There are four semesters offered by the English Language Institute. All semesters have integrated content (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). They correspond to Canadian Language Benchmarks 5-8.
- ELI905 -- Integrated EAL for University Preparation CLB5 -- 15 hours
Students will work on basic skills for success in English, focusing on everyday language.
- ELI906 -- Integrated EAL for University Preparation CLB6 -- 15 hours
Students will work on developing intermediate skills for success in English, focusing on natural language.
- ELI907 -- Integrated EAL for University Preparation CLB7 -- 15 hour
Students will work on improving intermediate skills for success in English, focusing on academic language.
- ELI908 -- Integrated EAL for University Preparation CLB8 -- 15 hours
Students will work on polishing their skills for success in English, focusing on advanced academic language.
- ELI900 -- EAL for Cultural Integration -- 3 hours
Students will go on field trips to Winnipeg, Steinbach, and other local spots. In addition, guest speakers and other events on campus will be featured. Language preparation for the field trips and guest speakers is included. (Spouses of full-time students are allowed to take one audited course free. This is the only audit available in the ELI Program.)
- ELI910-3 -- Integrated EAL Tutorship -- 3 hours
These courses are available to students who have taken the courses offered at the English Language Institute, but who require further English learning in order to achieve a complete CLB8 in order to be admitted into regular classes in Providence College. It will focus specifically on strengthening the student's English in specific identifiable areas.
Note: Students who successfully complete CLB8 at the English Language Institute can receive nine (9) credits for Providence University College or three (3) credits for Providence Theological Seminary. This is in recognition of the academic effort in learning another language. Course numbers assigned to these credits are at the discretion of the Registrar.