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					English languagE Program




               CanaDa
      ThE univErsiTy of WinniPEg

      English language
      Program
      Every year 500 students from more than 30 countries choose
      to study English at The University of Winnipeg. Some students
      attend our program to improve their general English skills and
      learn about life in Canada, while others take our program to help
      them in business or university preparation. Whatever your needs,
      The University of Winnipeg English Language Program will
      exceed your expectations.




“I love this program because you can share
 experiences, cultures, meet new friends”
                                            lorE - mExICo
TablE of ConTEnTs
City of Winnipeg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Customized Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
our Campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 academic English Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
social and Cultural activities . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 university Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
homestay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 business English Diploma
general intensive English Program. . . . . . . 6 & Preparation studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Canadian Work Experience Program . . . . . 8 English language Teacher  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
                                             Certificate Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13




                                                  abouT our Program
                                                  The University of Winnipeg English Language Program is accredited by Languages Canada and is part of
                                                  The University of Winnipeg, accredited by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).
                                                  The University of Winnipeg English Language Program is an authorized CanTEST (Canadian Test of English
                                                  for Scholars and Trainees) and TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) test centre.
                             City of Winnipeg
                             winnipeg is located in the heart of Canada, making it one
                             of the best places to learn a standard variety of english.

                             winnipeg is a beautiful city with four distinct seasons:
                             spring, summer, fall, and winter.

                             our programs are offered throughout the year which
                             means our students can experience multiple
                             seasons in our unique climate.



                             WinniPEg faCTs:
                              • population of 740,000

                              • located in the centre of Canada

                              • capital city of the Province of Manitoba




                              “I have really enjoyed my time
                                in Winnipeg. I won’t forget any
                                of my experiences.” hyEonji - KorEa

                                average teMPeratures
                                in winniPeg: (°C)

                                spring               low +2             high +12
                                summer               low +15            high +24
                                fall                 low +1             high +10
                                winter               low -20            high -10

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our Campus
our campus is centrally located   our classrooms are located
in downtown Winnipeg.             on and near The University
our students enjoy close          of Winnipeg campus.
proximity to:                     These facilities include:

• Public Transit                  • Fitness Centre
• Sports Centres                  • 7 Campus Restaurants
• Shopping                        • Coffee Shops
• Museums                         • Library
• Art Galleries                   • Computer Labs
• Restaurants                     • Student Lounges
                                  • Medical Clinic
                                  • Bookstore




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                             social & Cultural
                             activities
                             Have fun while you learn English – join us for activities every
                             Friday afternoon (some weekday evenings too)! activities are free
                             for students and are an important part of your learning experience.

                             Some of our students’ favourite activities are:

                             • Festivals & Events
                             • Skating & Snowshoeing
                             • Hockey & Baseball Games
                             • Art Gallery & Museum Tours
                             • Sightseeing: parks, nature, historical sites




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  homestay
  Live with an English-speaking host family in Winnipeg.
  Homestay is a great way to share in lively and friendly
  discussions in English, learn about Canadian home life and
  culture, and improve your level of conversational English.

  Students have the choice of homestay or residence.
  residence information, room descriptions, and pricing
  is available at www.uwincampuslife.wordpress.com

  Homestay applications are available at:
  www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/elp-homestay




example of Fees               Fees       additional information
Homestay application          $200       Submit this one-time placement             “at first, I couldn’t speak
& Placement Fee                          fee with your homestay               English at all, but I have a nice
                                         application form.
                                                                                  homestay family and they
Homestay Fee                  $675       Includes airport pick-up,
                                         private bedroom, shared bathroom,      have helped me to improve
                                         and food (monthly rate quoted*).
                                                                                              my English skills”
total                         $875       Total for first month fees.                                 ayaka - JaPan
                                         Months following will be $675.
                                         After 90 days, fee will be reduced
                                         to $650 per month.
*Students in the 14-week program are placed for 90 days. $200 placement
 fee is charged only once, at point of application.


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             general intensive
             English Program
             (for students of all language levels)
             This program prepares students to use English in many aspects of
             life. The foundation levels of the program focus on all four language
             areas: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. at the advanced
                                                                                     January, June,
             level of the program, we give emphasis to spoken communication          July & august
             (such as spoken grammar, pronunciation, and idioms) to help students
                                                                                     Join us for double the activities
             improve their verbal English skills quickly and effectively.
                                                                                     and enhanCed workshop options.
             Program sTarT DaTEs: the beginning of every month                       no extra Fees, twice the Fun
             (December excluded).




