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About the Program

  • This intensive English program has been offered by Bishop’s University since 1987.
  • Prior to your arrival on campus, we will assess your level of English by means of a written and oral placement test.
  • Language monitors will organize and participate in social and cultural activities with you to maximise your conversation during your stay.
  • Participants are constantly engaged with the English language as 25 hours per week are dedicated to class time with experienced ESL professors.
  • The focus of the program is to improve the oral comprehension and expression of every participant.
  • During all meals and activities, the participants will discuss and communicate with professors, animators, the University community and other student groups on campus in English.
  • The program’s success is due to small classes and the individual attention received during your weekly stay.
  • Participants in the past have included professionals from all walks of life such as: lawyers, psychologists, judges, government staff, employees from small and medium-sized businesses and manufacturing industries, all from regions in Quebec and throughout the world.

Social and Cultural Activities

Social and cultural activities are an integral part of the program as it allows participants to discover some of the anglophone landmarks of the area and provides opportunities to put into action newly acquired knowledge of the English language. Some of the activities that have been offered in the past include:

  • Guided tour and tasting at the Golden Lion Pub and Brewery;
  • Live performance at the Piggery Theatre;
  • Guided walking tour of the Coaticook Gorge;
  • Guided tour of Rose des champs.

Residence and Accommodations

Program fees include rooming, all food expenses, parking, social and cultural activities, complete access to the University’s Sports Centre, and all educational material for the complete week.

All participants will reside in the Paterson Hall residence in which each suite has four individual bedrooms and suitemates share the use of a living room, kitchenette, and two bathrooms.

All participants have full access to the Dewhurst Dining Hall with their program ID. All breakfasts, lunches, and dinners are included. The first meal included in the fees is the dinner on Sunday whereas the last meal included is breakfast on Friday.

* If you have any food allergies, intolerances, or restrictions, please let us know on the registration form or contact us.

Apply Now to ESL Immersion for Adults

The cost of the program is $1,025.00 per week, taxes included. The deposit of $100.00 per week is non-refundable. Anyone over the age of 18 is eligible for this program and may choose from any of the listed weeks. Participants registering for more than one week will receive a $50.00 discount for the second week and a $100.00 discount for all additional weeks. Choose from the following sessions to participate and learn or perfect your English:

Immersion sessions for Summer 2022:

  • dates to be determined

Registration Form (coming soon)

Comments

«J’ai une plus grande facilité à m’exprimer grâce aux exercices d’interaction avec le professeur et les étudiants. J’ai apprécié la grande disponibilité des professeurs à répondre aux questions.»

«Un très bon programme, vraiment satisfaite de mon séjour. Belle organisation.  Bravo!  Belle accueil également.»

«J’ai tellement aimé mon séjour avec vous et j’espère que l’année prochaine vous allez être encore là pour faire des activités.»

«L’organisation en général est très bonne. Le personnel est affable, souriant, attentionné. Les professeurs sont excellent et le programme est très bien conçu.»

«Les activités en classe, l’interaction avec le professeur et les étudiants (sont les aspects dont j’ai le plus appréciés). Les activités de groupe permettent d’échanger avec les autres étudiants sur différents sujets.»

«Nous partons avec plus d’expérience avec la langue anglaise. Je suis très heureux de mon choix. Je me sentais en vacances même si j’étudiais.»