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Part-Time Evening Program

English Language Program


Program Overview

The English Language Program at The University Winnipeg offers part-time evening courses:

Who?                Anyone who would like to study English part-time in the evening or online,
                         including;Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Refugee Claimants,
                         Temporary Foreign Workers, Visitors and International Students

Why?                To strengthen general, professional or academic English language skills

When?              Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Some online options available)

Where?             The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

Next Session?   Winter term

Apply by?         January 2, 2017

How much?       First-time application fee of $110.00. Each course is $450.00


NEWS: Funded Courses for Permanent Residents

The Part-time Evening Program is now offering permanent residents the opportunity to take selective courses at no cost. The aim is to support newcomers in developing their English skills so they can enter post-secondary studies and/or enter or advance in their profession of choice. Funded opportunities are available for the Fall, 2017 and Winter, 2018 term.

To apply:

  1. Click Apply to download an application.

  2. Complete the application

  3. Pay a one-time application fee of $110 before the program start date

  4. Submit all required documents by:        Winter term deadline – January 2, 2018

This generous opportunity is made possible by a grant from The Winnipeg Foundation.


Course Overview

Schedule

Course Placement

Frequently Asked Questions

Apply

Application Form


Course Overview


English Fundamentals Part I and II              

CLB Level: 1-4         IELTS: 4.5 and under     CanTest: 2.5 and under

  • Beginner courses that develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for everyday communication.
  • Skills are developed through in class and online exercises.
  • Option to enter Part II directly with appropriate language level.

 
English for Intermediate Communication Part I and II           

CLB Level:  5/6        IELTS: 5.0/5.5            CanTest: 3.0/3.5

  • Intermediate courses that develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for academic and workplace contexts.
  • Skills are developed through in class and online exercises.
  • Option to enter Part II directly with appropriate language level.
  • Complete English for Intermediate Communication II with a minimum grade of 80% to be eligible for English for Academic or Professionals Purpose courses.


 English for Academic Learning and Speaking      

CLB Level: 7              IELTS: 6.0         CanTest 4. 0

  • Advanced speaking and listening course that develops English language and academic preparation skills needed in university or college.
  • Skills are developed through in class and online exercises.
  • Complete this course with a minimum grade of C+ and receive three credits towards an undergraduate degree.


 English for Business Professionals                    

  CLB Level: 7       IELTS: 6.0       CanTest: 4.0

  • Advanced course for internationally educated business professionals that develops communication skills required for the professional workplace.
  • Skills are developed through in class and online exercises.


 English for Internationally Educated Teachers

CLB Level: 7    IELTS: 6.0       CanTest: 4.0

  • Advanced course to enhance the communication skills of internationally educated teachers who wish to work in the public or private school system in Manitoba.
  • This course is offered online.

 
English for Academic Writing Part I and II      

CLB Level: 7    IELTS: 6.0       CanTest: 4.0 

  • Advanced writing course that develops academic writing skills necessary for university or college.
  • This course is offered in class and online.
  • Part I must be completed before taking Part II.
  • Students who complete Part I and II with a minimum grade of C+ meet the English Language Requirement of The University of Winnipeg and receive three credits towards an undergraduate degree.

    Click the following link for the printable version of the detailed course descriptions: UW Part-Time Evening English Program Course Descriptions


    Schedule

    To view our upcoming course schedule click Part-time Evening Program Course Schedule, Fall 2017.


    Course Placement

    Course placement is based on the most current CLB level or standardized test score. If you are unable to provide a recent test score, you can take an Institutional CanTest at the University of Winnipeg. The CanTest is offered periodically throughout the year.

    Click HERE to access information about the Institutional CanTest.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    For answers to frequently asked questions, click UW Part-Time Evening English Program - FAQs


    Apply

    1. Print and complete the application with required documentation.

    2. Submit the completed application forms, fees and required documents in-person, via mail, or email to:

    Registration Office
    The English Language Program
    The University of Winnipeg
    Room 1C15 - 515 Portage Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2E9

    Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
    Email: infoelp@uwinnipeg.ca
    Call 204.982.1703


    Application Form

    Click Apply to start your application today.