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Example of daily schedule for the beginner level of the General Intensive English Program

 Time                      monday                         Tuesday                        Wednesday                       Thursday                      friday
                           Speaking and                   Speaking and                   Speaking and                    Speaking and                  Speaking and
   9:00–10:30
                           Listening Class                Listening Class                Listening Class                 Listening Class               Listening Class
 10:30–10:45               morning Break                  morning Break                  morning Break                   morning Break                 morning Break
                           Writing and                    Writing and                    Writing and                     Writing and                   Writing and
 10:45–12:00
                           reading Class                  reading Class                  reading Class                   reading Class                 reading Class
 12:00–13:00               Lunch                          Lunch                          Lunch                           Lunch
                           Fluency                                                       Fluency
 13:00–14:15                                              Themed Discussions                                             Themed Discussions
                           Development*                                                  Development*                                                  Lunch &
                                                                                                                                                       Socio-Cultural
 14:15–14:30               afternoon Break                afternoon Break                afternoon Break                 afternoon Break
                                                                                                                                                       activity
                           Vocabulary                     Grammar                        Vocabulary                      Grammar
 14:30–16:00
                           Development*                   Fundamentals*                  Development*                    Fundamentals*
 Evenings                   no Classes
*Classes are themed and are presented in workshop format. Theme examples: Canadian Culture and History, Business: Professional
 Writing and Presentation Skills, Ecotourism, Pop-culture, Theatre.


fees
 Program                   Program application fee                   remaining                 health insurance               Total fees
 length                    & registration Deposit                    Tuition fee
 1 month                   $590                                      $950                      $66                            $1606
 2 month                   $590                                      $2100                     $66                            $2756
 3 month                   $590                                      $3150                     $99                            $3839
 4 month                   $590                                      $4200                     $132                           $4922
 5 month                   $590                                      $5250                     $165                           $6005
 6 month                    $590                                     $6200                     $198                           $6988
 7 month                    $590                                     $7250                     $231                           $8071
 8 month                    $590                                     $8300                     $264                           $9154
 9 month                    $590                                     $9350                     $297                           $10237
 10 month                   $590                                     $10400                    $330                           $11320
 11 month                   $590                                     $11550                    $363                           $12303
 12 month                   $590                                     $11900                    $396                           $12886

 Homestay is an additional cost (not included in tuition).
application fee and registration deposit are due with application form. all other fees are required four weeks prior to program start date.
Fees subject to change.
noTE: Students in the General Intensive English Program can choose to progress into our academic (University Preparation) Program, if so desired.

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             Canadian Work Experience Program
             This program is a seven-week English program with       languagE rEquirEmEnT:
             an internship component: students will study English    all applicants must prove English proficiency by
             for four weeks, followed by a three-week volunteer      submitting official documentation for one of the
             work placement. Students will have the opportunity      following tests:
             to speak English in a work setting which will deepen    ToEfl: ibT 61
             students’ understanding and ability to use English in
             the workplace.                                          iElTs: 5 .5 overall
                                                                     Equivalent score in our English language Program
             Examples of recent work placements include:
             museums, libraries, radio stations, youth centres,
             athletic facilities, and non-profit businesses.

                                                                     Program Dates
                                                                      Term                    Program Dates
                                                                      Winter 2012             Jan. 9 – Feb. 24
                                                                      Summer 2012             Jul. 3 – aug. 17
                                                                     Customized program delivery for groups of 15 or more is available.
                                                                     Program dates and costs may vary.




                                                                     fees
                                                                      Term                Program fees           additional information
                                                                      English Language
                                                                      Program
                                                                                                                 Submit this fee with your
                                                                      application Fee     $590
                                                                                                                 application form.
                                                                      & registration
                                                                      Deposit
                                                                                                                 Due 4 weeks before
                                                                      remaining Tuition   $1350
                                                                                                                 session start date.
                                                                                                                 Due 4 weeks before
                                                                      Health Insurance    $66
                                                                                                                 session start date.
                                                                                                                 Due 4 weeks before
                                                                      Total               $2006
                                                                                                                 session start date.
                                                                     Homestay is an additional cost (not included in tuition).
                                                                     Fees subject to change.




