Programs

ENGLISH

Classes start every Monday, with the except of Canadian Holidays.
Monday-Friday
9am-12pm: English Class
12pm-1pm: Lunch on Campus
1pm-3pm: English Class/Activity on Fridays


PROGRAMS
General English
Teaches all levels from beginner up to CEFR C1/IELTS 7
Minimum requirement: CEFR A1/Beginner


Business English
Focuses on all skills required to be successful in a business setting. It introduces students to a variety of topics, skills and strategies including communication foundations, writing and revising skills, corresponding at work, reporting data, development of speaking skills, communications for employment (resumes, interviews and follow-up).
Minimum requirement: CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5


English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Focuses on all skills required to be successful in post-secondary studies. It introduces students to a variety of topics, skills and strategies through four themes.
General academic subjects areas (biology, literature, technology, communications, etc.)
Post-secondary studies (plagiarism, using resources and aides, goal setting, research, etc.)
Canadian campus culture (level of formality with professors, dorm life, frosh week, sports and clubs, places, etc.)
Well-Being (living away from home, social life, staying in touch with family, getting involved, taking care of yourself, sociolinguistic and socio-cultural connotations)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B2/IELTS 6


English for International Communication and Public speaking
Includes simulations of presentations and role plays with access to video playback
Minimum requirement: CEFR B2/IELTS 6.5


English in the Workplace
The program is formed based on job description and requirements.
Thanks to our partnership with the City of Ottawa our teachers have acquired a solid experience teaching corporate, political staff as well as medical and medical personnel.
Minimum requirement: CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5

Interlangues’ English Academy also offer focused training on particular language skills such as Phonetics and Pronunciation.


TEST PREPARATIONS
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

TOEIC (Test for English for International Communication)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

TOEIC Bridge (A multiple-choice reading and listening proficiency test)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

CELPIP (Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

CE (Cambridge English)
Minimum requirement: CEFR B1/2/IELTS 5

And more upon request.


STUDENT SERVICES
Interlangues’ English Academy offers the following student services:

Help students get medical insurance (mandatory in Canada)
Placement with a homestay family
Get familiar with the transit system – OC Transpo
Open a bank account in Canada
Information on Canadian mobile services
Information on local activities (restaurants, performances, etc.)
Guidance to register for a test
Choose a pathway University or College
Registering at a College or University
Get involved in volunteer activities


CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Every week Interlangues’ students get involved in a cultural activity.
Some take place at our own friendly and lively campus.
As Canada’s capital, Ottawa offers a great variety of cultural activities: a guided visit of Parliament, interactive exhibitions at our museums, festivals year-round, historical sites, noon-hour concerts, professional sports and much more!

Our students love to meet in the ByWard Market, at the posh Rideau Centre or play pool at an Elgin Street sports bar.

Nature is part of the Ottawa way of life! We live in the greenest capital!
If you come to Interlangues in the winter (November through March) you can expect:
Skating on the Rideau Canal, the longest ice rink in the world!
Skiing or snowboarding down a mountain, half an hour away from Interlangues’ downtown campus.
Snowshoeing through Canada’s awesome woodlands.
Sugar bushing – a tasty Canadian treat!

The summer months (April through August) bring their fun too:
Weekly yoga on Parliament Hill – our Prime Minister joins us sometimes too!
Biking or rollerblading along the Rideau Canal.
Hiking, swimming or kayaking at the nearby Gatineau Hills.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Interlangues’ English Academy encourages its students to become active members of our community.
We help students find volunteer positions that fit in with their various interests. Students have volunteered at the Ottawa Food Bank, The Humane Society, Tree Volunteers and the Ottawa Public Library.
Opportunities to volunteer can range from driving, sorting or distributing food and clothing donations, ushering events and much more.
Minimum requirements: CEFR B1/IELTS 4


ENGLISH CAMPS
Interlangues’ English Academy offers camps year round and tailors each program to meet your group’s expectations.
Our “Build Your Own Camp Program” allows you to modify your seasonal camp to your specifications of English courses and activities.
Interlangues organizes a whole range of afternoon activities.

Classes start every Monday
Monday-Friday
9 AM – 12 PM: English Class
12 PM – 1 PM: Lunch on Campus
1 PM – 4 PM: Activities with Student Animators

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