ESL Classes

Intensive English Classes

Full-time English language training offers you the best opportunity to improve your English quickly. You will develop the language and employment skills you need to get the job you want or to continue on to further training.
 

Intensive English

ESL Levels 4, 5, 6

This full-time program offers seven levels of English instruction, from a basic introduction to English to preparation for STEP (see below). Instruction is based on themes relevant to life in Canada. Learn speaking, reading, writing, listening and study skills, and receive training in employment skills and career planning.

  • 15 weeks (375 hrs)
  • Fee: $2790 + $280 for books and materials
  • Visitors to Canada: $4365 + $280 for books and materials
Starts & EndsDaysTimeLocation
May 1 - Aug 13, 2024Monday – Friday9 am – 2:30 pmMon, Tue & Wed: Avonmore School
Thu & Fri: Online
Sep 4 - Dec 16, 2024Monday – Friday9 am – 2:30 pmMon, Tue & Wed: Avonmore School
Thu & Fri: Online
Jan 7 - Apr 25, 2025Monday – Friday9 am – 2:30 pmMon, Tue & Wed: Avonmore School
Thu & Fri: Online
May 1 - Aug 14, 2025Monday – Friday9 am – 2:30 pmMon, Tue & Wed: Avonmore School
Thu & Fri: Online

Looking for financial assistance?

Funding is now closed.

Due to a reduction in the Alberta Government's budget, the Foundational Learning Assistance funding is now closed for both the Academic and ESL programs for the 2023/24 year.

In the meantime, you are welcome to fill out Metro's Funding Waitlist form. This form will add your name for future sessions dates if funds become available.

For complete financial eligibility criteria, visit Foundational Learning Assistance Program at www.alberta.ca/foundational-learning-assistance. All funding approvals are granted by the Alberta Government’s Foundational Learning Assistance Program.

STEP (Secondary Transitional English Program)

For Advanced English Learners

This full-time program is designed for students to develop their English skills in preparation for high school academic upgrading, academic entrance exams such as TOEFL or post-secondary education. Employment skills training and career planning are also part of this intensive course.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 6 Full-Time Intensive English or equivalent level based on CLB testing.

  • 15 weeks (375 hrs)
  • Fee: $2790 + $280 for books and materials
  • Visitors to Canada: $4365 + $280 for books and materials
Starts & EndsDaysTimeLocation
May 1 - Aug 13, 2024Monday – Friday9 am – 2:30 pmMon, Tue & Wed: Avonmore School
Thu & Fri: Online
Sep 4 - Dec 16, 2024Monday – Friday9 am – 2:30 pmMon, Tue & Wed: Avonmore School
Thu & Fri: Online
Jan 7 - Apr 25, 2025Monday – Friday9 am – 2:30 pmMon, Tue & Wed: Avonmore School
Thu & Fri: Online
May 1 - Aug 14, 2025Monday – Friday9 am – 2:30 pmMon, Tue & Wed: Avonmore School
Thu & Fri: Online

Looking for financial assistance?

Funding is now closed.

Due to a reduction in the Alberta Government's budget, the Foundational Learning Assistance funding is now closed for both the Academic and ESL programs for the 2023/24 year.

In the meantime, you are welcome to fill out Metro's Funding Waitlist form. This form will add your name for future sessions dates if funds become available.

For complete financial eligibility criteria, visit Foundational Learning Assistance Program at www.alberta.ca/foundational-learning-assistance. All funding approvals are granted by the Alberta Government’s Foundational Learning Assistance Program.

Daycare on-site at Avonmore

For details and to register for the daycare, contact ERCCA
(Edmonton Region Child Care Association):
Phone: (780)-914-1210
Email: avonmore@ercca.ca