English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses



Our Services

Our Courses

We offer 10-week regular courses during the Fall and Winter sessions as well as intensive sessions from May to August.

Our Services

Regular Courses

Language training courses lasting ten weeks, offered during the regular Fall and Winter sessions.

Summer Courses

Semi-Intensive sessions are offered during the months of May, June, July and August.

Class Document Correction

Editing and correction of presentations, exams, course notes, etc.


Benefits from the assistance of an OLBI language professor when planning class activities or while preparing for the Employee Language Assessment.

All requests for tutorials must be presented to the Coordinator. After the needs assessment, an application form for bilingual funding will be sent to the requesting professor who must forward it to his or her dean for approval.

Competency Evaluation Services

OLBI's Language Testing Services administer language tests to evaluate your proficiency in your second language.

Special Groups

Group training sessions can be customized to your specific needs (i.e. maintenance, research presentations, etc.).


Private consultations for pronunciation. Full-time professors only. Limited space.

Academic Writing

Writing courses are offered to professors in order to enrich their English writing skills for academic publications.

Spring/Summer 2018
April 30 to May 11    
ESL3011 P Monday to FridayI  9 am - noon 30 CANCELLED
Mai 9 to August 30    
ESL4011 P 9 mai - 9h - 12h
Rencontres individuelles
May 14 to May 28    
ESL3011 Q LUNDI AU VENDREDI  9h - 12h 30  
June 18 to June 29    
ESL3011 S LUNDI AU VENDREDI  9h - 12h 30 LMX223
July 23 to August 4    
ESL3011 F LUNDI AU VENDREDI  9h - 12h 30 DMS9143

OLBI reserves the right to cancel any course with insufficient course enrolment. It is therefore essential that you register as soon as possible

For any questions, contact Sylvie Bhookun at 613 562-5800, ext. 2218 or by email at profbil@uOttawa.ca.

If you don't know your language level, contact Huguette Bourgeois, Coordinator for language services by telephone at 3406 or by email at: Huguette.Bourgeois@uOttawa.ca.

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