutions teaching English. This program (4 courses) is eligible for 6 university credits. Distance education means that instruction is individualized. Books and materials are included in course fee.
    Minimum CLB level: 6
    Separate classes for different CLB levels:   Yes
    CLB level of the program or of each class:   5/6; 6; 6/7; 7
    Registration date: Continuous
    Semester dates: N/A
    Days and time: N/A
    F/T or P/T: Part Time
    Address: Student's home or office through distance education
    Location: Distance Learning
    Contact Person: Michael Volek
    Telephone: 1-604-860-4608 / 1-855-223-7218
    Fax:
    E-mail: mvolek@athabascau.ca
    Student fees: $663 per course (AB res)
    Number of seats: 60
    Type of organization: Public
    Funded: Alberta Human Services
    Website: www.athabascau.ca
    SF designated: Yes
    Childcare: No

    Adult Basic Education

    Online Distance Learning

    Institution: Athabasca University
    Name of the Program: English Language Skills
    Brief description: Writing & Reading, (English 145) prepares students for higher education by allowing them to focus on the reading and writing skills they need to improve. Distance education means that instruction is individualized. Books and materials are included in course fee.
    Minimum CLB level: 5
    Separate classes for different CLB levels:   Yes
    CLB level of the program or of each class:   Eng. 145 (5/6)
    Registration date: Continuous
    Semester dates: N/A
    Days and time: N/A
    F/T or P/T: Part Time
    Address: Student's home or office through distance education
    Location: Distance Learning
    Contact Person: Michael Volek
    Telephone: 1-604-860-4608 / 1-855-223-7218
    Fax:
    E-mail: mvolek@athabascau.ca
    Student fees: $663 per course (AB res)
    Number of seats: N/A
    Type of organization: Public
    Funded: Alberta Human Services (if through English Language Proficiency Program)
    Website: www.athabascau.ca
    SF designated: Yes
    Childcare: N/A

    Adult Basic Education

    Online Distance Learning

    Institution: Athabasca University
    Name of the Program: Integrated ESL Courses: (1) English for Academic Purposes (2) English for Business
    Brief description: Prepares students for university entrance with either a general academic focus or a business focus. These courses may be available for 3 university credits each. Books and materials are included in course fee.
    Minimum CLB level: 7
    Separate classes for different CLB levels:   Yes
    CLB level of the program or of each class:   6/7
    Registration date: Continuous
    Semester dates: N/A
    Days and time: N/A
    F/T or P/T: Part Time
    Address: Student's home or office through distance education
    Location: Distance Learning
    Contact Person: Michael Volek
    Telephone: 1-604-860-4608 / 1-855-223-7218
    Fax:
    E-mail: mvolek@athabascau.ca
    Student fees: $663 per course (AB res)
    Number of seats: N/A
    Type of organization: Public
    Funded: Alberta Human Services (if through English Language Proficiency Program)
    Website: www.athabascau.ca
    SF designated: Yes
    Childcare: N/A

    Adult Basic Education

    Academic Upgrading

    Institution: Solomon College
    Name of the Program: High School Academic Upgrading
    Brief description: High school (Grade 10-12) academic courses preparing students for post-secondary studies. Special attention is given to improving ESL students' academic performance.
    Minimum CLB level: 6
    Separate classes for different CLB levels:   Yes
    CLB level of the program or of each class:   6-8
    Registration date: August 1, 2018
    Semester dates: September 4, 2018 – July 26, 2019
    Days and time: Monday – Friday
    F/T or P/T: Full Time
    Address: #228, 10621 - 100 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 0B3
    Location: Edmonton
    Contact Person: Ping Ping Lee/ Ben Lau
    Telephone: (780) 431-1515
    Fax: (780) 431-1644
    E-mail: info@solomoncollege.ca
    Student fees: Please call for fees
    Number of seats: 20
    Type of organization: Private
    Funded:
    Website: www.solomoncollege.ca
    SF designated: No
    Childcare: No