Recognized international language requirements

 TOEFL (internet-based)[1]

Equivalencies Reading Writing Speaking Listening Overall
English 12 "B" grade 22 23 23 22 90
English 12 "C+" grade 22 23 23 22 90
English 12 “pass” 20 20 20 20 80
English 11 18 18 18 16 70
English 10 - - - - 68
[1] Scores are valid for two years

IELTS (academic module)

Equivalencies Reading Writing Listening Speaking Overall
English 12 "B" grade 6.0 6.5 6.0 7.0 6.5
English 12 "C+" grade No less than 6.0 6.5
English 12 “pass” No less than 5.5 6.0
English 11 No less than 5.5 5.5
English 10 No Less than 5.0 5.5

Canadian English Language Test for Canadian immigration

Equivalencies Listening Speaking Reading Writing
English 12 any grade N/A N/A N/A N/A
English 11 N/A N/A N/A N/A
English 10 7 7 7 6
Note: Academic assessment only. Scores are valid for two years.

Canadian language benchmark (CLB)

Equivalencies Listening Speaking Reading Writing
English 12 "B" grade 8 8 8 8
English 12 "Pass" to "C+" grade 8 8 8 7
English 11 7 7 7 7
English 10 7 7 7 6

Canadian language benchmark (CLB) placement test

Equivalencies Listening Speaking Reading Writing
English 12 any grade N/A N/A N/A N/A
English 11 N/A N/A N/A N/A
English 10 7 7 7 6

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)

Equivalencies Reading Writing Listening Speaking Overall
English 12 "B" grade 50 60 50 70-80 60
English 12 "C+" grade No less than 60 60
English 12 “pass” No less than 50 50
English 11 No less than 50 50
English 10 No Less than 50 50

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

Equivalencies Listening Speaking Reading Writing
Entry for all programs B2 (4 stars) B2 (4 stars) B2 (4 stars) B2 (4 stars)

Oxford Placement Test

Equivalencies Overall Score
English 12 "C+" C1 (82)
English 12 "C" B2 (78)
English 12 "Pass" B2 (72)
English 11/10 B2 (62)

Pearson's Exam (PTE-A)

Equivalencies Reading Writing Listening Speaking Overall
English 12 "B" grade 54 54 54 64 58
English 12 "C+" grade No less than 50 58
English 12 “pass” No less than 42 50
English 11 No less than 42 42
English 10 No Less than 36 42

Exams and courses for reading, writing, listening and speaking

Equivalencies English 12
"B" grade
English 12
"C+" grade
English 12
"Pass" grade
English 11 English 10
BCIT COMM 0005 or 0015 &
COMM 0032 or 0033
80% in both 70% in both 60% in both 50% in both 50% in both
International Student Entry Program (ISEP) Level 6 – 70% in each course Level 6 – 67% in each course Level 5 – 60% in each course or Level 6 – 50% in each course Level 5 – 60% in each course or Level 6 – 50% in each course Level 4 – 50% in each course
VCC English Language Assessment
(ELA)
[1]
Listening: 25/30
Speaking: 27/30
Essay: 16/20
Reading: 50/70
Listening: 25/30
Speaking: 27/30
Essay: 16/20
Reading: 50/70
Listening: 25/30
Speaking: 27/30
Essay: 16/20
Reading: 50/70
Listening: 24/30
Speaking: 26/30
Essay: 14/20
Reading: 45/70
Listening: 23/30
Speaking: 25/30
Essay: 14/20
Reading: 40/70
VCC Communicating
Professionally for Health Sciences
ELSK 0950
and/or [2] Academic Prep for
Health Sciences ELSK 0955
B in both courses C+ in both courses N/A N/A N/A
VCC English CPE 098 and
English CPE 099
Provincial level
B in both Reading CPEN 0996 and Writing CPEN 0995 AND
25/30 for Listening and 27/30 for Speaking component of CMTN's ELA Assessment
C+ in both Reading CPEN 0996 and Writing CPEN 0995 AND
25/30 for Listening and 27/30 for Speaking component of CMTN's ELA Assessment
C in both Reading CPEN 0996 and Writing CPEN 0995 AND
25/30 for Listening and 27/30 for Speaking component of CMTN's ELA Assessment
Completion of both CPEN 0885 and CPEN 0886 AND 24/30 for Listening and 26/30 for Speaking component of CMTN's ELA Assessment Completion of both CPEN 0885 and CPEN 0886 AND 23/30 for Listening and 25/30 for Speaking component of CMTN's ELA Assessment
VCC English CPE 059
Intermediate Level
N/A N/A N/A N/A C+ in both CPEN 0885 and CPEN 0886 AND
23/30 for Listening and 25/30 for Speaking component of CMTN's ELA Assessment
VCC English for Professional
Advancement (EPA)
B+ in ELSK 0824
Writing Level 2 B+ in ELSK 0823
Reading Level 2 B in ELSK 0921
Listening Level 3 B in ELSK 0922
Speaking Level 3
B in ELSK 0824
Writing Level 2 B in ELSK 0823
Reading Level 2 B in ELSK 0921
Listening Level 3 B in ELSK 0922
Speaking Level 3
B- in ELSK 0824
Writing Level 2 B- in ELSK 0823
Reading Level 2 B in ELSK 0921
Listening Level 3 B in ELSK 0922
Speaking Level 3
B- in ELSK 0724
Writing Level 2 B- in ELSK 0723
Reading Level 2 B in ELSK 0821
Listening Level 2 B in ELSK 0822
Speaking Level 2
B in ELSK 0724
Writing Level 2 B in ELSK 0723
Reading Level 2 B in ELSK 0821
Listening Level 2 B in ELSK 0822
Speaking Level 2
VCC ENGL 1101 C+ & 25/30 for Listening and 27/30 for Speaking component of CMTN’s ELA Assessment C & 25/30 for Listening and 27/30 for Speaking component of CMTN’s ELA Assessment Pass & 25/30 for Listening and 27/30 for Speaking component of CMTN’s ELA Assessment Pass & 24/30 for Listening and 26/30 for Speaking component of CMTN’s ELA Assessment Pass & 23/30 for Listening and 25/30 for Speaking component of CMTN’s ELA Assessment
Canadian Second Language Institute (CSLI) Pathway Program Level 10 Level 10 Level 9 Level 9 Level 9

[1] Scores valid for one year.
[2] Meet with an English academic advisor to determine if you need one or both of these courses.