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Winston College

New Westminster , . ,Canada

ESL-LEAP (Learning English for Academic Purposes)

LEAP provides a specialized and unique learning experience for students by:

?Course Descriptions

Facilitating the development of language skills

  • Assisting students to become successful independent learners
  • Encouraging student integration into the Winston College academic and career education community
  • Promoting academic success

The LEAP levels inspire students to improve their English language skills, to learn how to use English in a natural and professional way, and to practice skills using work/global-relevant topics.

LEAP instructor(s) is/are certified in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and has/have experience in culturally diverse academic settings. 

The intensive 36-week program covers all three LEAP levels:  Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced.  Students must successfully complete each level before receiving credit for the entire program.  The LEAP program focuses on an integrated approach to learning by emphasizing core skills at each level:
The content for the levels of the LEAP program is drawn from the required text for the course, cultural applications and current events. The level of critical thinking skills and the complexity of academic strategies increases as the levels progress.



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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

> If your program was less than 8 months
   You aren’t eligible for a PGWP.

> If your program was more than 8 months but less than 2 years
   We may give you a PGWP that’s valid for up to the same length as your study program.
For example, if you completed a 9-month program, we may give you a work permit for up to 9 months.

> If your program was 2 years or more
   We may give you a PGWP that’s valid for 3 years.

> If you completed more than 1 program
   You may be able to get a PGWP that combines the length of each program.

Each of the programs you completed -
must be PGWP-eligible and at least 8 months in length

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • High school diploma or equivalent or minimum 19 years; quick placement test required to determine suitable class.


For More Information Please Contact to Our Counselor.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 09 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 7200 CAD
    Annual Cost of Living: 10000 CAD
    Application Fee: 200 CAD
This Institution is not directly represented by us and applications / visa support (to them) attract a nominal charge