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CCI-LEX - Specialized ESL Classes

WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION SKILLS

DEVELOP THE COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS YOU NEED FOR SUCCESS IN THE WORKPLACE AND FOR YOUR LIFE IN CANADA!

2019 SESSION:  May 28 - September 12, 2019

Registration opens April 8, 2019.

Are you working now in Edmonton or are you looking for a better job?  Do you need to bring your communication skills for the workplace to the next level?  Do you want to have natural communication using everyday English expressions?   Do you want to improve your resume, cover letter, and interview skills?

This specialized evening class with flexible enrollment is for adults with intermediate English language skills.  Our professional instructor will focus on both oral and written communication skills, helping you to integrate more successfully into your workplace through appropriate language and cultural understanding. 

Practice presenting complex ideas and supporting your point of view at work.   Topics range from making small talk and socializing with colleagues to writing work emailsThis 16-week course will help you develop the skills necessary to be more successful in the workplace.  

Gain the confidence you need to express yourself and to share your opinions in a Canadian work environment! 

 

Workplace Communication Skills (16 weeks; continuous enrollment )

Tuesdays & Thursdays - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Tuition Fee:   $495/8 weeks   //    $685/12 weeks     //     $855/16 weeks

Materials Fee: $15

 

You may need to take a free placement test before attending.

Special discount for residents, citizens, and refugees!

 

Contact us for more information.

 

PRECISE PRONUNCIATION: 10-WEEK COURSE

NEXT SESSION STARTS JUNE 10, 2019 - Registration Opens April 23, 2019

CONTACT US ABOUT A FREE INFORMATION SESSION!

Do you want to improve your pronunciation?  Will better speaking and listening help you achieve higher results on your test for immigration or citizenship?  Will better pronunciation help you have more success in your career or in your academic setting?  Do you want to make an excellent first impression in English-speaking environments?

If yes, CCI-LEX has a special class two nights a week for you! 

Precise Pronunciation is a 10-week class, 2 nights a week for Intermediate and Advanced level speakers of English.  It is designed to make you more confident in interviews and meetings, and when giving presentations and speaking in front of groups.  It will help you understand your individual speech difficulties and give you practical tips and exercises to target them.  You will work on smooth rhythm, natural stress, and intonation and see your overall speech and listening skills improve!

 

Your teacher is a dedicated instructor who uses teaching best practices to help you succeed!  With unique, effective methodology and experience teaching a variety of levels, your pronunciation worries will disappear. Precise Pronunciation will be student-centered and relevant, with each student will have individual meetings to receive one-on-one feedback. Your instructor's enthusiasm and love of language and learning will make this a class not to miss!

The class will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, with homework, regularly assigned. Because homework will be completed online, each student must have access to the internet and be committed to daily practice. Be prepared to hear results!  There is a maximum of 10 students only in class.

Learn how to register and ensure your seat in our Precise Pronunciation class! 

Click here for the 2019 Schedule for Precise Pronunciation.

 

PRECISE PRONUNCIATION NEXT SESSION

June10 - August 21, 2019

Mondays & Wednesdays: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Tuition: $595/session   Materials: $90

Special discount for residents, citizens and refugees.

 

Contact us for more information.

 

 

READ & WRITE FOR SUCCESS!

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC ENGLISH!

 

Do you need help with your reading and writing?  This class will help you improve your grammar and vocabulary, reading comprehension, and your ability to write strong sentences, cohesive paragraphs, and essays to express yourself clearly and effectively! This class will help students achieve individual learning and professional goals.  Your success in academics and the workplace starts here!

Contact CCI-LEX to make an appointment for your free observation and try this class yourself!  *New students must take our free placement test before they take an observation class.

 

READ & WRITE FOR SUCCESS

Monday and Wednesday 1:00pm-4:00pm

Tuition Fee: $270/4 weeks   $485/8 weeks 

Materials Fee: $15 

Enrolment is continuous - you can start anytime!

