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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Plus)

Start your new adventure teaching English to second-language learners.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Provide Canadian equivalency report if applicable.
  • English language proficiency required for those applicants whose mother tongue is not English.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of:

  1. previous academic achievement
  2. English language proficiency
  3. pre-interview tasks
  4. interview performance

Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES.  A general (document-by-document) or a comprehensive (course-by-course) assessment is required.

Applicants who are unsuccessful at the task/interview screening stage will be advised on appropriate steps for future applications.

English Language Proficiency

Applicants whose mother tongue is not English will also have to meet language proficiency criteria through one of the following:

TOEFL iBT — Listening: 24; Reading: 24; Writing: 27; Speaking: 24 (or equivalent)

IELTS–Academic — Listening: 7; Reading: 7; Writing: 7; Speaking: 7