Heartland’s English Programs are comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for international learners. Heartland offers ESL programs to suit your learning needs – from beginner to advanced levels. Courses are designed for maximum student participation.

The Intensive English Program is a flexible ESL program focusing on improving your English ability.  The Semi-Intensive program is available for students who would like to study part-time.  For maximum English practice, the Super-Intensive program includes regular classes plus either an IELTS preparation class or a conversation class.

  • Start any Monday and study any length of time (from one week to one year, or longer)
  • Classes Monday to Friday
  • Part-time and full-time options available
    • Semi-Intensive runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and focuses on all skills (including listening, reading, writing, and speaking)
    • Intensive runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and also includes an afternoon class each day dedicated to one specific skill
    • Super-Intensive runs from 9:00 am to 5:15 pm and includes an extra afternoon class:  IELTS Preparation Class or Conversation Class
    • IELTS Preparation or Conversation Class runs from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm and can be taken separately
  • Basic to advanced level instruction with a focus on all skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Students are placed in appropriate level based on the placement test on the first day of classes
  • For maximum student participation — Average 15 students per class. Maximum 20 students.
  • Weekly activities organized to allow students to use their English in a variety of real situations outside of the school
  • Students with a visitor or work authorization may study for up to six months.
  • On a student authorization, students may study up to one year or longer
    Heartland Approximate Equivalent
    Entry Top Notch 1 A1-A2 26-38 10-40 <4.0 <3 110-380
    Intermediate 1 Top Notch 2 A2-B1 38-52 40-50 4.0-4.5 4 380-520
    Intermediate 2 Top Notch 3 B1 52-70 50-60 4.5-5.5 5 520-700
    Advanced 1 Summit 1 B2 70-90 60-70 5.5-6.0 6-7 700-820
    Advanced 2 Summit 2 C1 90-100 70-80 6.0-6.5 8-9 820-900
    Advanced 3 Speak Out C1-C2 100-120 80-90 6.5 + 10-12 900 +

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