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Courses in English as a Second Language (ESL) – Bachelor of Arts Degree

Up to a maximum of 12 credits of ESL courses, including academic writing courses for non-anglophones, are open to you if your primary language is not English and you have studied for fewer than five years in an English-language secondary institution.

Note: Effective Summer 2011, the English as a Second Language (ESL) courses will be offered through the McGill Writing Centre. These courses will also have a new prefix, CESL. For more information, please read and meet with a faculty adviser in Arts OASIS.

Placement tests are required for all ESL courses. For more information on placement tests, see Soon after the tests are evaluated, you will be issued a permit from the MWC for course registration.