Find out exactly which band scores you need on your IELTS or CELPIP test

Your immigration consultant said something about a 9…or wait…was it a 7? Yes that, no wait 🤔, it was a 6! No. They definitely said I needed a 12. Something about my age. Yeah! That’s it. I think….🥴

If you’re feeling confused, that’s totally normal. ‘Cause getting started on your immigration plans means suddenly learning about tons of new laws, numbers, and letters.

We want to help break everything down for you! Keep it easy.

But first, here are some helpful terms that you’ll see throughout your research. ☝️

CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark): This is the final English proficiency level number you’ll input in your immigration profile that will count towards your profile’s points.

The CLB that you need will depend on many factors such as your field of work, work experience, educational experience, and your age.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
CELPIP (Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program)

PTE Core (Pearson’s PTE Core English Test)

These are the only three English proficiency tests accepted by the IRCC.

Now maybe you know the CLB that you need, but you don’t know what that means for your test.

We’ve got you covered!

Check out the IRCC’s language test equivalency chart and our video below breaking down exactly what you’d need for the IELTS general training test or the CELPIP test.

Find out exactly which band score you’ll need on your IELTS or CELPIP exam to get the CLB that YOU need! 😃

Share good vibes, eh!
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
WhatsApp
Email
englishforcanada

Learn more!

IELTS TUTORING

IELTS

12-class package
1-hour sessions

CELPIP TUTORING

CELPIP

CELPIP SELF-STUDY

CELPIP SELF-STUDY

PTE TUTORING

PTE

GENERAL ENGLISH TUTORING

General English

FRENCH TUTORING

IELTS Project Canada

PTE Project Canada

12-class package
1-hour sessions

CAD$ 780
CAD$ 609

listening

reading

writing

speaking

listening
  • Discover the 7 question types you’ll find across the 7 PTE Core listening tasks
  • Learn our top listening tips for each listening task
  • Find out how each listening task is scored (you’ll be surprised!)
  • Gain access to our exclusive presentations, 1 offline practice test, and lesson material
reading
  • Discover our top tips for each of the 5 reading tasks
  • See each tip in action with clear test examples
  • Gain access to our exclusive presentations, 1 offline practice test, and lesson material
writing
  • Discover the PTE Core Test’s scoring categories and how to write your responses accordingly
  • Learn the importance of form and content on your writing test (you’ll score a zero without knowing this!)
  • Improve your overall English and your test score with our grammar lessons
  • Get personalized feedback and corrections on your responses based on the PTE Core scoring guide
  • Gain access to our exclusive presentations, sample responses, 1 offline practice test, and lesson material.
speaking
  • Master all 5 speaking tasks with our PTE Core test strategies
  • Discover the PTE Core Test’s scoring categories and learn how to respond
    accordingly
  • Improve your pronunciation by practising with a Canadian teacher
  • Get personalized feedback and corrections on your responses based on the PTE Core scoring guide
  • Gain access to our exclusive presentations, sample responses, 1 offline practice test, and lesson material.
Writing Booster

PTE Prep Pro

10-class package
1-hour sessions

CAD$ 650
CAD$ 535

speaking

writing

writing
  • Discover the PTE Core Test’s scoring categories and how to write your responses
    accordingly
  • Learn the importance of form and content on your writing test (you’ll score a zero without knowing this!)
  • Improve your overall English and your test score with our grammar lessons
  • Get personalized feedback and corrections on your responses based on the PTE Core scoring guide
  • Gain access to our exclusive presentations, sample responses, 1 offline practice test, and lesson material.
speaking
  • Master all 5 speaking tasks with our PTE Core test strategies
  •  Discover the PTE Core Test’s scoring categories and learn how to respond
    accordingly
  • Improve your pronunciation by practising with a Canadian teacher
  • Get personalized feedback and corrections on your responses based on the PTE Core scoring guide
  •  Gain access to our exclusive presentations, sample responses, 1 offline practice test, and lesson material.
Writing Booster

