Vancouver Premier College of Arts and Science

ENGL 099 Certificate

ENGL 099 Certificate

(9 Weeks)

This program is focused on improvement in grammar skills with a multi-skills focus on reading, writing, and communication skills essential in an academic setting. A review of English grammar through intensive written and oral practice to promote accurate and appropriate language use for students who have already studied grammar to basic level and need to refine the ability to produce acceptable academic English. The program will improve students’ knowledge of English language and develop key skills for the workplace as well. This program can also help students to communicate more effectively by offering a flexible and balanced approach of language and skills training that they can immediately use to improve their performance in studies or job search in order to reflect the real world as closely as possible.

This program is based on authentic material like videos and articles from big media organizations such as BBC and Financial Times. Each unit in the courses is comprised of lesson outcomes and self assessment, vocabulary, functional language, grammar, listening and videos reading, speaking, writing, pronunciation and reviews. 

Admissions Requirement

  1. Be at least 17 years of age and have completed Grade 10 (or 19 if applying as a mature student)
  2. Provide proof of English proficiency:
  • High School English 10: C (or equivalent) from an English-speaking country.
  • English Language Test (only valid for two years):
    TOEFL: 34 iBT (with no individual score less than 8), 100 CBT, or 410 PBT
    IELTS: Academic version 4.5 (with no band test score less than 4)
    Cambridge International Exam: GCE O level E
    TOEIC: 350
    LPI: 2
    VPC English Proficiency Exam: 60%

Completion Requirements

To complete the program with a Certificate, a student must pass all courses with a mark of at least 50% in each course. Students must also attend at least 75% of the program’s classes.


ENGL 099-1English 099 – Module 1
ENGL 099-2English 099 – Module 2
ENGL 099-3English 099 – Module 3

Note: This is an Approved program by the Private Training Institutions Branch. Students who enroll in a language program which is six months or less in duration or for which tuition is less than $4,000 may not make a claim against the Student Tuition Protection Fund, which is managed by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.

Vancouver Premier College
of Arts and Science

103-5300 No. 3 Road,
Richmond, BC, Canada V6X 2X9


Monday – Friday 9:00A.M. – 5:30P.M.

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