Special discount for residents, citizens, and refugees!

 

Contact us for more information.

 

 

YOUTH PROGRAM

MAKE THIS SUMMER DIFFERENT BY TAKING CCI ENGLISH YOUTH CLASSES!

Full-Time Intensive Class (5 mornings+2 afternoons, 20 hours/week) for 12-16-year-old students. 

 

      JULY 2019 - AUGUST 2019 (minimum 2 weeks registration)

      Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 12:00pm

      Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30pm - 3:00pm 

 

CCI Youth Classes are mostly about speaking and listening, but we include some reading and writing. Grammar is not our main focus but is taught as necessary to support learning. Time is equally split between the classroom and activities outside the classroom to give students opportunities to use English in “real” situations.

The teacher will be flexible and adapt the curriculum throughout the session to better support students’ needs and wants.  

 

Class fees:

$1255/6 weeks + $30 registration + $150 materials/activities fee*

$1045/5 weeks + $30 registration + $125 materials/activities fee*

$835/4 weeks + $30 registration + $105 materials/activities fee*   

$730/3 weeks + $30 registration + $75 materials/activities fee*

$485/2 weeks + $30 registration + $50 materials/activities fee*

*Materials/Activities fee would cover photocopies, classroom materials, transportation and admission fees; would not cover any food or drink costs, students would be responsible for these costs themselves.

 

Contact us for more information.

 

  

IELTS INTENSIVE PREPARATION

GET READY FOR THE TEST YOU NEED FOR IMMIGRATION OR UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE!

 

AFTERNOON SESSION STARTS JUNE 3, 2019 - Free Information Session May 27, 2019!

NEXT EVENING SESSION STARTS SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 - Registration opens August 12, 2019!

 

Do you have an appointment for the IELTS test? This Intensive preparation class will help you succeed!

Each day you will focus on key question types used in the IELTS test. Students will learn and identify strategies for answering different questions for all four test areas - speaking, listening, reading and writing. Grammar and vocabulary will be taught in the context of the test, and how it can be used to improve test results. Gain knowledge about the test format, test do's and don'ts and do practice tests in a limited timeframe.  Learn strategies for the test you need, the Academic test for entrance to university or the General test for immigration!

Your teacher Alex tailors the IELTS Intensive preparation class to target students' needs and will challenge and encourage you to meet your goals. She has over 9 years of experience in English language teaching and is called the CCI-LEX Grammar Guru. She is a dedicated, passionate instructor devoted to her students' success. Her warm and sincere personality creates an open and comfortable classroom environment.  There is a maximum of 10 students only in the class, and classes fill up fast!  

Learn how to register and ensure your seat in our next IELTS class! 

Click here for the 2019 Schedule for IELTS Intensive Preparation

 

IELTS 6-WEEK DAYTIME SESSIONS: June 3 - July 11, 2019

Monday to Thursday 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Tuition: $840/6 weeks   Materials: $90 

 

IELTS 8-WEEK EVENING SESSIONS

Next session: September 10 - October 31, 2019

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuition: $675/8 weeks   Materials: $90

Special discount for residents, citizens, and refugees!

 

Contact us for more information.

 

CELPIP PREPARATION: 8-WEEK COURSE

SUCCEED ON THE TEST YOU NEED FOR IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP!

NEXT SESSION:  JUNE 3 - JULY 11, 2019

Free information session: May 29, 2019

Registration opens April 23, 2019

Do you have an appointment for the CELPIP test? This 8-week intensive preparation class will help you succeed!

Each day you will focus on key question types used in the CELPIP test. Students will learn and identify strategies for answering different questions for all four test areas - speaking, listening, reading and writing. Grammar and vocabulary will be taught in the context of the test, and how it can be used to improve test results.

 

CELPIP 8-WEEK EVENING SESSIONS

Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuition: $675/8 weeks   Materials: $90

Special discount for residents and refugees!

 

Contact us for more information.


 

 



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