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English Language Centre (ESL)


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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

General Advanced Level (GAP)

Description

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The General Advanced Level of the 12-week intensive program, or "GAP", is for advanced students who want to strengthen their proficiency in English for international communication, as an alternative or complement to advanced academic English preparation for future university studies. The course focuses on career, cultural and global issues. Students are encouraged to broaden their English proficiency in the context of individual interests and apply their advanced English skills through weekly volunteer work in the community and symposium presentations based on community activities

Program Features


Entrance Requirements

GAP is for students:

All English Language Centre students must:

Evaluation

Students in all ELC programs receive a Certificate of Participation and a Record of Grade upon completion of their programs.  Students who miss 20% or more of their program will not receive a certificate or ROG. 

This is not a credit course and does not guarantee admission to the University of Victoria.

 

Format

GAP is the highest general English level of the 12-week program, offered 3 times a year in January, April and September.

Program Schedule

Completion Requirements


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Details

Start Dates:

2015

  • January 5 - April 1
  • April 13 - July 8
  • September 14 - December 9

2016

  • January 4 - March 30

See a complete list of program dates.

Fees:

  • Fees Due Upon Application
  • CAD $150: Application Fee
  • CAD $350: Program Deposit
  • CAD $250: Homestay Application Fee (if applicable)

Tuition Fees

  • CAD $3700

Homestay Accommodation and Meals (2015: $850 per month paid to the host family)

  • CAD $2550 (2015)                                                            

See a complete list of program fees.