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Program Schedule, weeks 1 – 4
 Time                       monday                         Tuesday            Wednesday          Thursday              friday
                            Speaking and                   Speaking and       Speaking and       Speaking and          Speaking and
   9:00–10:30
                            Listening Class                Listening Class    Listening Class    Listening Class       Listening Class
 10:30–10:45                morning Break                  morning Break      morning Break      morning Break         morning Break
                            Writing and                    Writing and        Writing and        Writing and           Writing and
 10:45–12:00
                            reading Class                  reading Class      reading Class      reading Class         reading Class
 12:00–13:00                Lunch                          Lunch              Lunch              Lunch                 Lunch &
                            Seminar: English               Seminar: English   Seminar: English   Seminar: English      Socio-Cultural
 13:00–16:00                                                                                                           activity
                            in the Workplace               in the Workplace   in the Workplace   in the Workplace

 Evenings                    no Classes



Program Schedule, weeks 5 – 7
 Time                       monday                         Tuesday            Wednesday          Thursday              friday
   9:00–12:00               Work Experience                Work Experience    Work Experience    Work Experience       Work Experience
 12:00–13:00                Break*                         Break*             Break*             Break*                Break*
 13:00–16:00                Work Experience                Work Experience    Work Experience    Work Experience       Work Experience
 Evenings                    no Classes
* Break time may vary by workplace.
noTE: Schedule can be customized at request of participating institutions.




Customized
Programs
We can arrange specialized programming to meet the needs of
professionals and/or students coming as a group. Groups are generally
15 students or more, and are from the same company, school, or
organization. Programs can be 1 – 14 weeks in length.




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            academic English Program                                                                             university
            (for high-intermediate to advanced level students)                                                   Transition Program
            meet the language                                        With the successful completion              a condensed format of the
            Proficiency requirement                                  of the highest level of the academic        academic English Program is
            & start your Degree studies                              English Program students will:              offered for students who have
                                                                     ✓ meet the English Language                 IELTS 5.5, ToEFL iBT 61 or
            This 14-week program prepares                                                                        CanTEST 3.5. These students
                                                                       Proficiency requirement for
            students to enter Canadian                                                                           complete the 7-week program
                                                                       The University of Winnipeg’s
            Universities, Colleges, and High                                                                     (July 10 – august 24) prior to
                                                                       undergraduate programs and
            Schools. our program targets                                                                         degree studies in September.
                                                                       select graduate programs
            all four language areas: reading,                                                                    Students earn 3 credit hours
            writing, listening, and speaking.                        ✓ Earn six university credit                toward a degree and meet the
            Students in our program improve                            hours that can be applied to              language proficiency requirement
                                                                       further study at The University           for The University of Winnipeg
            their ability to read academic
                                                                       of Winnipeg’s undergraduate               upon completion of the University
            material, write essays, take notes,
                                                                       level programs                            Transition Program.
            and give presentations.



            Example of daily schedule for highest level of the academic English Program

             Time                     monday                      Tuesday                Wednesday             Thursday               friday
                                      reading and Writing         reading and Writing    reading and Writing   reading and Writing    reading and Writing
               9:00–10:30
                                      Class                       Class                  Class                 Class                  Class
             10:30–10:45              morning Break               morning Break          morning Break         morning Break          morning Break
                                      reading and Writing         reading and Writing    reading and Writing   reading and Writing    reading and Writing
             10:45–12:00
                                      Class                       Class                  Class                 Class                  Class
             12:00–13:00              Lunch                       Lunch                  Lunch                 Lunch
                                      University Class:                                  University Class:
                                                                  accompanying                                 accompanying
             13:00–14:00              Introduction                                       Introduction                                 Lunch &
                                                                  Course to Business I                         Course to Business I
                                      to Business I *                                    to Business I *                              Socio-Cultural
                                                                                                                                      activity
             14:00–14:10              afternoon Break             afternoon Break        afternoon Break       afternoon Break
                                      University Class            accompanying Class     University Class      accompanying Class
             14:10–15:00
                                      Continued                   Continued              Continued             Continued

             Evenings                 no Classes

            *Specific degree courses and timetable are subject to change.




