The Academic English program gives students the opportunity to build their English language skills and earn credits that can be used to transfer into Selkirk College diploma or University Transfer programs.
The core English Language Program includes instruction in all English skill areas at fundamental, intermediate, and advanced stages. Students at all levels have a choice of oral communication seminars as well as additional elective courses. Advanced students may choose courses with either a communicative, business or an academic focus.
Students are tested on arrival and placed in core study areas based on their individual skills
22 hours of instruction per week for the basic core program
Credit granted and certificates awarded for successful completion of each level
Students will have the opportunity to go hiking, canoeing, skiing and other outdoor activities depending on the season. On weekends, interested students can sign up for a variety of activities or for short organized trips with other students.
After class activities may have extra costs for transportation and admission that students are responsible for paying.
Additional activities may be organized if there is enough interest. Examples of additional activities include:
1. Banff Trip – 2 nights ($275)
2. Kelowna Trip – 1 night ($180)
3. Vancouver Trip – 2 nights ($300)