Canyonville Academy offers a full program of study for international students who want to learn English. Classes range from beginning to advanced levels. Our program begins with a solid foundation in basic conversation as well as introductory grammar and reading and writing skills. It then moves quickly into a more academic track.
The ESL Department at Canyonville Academy is committed to excellence in teaching, ensuring ample opportunity for fluency in English, as well as a basic understanding of American culture and the Christian worldview.
Unlike our mainstream classes, many of the ESL courses are intensive and one-semester. Our students can advance each semester as their fluency develops. A student entering the ESL program at the beginning level therefore has the opportunity to enter mainstream classes in one year. In order for students to transition this quickly, our classes focus almost predominantly on English until a sufficient fluency is attained to ensure success in their more advanced mainstream and collegiate studies.