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2 London Language Institute Post Secondary Pathway

3 The Institute LLI was established in May 1998 and has 14 years of experience in the ESL and English programming industry. We are proud members of several organizations here in Canada. LLI is located in the beautiful City of London, Ontario Canada close to both Toronto and Niagara Falls. London is Canada’s tenth largest city with a population of approximately 400,000 people. In 2012 LLI is expanding our presence internationally into several countries around the world. This expansion includes official LLI schools and official CAEL testing centres.

4 The Institute LLI is a member of Languages Canada which is the leading organization in Canada that provides accreditation to programs nationally. www.languagescanada.ca www.languagescanada.ca LLI is an official testing centre for CAEL and has been working in conjunction with CAEL to open up international testing centres around the world. www.cael.ca

5 The Institute LLI has been offering iBT TOEFL testing and a preparation at our main campus in Canada since 2006. www.ets.org LLI offers a recognized and approved Teacher Training program through ACE- Advanced Consultant Education. LLI is the only approved school with a recognized TESL Canada training program in London, Ontario Canada. www.tesl.ca

6 The Institute LLI has been approved by the Ministry of Education in Ontario Canada through the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities. www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/ LLI strides for excellence and will continue to be involved and members of leading organizations in Canada to ensure we have the most up to date resources for our staff and students.

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12 London Language Institute LLI specializes in ESL programming preparing students for: High School Post Secondary Studies LLI is proud to have more than 13 years experience working with students from all over the world

13 London Language Institute International LLI is expanding our school globally and is opening programs in several countries in 2012 and 2013. These schools will offer a full curriculum that include official CAEL labs and testing. ADVANTAGES Students can begin their studies in their own country saving money Students will be able to assess their English abilities and confirm their pathway options prior to arriving in North America Direct connection to London Language Institute Canada

14 Courses and Services offered internationally Full-Time ESL Courses CAEL Assessment Preparation Courses CAEL Assessment Official Testing Centre Pathway: University/College Entrance Program Pathway: High School Preparation Speciality Programs: Flight Training Preparation, Business training Students attending international schools will follow the same schedule offered at the main campus. Students may transfer to an from schools. **All certification is monitored and controlled by LLI-Canada

15 Full-Time English Courses *Core Programming * Pathway Program

16 What is ESL? “English as a Second Language” London Language Institute is one of Canada's premier educational institutions. The philosophy and curriculum at LLI were developed and based upon many years of experience in an International ESL market. Mission: To offer a quality program and lifetime experience to all students.

17 ESL at London Language Institute Modern learning techniques are utilized to ensure students learn in the most effective and interesting atmosphere The Full-Time Core ESL Program is based on a minimum of 23 hours of study per week, accompanied with extra curricular courses including Canadian History and/or Songs classes and Book Club activities. The pathway curriculum has an additional 7-9 hours of study per week including academic writing and CAEL preparation classes. After an assessment test is completed, the students are placed in an appropriate level corresponding with their abilities in Speaking, Listening, Reading, Grammar and Writing

18 ESL Programming LLI offers a 9 level ESL program which includes two levels of Academic Preparation. Incorporating and combining CAEL training into the curriculum. As students progress through this program their proficiency in CAEL increases As a result, when a student graduates from Academic Preparation 2 they will have a minimum CAEL 60 which meets most university and college entrance requirements LLI’s program is recognized by our partners so long as a student progress successfully through our Academic Preparation program.

19 LLI University Acceptance Sample

20 ESL Curriculum Structure

21 LLI is proud to offer a curriculum through Pearson Longman and Oxford. Our curriculum is designed around a Mastery teaching methodology. Our small classes (maximum 12 students) allow students to learn through speaking and direct interaction in the classroom. However, pathway students are required to sign a student contract that states that pathway students must maintain a 90% attendance in program. This ensures that students are not missing key elements of the program. Statistics have proven that students who maintain this level of effort are successful at attaining their English goals.

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23 Monthly Progress Report Example

24 “Pathway” University Entrance Program LLI is proud to have established pathways with top ranked Universities in Canada and the United States. This will ensure the best learning opportunities for students.

25 LLI Pathway University Entrance Program This program opens up many opportunities for students and does not limit a student to one post secondary option. This program assures students are taking advantage of their individual situation and their futures are secure! LLI has been working closely with several Universities and Colleges across Canada and the United States. LLI is continuing to expand opportunities for students to meet the diversified needs and requests of our students.

