Beginner English: Become Functional Fast

“…when I arrived in Red Deer I did not speak any English.  I improved my English a lot and now I can understand…”

Eduardo M.

 English as a Second Language for Beginners

English as a Second Language for Beginners focuses on the vocabulary and structures necessary to dealing with the day to day demands of life in Canada.

Participants practice reading, writing, speaking and listening as they become more functional and able to interact with the people around them.

There are four beginner levels – CLB 1-4.

As students progress between the four beginner levels they learn the language skills necessary to:

* understanding and giving instructions
* following and providing directions
* understanding and following procedures
* working, shopping, and holding simple conversations


Improve your English

English as a Second Language Classes for more advanced students include:

* Intermediate English Classes – CLB levels 5-8
* Advanced English Classes – CLB levels 9-12


 Beginner English for Workers

English as a Second Language for Beginners is also available with an industry-specific safety and vocabulary focus tailored to:

* Professional English
* oil and gas
* construction
* aviation
* business
* hospitality

 English as a Second Language Courses

English as a Second Language courses can be completed:

* one-on-one with a tutor in our classrooms
* one-on-one with a tutor online
* in small groups  of 3-5 people in our classroom
* in small groups of 3-5 people onsite

 Course Length

Most of the English as a Second Language Courses can be completed within 30-40 hours. One -on-one classes tend to move faster than group classes.

Group courses are usually twice a week for two hours.

One-on-one students can take up to 6 hours of classes per week. Classes may be 1 or 2 hours.

Please call/text 403-350-8709 for more information or a free English language assessment

ESL Red Deer’s English Classes offer: