English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses will prepare students who want to achieve academic success in English-speaking universities. Courses cover a variety of relevant and interesting topics, both Canadian and international. As well, EAP will also provide a solid foundation of language skills for students preparing for high stakes official exams such as IELTS, CAE, and LinguaSkill. Quick Info · Levels: EAP 100 to EAP 400· Lessons: 20 per week· Lesson: 50 minutes· Start Dates: Every Monday· Length: 2+ weeksHighlights · Develop a solid foundation of academic reading, writing, listening and speaking skills· Develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills· Communicate effectively and confidently in a natural way· Deliver presentations and actively participate in class discussions· Organize and complete contemporary projects and assignments· Focus on time management and study skills for success· Build confidence and feel more comfortable in class and the workplace EAP 100 - Pre-Intermediate READINGApply strategies to read, comprehend, analyze, and respond critically to academic texts, including previewing using a variety of approaches, reading for main ideas and details, using footnotes and glosses, and recognizing different text types. WRITINGDemonstrate the use of writing strategies such as outlining, editing and revising, researching, and giving feedback to others to compose paragraphs and essays of different types. LISTENINGDemonstrate strategies for active listening, including listening to predict content, understand main ideas and details, and discern the structure of a listening. SPEAKINGParticipate effectively during group discussions, stating opinions, and leading a conversation. EAP 200 - Intermediate 2 READINGApply strategies to read, comprehend, analyze, and respond critically to a variety of different academic text types, including locating specific information through skimming and scanning, creating an outline to understand how a text is organized, previewing a text through a variety of strategies, and reading for main ideas and details to create a summary, chart, or graphic. WRITINGDemonstrate the use of writing strategies such as researching information, creating an outline, understanding the elements of different essay types, writing 5+ paragraph essays, and using editing and peer feedback strategies utilizing a rubric. LISTENINGDemonstrate strategies for active listening, including understanding main ideas and details, predicting the content and structure of listening, understanding the speaker’s idioms, tone, and intention. SPEAKINGDemonstrate strategies for active listening, including understanding main ideas and details, predicting the content and structure of listening, understanding the speaker’s idioms, tone, and intention. EAP 300 - Pre-Advanced FOCUS EAP 300 integrates the four primary skills of English with academic language. Using authentic materials, the course provides practical help in developing essential skills for academic study. EAP 400 – High-Advanced FOCUS EAP 400 is an advanced English course designed to prepare students to attend university at an English-speaking institution. Upon completion of EAP 400, students may apply to VanWest partner universities without further language requirements. As well, students are well-prepared for post-secondary programs at VanWest College.
Course: from $ 274,08 / week
Accomodation: from $ 185,19 / week
Course + Accomodation: from $ 459,28 / week