Welcome to the CTL English Language Development Support

Fall 2020 ELD Supports

The English Language Development (ELD) Support for Fall 2020 is fully online so students can get help and support no matter where you are located during the pandemic.

3 types of support are available:

  1. Reading and Writing Excellence (RWE) program: Personalized support from expert writing instructors to help students develop the academic reading and critical thinking skills as well as write to meet university-level expectations.Registration for the September intake in now available and space is limited. Invest in your transformation for 4 weeks. To enroll in the program, [CLICK HERE] and complete the registration by September 18, 2020.
    Please note: You will need to click ‘enroll’ to access the orientation module. Once in the module, if you wish to join the program, you can fill in your registration and availability form to be matched with a personalized tutor.
  2. ELD Consultations: Confidential one-on-one virtual consultation. Book a consultation [here]. Instructions on how to book an ELD Consultation can be found on the ELD Support Consultation page [here].
  3. Online English Discussion Circles offer a welcoming environment for undergraduate students who are looking to connect and learn with other students, discuss interesting topics and build skills and confidence in their English language conversation and academic oral communication skills. If you would like to receive more information about this program, our fall schedule, and how to join, please complete this early alert form [CLICK HERE].

For more information on Learning Online, visit our new Academic Learning Support page: www.uoft.me/AcademicLearningSupport


CTL English Language Development Support aims to:

  • Help students communicate more effectively for their academic needs
  • Enable students to confidently participate in classes, tutorials and campus life
  • Equip students with strategies and tools to participate actively in the academic community

Who can benefit from our programs?

  • All students who wish to improve their academic communication skills and leadership potential
  • ESL students who wish to improve their language skills quickly
  • Mature and returning students who wish to polish their academic skills
  • Students wishing to improve their communication skills in order to secure better co-op placements
  • Students who wish to communicate more confidently
  • Students who wish to improve their critical thinking skills through language development


CTL English Language Development Support programs for students.

CTL English Language Development Support Programs

CTL English offers a suite of co-curricular academic support programs. These are not-for-credit programs that are open to all UTSC students.

ELD Consultations. These sessions are FREE and available to all undergraduate and graduate students.

ELD Consultations

These sessions are FREE and available to all undergraduate and graduate students.

Academic English Health Check


Learn about the Academic English Health Check and Sign Up for your AEHC Here