ACE English Teacher Training Program
The ACE (Advance Consulting for Education) TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate is an ESL teacher training course with 100 hours of classroom instruction plus a 20- or 10-hour supervised practicum which takes place at Mount Royal University between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Using the ACE Method, participants will explore teaching, learning and language through task-based, participatory and interactive experiences. The content is based on the most recent research in language acquisition and language education.
Business English Program
The Business English Program has been developed to address the growing demand and professional needs of Calgary's second language employees. This comprehensive program focuses primarily on productive language skills (speaking and writing) which many second language learners find most challenging in today's global workplace.
Communication Skills for Health Professionals
This course is open to international students, landed immigrants and Canadian citizens and is designed for internationally educated nurses, midwives, doctors, pharmacists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists who need to improve their language skills to succeed in their profession in Canada.
English Language Assessment
Have your ESL skills tested to identify which areas of English are your strengths and which areas require further development. Testing is conducted through individual appointments (approx. 4 hours in length) and will assess each of the following language areas: reading, writing, grammar, speaking and listening. A comprehensive written report of your assessment results will be provided within one month of the testing, and will include training recommendations (where applicable) to address your ESL needs.
Full-Time English Language Programs
There are 4 full-time, non-credit English language programs at Mount Royal University:
English Foundations (EF), English for Academic Purposes (EAP), and English for Advanced Communications (EAC) and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
Online ESL Courses
These online courses can help you with Academic Vocabulary, preparation for the IELTS exam or health-specific English language skills.
Part-Time ESL Programs
These part-time programs can help you with reading, writing, accent reduction, listening and speaking skills, as well as preparation for the TOEFL exam.
Private ESL Training
Improve your English skills with one of our TESL Canada Certified Instructors in one of these areas: writing, reading, grammar, conversation (speaking and listening) or pronunciation. Available to individuals or small groups. Includes initial assessment.
Private World Language Training
Choose to have one of our regular world language courses delivered to you in a private format. Your training includes: classes held at Lincoln Park Campus on your choice of day(s) per week, start/end dates, time of day. Available to individuals or small groups.
World Languages Instruction
Be introduced to a number of world languages, from Italian and Spanish to Russian and Mandarin. Start with the basics and take higher levels to advance your skills.