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Pathway to English and Academic Culture

Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College
The Pathway to English and Academic Culture allows you to learn English in a Languages Canada approved program while meeting most Lethbridge College post-secondary program language requirements. Lethbridge College's English Language Centre has been teaching English to students from around the world, as well as to newcomers to Canada, for almost 50 years. Our mission is to provide you with the opportunity to excel in English, while experiencing Canadian academic cultural expectations and immersing yourself in North American life. You can study year-round, on a part-time or full-time basis and enroll throughout the semester. You will learn in a friendly and welcoming environment where you can better achieve your educational, career, and/or personal goals. Lethbridge College offers excellent services to support you during your time in Lethbridge. On-campus accommodation lets you live in a modern college residence with other students from across the country and from around the world. Alternatively, you can choose to stay with a Canada Homestay Network family which gives you the opportunity to live with a local family and immerse yourself in Canadian culture. Lethbridge is a small, safe city with a diverse and friendly population. The recreational opportunities the city and surrounding area offers are abundant. You can swim in one of the many city pools, stroll through the rose garden, picnic in the park, or golf on some of the province's most spectacular courses. If you wish, you can visit one of our quality sporting facilities to watch hockey, baseball, softball, or soccer teams in action. The city also hosts many concerts and theatrical productions by world-famous musicians and artists. Lethbridge provides a central location from which to see some of the most beautiful attractions and scenery that Alberta has to offer. With just a short drive you can experience natural wonders such as the Rocky Mountains, the foothills, the prairies and badlands and many more. Southern Alberta has plenty of wonders for you to explore and enjoy. Whatever your interests or whatever the season, you will be sure to find what you are looking for! For an excellent life and learning experience, choose the English Language Centre, specialists in English language learning since 1970. Our innovative, award-winning programs, TESL-certi?ed instructors, small classes, and friendly, helpful staff will help you succeed.

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3000 College Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K1L6, 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
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

All students are given a placement test for all skill areas at the beginning of their studies; our programming follows the nationwide Canadian Language Benchmarks ( for assessments, and therefore can ensure quality placement and accurate assessments throughout each semester.

Application Deadline

New students are accepted into the Pathway to English and Academic Culture program for Fall (September), Winter (January), or Spring-long (May) terms. Dependent on your status in Canada, you may study for as little as four weeks, or longer, in any of our term programs.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated January 31, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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