English Placement Test Courses

Prepare for Duolingo, TOEFL, or IELTS English language proficiency tests with this introductory course to understand the test structure and strategies.

A focus on the fundamental skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, you will also learn the different question types each component includes, as well as tips and tricks and common mistakes to avoid. The course also includes online exercises and practice tests. 

  • Choose between IELTS, TOEFL, or Duolingo testing formats
  • Increase your English Placement Test (EPT) score to further your academic study
  • Complete your university application with a new EPT score after course completion
  • Improved EPT scores can meet the English language requirements for admission into Brock University

Course details

Class Schedule:
Weekdays, 4 days/week, total of 32 hours
Monday to Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. EST

Available Program Dates:
July 27 to August 21, 2020
September 8 to October 2, 2020
October 5 to October 30, 2020
November 2 to November 27, 2020

Class Schedule:
Weekdays, 2 evenings/week, total of 32 hours
Monday to Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. EST

Available Program Dates:
August 4 to September 24, 2020
December 1, 2020 to January 28, 2021

International students who have been conditionally admitted to Brock University are now eligible to apply for the International Duolingo Incentive. As part of the Incentive you will receive a free 9-hour Intensive Test Preparation Course and full test fee refund ($70.00CAD) upon achieving a score of 110 and enrolling in Brock Undergraduate studies for Fall 2020.  

Please refer to below chart for registration and test score submission deadlines.

SessionClass DatesRegistration DeadlineTest score submission deadline
AAugust 5 to 7August 2August 17
BAugust 12 to 14August 9August 24

All students will be required to self-assess ESL level prior to registration to determine likely success in completing the Test Preparation course and achieving a score of 110. Note that this course is intended for students who can currently self-assess at an IELTS level of 5.5-6.0.

If you have any questions regarding the International Duolingo Incentive and your eligibility, please contact: international@brocku.ca 

Full or Part time Preparation Courses:

  • A minimum of 15 students is required.  If cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be able to switch to a different course session or receive a refund. 
  • There is no refund if you cancel 7 days before course start 
  • There is no refund after the course has started

Free Duolingo Test Preparation Course Incentive:

To be eligible for the award the student must:  

  • Be a new full-time international student in the Fall 2020 term conditionally admitted to an undergraduate degree; and, 
  • Be paying international tuition; and, 
  • Register full-time in Undergraduate courses by the September 22, 2020 deadline; and,
  • Remain registered as a full-time student for the entire Fall 2020 term. 

This International Duolingo Incentive is offered for the Fall 2020 academic term only. This incentive is offered as a limited-time response to the worldwide COVID19 pandemic, that has resulted in uncertainty towards continuing and/or completing studies. This incentive is offered one-time award and is non-renewable. This incentive is non-refundable and has no cash value. This incentive cannot be deferred or rolled forward to another academic term, or year. Dropping below full-time status in the Fall 2020 term will result in the award being reversed in its entirety. 

Limited-time Offers

4- or 8-week
Test Preparation Course

Only $450 CAD*

*Plus applicable student ancillary fees.

9-hour Duolingo
Test Preparation Course


**Must be conditionally admitted international student at Brock University.

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