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INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH

Frequently

asked questions

The Grade Gurus introduction to English program is designed to give students a short 2-week or 4-week introductory course in English. Our aim is to teach students basic concepts and phrases. Students will get basic oral, listening and grammar skills and a good feel for their long-term learning potential for the English language. 


All exams, classroom instruction and seminars will be delivered at our beautiful downtown campus, in the heart of Montreal, within walking distance of both Concordia and McGill Universities.
 

Our teachers and staff welcome students from all over the world into an English environment. Students comfortably ease into our English classes and become immersed in the language and culture.
 

 

Assessment 

Students will be assessed and placed according to their English level proficiency. 

Classroom

In class, students will benefit from small class sizes with curriculum designed for international students.

Certification

Students will be given exams in accordance various regulating bodies for English language proficiency.
 

Review & Prep

After program completion, students can opt into a 2-day intensive seminar with a focus on the oral skills needed to successfully engage in job and government related interviews.

  • Qualified teachers
  • Small class sizes
  • Individualized attention
  • Curriculum based government program
  • B2 level Ministry exam on site – certified
  • Located in the heart of Montreal -  Easy access (metro, train), close to universities, restaurants, shopping
  • Extracurricular activities available
  • Excursions
THE GRADE GURUS DIFFERENCE

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) 

Beginner

Recognizes familiar words and makes simple sentences. Introduces self and answers basic questions.




 

A1

Upper Intermediate

Understands the main ideas of concrete or abstract topics in a complex text (including technical articles). Communicates with fluency during a conversation with a native speaker, speaking clearly and with detail on a number of subjects. Gives opinion with explanation.

B2

Elementary

Understands common expressions that relate to self like family, shopping and environment. Uses basic and direct information and communicates with simple words.


 

A2

Advanced

Understands a wide range of texts and understands nuances. Expresses self fluently without searching for words. Uses language in a number of contexts including professional, social or academic. Communicates clearly and can support a well-structured argument.

C1

Intermediate

Understands the main points of clear speech on subjects such as work, school, activities. Manages in situations when traveling to countries using the language. Produces simple texts, describes goals and desires, and provides explanations.

B1

Master or Proficient

Understands easily almost all that is read or heard. Can express self fluently and spontaneously with precise meaning. 



 

C2