Sheridan offers full-time, intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for students who want to improve their English skills for personal, professional or academic reasons.

The highest level, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) can provide students with a conditional acceptance into a diploma, degree or post-graduate certificate at Sheridan.

Program Features

  • 5 levels of instruction: Foundation, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced and EAP
  • Each of the first four levels consists of an A and B module
  • Each session is 7 weeks (25 hours/week)
  • Students are tested upon arrival

Courses include:

  • Grammar
  • Language Lab
  • Listening and Speaking
  • Pronunciation
  • Reading and Writing
  • Business Communication
  • Computer Applications


Each 7-week session is CAD$3,186.00

Includes tuition, health insurance, and use of computer lab and athletics facilities.

Start Dates

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • July
  • September
  • November

Our ESL program is offered at our Davis Campus in Brampton, our Trafalgar Campus in Oakville and our Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga.

Upon successful completion of all the courses in the English for Academic Purposes program, students will receive a General Arts and Science Ontario College Certificate. Successful graduates can apply to other programs at Sheridan with no further testing required.

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