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College of Extended Learning

English for Academic Purposes

With the focus primarily academic in nature, these formats offer maximum benefit to participants wishing to upgrade their English for university study. The Intensive English Term Format and the Intensive English Term Segment can equip you with the English language skills you need. The challenging academic classes focus on learning targets to improve your ability to write, read, problem solve, study independently, give presentations, and improve note-taking and critical thinking skills.

Why take this program?

  • Classes are held Monday through Friday
  • Full-time language studies incorporate class time, homework, tutorials and advising
  • Available for all language proficiency levels, beginner to advanced
  • Participants commit to function only in English during all classes, projects and workshops
  • Specialized ELP curriculum in major components of language (oral, aural, speaking, reading, writing) designed to improve students’ abilities to communicate effectively, efficiently and spontaneously at a level appropriate to undergraduate/graduate study

Intensive English

This program is offered Monday through Friday (35+ hours per week) and offers individualized timetables, exposure to various teachers, and access to the UNB library system. Students can choose from an entire term or a segment of the term.

Intensive English Term Format


  • January 6 (registration) - April 3, 2020
  • May 4 (registration) - July 9, 2020
  • September 9 (registration) - December 10, 2020 


  • $5,600* per term (An application fee applies. Prices are in effect May 1, 2020 until April 30, 2021.)

Intensive English Term Segment


  • January 6 (registration) - February 21, 2020
  • September 9 (registration) - October 27, 2020 


  • $3,346* per segment (An application fee applies. Prices are in effect May 1, 2020 until April 30, 2021.)

*All fees are in Canadian dollars and are subject to increase without notice.