In addition to our ESL programs, SGIC has many specialized programs to offer.
TYCP & I-TESOL for Children
This program is geared towards Educators and Care-Takers from abroad who enjoy learning about education for children. Students will learn about education standards, methods, and language teaching as it relates to young children in Canadian. At the same time, students are able to improve their own English skills and gain practical knowledge.
EFP (English for Professionals)
Students learn a lot of useful idioms and expand their vocabulary as it relates to different topics of world issues. Emphasis is equally given to all four aspects: speaking, listening, writing, and learning. The course also prepares students who want to take the exam for the certification in translation/interpretation, approved by the Canadian government or American ILTI.
SSP (Speaking for Success Program – Media)
This course is designed to dramatically improve students’ natural speaking style and fluency. Students will learn how to accurately pronounce difficult sounds, speak with confidence, and fill the silence with useful small talk. Students can also expect extensive one-on-one teacher-student feedback in order to improve accuracy.
BEDP (Business English Diploma Program)
Our Business English students will learn how to create resumes, practice interviewing, learn about management styles, how to negotiate for what you want, and how to make a powerful presentation. When students finish the course they have a strong foundation in business vocabulary and practical skills applicable to the business world at large.
TOEFL - iBT (Test Preparation Program)
The main advantage of our TOEFL-iBT course here at SGIC is that we do not focus solely on the tests. Anyone interested is pursuing his/her English at an advanced level can attend this course. You will not only increase your TOEFL-iBT score but also achieve a higher standard of vocabulary, reading, writing, and speaking skills. This 8 weeks course is divided into two stages of four weeks each
IELTS (Test Preparation Program)
SGIC IELTS Preparation Program is designed for students to learn and master the techniques of each part of the exam: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Understanding the challenge question and vocabulary is half the battle of succeeding in the IELTS test. SGIC’s program also concentrates on the vocabulary and comprehension needed to increase test results from students.