Domestic (BC Secondary School) English language equivalencies

Below you will find alternatives and equivalencies to the British Columbia high school English courses for access to CMTN programs. Minimum equivalencies are represented.

Applicants who require reading and writing

Alternative courses English requirement CMTN program English entrance requirements
English 12 [1]
"B" grade
English 12 [1]
"C+" grade
English 12 [1]
"Pass" grade
English 11 [2] English 10 [2]
Post-secondary English course equivalent to
CMTN’s English 101 or 151
C+ C Pass Pass Pass
CCP ENGL 050 or equivalent (ABE Provincial Level) B C+ P P P
CCP ENGL 040 or equivalent (ABE Advanced level) N/A N/A N/A Equal Grade Pass
CCP ENGL 030 or equivalent (ABE Intermediate level) N/A N/A N/A N/A Equal Grade
VCC Writing Skills 1076 &
Reading and Study Skills 1076[3]
S S S S S
VCC Communication for
Health Sciences
CCAC 1084
S S S S S
Alternative tests that meet the English requirement
CMTN – CAT4 assessment CAT 20/22, Reading 26, Vocab 18, Writing Conv 18, spelling 24 CAT 20/22, Reading 26, Vocab 18, Writing Conv 18, spelling 24 CAT 20/22, Reading 26, Vocab 18, Writing Conv 18, spelling 24 CAT 20/22, Reading 23, Vocab 16, Writing Conv 16, spelling 17 CAT 19, Reading 30, Vocab 28, Writing Conv 24, spelling 25
UBC LPI[4] Essay level: 5
Essay score: 35
Essay level: 5
Essay score: 30
Essay level: 4
Essay score: 26
Essay level: 4
Essay score: 24
Essay level: 3
Essay score: 22
BCIT COMM 0015 or
COMM 0005
80% 70% 60% 50% 50%
LET (Langara English Test) 4 3 3 3 2
VCC ABE Reading and Writing
Assessment
Reading: 60
Grammar: 52
Writing: 0991
Reading: 60
Grammar: 52
Writing: 0991
Reading: 60
Grammar: 52
Writing: 0991
Reading: 50
Grammar: 40
Writing: 0871
Reading: 50
Grammar: 35
Writing: 0752

[1] English 12 First People is equivalent to English 12. Communications 12 is not equivalent to English 12; applicants with Communications 12 must take a CAT assessment test.

[2] For Grade 10 and 11, marks in alternative course should match the mark requested by the program.

[3] Same mark required for each course.

[4] LPI scores valid for 2 years.