English for Academic Purposes



The course is designed to prepare students for entering a post-secondary institution. The primary focus is on academic reading and writing skills. The modules include: note-taking, sentence structure, paragraphs, research, essay format, report format, power point presentations, referencing, test taking, study skills and time management. Daily lessons include grammar and vocabulary building as well as the writing/reading skills. Students will be using a variety of authentic texts and writing samples at the appropriate level.

Program Outline

Focus on Writing: An intensive English language program that focuses on improving writing skills for academic purposes through assigned projects (presentations, articles, essays, reports, & exams).

Writing Workshop: Includes vocabulary building and short writing assignments to improve overall writing skills.

How is this Program different from a general ESL program?

What are the Academic Writing Needs?

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What to Expect in Academic Listening:

What to Expect in Academic Speaking: