Language & Culture Programs

Language & Culture Programs

It is essential for international students to develop a strong English language foundation in order to communicate and contribute effectively in a Canadian classroom. These intensive English language programs will help you develop the learning strategies necessary to apply to English-language institutions and will further enable your success with future studies. Learning activities will focus on reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary development. You will gain the English proficiency necessary to excel in the classroom and beyond.

Both our IAE3 and IAE4 programs are accredited by Languages Canada. Languages Canada is Canada’s premier language organization representing both of Canada’s official languages: English and French. Its primary role is to monitor the quality of language schools in Canada for both public and private institutions. Schools that have earned the distinction of accreditation have met or surpassed Languages Canada’s standard of excellence.

Intensive Academic English (IAE4) Advanced

12 weeks full-time
Multiple start dates – Please contact [email protected] for detailed information.

This intensive language program is designed to help students reach the English proficiency necessary to apply to the International diploma programs at Robertson. We offer contemporary and cutting-edge techniques using digital media and updated real-world texts and videos. This, along with small class sizes and cultural-related activities, creates the opportunities necessary for students to actively participate in their learning.

The program runs Monday to Friday, 22-25 hours per week.

Please contact [email protected] for language requirements and specific program information.


Intensive Academic English (IAE3) Upper-Intermediate

12 weeks full-time
Starts Every Month 

This Upper-Intermediate language program focuses on the continued development of the skills needed to effectively communicate in English. We maintain smaller class sizes and use a new real-world approach in the Canadian context. Students in the Upper-Intermediate English language level will work on improving their writing, reading, listening, speaking, vocabulary development, and grammar skills. Fun and meaningful cultural activities round out this language class. Contact us for details.

The program runs Monday to Friday, 22-25 hours per week.


Practical Applied Culture and Employment (PACE)

Are you prepared to work or study in a multicultural professional setting in the Canadian context? Do you have the skills necessary to study or work in a multicultural environment? This program will help you do just that!

Practical Applied Culture and Employment (PACE) is vital to career success. The PACE Program is designed to help students unlock the important communication skills necessary for academic and workplace success in the Canadian context.

Students will learn techniques and skills for effective reading and listening fluency, impactful written and oral communication and professional interpersonal interactions. The program also is designed to help students develop cross-cultural competency that is critical for success in a multicultural society like Canada.


Related Forms & Resources

For forms and resources related to being an International Student at Robertson, please visit Forms and Policies for International Students.

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Once you take the first step, one of our Student Admissions Advisors will get in touch to better understand your goals for the future.