General Program Information

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  • A full-time intensive program is 25 classroom hours per week (at ECSL one hour = 60 minutes) and 5 hours of social activities per week.

  • ECSL has 4 terms per year and each term lasts 3 months.

  • The main start dates are the recommended UCP/MP start dates. However, students can usually start any week.

  • In each term, students will complete 1 full level taken in 2 six- or seven-week sessions. Students will sit a midterm exam after the first session and a final exam at the end of term.

  • ECSL offers 6 levels in total.

  • Classes are usually from 8:45am to 3:30pm Monday to Thursday and 8:45 am to 12:00 noon on Fridays.

  • Computers are available to students during school hours; however, we recommend that students bring their own laptop or tablet.