Learn English at Toronto Film School and help launch your future career in the Creative Arts.
This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
This program is designed to prepare students whose English needs some fine-tuning and development for successful entry in Yorkville University undergraduate degree programs and Toronto Film School diploma programs. The Pathway Program is designed to assist students in adjusting to a Canadian academic environment, addressing such skills as: academic writing (style, syntax, cohesiveness etc.), group discussions (presenting proposals, agreeing and disagreeing, organizing ideas), analyzing academic reading materials, critical thinking, delivering effective presentations, and research and referencing. This course also addresses any important differences in academic culture in an effort to reduce the likelihood of any cross-cultural misunderstandings.
The ESL Pathway Program enables students with less than the minimum required language proficiency scores, to be accepted to Yorkville University/Toronto Film School programs in Ontario. The ESL Pathway offers three levels of study with content focused on improving your English academic skills.
The levels are each 12 weeks in duration and involve 15 hours of instruction and 10 hours of Lab work per week. All students will have access to on-going language and international student services during their studies at Yorkville University and Toronto Film School.
The ESL Pathway program is currently offered: online.
Oxford Placement Test
Students applying to Yorkville University/Toronto Film School programs in Ontario without an IELTS score will be asked to complete the Oxford Placement Test to determine their placement in either Beginner Pathway, Level 1, or Level 2 of the ESL Pathway Program.
Students with an IELTS score of at least 5.5 (or equivalent) but below 6.0 are able to enroll in Yorkville University’s or Toronto Film School’s regular academic programs. English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is a required course in their first term of studies. There is no additional cost to the program when students take the EAP course.
|IELTS Level||ESL Pathway Program Level|
|4.5 – 5.5||Level 2|
|4.0 – 4.5||Level 1|
If you choose to study a diploma program at Toronto Film School, upon successful completion of your diploma, here are some of the exciting career options ahead of you:
• Director/ Producer
• Visual Effects Supervisor
• Film/ Television/ Theatre Actor
• Voice-over artist for radio, TV, animation or video games
• Fashion Designer
• Costume Designer
• Product Developer
• Concept Artist
• Game Designer/Animator
• Motion Graphics Designer