Welcome to the English for Post-Secondary Education (EPE) program at KGIC! EPE is an intensive academic preparation program for those who wish to enter a post-secondary institution (college or university) or study academic English. Our EPE program not only lets you bypass taking an official English test with many of our partners, it also prepares you to be successful once you start your college or university journey. EPE is not just about getting into university—it's also about succeeding, graduating and reaching your goals!
|Locations||Victoria, Vancouver, & Toronto|
|Duration||4, 8 or 12* weeks (Students must graduate from the full 12-week program to benefit from KGIC partner schools.)|
Mon. to Thurs.: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
|Class Size||~15 students|
|No IELTS/TOEFL||No official English test score needed to gain entry into selected colleges and universities affiliated with KGIC|
|Academic Learning||Intensive reading and writing practice, including paraphrasing, summarizing and researching|
|Important Skills||Academic preparation covering all areas; reading, writing, speaking, vocabulary, study skills and note-taking|
|Varied Content||Wide variety of college-level curriculum topics covered in each module|
|Feedback||Monthly tests and academic counselling to evaluate student progress|
|Guests and Tours||Monthly school tours and information sessions with a variety of universities and colleges|
|Module 1||Module 2||Module 3|
Multi-Meaning Words / Academic Vocabulary
Education / Science Essays
Note-Taking in Lectures
Academic Vocabulary / Word Families
Child Development / Globalization Essays
Noun and Article Grammar
Business Case Study
Speaking and Seminars
Word Grammar / Academic Vocabulary
Cultural Studies / Climate Change Essays
Developing and Supporting Arguments
- TOEFL® iBT 61, TOEIC® 650,
- IELTS 5.5 overall (with writing 5.5)
- Completed KGIC Level 4
- Any recognized international English language equivalency test score, or a pass on our Entrance Exam.
- Interview and essay required.
Program exit level is KGIC Exit Test score of 65% and 80% in course work. If a student fails to meet this requirement, they can retake the next available module.