$250 (each course)
Speaking: August 09, 2021 – September 20, 2021
Listening: August 10, 2021 – September 14, 2021
Reading: August 11, 2021 – September 15, 2021
Writing: August 12, 2021 – September 16, 2021
Take 10% off your registration fee for the August intake
The CELPIP Preparation Program helps future test takers to prepare for the individual components of the CELPIP test (both CELPIP General and CELPIP-General LS). The program emphasizes the requirements and the expectations of each section of the test and increases students’ chances of achieving their target score.
Ashton College offers a CELPIP Preparation Program for those planning on taking the CELPIP test. The program is offered live online and is designed to prepare students for individual components of the CELPIP-General and the CELPIP-General LS tests. Students can register for individual modules of their choice, or take the entire training for all four modules of CELPIP test.
The CELPIP Preparation Program allows potential test takers to fully prepare for different components of the CELPIP test, increasing their ability to achieve their target score. For many newcomers to Canada, a high score in language proficiency is a step towards raising their Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) and improving their Express Entry profile.
The CELPIP Preparation Program has been developed by CELPIP experts to assist test takers and ensure they maximize their performance and demonstrate their true level of English language on the test day. The program focuses on improving students’ language skills and helping them better understand the test format, style and expectations.
For further information, please visit CELPIP frequently asked questions.
Sam holds a Master’s degree in TEFL, and TESL Canada standard 3(permanent) as well as TESOL diploma. He has been teaching multiple English & test prep courses including ESL, Writing, IELTS, FCE, TOEFL and CELPIP for ten years in Vancouver. Sam has taught at several colleges such as VGC, VIC, KGIC and SGIC among some others. He has also experienced teaching English for Academic Purposes(EAP) and Writing course in Capilano university and SGIC. He had the opportunity to design the syllabus for his EAP course at SGIC. Sam has recently been teaching online ESL & IELTS courses.
Holding a Master’s degree in TESOL and a TESL Canada Certificate Standard 3 permanent, Ramin has been teaching IELTS, TOEFL, LPI and EAP courses for the past 12 years. From 2007 to 2018, he also worked as the Academic Director of two ESL schools in Vancouver.
Ramin’s education and work experience covers a wide range of disciplines from engineering and industrial design to journalism and newsroom editing, making him a knowledgeable and versatile instructor who enjoys helping students achieve their goals. Ramin is also a co-founder and editor of an English magazine for ESL learners.
He was also a Teacher Trainer on the TESOL program at Vancouver Community College.
With a BA Psychology, CELTA certification and a background in Counselling, he brings a warm heart to the learning experience.
*Subject to change without notice
This module prepares students for the fundamental practices in reading that can be used during the reading component of the CELPIP test. The core topics include:
Students will increase their proficiency in the following tasks:
The course is delivered in the following format:
This module provides comprehensive teaching on the best writing strategies for the writing component of the CELPIP test. The key learning areas include:
Students will develop note-taking techniques, learn to manage their time, and identify common writing errors and how to correct them. Special attention will be given to the use of transitional words and phrases.
The course is delivered in the following format:
This module helps students develop ideas and improve their speaking skills for the speaking component of the CELPIP test. Students will become proficient in:
Students will develop skills in the following areas:
Special attention will be given to students’ ability to state their opinions and the difference between weak and convincing reasons. The course is delivered in the following format:
This module gives an overview of the question types and expected responses for the listening component of the CELPIP test. This module focuses on the following key areas:
Students will practice identifying relevant and irrelevant information, interpreting visual clues, distinguishing between facts and opinions, and identifying the differences between summaries and paraphrases. The course is delivered in the following format:
The registration fee for each course is $250* ($1,000* for all 4 modules).
*The registration fee does not include the cost of all required materials and/or textbooks.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.