Heartland’s English Programs are comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for international learners. Heartland offers ESL programs to suit your learning needs – from beginner to advanced levels. All courses have small classes for maximum student participation.
The Intensive English Program is a flexible ESL program focusing on improving your English ability. The Semi-Intensive program is available for students who would like to study part-time. For maximum English practice, the Super-Intensive program includes regular classes plus either an IELTS preparation class or a conversation class.
Start any Monday and study any length of time (from one week to one year, or longer)
Classes Monday to Friday
Part-time and full-time options available (Semi-Intensive 15 hrs/wk, Intensive 25 hrs/wk, Super-Intensive 33 hrs/wk)
Basic to advanced level instruction with a focus on all skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking
Students are placed in appropriate level based on the placement test on the first day of classes
Small classes for maximum student participation — Maximum 15 students, average 10-12 students per class
Weekly activities organized to allow students to use their English in a variety of real situations outside of the school
Students with a visitor or work authorization may study for up to six months.
On a student authorization, students may study up to one year or longer
Start Dates – 2017
January: 3*, 9, 16, 23, 30
February: 6, 13, 21*, 27
March: 6, 13, 20, 27
April: 3, 10, 17, 24
May: 1, 8, 15, 23*, 29
June: 5, 12, 19, 26
July: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
August: 8*, 14, 21, 28
September: 5*, 11, 18, 25
October: 2, 10*, 16, 23, 30
November: 6, 13, 20, 27
December: 4, 11, 18
* Tuesday start dates due to holiday on Monday
2017 Holidays (No School)
New Years Day – Monday, January 2
Louis Riel Day/Family Day – Monday, Feb 20
Good Friday – Friday, April 14
Victoria Day – Monday, May 22
Canada Day – Friday, June 30
Terry Fox Day/Civic Holiday – Monday, Aug 7
Labour Day – Monday, Sept 4
Thanksgiving Day – Monday, Oct 9
Christmas Day – Monday, December 25
Boxing Day – Tuesday, Dec 26
9:00 – 12:00
Morning Class (multi-skill classes, based on level)
Break 10:30 to 10:45
Activity, Movie or Tutorial
3:15 – 5:15
IELTS Test Preparation OR Extra Conversation Class
Heartland is an official IELTS Test Centre.
IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world’s proven English language test.
IELTS is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency by over 9,000 organisations worldwide. IELTS is recognised as a secure, valid and reliable indicator of true-to-life ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation.
IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment through more than 1000 test centres and locations in over 140 countries.