Speaking or Writing Booster

6-class package
1-hour sessions

CAD$ 390
CAD$ 350

speaking

writing

writing
  • Discover the PTE Core Test’s scoring categories and how to write your responses accordingly
  • Learn the importance of form and content on your writing test (you’ll score a zero without knowing this!)
  • Improve your overall English and your test score with our grammar lessons
  • Get personalized feedback and corrections on your responses based on the PTE Core scoring guide
  • Gain access to our exclusive presentations, sample responses, 1 offline practice test, and lesson material.
speaking
  • Master all 5 speaking tasks with our PTE Core test strategies
  • Discover the PTE Core Test’s scoring categories and learn how to respond
    accordingly
  • Improve your pronunciation by practising with a Canadian teacher
  • Get personalized feedback and corrections on your responses based on the PTE Core scoring guide
  • Gain access to our exclusive presentations, sample responses, 1 offline practice test, and lesson material.
Personalized Consultation

One Hour of PTE Prep

1-hour sessions via Skype or Google Meet

CAD$ 65

listening

reading

writing

speaking

Who is Maria?

Maria is the Founder of English for Canada. She’s a native Canadian English teacher
with over 15 years of experience teaching English and testing candidates for numerous
English proficiency exams

What are Maria’s classes like?
  • Get your questions and doubts answered once and for all with an experienced Canadian teacher and examiner
  • If you can’t figure out why you’re not getting the CLB 9 you need, Maria will quickly identify exactly what you need to do.
  • Maria’s personalized feedback and corrections are based on the official PTE Core scoring guide
  • Gain access to our exclusive learning material created by Maria that go over our
    test strategies for the PTE Core test
  • Get CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) assessments on your responses
Writing Booster

Personalized Package

Pick a 6/10/12 class package and we’ll customize your package to meet your needs.
Once you’ve booked your classes, we’ll discuss your goals via email to get started.

IELTS Project Canada

Project Canada

12-class package
1-hour sessions

CAD$ 780
CAD$ 609

listening

reading

writing

speaking

listening (optional)
  • Discover the different question types on the exam
  • Learn our top listening tips and strategies
reading (optional)
  • Find out our 3-step reading strategy designed to save you time
  • Discover the different question types on the exam
  • Learn common traps 
writing
  • Study from our complete set of CLB 9+ sample writing responses (surveys and letters)
  • Learn our easy-to-follow survey and letter recipes
  • Find out how to plan your responses in 5 easy steps
  • Finally understand the CELPIP assessment criteria with our personalized feedback and corrections
  • Get detailed and personalized corrections on 1 writing assignment per class *feedback is given LIVE in class so you can ask questions
speaking
  • Find out why you aren’t getting the results you need with personalized feedback & corrections from a certified Canadian exam specialist
  • Discover the examiner assessment criteria so you can pass your next test
  • Improve your pronunciation with one-on-one attention from a Canadian English teacher
  • Gain access to sample questions and answers, videos, and vocabulary building activities
Exam Pro

Exam PRO

10-class package
1-hour sessions

CAD$ 650
CAD$ 535

writing

speaking

writing
  • Study from our complete set of CLB 9+ sample writing responses (surveys and letters)
  • Learn our easy-to-follow survey and letter recipes 
  • Find out how to plan your responses in 5 easy steps
  • Finally understand the CELPIP assessment criteria with our personalized feedback and corrections
  • Get detailed and personalized corrections on 1 writing assignment per class *feedback is given LIVE in class so you can ask questions
speaking
  • Find out why you aren’t getting the results you need with personalized feedback & corrections from a certified Canadian exam specialist
  • Discover how a CELPIP test rater thinks so you can pass your next test
  • Improve your pronunciation with one-on-one attention from a Canadian English teacher
  • Gain access to sample questions and answers, videos, and vocabulary building activities
Writing Booster

Speaking or Writing Booster

6-class package
1-hour sessions

CAD$ 390
CAD$ 350

speaking

writing