OFFERED CAMPUS

Toronto Campus

DURATION

8 weeks

ENTRY LEVEL

EPS 1: Placement at UMC Level 5

or Completion of Level 4

EPS 2: Placement at UMC Level 8

or Completion of Level 7

START DATES

Official Starting Dates

2020: Aug 10, Sep 8, Oct 5, Nov 2, Nov 30

TUITION & FEES

Application Fee: CAD $150

Tuition: CAD $1,680/4 weeks

Material Fee: CAD $50

OTHER TORONTO LANGUAGE PROGRAMS:

USEFUL LINKS:

INTENSIVE SPEAKING ONLY!

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fast-paced and intense English speaking course.
  • 2 Levels of the EPS program for different levels of proficiency.
  • Weekly topics are taken from everyday real-life situations.
  • 70%-30% of students to teacher talk ratio – Continuous fluent speech practice.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

SPEAKING & LISTENING
PRONUNCIATION
SELF-ASSESSMENT
DISCUSSION STRATEGIES
SUMMARIZING
CREATIVITY
PRESENTATION SKILLS

LEVEL CHART

Each English level is 4 weeks.

PROGRAM OPTIONS

  • Intensive (28 lessons/week): 9:00am-14:30pm
  • Super Intensive (32 lessons/week) 9:00am-15:30pm

TIMETABLE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Analyze Talk

Each week students will start this class by video-taping (using their devices) themselves speaking on the theme of the week. Students will work in pairs. Each student will create questions based on the theme that they will interview the other student. With these recordings, students will work with their peers and with their instructor by reviewing the recording to identify areas of improvement.

Listening

Elite Power Speech’ Listening class uses only authentic material such as movies, tv shows and music, sometimes even chosen by the students. Additionally, students will be taught discourse markers providing students with the skills to take the listening and create conversation.

Correct-Talk

Correct-Talk is a class focused on oral accuracy, the ability to coherently produce speech with the correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, vocabulary, idioms and collocations. students will take the vocabulary discovered in the previous class and start using them in speech and practicing using them.

Free Talk

The class will focus on a particular conversational skill that is aimed at providing students with techniques to continue a conversation or a speech. Skills and techniques including how to interrupt someone, finding the right word, correcting someone. Students will use their skills taught during the week to make sure that their speech is accurate.

Functional English Course

With the rise of social media and the Internet, many people are writing more today for different mediums than ever before. We’ll show you video clips of interviews conducted with distinguished grammarians, challenge you with quizzes and writing activities that will give you strategies to help you to build skills that will enhance the quality of your writing, and invite you to participate in discussions and assess the work of your peers.

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