10 university of winnipeg
The university of Winnipeg                                                  uWinnipeg                                               faculty of Education
                                                                                                                                    after-Degree

one of Canada’s                                                             Degree                                                  faculty of science
                                                                                                                                    applied Computer Science
Top rated universities                                                      Programs                                                Bioanthropology
                                                                                                                                    Biochemistry
                                                                                                                                    Biology
The University of Winnipeg has a long tradition                             faculty of arts                                         Biopsychology
of academic excellence. We are consistently rated                           anthropology                                            Chemistry
                                                                            applied Computer Science                                Disability Studies
within the Top Ten of all Canadian Undergraduate                            Classics                                                Environmental Studies
Universities (Maclean’s magazine) based on our                              Conflict resolution Studies                             Geography
high quality of education, teaching excellence,                             Criminal Justice                                        Kinesiology & applied Heath *
                                                                            Developmental Studies                                   mathematics
and affordability.                                                          Disability Studies                                      Physics
                                                                            East asian Languages & Cultures                         Statistics
fasT faCTs:                                                                 English
                                                                                                                                    Pre-Professional Programs
                                                                            Environmental Studies
 • 9,200 students in degree programs                                        Flexible major Program                                  Pre-architecture
                                                                            French Studies                                          Pre-Chiropractic
                                                                                                                                    Pre-Dental Hygiene
 • 500 international students from                                          Geography
                                                                            German Studies                                          Pre-Dentistry
   more than 50 countries                                                                                                           Pre-Engineering
                                                                            German-Canadian Studies
                                                                            History                                                 Pre-Journalism
 • 50 undergraduate programs                                                                                                        Pre-Law
                                                                            History of art
                                                                            Human rights & Global Studies                           Pre-medicine
 • 14 graduate programs                                                     Indigenous Studies                                      Pre-medical rehabilitation:
                                                                                                                                    Physical Therapy
                                                                            Interdisciplinary Linguistics
 • 30 – 60 students in an average first year class                          International Development Studies
                                                                                                                                    Pre-medical rehabilitation:
                                                                                                                                    respiratory Therapy
                                                                            Kinesiology & applied Health*
 • $11,500 average annual international                                                                                             Pre-medical Technology
                                                                            mathematics
                                                                                                                                    Pre-occupational Therapy
   tuition fees (Canadian dollars)                                          mennonite Studies
                                                                                                                                    Pre-optometry
                                                                            Philosophy
                                                                                                                                    Pre-Pharmacy
                                                                            Politics
                                                                                                                                    Pre-Social Work
                                                                            Psychology
academic English Program Dates                                                                                                      Pre-Veterinary medicine
                                                                            religion & Culture
Term                 Program dates                  Holiday break           rhetoric, Writing & Communications                      applied & joint Programs
                                                                            Sociology                                               (offered with Red River College)
Fall 2011            Sept. 6 – Dec. 16              oct. 24 – 28
                                                                            Spanish Studies                                         aboriginal Governance / Self
Winter 2012          Jan. 9 – apr. 20               Feb. 27 – mar. 2        Statistics                                              Government administration
                                                                            Theatre & Film                                          applied Biology
Spring 2012          may 7 – aug. 17                Jun. 25 – 29
                                                                            Theatre & Film: Dance Stream                            applied Chemistry
Fall 2012            Sept. 4 – Dec. 14              oct. 22 – 26            Urban & Inner City Studies                              applied Environmental Studies
                                                                            Women & Gender Studies                                  applied Child Development
                                                                                                                                    & Child Care / Early Childhood
academic English Program fees                                                                                                       Education
                                                                            faculty of business and Economics
example of Fees Fees                     additional information             Business & administration                               Disability Studies
                                                                            Economics                                               Geographic Information Systems
 academic English
                                                                            Economics & Finance                                     Joint Business administration
 Program application                     Submit this fee with your
 Fee & registration
                          $590           application form.                                                                          Joint Communications
 Deposit

                                         Due 4 weeks before session start   For more information view our fact sheets online at: www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/programs-factsheets
 remaining Tuition        $2950          date.
                                                                            * nEW: Faculty of Kinesiology to begin summer 2012
                                         Subject to change. mandated by
 Health Insurance         $132           provincial law.
                                                                                                        View our graduate programs online at:
                                         Due 4 weeks before session start                               www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/grad-studies-programs
 Total                    $3672          date.
Homestay is an additional cost (not included in tuition).