26 Canadian University Rankings 2012-Huron #1 in Canada

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28 LLI Pathway University Entrance Program LLI has an established pathway with Huron University College which is partnered with Western University. Huron is located in London, Ontario Canada. Huron has recently been recognized as a leading school in the Maclean’s yearly publication that ranks universities in different categories. Huron University College offers more than 70 program combinations through its Faculty of Arts and Social Science and faculty of Theology. The partnership with Western University provides students with the best of both worlds-study in a small university community while enjoying all the benefits of one of the largest universities in Canada. More than half of Huron graduates go on to graduate or professional schools across Canada and the world. Recent grads have gone on to Colombia Law School, London School of Economics, Cambridge, University of Toronto, University of British Colombia, McGill University and Harvard.

29 LLI Pathway University Entrance Program London language Institute is proud to have an established pathway with King’s University College at Western Ontario. Located in Lon don, Ontario Canada makes it very convenient for LLI students to transition into this great university. A liberal arts education will provide you with the fundamental skills necessary to think clearly, acquire knowledge independently and express yourself fluently. King's provides a small, supportive, interactive environment (both academic and social) where you also gain further experience as both a leader and team player, developing your strengths while exploring new challenges. These skills will provide you with a satisfying rewarding career as well as the desire to lead a meaningful life in which making a difference is essential.

30 LLI Pathway University Entrance Program LLI has an established pathway with Brescia University College which is partnered with Western University. Brescia is located in London, Ontario Canada. Since its inception in 1919, Brescia University College has been committed to educating women. Brescia has a fantastic student to faculty ratio of 14:1 and offers entrance scholarships for strong academic students (80% admission average). Brescia’s supportive and collaborative learning shows students how to be leaders and gives them opportunities to put that learning into practice.

31 LLI Pathway University Entrance Program With LLI’s recent expansion we are reaching out to expand new partnership agreements and are in discussion with Western University. LLI has had many students attend Western through direct entrance over the past 14 years. Western was founded in 1878 and has more than 250,000 alumni worldwide Western is one of the oldest and most beautiful universities in Canada with almost 1400 faculty members and approximately 35,000 students. 12 Faculties and Schools, Western offers more than 400 different specializations, majors and minors at the undergraduate level. Competitive entrance requirements

32 LLI Pathway University Entrance Program London Languages has a pathway program with Trent University. Trent University has two campuses in Canada-one in Peterborough and the second in Oshawa. Trent is located close to Toronto and is a mid size university. Trent specializes and is a top ranked university in computer and science programs. Trent has smaller classes with over 70 undergraduate degree programs and specializations.

33 LLI Pathway University Entrance Program London Languages has a pathway program with Acadia University. Acadia is located in eastern Canada in the beautiful province of Nova Scotia. Acadia is nationally and internationally recognized as a centre of research excellence. Our faculty's dual commitment to instill a love of learning and to generate new knowledge provides our students with unique partnerships with faculty, both to do research and to communicate and connect that research to the community.

34 LLI Pathway College Entrance Program LLI is proud to be able to offer diploma and upgrading programs through our local partner Fanshawe College. Fanshawe is the top ranked College in Ontario and offers many programs. LLI has a pathway arrangement with Fanshawe College. Fanshawe offers hands on training and many courses also include work placements which can provide great experience for future job opportunities.

35 LLI Pathway University Entrance-United States - Founded in 1870, Canisius College is one of 28 Jesuit universities in the United States and the premier private university in Western New York. - Canisius is a comprehensive university producing 4-year bachelor’s degrees, as well as Master’s degrees. Master’s degrees have been awarded at Canisius for more than 80 years. - Canisius is consistently ranked in the top 20% of Master’s producing universities in the North region by U.S. News & World Report. More than 35 graduate degree and certificate programs. - National accreditations in business (AACSB), education (NCATE), and counseling (CACREP) serve as a testimonial to the quality of a Canisius graduate education.

