English Language Programs

At Eurocentres Atlantic Canada, we offer top quality English Language Programs that will prepare you to travel more comfortably in English speaking areas, enhance your academic or professional English skills, prepare you for your English language proficiency test and much, much more!

Our programs include:

EC Target 200x200 General English

EC Target 200x200 Business English

EC Target 200x200 IELTS Preparation

 

EC Target 200x200 Cultural Activity Program

EC Target 200x200 English for Academic Purposes

EC Target 200x200 University Pathway Program

Course Information

Depending on the program that you choose, you may have the option to register for a Basic 20 course, an Intensive 25 course, or a Super Intensive 30 course. Basic 20 courses include 20 lessons per week (16.7 hours), Intensive 25 courses include 25 lessons per week (20.83 hours), and Super Intensive courses include 30 lessons per week (25 hours). All Eurocentres Atlantic Canada courses have a minimum age requirement of 16, an average class size of 8, and a maximum class size of 14. Lessons are 50 minutes in duration.

Using the table below, explore our courses to find which program best suits your needs. If you need any assistance in choosing the right course for you, please contact our admissions department who will be happy to help you!

Course Intensity Description Lessons per Week Course Duration
(weeks)
Eurocentres
Entry Level
 General English Basic 20 20 lessons per week, 4 lessons per morning in one class group, including new grammar and vocabulary (ca 40-50%), speaking, listening, reading and writing skills (50-60%) developing interesting, personally relevant themes. Usually new language is introduced in the first two lessons and practiced during the morning. Up to date media such as our e-platform my.Eurocentres and interactive white boards are used. The week’s program is planned and explained by the class teacher and includes feedback and suggestions from students. 20 2-52 0-9
 Intensive 25 25 lessons per week, 4 lessons per morning in one class group, and 5 lessons in a second group in the afternoons. The morning program is the same as for Basic 20, while the afternoon program improves students’ language skills, communicative competence and confidence, also developing interesting cultural and topical themes. 25 2-52 0-9
Super Intensive 30 30 lessons per week, 4 lessons per morning in one class group, and 10 lessons in a second group in the afternoons. The morning program is the same as for Basic 20, while the afternoon program improves students’ language skills, communicative competence and confidence, also developing interesting cultural and topical themes. 30 2-52 0-9
Business English Intensive 25 25 lessons per week, 4 lessons per morning in one class group, and 5 lessons in a second group in the afternoons. The morning General Language Program is the same as for Basic 20, while the afternoon program focuses on the language and communication skills needed for work. Lessons integrate skills and incorporate vocabulary, discussions, case studies, and role play. Communication skills include meetings, negotiations, presentations, telephone calls, and writing e-mails and letters. 25 2-12 5-9
IELTS Preparation Intensive 25 20 lessons per week, 4 lessons per morning in one class group, and 5 lessons in a second group in the afternoons. The morning General Language Program is the same as for Basic 20, while the afternoon program focuses on the language and communication skills needed to achieve a good IELTS score, including skills and exam practice needed for the 4 parts of the test: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. 25 2-52 5-9
Super Intensive 30 20 lessons per week, 4 lessons per morning in one class group, and 10 lessons in a second group in the afternoons. The morning General Language Program is the same as for Basic 20, while the afternoon program focuses on the language and communication skills needed to achieve a good IELTS score, including skills and exam practice needed to the 4 parts of the test: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. 30 2-52 5-9
 Cultural Activity Program Intensive 25 In addition to General Language classes, students in the Cultural Activity Program have the opportunity to explore Canadian culture. Students explore Canadian history, nature music, art, food, and literature through a variety of activities both in and out of the classroom. Students practice their language skills by engaging with the community and reflecting on their experiences through blogging or journaling. 25 2-52 0-9
English for Academic Purposes Basic 20 The English for Academic Purposes Program aims to equip students with the language, study, and organizational skills necessary to participate effectively in an academic setting. The course aims to consolidate and extend core language skills, build academic skills, and encourage and develop self directed learning skills. 20 12-24 5-9
University Pathway Program Basic 20 The University Pathway Program is essentially the same as the English for Academic Purposes Program. Students wishing to continue their studies at one of our University partners must complete Eurocentres Level 7 in English for Academic Purposes in order to enter university without the need for a formal English Language Proficiency test such as the IELTS. 20 12-24 5-9

 

Level Equivalencies

 Eurocentres 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
CEFR C2 C1+ C1 B2+ B2 B1+ B1 A2+ A2 A1
CLB  11-12  10  9  8  7 6  5  4 3 1-2
IELTS 8.0  7.5  7.0 6.5  5.5 5.0  4.0  n/a  n/a n/a