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Study English as a Second Language (ESL) classes in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada!

CCI-LEX - Specialized ESL Classes

 

WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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

 

NEW SESSION STARTS IN MAY 2017!

 

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 enviroment! 

 

Workplace Communication Skills (16 weeks; continuous enrollment )

Next Session Starts in May 2017

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

Tuition Fee:   $480/8 weeks   //    $660/12 weeks     //     $825/16 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.

 

WRITE FOR SUCCESS!

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC ENGLISH!

 

*NEW CLASS*  

READ & WRITE FOR SUCCESS (for intermediate levels)  

Mondays and Wednesdays: 1pm-4pm

 

New from May 2016 - CCI-LEX started 'Read and Write for Success' for Intermediate level students.  Do you need help with your reading and writing?  This class will help you improve your spelling and vocabulary, reading comprehension, and your ability to write strong sentences and cohesive paragraphs to express yourself clearly and effectively!  Do you have Canadian Language Benchmarks levels of 3 or 4 in reading or writing? This class will help you improve your scores!  Contact CCI-LEX for more information and check our website regularly for updates!

 

We also have our orignal Write for Success class for high level students that focuses on academic and professional writing.  Polish your English with improved writing and vocabulary, and enhance your presentation skills and soft skills.  This class will help students achieve individual learning and professional goals.  Your success in academics and the workplace starts here!

Your teacher Ellen is an energetic and dedicated teacher. She is experienced teaching various levels in Canada and Vietnam, where she taught many specialized classes for academic readiness and test preparation. Her innovative classes make her popular with students.

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 (Intermediate)

WRITE FOR SUCCESS (Advanced)

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

Tuition Fee: $260/4 weeks   $470/8 weeks 

Materials Fee: $15 

Enrolment is continuous - you can start anytime!

Special discount for residents, citizens and refugees!

 

Contact us for more information.

 

  

IELTS INTENSIVE PREPARATION

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

NEXT AFTERNOON SESSION STARTS MAY 29, 2017 - Registration opens March 13, 2017!

 

NEXT EVENING SESSION STARTS SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 - Registration opens August 8, 2017!

 

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 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 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 2017 Schedule for IELTS Intensive Preparation

 

IELTS 8-WEEK DAYTIME SESSIONS

Next session: May 29 - July 20, 2017

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

Tuition: $865/8 weeks   Materials: $90 

 

IELTS 8-WEEK EVENING SESSIONS

Next session: September 12 - November 2, 2017

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

Tuition: $650/8 weeks   Materials: $90

Special discount for residents, citizens and refugees!

 

Contact us for more information.


PRECISE PRONUNCIATION: 10-WEEK COURSE

NEXT SESSION STARTS MAY 17, 2017 - Registration Opens March 20, 2017

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 (8-week, 3 nights a week for the session of May 2017) 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 Majid 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-centred and relevant, with each student will have individual meetings to recieve one-on-one feedback. Your instructor's enthusiasm and love of language and learning will make this a class not to miss!

Class will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, 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 the class.

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

Click here for the 2017 Schedule for Precise Pronunication.

 

PRECISE PRONUNCIAION NEXT SESSION

May 17 - July 5, 2017

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Tuition: $575/session   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 12 - AUGUST 9, 2017

Registration opens May 1, 2017.

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 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuition: $650/10 weeks   Materials: $90

Special discount for residents and refugees!


Contact us for more information.

 

 

 

 



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