Intensive English for International Students (IEIS)

This full-time intensive English language program is for students fulfilling the language requirements for their chosen academic program at Red River College (RRC).

  • Each program is approximately 15 weeks long, with about 70 days of face-to-face study, 22-25 hours of instruction each week.
  • There are three intakes each year – in late August, January, and May.
  • Classes run Monday to Friday, with 5 hours of classroom time each day. Classes may take place between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm.
  • Placement assessments need to be booked prior to arrival. Please contact RRC’s International Education Office at intled@rrc.ca or 1-204-632-2143. Students with IELTS scores may not be required to take a placement assessment.
Entrance Requirements and Fees for International Students:

Please contact RRC’s International Education Office at intled@rrc.ca or 204-632-2143 for information on this program, space availability, and fees.

Develop Skills:
  • Listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation
  • Computer awareness and online English language practice
  • Sociocultural communication
  • Language readiness for academic programs at college or university
Every program at the Language Training Centre includes an opportunity for online learning!
  • As a student at the LTC, you have access to an online learning tool that is specific to your language needs and your future education goals. We use a state-of-the-art software that has vocabulary-building exercises and skill-building activities in reading, writing, listening and speaking. In addition, it uses advanced speech recognition technology, interactive dialogues, and videos to help immerse you in the study of language. You can use it in our computer labs with your instructor, or use it at home when you want to practice on your own.

 


“I have graduated and will move to college soon. I felt the LTC program is very beneficial and useful for me. Currently, I feel more confident to study the academic program.” – Jeremy, International Student


How to Register →

 

Program Dates – 2017, 2018 

                                       Start Date End Date
Fall Term:                  August 28, 2017  

 

  December 15, 2017

Term Break: December 16 to January 7, 2018

 

Winter Term:             January 8, 2018  

 

April 27, 2018

Term Break: April 28, 2018 to May 6, 2018

 

Spring Term:               May 7, 2018  

 

   August 17, 2018

Term break starts August 18, 2018.

 

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Intensive English for International Students (IEIS)

Full-time Courses

I. Foundations

  • If you would like to learn cultural skills for daily life in Canada, and learn the language skills you will need to attend an academic program in a college or university in Canada, this program is for you!

II. College Readiness

  • Communication for Business and Finance
    • If you have a background or interest in business and would like to develop language skills to help you interact in a business environment or pursue further business training, this advanced level program is for you!
  • Communication for Health Professions
    • If you have a background or interest in the health care field and if you need to develop your language skills for entry into RRC’s Health Care Aide and Health Unit Clerk program, this pathway program is for you!
  • Communication for I.T. Professions
    • If you have a background or interest in computer systems and IT (information technology), and/or you would like to develop your language skills for entry into one of RRC’s IT-related programs, then this advanced level pathway program is for you.
  • Communication for Culinary Arts
    • If you have a background or interest in cooking, and/or you would like to develop your language skills for entry into one of RRC’s culinary programs, then this advanced level pathway program is for you.

Academic Bridge Program

  • If you want to ease your transition into college by developing the communication, academic and socio-cultural skills necessary to be successful in college level courses, these enhanced academic/cultural programs are for you!

Summer Institute

 

For more information

For more information about the Intensive English for International Students (IEIS) at the Language Training Centre, please contact Kathy Kerr at kkerr@rrc.ca

Please contact RRC’s International Education Office at intled@rrc.ca or 204-632-2143 for information on this program, space availability, and fees.