Teaching English as a Second Language

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Teaching English as a Second Language

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Program requirements for September 2022

Academic requirements
  • high school diploma
English language proficiency requirements

If English is your second language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency before admission. These results must be no more than two years old when you start your program.

Test scores we accept:

  • IELTS Academic: 6.5, no score below 6
  • TOEFLT iBT: 84, no section below 21
  • Cambridge English Language Assessment: 180; no section score below 165
  • CAEL: 70, no section score below 70
  • PTE Academic: 59; no section score below 56
  • Duolingo: 115
  • minimum of 80% in ESLS 8000 or ESLS 8100, and 80% in ESLW 8000 or ESLW 8100; or minimum of 50% in ESLG 1860 and ESLG 1861

Practicum/work experience requirements

Before you attend your field experience, you will need:

  • a clear Police Information Check. An Intervention Record Check may be needed also.

There may be costs associated with completing these requirements. See Completing work, practicum, and clinical requirements for details and further instructions.


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