The English Certificate Program is for all students who need to improve their English language skills
Many international students first enter the English Studies Certificate Program before going on to the High School or University Transfer Program.
Courses are offered at three skill levels:
Beginner Beginner level students have only a few words of English. Upon completion of Beginner courses, students will be able to recognize at least 500 words and write grammatically correct compound sentences and clear, well-organized paragraphs.
Intermediate Intermediate students build on the skills they developed in Beginner courses and will be able to communicate with native speakers both orally and in writing. Reading comprehension and grammatically correct writing will also be stressed.
At the advanced level, students are preparing for the transition to secondary level courses in an English language environment. Emphasis is placed upon clear and fluent communication and on writing essays at the secondary level. It is at this level that students may also begin to prepare for the TOEFL exam.
The Coquitlam College English Diagnostic Test will determine which skill level is best for you.
ENGLISH CERTIFICATE PROGRAM COURSES
Conversation: Beginner · Intermediate · Advanced
Grammar: Beginner · Intermediate · Advanced
Reading: Beginner · Intermediate · Advanced
Writing: Beginner · Intermediate · Advanced
SPEAK TO A COUNSELLOR
To speak directly to an academic counsellor in English or Chinese, call Monday to Friday: