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Program OverviewThe Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute's (OLBI) English Intensive program develops communication skills in English from beginner to advanced levels for academic, professional and personal purposes. Students receive 21 hours of classroom time per week where they integrate listening, reading, speaking and writing skills.
Courses Offered & Fees
Specialized AccreditationLanguages Canada
Program OptionsConversational English Programs
English Proficiency Preparation (TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS)
Integrated English Programs (Read, Write, Listen, Speak)
Teacher Training Programs (CELTA/TESL/TEFL/TESOL)
Program ScheduleSemester Programs (Fall/Winter/Spring)
Facilities and LocationThe University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual university in North America. It is located in downtown Ottawa, close to the Rideau Canal.
Ottawa is Canada's capital and home to the Parliament Buildings and over 100 diplomatic missions. The city is rich with art and culture featuring attractions such as the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the National Arts Centre, the National Gallery of Canada and the National Library.
The International Office provides students with counselling, academic planning and information on university activities. A variety of support clubs and cultural associations are also available.