Southern Ontario Collegiate runs a custom and very strong ESL program that teaches language for daily activities and work. The 5-level program is benchmarked to national standards.
- Our ESL program includes learning and question models designed to help students pass tests such as the IELTS. SOC is also an official IELTS testing venue, running more than 40 IELTS tests at our campus each year.
- SOC teachers have lots of training with ESL learners. They support ESL students with help. This help includes extra time, oral interviews, examples, and pictures to support learning and testing.
- SOC also has an in-house tutor that runs daily sessions to bring ESL students up to speed.
- At SOC we leverage technology, reach out to educators from the students’ home countries and even put translators on the phone during class if needed.
We do everything we can to ensure our ESL students are not left behind.