Union Education Academy offers a comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program for Canadian and international students with various ESL proficiency levels. The ESL program offers 5 levels of instruction ranging from Beginners (ESLAO) to Advanced (ESLEO).

Through the ESL lessons, students will:
  • Learn to communicate clearly and effectively.

  • Develop good ESL reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.

  • Improve and expand on their vocabulary, comprehension, conversation and pronunciation skills.

  • Have opportunities to practise and perfect their English both inside and outside the classroom.

  • Be well-prepared for the Academic English Program, which will prepare them for university studies.

  • ESL students learn English in a Canadian classroom environment.

Maximizing Students’ English Skills
  • Up to 33 hours of ESL class per week (5-6 hours a day, Monday to Friday), allowing students to improve their English.

  • Certified ESL teachers use comprehensive teaching practices and methods to maximize students’ English skills.

  • Small interactive ESL classes of 15 to 20 students allow students to receive individual attention and assistance from teachers.

  • Teachers employ the use of ESL learning aids including language and computer laboratories, print media, videos, seminars and guest speakers; providing students various avenues to practise and improve their English skills.

English Class Placement
  • During orientation, students are given a diagnostic test to determine their English proficiency.

  • Based on the test results, students are placed in an appropriate class to allow them to improve their English proficiency.

Convenient Enrolment
  • We offer 6 start dates (January, March, June, July, August and October) for students’ convenience.

  • Students may choose to study from one semester to one year.

  • For the convenience of students, our ESL courses are offered on a 4-week or 8-week basis