Seneca's English Language Institute (ELI) is an intensive, full time ESL program for international students who need to improve their English language skills before studying in Seneca programs. The ELI leads to direct entry into diploma, degree and post graduate programs at Seneca. The ELI is also designed for students who need to improve their English for work or personal reasons.
6 start dates per year and 8 ESL levels leading to direct entry into Seneca post secondary programs
Access to all Seneca facilities, resources and residence
2 TESL Canada certified programs and customized programs for international teachers
State-of-the-art facilities including 3 high-tech, voice-enabled multimedia language labs
Courses Offered & Fees
Program Start Date
Customized Programs for International Teachers
- Custom English Programs for Groups
- Integrated English Programs (Read, Write, Listen, Speak)
- Teacher Training Programs (CELTA/TESL/TEFL/TESOL)
- University/College Preparation
- Semester Programs (Fall/Winter/Spring)
Facilities and Location
The ELI is located on Seneca's Newnham Campus, just a short distance from downtown Toronto. The Campus is home to programs in Applied Arts, Aviation, Business, Fashion, Health Sciences, Science & Engineering Technology and more. The campus includes a residence, bookstore, health centre, learning centre, cafeteria, sports centre, ice skating rink and many coffee shops, while the ELI offers the latest in state-of-the-art facilities for English learners.