English As A Second Language Bridge

September 2019

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Certificate of Successful Completion ( 2 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 03, 2019
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
ELB
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$3,103.82 per semester*
International:
$6,838.25 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* 2018/2019 fees are displayed.
   Tuition for 2019/2020 is subject to change.

January 2020

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Certificate of Successful Completion ( 2 semesters )
Classes begin:
January 06, 2020
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
ELB
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$3,103.82 per semester*
International:
$6,838.25 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* 2018/2019 fees are displayed.
   Tuition for 2019/2020 is subject to change.

May 2020

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Certificate of Successful Completion ( 2 semesters )
Classes begin:
May 04, 2020
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
ELB
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$3,103.82 per semester*
International:
$6,838.25 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* 2018/2019 fees are displayed.
   Tuition for 2019/2020 is subject to change.

Your Path to meeting English Language Requirements at Fleming College

Program Highlights

8 levels of English skills development:

Each level is 8 weeks in length and each week consists of 23 hours of instructor-led classes as well as tutoring and experiential learning opportunities. Our ELB program integrates the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills needed to succeed in a post-secondary environment.

ELB Starting Level ELTS TOEFL (IBT)
2 2.5 0-31
3 3.0 0-31
4 3.5 0-31
5 4.0 32-34
6 4.5 35-45
7 5.0 46-59
8 5.5 60-78

The ELB Program reserves the right to place a student according program believes is appropriate for maximum learning, regardless of IELTS or TOEFL results.

Intense immersion, in and out of the classroom

  • Student participate in an elective workshop, such as Pronunciation, Grammar Essentials, Social Conversation , Book Club, and Idioms and Expressions. These small-group workshops focus strongly on individual practice.
  • One morning or afternoon each week is dedicated to a field trip to apply language skills to a specific situation, become familiar with Canadian culture and explore the natural environment of the Kawartha region.
  • Students have 24/7 access to web based language learning software.
  • Personalized learning: each week students receive private tutoring for 30 minutes.

Why Choose Fleming

Strong Connection to the Community

The ESL Bridge Program is closely connected to the local community through field trips and experiential learning. Students connect with the natural environment through rock climbing, skiing skating, nature walks, and visits to regional parks and forests. Cultural activities include guided visits to art galleries, museums, lectures, theatre performances, and historic sites.

Exceptional Faculty

The ESL Bridge Program faculty and tutors are all ESL certified and highly experienced. Our teachers and tutors have earned Master’s degrees in language education, are licensed public school teachers, have published textbooks, trained other ESL teachers, and all have enjoyed working with students in Canada and across the world. English language education is our passion!

Making Friends is Easy: Our program is small, yet includes students from all over the world.

Based on modern methods of learning language The ESL Bridge Program is based on current research into proven methods of learning a new language. It is designed to support individual rather than communal learning, recognizing that students differ in the skills and knowledge they bring to the program and progress at different rates. The program is held at Fleming’s Sutherland Campus, in Peterborough.

Placement Test

Students who do not meet the minimum language requirement for a post-secondary program at Fleming College Program will complete an assessment and speak with the Program Manager to be placed in one of 8 levels.

Pathway Opportunities

Post-Secondary Diplomas: Level 8 graduates can articulate directly into a post-secondary diploma program at Fleming College if they earn a minimum of 70% on course work, 70% on the Fleming College English as a Second Language Bridge program exit test and meet program specific admission requirements.

Post-Grad Certificates: Level 8 graduates can articulate directly into a post-grad program at Fleming College if they earn a minimum of 80% on course work, 80% on the Fleming College English as a Second Language Bridge program exit test and meet program-specific admission requirements.

Tuition Detail

Tuition and ancillary fees are subject to change without notice. The fees presented below reflect Fall start programs only for the current academic year. For details about the fee differences for other program start dates please refer to the below.

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