What you will learn
- The graduates will acquire the skills and knowledge to instruct adults in English language learning both in Canada and overseas.
- The graduates will have training for instruction at several levels.
- The graduates will have a comprehensive understanding of the theory and the practical application of concepts and skills required in English language instruction.
What to expect
This intensive program has been designed to involve the student in a variety of learning environments and instructional delivery methods. The student will participate in lectures, demonstrations, group work, micro-teaching sessions and lesson presentations. There is a supervised practicum.
- Bachelor degree or equivalent
- 1st Year University English with a minimum 'C+' or equivalent
- Applicants whose first language is other than English, who are presenting foreign documents, must achieve the following scores on one of the following English language proficiency tests:
- A minimum score of 88 on the internet based TOEFL with no score lower than 22; or 230 on the computer based TOEFL
- A Band 6.5 or higher on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS — academic stream) with no band score less than 6.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 on the speaking and listening band
- A minimum score of 145/200 on the VCC English Language Assessment Test with minimum scores as follows: Listening: 27/30; Speaking: 27/30; Essay: 17/20; Reading: 50/70. The ELA score must be free of a pronunciation recommendation
Note: Applicants who present a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution without an English course may be considered for admission by approval from the Department/Program area.
- This program is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. See program options for international students at VCC International.
- Applicants must be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school. (Some exceptions may apply.)
- Applicants must submit official transcripts and educational documents as required by their course or program.
- A solid academic background with an excellent standard of spoken and written English
- An awareness of the English language and approaches to teaching
- An understanding of cross-cultural values and beliefs
- Experience in working or volunteering with people of other cultures
- Experience in learning a second language or volunteering in an ESOL class
- Warmth, empathy and a desire to teach and help others learn English
- Self-discipline and motivation
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* This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.
Fees and other costs*
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* Fees are approximate and subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Application and assessment fees are non-refundable. Tuition fees include a $300 non-refundable deposit.
Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
Any refunds are issued according to VCC's refund policy.
Undergoing program renewal process.
VCC Registrar's Office
1155 East Broadway
Vancouver, B.C., V5T 4V5