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Intensive English Bridge Program

English as a Second Language

Note: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Fall 2020 semester of Grenfell's Intensive English Bridge Program will be delivered online. We hope to someday return to in-person delivery of our ESL programming. Further information on the resumption of in-person classes is forthcoming.

Intensive English Bridge Program - Online

The Grenfell Online Intensive English Bridge Program allows students to earn credit and meet the language proficiency requirements for final admission.




​Undergraduate course(s) for credit
​3 credit hours per course
​Students will take one or two undergraduate courses depending on their proficiency level at the time of intake.
​Integrated Skills Grammar & Vocabulary
​5 hours/week
3 hours/week
​Interact with instructors and classmates to enhance abilities in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Increase grammatical accuracy and develop vocabulary.
​Discussion Groups
​1 hour/week
​Take part in small group, student-led discussions
​Lecture Series on Canadian Culture
​1 hour/week
​Campus and community leaders will lead live lectures followed by Q&A sessions
​Tutorials for undergraduate class
​2 hours/week
​Improve your performance in your undergraduate course through guidance from high-performing senior students.
​Advanced Writing
​1 hour/week
​Students who take two undergraduate courses will be required to take this class. Students who are taking one undergraduate course can choose to take this class.
​Language Lab Exorcises
​1 hour/week
​Reinforce concepts learned in your other classes through web-based activities.
Choice of one (or two) of the following:
Students who take one undergraduate course and choose not to take the Advanced Writing class will be required to take two of the following courses:​
​Everyday English
​1 hour/week^
​Learn idioms and practice English for everyday usage.
​Current Affairs
​1 hour/week^
​Communicate about complex issues and share opinions about events happening around the world.
Language Through Literature
​1 hour/week
​Read a novel in English and participate in group discussions to improve comprehension and increase vocabulary.

Important Dates

Classes Begin: Sept. 9
Classes End: Dec. 4
Exam Period: Dec. 9-18

Click here to apply.

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Cost of Participation​

​IEBP-G + 1 UG course
1EBP-G + 2 UG courses
​Application Fee (ESL)
​Program Fee
​Tuition for UG courses
​Student Services Fee
​Campus Renewal Fee
​Student Union Fees
​$42 (approx.)
​$42 (approx.)
​Int'l Student Health Plan
​$206.84 *
​$206.84 *
​approx. $3895CAD
​approx. $5090

Melissa Halford, Co-ordinator, English as a Second Language

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS391
Phone: (709) 639-4720
Email: esl@grenfell.mun.ca

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