BETA College English Language Support for International Students

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ELSIS Level 1 – Beginner

Learn English in Canada

For many years, Canada has held its position as one of the leading destinations for international students, and for a good reason. Learning English in Canada is a fantastic opportunity to be surrounded by the language day in, day out and quickly develop those essential communication skills. At Beta College, we’ve been helping students learn English in Greater Toronto Region for over ten years now, allowing them to firm up their base in the English Language.

Due to its vibrant position in the Canadian English-speaking provinces, Toronto has a vast selection of English alongside French-language schools. Toronto is one of the leading choices for international students; this is excellent news for those who want to learn English in Toronto as you have a great variety of schools to choose from. English Language Education provides a range of general, academic, and specialist English courses for students, professionals, and groups.

Beta College is here to offer you personalized support from start to finish, guaranteeing you an unforgettable stay during your certificate program in English Language Support for International Students (ELSIS) in Toronto.

This ELSIS program focuses on students’ prior education and linguistic skills to expose students to the English language and assist them in adjusting to their new environment’s diversity. Students will use fundamental ELSIS abilities in hearing, speaking, reading, and writing to daily academic tasks. They will hold brief dialogues in which they will use simple English language forms and basic sentence patterns, read brief modified texts, and compose phrases and short sentences. Additionally, the course equips students with the information and skills necessary to adjust to Canada’s new life.

The program is split into three levels. You are free to choose to start with any group as per your previous language fluency and previous experience.

  • Level 1 Beginner Level with Four compulsory modules
  • Level 2 Intermediate Level with Five compulsory modules
  • Level 3 Advanced Level with Five compulsory modules

Module Code: ELSIS 301

Module Name: Reading 

An elementary-level speaking and listening program for non-native English speakers has been created. Skimming and scanning are only a few of students’ reading tactics in school. They also improve their reading comprehension by doing exercises like filling in the gaps, matching, multiple-choice, and true or false. Throughout the course evaluation, it’s essential to use new language in the writing process. This course’s goal is to increase student proficiency in English via intellectual and emotional stimulation.

Module Code: ELSIS 302

Module Name: Writing 

Non-native English speakers of secondary school age will benefit significantly from the writing instruction provided in this course. In the sessions, students learn how to compose and structure academic paragraphs. Exams and written assignments are part of the course evaluation process. The purpose of the course is to teach students how to write controlled paragraphs in English.

Module Code: ELSIS 303

Module Name: Speaking and Listening 

An elementary-level speaking and listening program for non-native English speakers has been created. Students use audio resources in the sessions to explore topics of concern to them and the country they live in and improve their listening comprehension. New vocabulary and speaking structures are heavily weighted in the course evaluation. This course’s goal is to increase student proficiency in English via intellectual and emotional stimulation.

Module Code: ELSIS 304

Module Name: Grammar 

Non-native English speakers in Secondary School are the target audience for this grammar course. The focus is on the grammar’s structure, function, and application in the sessions. In-class activities and testing are part of the evaluation process for the course. Students will learn the fundamentals of grammatical structure and how to use it in various contexts such as oral and written communication, reading, and writing.

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Academic documents copies (Certificate and Transcript) of Secondary School or equivalent

Mature Learners Entry Scheme –

  • A mature student returns to study after being out of education for three years or more. This requirement usually means students over 21 when beginning the ELSIS program.
  • Our Mature Student Entry Scheme recognizes non-traditional entry qualifications and experience alongside your college application. We are looking for people who have a passion for learning and an absolute determination to succeed in our courses.
  • Total Module Time (TMT) is the number of hypothetical hours that reflects an estimation of the overall time that might reasonably be anticipated to be needed for a learner to accomplish and show the level of attainment required for the granting of a certificate.
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is described as the times during which an instructor, lecturer, or other staff member is accessible to give direct instruction or guidance to a learner pursuing a certification.
  • The credit value of a Module or Unit is defined as the number of credits that may be granted to a student upon successful completion of the module’s learning objectives and goals. One Beta College Credit is equivalent to ten TMT hours.

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