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Trent ESL - English for University

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Trent ESL - English for University

The Experience

Why So Many Study Academic English at Trent

Trent-ESL students are part of the overall Trent University experience and all of our students become part of the full university student community. Our friendly campus community and welcoming downtown make it easy to practice English everywhere you go.

  • Focused curriculum: Academic English for academic success as you begin your degree studies
  • Languages Canada Accredited Member assures you a top-quality English program with an outstanding reputation for student success
  • Conditional admission: Study ESL and begin your degree courses at the same time
  • Maximum efficiency: complete ESL in the minimum time in this intensive program
  • Outstanding teaching: qualified, professional, and caring instructors

Academic Advantages at Trent-ESL

  • Complete ESL and jump start your degree program in 2 to 4 terms (5 months to one year!)
  • Five levels of ESL study from beginner to University Foundations
  • Academic English language focus on writing, reading, listening, speaking, pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary development
  • Academic skills development in research, documentation, critical analysis, presentation skills, and seminar success
  • Trent-ESL graduation certificate on completion of the program
  • Trent-ESL is a Languages Canada accredited program that assures the highest quality of English language education
  • No TOEFL or IELTS scores required for admission to Trent-ESL

Learning Outside the Classroom

Trent-ESL student life is rich with activities. Life on campus is filled with limitless opportunities for socializing and having fun while learning about Canada, culture and practicing English. We offer events and activities on-campus ranging from outdoor adventures to movie nights, and off campus trips to local attractions and popular destinations. Our student activity coordinators organize all sorts of fun events to help improve English and to get to know other students.