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English as a Second Language English Language Foundations

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca
The English Language Foundations (ELF) program provides English language upgrading for learners whose first language is not English. Students are placed into the program based on demonstrated proficiency in English, using the Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment. Most students use the ELF program as entry into SAIT career programs. The ELF curriculum encourages development in all language areas: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Five-level program Six start dates per year (eight week terms) Full and part-time studies; evening/weekend courses available Intensive, skills-focused approach Proficiency based placement and advancement Completion of ELF 5 is accepted in lieu of English 30 for most programs at SAIT
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Student Services
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Second Language Learning
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

To register for the English Language Foundations program, you must complete either a Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment (CLBA) and obtain a minimum score of 4 in all categories, or complete an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and obtain a minimum band score of 3.5 in all categories. CLBA or IELTS tests must be completed at least one week before the course start date.


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Updated July 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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