English Language Improvement Program (ELIP)

ELIP studentsEach ELIP level is 12 weeks and focuses on developing reading and listening comprehension, as well as oral and written communication.

ELIP Foundation - Introduces students to the organizational principles of paragraph structure.

ELIP 1 - Familiarizes students with academic skills such as note-taking, summarizing, and structured writing.

ELIP 2 - Expands on students' syntactic and discourse patterns while further building upon student's academic writing and presentations skills.

ELIP 3 - Advances students' accurate use of English structures and enhances academic skills, including developing persuasive writing and critically extrapolating and synthensizing information.
ELIP 3 Fast Track - A condensed, 8 week ELIP 3 program typically for Center for Executive and Professional Education Program (CEPE) students. Please refer to your Welcome Letter.
- Successful completion of ELIP 3/ ELIP 3 Fast Track meets University of Windsor English proficiency requirements for both undergraduate and graduate admissions.

*Students participate in a placement test upon their arrival. A valid standardized test score (CAEL, IELTS, TOEFL, etc.) may be considered in support of a student's language profile.

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​Important Dates

Winter 2017

December 16 - Registration Deadline
January 6 - Welcome Reception (and full tuition payment due)
January 4 - 6 - Placement Test
January 13 - Class Orientation / Book Pick-up
January 16 - Classes Start
April 7 - Final Exam
April 14 - Results Issued

Intersession 2017

April 14 - Registration Deadline
May 5 - Welcome Reception (and full tuition payment due)
May 3 - 5 - Placement Test
May 12 - Class Orientation / Book Pick-up
May 15 - Classes Start
August 4 - Final Exam
August 11 - Results Issued

Fall 2017

August 11  - Registration Deadline
September 1 - Welcome Reception (and full tuition payment due)
August 30 - September 1 - Placement Test
September 8 - Class Orientation / Book Pick-up
September 11 - Classes Start
December 1 - Final Exam
December 8 - Results Issued

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