36 Canada & the United States A Comparative Break Down Of Undergraduate Courses Admission Requirements

37 Admission Requirement CourseMinimum AverageHigh School Minimum Courses RequirementsNotes Arts & Humanities CANADALow 80s A level of English proficiency Admission is Competitive USALow 70s Admission is Competitive Engineering CANADALow 80s A level of English proficiency in addition to two specific areas of grade 12 math, chemistry, and physics. Admission is Competitive USALow 70s Admission is Competitive Health Science CANADALow 80s A level of English proficiency in addition to two specific areas of grade 12 math, biology, and statistics. Admission is Competitive USALow 70s Admission is Competitive Business CANADALow – Mid 80s A level of English proficiency in addition to two specific areas of grade 12 math, and statistics. Admission is Competitive USALow 70s – Mid 80s Admission is Competitive Science CANADALow – Mid 80s A level of English proficiency in addition to two specific areas of grade 12 math, chemistry, biology, geology, computer science, and physics. Admission is Competitive USALow 70s – Mid 80s Admission is Competitive Admission is Competitive: Possession of minimum admission average for consideration does not guarantee admission.

38 CountryMinimum FeesMaximum FeesTermNotes Canada12,000 $ (CAD)24,000 $ (CAD)Per Year Prices varies depending on the course and university The United States 14,000 $ (USD)40,000 $ (USD)Per Year Prices varies depending on the course and university

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40 LLI Pathway Process LLI will complete and assist students' applications to these Universities. Conditional letters of acceptance are available for undergraduate programs prior to a students arrival in Canada. Conditions are based on the successful completion of the Academic Preparation program. Students must meet the “student contract” conditions in order to pass the Academic Preparation Program. Students who do not complete our program may write a formal CAEL test in order to receive their final acceptance. Acceptance into the University is truly based on a students academic background Transcripts from high school and/or University/College are required so we can screen the students pre-requisite courses. LLI will review electronic copies of students high school transcripts. The transcripts must be translated officially into English. Once a pre screening has taken place LLI will inform the student on what university best suits their academic background. In the case that a student does not meet the minimum academic standards the student will be notified immediately. If a student does not have the academic average to meet admission into a program they may enrol in our pathway program and take a General Arts and Science course at Fanshawe College for 8 months. If a student attains a 80% plus average they can then apply to university programs.

41 LLI Pathway Process Processing Times: Once a student submits their academic transcripts for screening they will be notified within 72 business hours of their opportunities. Students will have to then send original or notarized copies of their transcripts to LLI-Canada where we will complete the application and forward to the university for review. Approximately 3-5 weeks latter the student will receive a decision from the university. Successful applicants will receive a conditional offer based on the completion of LLI’s Academic Program (this may also include special testing benchmarks)

42 LLI Pathway Process-Summary Submit transcripts and desired area of post secondary study for review 72 hours latter LLI-Canada will reply with screening results Students will forward their original or notarized transcripts to Canada for submission to university LLI-Canada will complete the application process-please note application fees to university range from $50.00-$150.00 and students will be responsible for these charges 3-5 weeks latter the decision and letters of acceptance will be sent to successful candidates Conditional offers of acceptance are based on completion of LLI’s Academic Preparation Program (minimum standards must be met as per the student contract agreement)

43 LLI Speciality Programs LLI offers speciality programs in a number of different areas including medicine, business and flight training. LLI is proud to have a pathway program for students seeking a private and or a commercial pilot license. This is through Crosswinds Aviation here in London Ontario Canada. Upon completion of our ESL program student can begin flight training with monthly start dates throughout the year. LLI can accommodate special requests for programs from groups of students at any time throughout the year.

44 CAEL Testing and Preparation

45 What is the CAEL Assessment? The Canadian Academic English Assessment (CAEL) is a standardized test of English in use for academic purposes, designed to describe the level of English language test takers planning to study in English-medium colleges and universities. CAEL is recognized across Canada as a benchmark examination to illustrate English language proficiency. The CAEL test is growing rapidly and is now being accepted at some institutions in the United States.

46 What is the CAEL Assessment? It offers a unique alternative to other standardized tests of English because it is an integrated, task-based test on one topic Test takers read articles, listen to a lecture, answer questions and write a short essay-all on one subject, as they would be expected to do in a first year university or college classroom This exam is 2.5 hours in length and is very test "friendly"

47 CAEL Assessment Preparation Program LLI is proud to offer a preparation program for students hoping to pass the official CAEL test. LLI offers two levels of study, Pre-CAEL Assessment CAEL Assessment Preparation (intermediate and advanced). This program is based on a 100 hour curriculum and can be offered full time or part time.

48 CAEL Assessment Official Testing Centre

49 London Language Institute Official CAEL Test Centres London Language Institute in co-operation with CAEL is pleased to be opening testing centres that provide both the official CAEL examination and preparation courses.

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