English as Another Language (EAL) Class

Our English as Another Language (EAL) classes are delivered by instructors who are members of the Alberta Teachers as a Second Language (ATESL). Courses are run on a not-for-profit recovery basis, with a small fee being charged. Please be noted that our adult EAL classes do NOT provide childcare services.

Courses: English as Another Language (EAL) – Levels 2, 3, 4 and 5

Our EAL courses are offered through three terms a year: Fall, Winter and Spring, at various locations in Edmonton. All EAL courses incorporate one or more of the following subjects:

  • Adult Basic Literacy

Offers basic literacy to adults who want to upgrade their reading, numerical and writing skills. Students will practice listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Emphasis is on listening, understanding and verbal skills.

  • Health and Wellness

This ESL course incorporates elements of preventative health. It provides students a practical approach to remaining healthy and fit as they learn English. The focus is on health, fitness, nutrition and preventative measures.

  • Community and Personal Support

This subject deals with various community issues such as family violence and drug abuse.

  • Citizenship Education

Orients adults new to Canada to Canadian life. It discusses social, economic and political forces in Canada while helping students acquire knowledge of Canada’s fundamental and democratic rights and freedoms, as well as their responsibilities as Canadian citizens.

  • Human and Legal Rights

This subject informs students on the rights and freedoms that Canadian citizens enjoy and practice in Canada.

Course Locations and Schedule for Spring Term- 2017

Location Malmo School: 4716 115 Street
Class Adult EAL Level 4/5 Adult EAL Level 3/4 Citizenship for Newcomers Adult EAL Level 2/3
Period April 4 to June 22, 2017 April 4 to June 22, 2017 April 7 to June 23, 2017
Days Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Every Monday and Friday
Time 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location Nazarene Church: 10712 29 Avenue (THE CLASS AT THIS LOCATION IS FULL)
Class Adult EAL Level 2/3 Adult EAL Level 4/5 
Period April 4 to June 22, 2017 April 4 to June 22, 2017
Days Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Time 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


$60 per term – For permanent residents and Canadian citizens $100 per term – For holders of any type of temporary visa in Canada (e.g. Temporary foreign workers and visitors)


Register in person at one of the above class locations on the FIRST day of the corresponding class. Please bring

  • an immigration document which proves your living status in Canada (e.g. permanent resident card)
  • registration fee in CASH

Registration may be accepted after the first day of the class if the class is not full. Please go to the location and check the class availability with the ESL teacher if you miss the first day of the class to register. For more information, please call (780) 474-8445, or email info@eisa-edmonton.org