Intensive English

Pathway to Success

CCEL students have many different opportunities as there English level increases, they can join a work and study program, prepare for an English exam like TOEFL or IELTS, take a Co-op Diploma at the Canadian College and receive paid work or they can pathway to one of our partnered Colleges or Universities.

Intensive English

English programs designed to improve overall competency in English. These programs are intended to prepare students for exam courses such as Cambridge and TOEFL, university pathways, career advancement, or for personal interest.

  • Start any Monday
  • Part Time and Full Time Options


The length of the English Certificate program is flexible, it takes about 2 months to advanced to the next level and there are 7 levels. After registering for this program students will take a placement test which will determine their starting level. Most students study 12, 24, 36, or 48 weeks then go on to take an English exam or enter a College or University.

Course Content

In the morning students study general English. There are seven levels, from English 110 to English 145. The SMRT English Curriculum is used for English 110 to English 145 classes. Students study reading, writing, communication, and structure as a part of this integrated course.

Class Options

Part Time (18 Lessons per week)

  • Smrt Core Classes Only (part time)
  • Great option for busy students who have a limited time for study

Full Time (28 Lessons per week)

  • Smrt Core + 1 Elective
  • Choice to have the elective in the morning or afternoon
  • Recommended for students who want a flexible schedule

Full Time Intensive (38 Lessons per week)

  • Smrt Core + 2 Electives
  • Highly recommended for students who want to improve their English quickly


Students registered in the Full Time (28 Lessons per week) choose one elective while those students registered in the Full Time Intensive (38 Lessons per week) choose two electives. Electives are specialized classes which allow students to focus on specific skills or needs. Elective classes include: Communication, Current Events and Media, Business English, Grammar, Pronunciation, Vocabulary Building, Writing, TOEFL, and TOEIC.
Complete List of Electives
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