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            business                                               new! international
                                                                   Business english Diploma
            English                                                Choose this two-year diploma program for an in-depth focus
                                                                   on academic business theory. recommended for students
                                                                   who require greater academic programming and less

            Diploma                                                communicative, business English development. For more
                                                                   information, visit: www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/elp-information


            This practical two-year diploma enables students       fees (quoted for one-year of the program)
            to develop essential business-focused English
            skills while providing students with a fundamental     Example              Program fees         additional information
                                                                   of fees
            business education. Throughout the program,
                                                                   Program
            students will be exposed to Canadian business          application Fee                           Submit this fee with your
            culture and will learn cultural customs such as                             $590
                                                                   & registration                            application form.
            networking skills and business meeting etiquette.      Deposit
            Focus will also be given to accent reduction,                                                    Due 4 weeks before
                                                                   remaining Tuition    $11500
            improved pronunciation, and vocabulary building.                                                 session start date.
                                                                                                             Subject to change.
                                                                   Health Insurance     $396                 mandated by provincial
            businEss ToPiCs inCluDE:
                                                                                                             law.
            • Marketing                                                                                      Due 4 weeks before
                                                                   Total                $12486
                                                                                                             session start date.
            • Strategic Planning
                                                                   Homestay is an additional cost (not included in tuition).
            • Project Management                                   Fees subject to change.

            • Effective Communication
            • Financial Administration
            • Human Resource Management
                                                                   Certificate
            languagE rEquirEmEnT:
            all applicants must prove English proficiency
                                                                   Preparation
            by submitting official documentation for one
            of the following tests:
            iElTs: 5 .5 overall
                                                                   Program
                                                                   Prepare for a career in information technology,
            ToEfl: ibT 61                                          culinary arts, health care (aides), and hotel
            CanTEST: Listening, Reading, Writing 3; Speaking 3.5   management. This program enables students to
                                                                   learn discipline-specific English that can be used to
                                                                   meet the language requirement for various short-term
                                                                   certificate programs at The university of Winnipeg
                                                                   and Winnipeg Technical College. Program fees vary
                                                                   depending on time required to reach proficiency
                                                                   levels. See academic English Program (page 11) for
                                                                   fees and program dates.

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English language Teacher
Certificate Program
The English Language Teacher Certificate Program                  languagE rEquirEmEnT:
(ELTCP) is a University of Winnipeg certificate program           all applicants must prove English proficiency
for individuals interested in teaching English as a               by submitting official documentation for one
foreign language. Students can complete the program               of the following tests:
online, in Canada, in their home country, or through              ToEfl ibT: 80 overall
a combination of these delivery models. We can                    (minimum score of 20 in each area)
develop and deliver custom programming to meet
your specific needs.                                              iElTs: 6 .5 overall
                                                                  CanTEST: Listening, Reading, Writing 5; Speaking 4.5
The certificate program involves approximately
120 hours of instruction. The four classes required               Canadian high school graduation:
for certification are:                                            minimum 70% in grade 12 English*

Thinking about Theory:                                            Completion of an undergraduate degree
a Framework for EaL Instruction                                   from an English-speaking university*

understanding language skills:                                    Completion of academic English Program: a5 level
Introduction to Second Language reading,                          For a full list of approved language proficiency tests,
Writing, Speaking, and Listening                                  please visit: www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/elp-information
Developing the language system:
                                                                  *at discretion of ELTCP program supervisor
Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary
Developing language skills:                                       Program fees
Teaching reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
                                                                   example of Fees Fees                         additional information
Program Dates                                                      ELTCP application
                                                                                                                Submit this fee with your
                                                                   Fee & registration           $100            application form.
Term            Program dates            Program type              Deposit
                                         Full-Time, on                                                          Due 4 weeks before session
Summer 2012     July 2 – 27                                        remaining Tuition            $2200*          start date.
                                         campus and/or online
                                         Full-Time, on                                                          Subject to change. mandated
Fall 2012       September 3–28                                     Health Insurance             $66             by provincial law.
                                         campus and/or online
                                                                                                                Due 4 weeks before session
Group Programming        Program delivery for groups of 20 or      Total                        $2366           start date.
                         more is available at anytime. Schedule
                         and fees may vary, depending              Homestay is an additional cost (not included in tuition).
                         on location and mode of delivery.
                         noTE: program can be delivered           *cost of textbooks not included in tuition fees.
                         internationally upon request.             Fees subject to change.




                                                                       TESL Canada certified program also available.
                                                                       For admission and course requirements:
                                                                       www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/elp-information


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                                         ConTaCT us:                     The University of Winnipeg
                                         email infoelp@uwinnipeg.ca      English Language Program
                                         phone 204.982.1703              515 Portage avenue
English languagE Program                 fax 204.982.1707                Winnipeg, manitoba, Canada
www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/elp-information                                   r3B 2E9




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