Test Preparation Course


Fast Facts

•20 group + 5 private lessons per week 
•small group (3-9 students) lessons in the mornings 
•private lessons in the afternoons 
•all language skills 
•general English 
•private lessons focus on academic English and TOEFL, IELTS etc. preparation and practice 
•daily homework assignments 
•regular practice tests 


If you are planning to study at an English language university or college, immigrate to Canada or just want worldwide recognition of your English skills, you should prepare for an internally recognized English test.

The course includes twenty group lessons of general English plus five private test preparation lessons per week. While the group lessons build all language skills, the private lessons focus on each test skill area (listening, speaking, reading, writing). The latter involves skills and strategies for vocabulary building, reading, essay writing, independent and integrated speaking tasks, note-taking and more and are customized to the student’s individual needs. As in all our courses at English Encounters you also receive daily homework assignments which are designed to provide more review and practice of your daily lessons. All these, plus regular Practice Tests ensure you will have what it takes to achieve a great score in your test! 

At English Encounters, we can help you prepare for the following English tests: 

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language; needed to study at college/university) 
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) General and Academic 
TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication, Business English) 
CELPIP (Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program, needed for immigration purposes) 

Group Lessons (20/week) 

•based on American Headway textbook series 
•6 levels – Beginner, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate, Semi-Advanced, Advanced 
•each level correlates to TOEFL, TOEIC, and IELTS score ranges 
•regular testing (eg. biweekly) and opportunity for promotion 
•includes use of coursebook, workbook, access to audio download centre, and online practice materials (optional) 
•supplemental materials include frequent handouts for grammar, vocabulary, Canadian culture, business English, and idioms 
•all skills including conversation, grammar, listening, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, writing, discussion, debate, role play 

Private Lessons (5/week)

•curriculum for private lessons uses a variety of TOEFL, IELTS, CELPIP or TOEIC materials and can be customized according to student needs 
•teacher assesses student needs and designs a curriculum which responds to them

All Our English Courses

General English Course


Intensive english course


business english course


test preparation


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accelerated english course


private english course


academic pathway program


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