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ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE

The English Language Centre plays a vital role in the Humber community. Our programs are specifically created to help fulfill the various language needs of students who wish to:

  • Pathway into academic programs at the college or university level
  • Develop their professional English expertise for their career
  • Increase their confidence and comfort level with spoken English
  • Teach English either in Canada or Internationally
  • For more information download a brochure in your language:

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Watch the video to find out what it is like to study at Humber.

FEATURED PROGRAMS

English for Academic Purposes

Certificate

This program is an intensive, full-time program that integrates reading, writing, listening and speaking skills with an academic focus.

Summer Language Program

A complete immersion experience in the English language.

Flexible start and finish dates: Start or end on any date within the 10 week June to August session.

Teaching English as a Second Language

Ontario Graduate Certificate

This program builds confident and knowledgeable teachers who have a full understanding of best practices in teaching English as a second language (ESL).

adult student

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

International Students (i-TESOL)

This unique program for international teachers combines English language improvement with teaching English skills.

OUR STUDENTS

Our students benefit from our comprehensive approach to English language education. As well as teaching English to students in our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program and the Summer Language (SLP\Explore) Program, we also prepare new teachers in our Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESL/TEFL) program.

Our students reflect the diveristy of a city like Toronto. Students come from over 60 countries around the world, bringing with them cultures and ideas that greatly enrich the college environment.

Our faculty is current with the latest methodologies and technology for teaching English. Add to that a student-centred approach to learning, and you will see why our students receive the best instruction and attention every step of the way

"EAP is a place where the professors encourage us to achieve our goals and to help us in our development day by day. Finishing the 8 levels were not easy because they were very challenging for me, but working hard and being persistent is the way you can achieve all your goals. Thanks to EAP for give me the bases to have success in my future program." – Veronica GutierrezMexico. An EAP alumni and graduate of the Postgraduate Event Management program.

BENEFITS OF STUDYING ENGLISH OR TESL AT HUMBER

Direct pathway for EAP level 8 students into Humber Academic Programs. 92% of students in EAP graduate and enter directly into Humber’s Academic Programs without the need for a further exam like IELTS or TOEFL.

Graduating Humber’s EAP program is also considered acceptable for entry into 15 other Ontario colleges with no need for further language testing (some conditions apply in specific programs).

TESL teacher trainees benefit from our renowned TESL program and future opportunities with our partners in the TESL and LINC communities.

ELC AWARDS

To support our mission of excellence in education the Humber ELC is proud to offer these awards to students in our program.

Award Name

Academic Excellence Award in English for Academic Purposes

 Award Criteria

This annual award is presented to a graduate of the English for Academic Purposes program who 1) achieved a high overall GPA over at least one semester, and 2) demonstrated significant improvement in all areas of English language development.

Award Value

$250.00

No. of Recipients

3

 

Award Name

The English for Academic Purposes International Student  Diploma Pathway Award

 Award Criteria

This annual award is presented to an International Student graduate of the English for Academic Purposes program who 1) achieved a high overall GPA over at least one semester, 2) entered a Diploma course at Humber College, 3) exhibited the characteristics of respect, support, and cross-cultural communication in their interactions within the Humber community

Award Value

$500

No. of Recipients

1

 

Award Name

The English for Academic Purposes International Student  Degree/Postgraduate  Pathway Award

 Award Criteria

This annual award is presented to an International Student graduate of the English for Academic Purposes program who 1) achieved a high overall GPA over at least one semester, 2)  entered a Degree or Postgraduate course at Humber College, 3) exhibited the characteristics of respect, support, and cross-cultural communication within the Humber community

Award Value

$500

No. of Recipients

1

 

Award Name

Academic Excellence Award in Teaching English as a Second Language

 Award Criteria

This annual award is presented to the graduate of the Teaching English as a Second Language Post-Graduate Program who has demonstrated both academic excellence in their course requirements and behavior in practicum settings that best reflect those of a certified TESL professional.

Award Value

$500.00

 

No. of Recipients

1

CONTACT INFORMATION

Rosie Lima, Program Assistant English Language Centre
Liberal Arts and Sciences
416-675-6622 ext. 73083
rosie.lima@humber.ca