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Integrated English Online Program (IEOP)

Program Overview

St. Lawrence College is offering students the opportunity to learn English from the comfort of their homes around the world. This online program allows students to access quality curricula on an e-learning platform and engage in live video conferencing with qualified ESL teachers in Canada. Benefits of the online program include: 

  • Flexible part-time schedule
  • Interactive live sessions to improve your skills quickly 
  • Personalized learning to target your needs 
  • Making friends with students from different cultures and learning about cross-cultural communication 
  • Meeting the English proficiency requirement for a college program (see the requirements to progress) 
  • Improving your skills in English while also learning effective study skills 
  • Saving on living costs while studying English online through a Canadian public college (Please note that students in IEOP will not be eligible for a study permit starting Winter 2023. Check out the Integrated English On Campus IEOC if you wish to obtain a study permit to live in Canada)

Program Features

  • 16-week intensive learning, focused on reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, and academic study skills
  • Live practice sessions (4-hour mandatory sessions and 4 hours optional sessions)
  • Evening classes Tuesday – Friday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Toronto time. Convert to your time zone). If these times don’t work for you, you can explore our personalized POET program
  • Self-Study (10+ hours per week on your own schedule)
  • One-on-one tutorials (2 hours per week interaction tailored to your needs)
  • Find a sample timetable below

Program Structure

There are 2 levels in the Integrated English Online Program. Check your level of English here

  • Learn vocabulary related to daily life and academic subjects
  • Enhance reading comprehension
  • Improve writing skills to produce a 500-word essay
  • Focus on speaking fluency

Requirements to progress to the next level of study

  • 60% on the final grade to progress to Advanced

Note: the credential earned from this program is only one piece required for admission to academic programs. Students are still required to meet other admission requirements to enter the academic program. Different programs may have different requirements. 

  • Learn academic English with targeted vocabulary and study skills
  • Read to comprehend complex academic subjects
  • Improve writing skills to produce a 1000-word essay
  • Practice speaking in conducting group discussions and making presentations

Requirements to progress to the next level of study

  • To enter Certificate/Diploma programs at SLC: 70% on the final grade IEOP Pathway Advanced
  • To enter Degree/Graduate Certificate/Program Pairs programs at SLC: 85% on the final grade IEOP Pathway Advanced

Note: the credential earned from this program is only one piece required for admission to academic programs. Students are still required to meet other admission requirements to enter the academic program. Different programs may have different requirements. 

70% Final Grade 85% Final Grade
1-Year Certificate
12 Certificate programs

X

X

2-Year Diploma
34 Diploma programs

X

X

3-Year Advanced Diploma
14 advanced diploma programs

X

X

4-Year Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

X

Graduate Certificates
9 Graduate Certificates

X

Planning to apply to IEOP and an Academic Program at SLC at the same time?

Students may take IEOP to meet proof of English proficiency for an academic program at St. Lawrence College. 

Applications for academic programs have to be submitted via the OCAS-IAS application platform. You can find our detailed application guide and access the OCAS platform to submit your application here.

Note: please make sure to attach proof of registration for IEOP to your academic application. To get that document fill out the IEOP registration form below.

Program Dates & fees

Spring Intake (12 weeks; 10 hours live class per week + 2 hours tutorial)

  • Registration deadline: April 19, 2022
  • Orientation: May 18, 2022
  • Program start date: May 24, 2022
  • Program end date: August 12, 2022

Fees

  • Registration Fee: $100 for new applicants
  • 12-week Program Fee: $3,800 CAD

Note: Fees are indicated in Canadian Dollars and can be changed without notice. 

Fall Intake (12 weeks; 10 hours live class per week + 2 hours one-on-one tutorial)

  • Orientation: September 7, 2022
  • Program start date: September 13, 2022
  • Program end date: December 2, 2022
  • Grading: December 7, 2022
  • Completing Ceremony: December 12, 2022

Winter Intake (16 weeks; 4 hours live classes + 4 hours group tutorial + 2 hours one-on-one tutorial

  • Orientation and Celebration: January 5, 2023
  • Program start date: January 9, 2023
  • Program end date: April 28, 2023

Spring Intake (16 weeks; 4 hours live classes + 4 hours group tutorial + 2 hours one-on-one tutorial

  • Orientation and Celebration: April 27, 2023
  • Program start date: May 1,  2023
  • Program end date: August 18, 2023

Fees

  • Registration Fee: $100 for new applicants
  • Technology and Course Materials: $100
  • 16-week Program Fee: $3,800 CAD

Note: Fees are indicated in Canadian Dollars and can be changed without notice. 

Sample Timetable (timezone in est)

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 Friday

Morning

Live Class

Live Class

Live Class

Live Class

Afternoon

One-on-one Tutorial

Self-study

One-on-one Tutorial

Self-study

Night

Self-study

Self-study

Self-study

Self-study

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Morning

Self-study

One-on-one tutorial

Self-study

One-on-one tutorial

Self-study

Afternoon

 

 

 

 

 

7:00-9:00 pm

Live Class

Group Tutorial

Live Class

Group Tutorial