Programs & Services

Language Services

English Language Courses

COSTI’s Language Instruction programs help newcomers to Canada to develop the English language skills that are essential for their integration into Canadian society. For many, these programs represent an important stage in their settlement process, and a stepping stone to higher education, meaningful employment, and successful careers. COSTI offers a variety of high-quality English classes offered in a friendly, supportive environment with experienced, professional teachers. Some of the classes available are: Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC), English as a Second Language (ESL), computer-assisted language programs, conversational classes, and business English.

Enhanced Language Training for Internationally Trained

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Language Training at the Workplace (LTW)

English Language Tests

COSTI’s English Test preparation programs help students to learn the strategies and patterns that will improve their chances of success in taking English language examinations such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the Test of English as a Written Language (TWE), and the test of Spoken English (TSE). The results of these tests are used to evaluate the level of English proficiency.

Canadian Adult Achievement Test (CAAT)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Test of English as a Written Language (TWE)

Specialized English Instruction for Internationally Trained Individuals

COSTI's Specialized English Instruction programs are designed specifically for internationally trained individuals and tradespersons. Our programs help newcomers to transition more quickly into the Canadian labour market, by offering training that addresses their specific employment and language needs.

Enhanced Language Training for Internationally Trained

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