ESL Intermediate

The intent of the program is to provide opportunities for students to upgrade their language skills in all four skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Two specific courses in the program offers an opportunity for students to gain specific knowledge and skills to attempt an IELTS exam / CELPIP or similar large testing system.

Insignia College Admission Requirements


Any applicants under 19 years of age requires parents’ permission, as indicated on the application form.

Education Requirements

The approximate equivalent to other English evaluation tests may include Cambridge ESOL,Canadian Language Benchmarks, EF,TOEIC, IELTS, TOEFL and Track Test (CEFR) and similar


ESL Upper Intermediate (IELTS 5-6)

ESL intermediate (IELTS 4-5)

Program Cost

Application Fee
Due to Covid-19 application fee is waived until further notice.
Course Material
Total Cost

Note: Tuition fee is same for domestic and international students.


The course for the ESL Intermediate students are expected to complete approximately 240 hours to successfully complete this program.


Upon completion, students will receive the following:

  • Certificate from Insignia College

Delivery Methods

Online Delivery

Classroom delivery:
  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Discussions
  • Case studies
  • Directed assignments
  • Readings followed by participation in the form of discussion, response to others’ questions and comments, response to instructor’s questions and comments, analyzing and giving feedback.
  • Viewing and critiquing/assessment of assigned multi-media/video
  • The instructor will direct students
  • This program is offered through distance education (online) The
    education delivery for the program utilizes a range of methods.

    Course delivery may include Asynchronous instruction:
    • Pre-recorded lectures
    • Microsoft PowerPoint presentations with or without voice-over
    • Microsoft PowerPoint presentations with or without voice-over
    • Email communication
    • Google Drive and similar collaborative tools
    And synchronous instruction:
    • Streaming video platforms
    • Live online interactions with the instructor, individually or course-wide
    • Web conferencing
    • Telephone availability
    • Virtual office hours
    • Email communication

    The instructor will direct students.

Disclaimer: Students who enroll in a language program which is six months or less in duration or for which tuition is less than $4,000 may not make a claim against the Student Tuition Protection Fund, which is managed by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. Further, this language program may not have been reviewed or approved by PTIB. For more information about programs that do not require PTIB approval see:

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