Pathway to English and Academic Culture
Do you want to learn English in Canada? Are you looking for a unique Canadian experience? Then the Pathway to English and Academic Culture (PEAC) program is right for you. The PEAC program allows you to learn English in a Languages Canada-approved program while meeting most Lethbridge College post-secondary program language requirements.
The Pathway to English and Academic Culture program will provide you with the opportunity to excel in English while experiencing Canadian academic cultural expectations and immersing yourself in North American life. You’ll learn in a friendly and welcoming environment where you can better achieve your educational, career and personal goals.
While completion of the full Pathway to English and Academic Culture is recommended, student do have the option to take English as a Second Language classes/English for Academic Purposes classes only. Conditional offer of acceptances to post-secondary programs may not be available to students who are choosing to take less than 15 credits.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students are awarded a Pathway to English and Academic Culture certificate.
New students are accepted into the English Language programs for Fall (September), Winter (January), or Spring-Long (May) terms. Dependent on your status in Canada, you may study for as little as four weeks or longer in any of our term programs. All students are given a placement test for all skill areas at the beginning of their studies; our programming follows the nationwide Canadian Language Benchmarks (language.ca) for assessments and therefore can ensure quality placement and accurate assessments throughout each semester.
* Please note that students must be at least 18 years of age in older to be admitted into the PEAC Program.
English language classes are offered for 20 hours per week. The average class size is 16 students. We offer all levels, from Beginner to Advanced. All classes focus on reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar. You will learn English that relates to everyday communication and English that is specific to Canadian Academic Culture. You will also have the opportunity to participate in activities, field trips, speakers’ mornings, use a computer lab, and receive academic and career counseling to help you achieve your goals.
Upon completion of the Pathway to English and Academic Culture (all EAP classes), you will have met the English Language requirements to apply to one of our hands-on, career focused programs, such as:
- Business Administration
- Computer Information Technology
- Culinary Arts
- Early Childhood Education
- Engineering Technology
- Environmental Science
- University Transfer Programs and much more
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