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College of Extended Learning

English Language Programme

English Language Programme

Trained in the English Language Programme (ELP) methodology, our instructors and staff are dedicated to ensuring that clients of all language proficiency levels receive a high-quality instruction. Our active approach to learning assists our clients to think in English, speak in English, and write in English in a scenario-based, real-world environment.

Whether you’re learning English to advance your career, apply to university, or just improve your overall skills, we can help you achieve your goals.


Whatever your needs or skill level, ELP has a program to meet your unique requirements:

The English Language Programme (ELP) is located on the picturesque campus of the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton. Established in 1950, ELP is one of the oldest English Second Language schools in Canada and attracts learners from over 70 countries each year.

Assessment services

ELP offers a wide range of assessment services and flexibility of delivery. Comprehensive testing and assessment can be customized for individuals or groups.

  • Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment Services (for eligible Newcomers to Canada)
    • CLBA - Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment
    • CLBPT - Canadian Language Benchmarks Placement test
    • ELTPA - Enhanced Language Training Placement test
    • CLBLPT - Canadian Language Benchmarks Literacy Placement Tool