• First in second language training

    We speak your language

    Get started today

    Apply now for our next intake. More...

English for Academic Purposes/ESL

  • Summer term EAP lab (BR 335) drop-in hours are as follows: Monday - Thursday: 12:30PM – 1:20PM 

    Important Registration Information for Business Pathway Students for Fall 2015

    If you are planning to take the EAP/Business Pathway for Fall 2015, please make sure that use your MyCap account to register online in ALL of the following courses and ONLY the following courses and section numbers:

    • EAP 090-04 (12 credits)
    • BCPT 123-52 (3 credits) Business Computing Basics
    • BADM 101-52 (3 credits) Business Management

    For questions about registration, please contact the EAP Department.

    Find out more information about the Business Pathway.

    Go to your MyCap account to register for classes online.

    Important Registration Information for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Pathway Students for Fall 2015

    If you are planning to take the EAP/ECCE Pathway for Fall 2015, please make sure that you use your MyCap account to register online in ALL of the following courses and ONLY the following courses and section numbers:

    • EAP 090-03 (12 credits)
    • EDUC 178-03 (3 credits) Caring and Learning Settings

    For questions about registration, please contact the EAP Department or call 604 984 4971.

    Find out more information about the ECCE Pathway.

    Go to your MyCap account to register for classes online.


    Important Registration Information for Students Planning to Take EAP 100/101 and English 100 together in Fall 2015

    If you are planning to take the EAP 100/101 and English 100 together for Fall 2015, please make sure to do the following:

    • See if you qualify and get EAP Department approval by contacting the EAP Department. You can do this in one of three ways:

    -by email 
    -by phone at 604 984 4971
    -in person, Birch 344

    • Use your MyCap account to register on-line by adding the following courses and section numbers:

    -EAP 100-02 (3 credits)
    -EAP 101-02 (3 credits)
    -ENG 100-27 (3 credits)

    For questions about registration, please contact the EAP Department or call 604 984 4971.

    Go to your MyCap account to register for classes online.

    Special combined EAP 100/101 courses and English 100 Offered in Fall Term 2015

    By: Corey Muench | Published: June 26, 2015

    The EAP Department is proud to announce that EAP students at the 100/101 level will now have an opportunity to combine their EAP courses with a special section of English 100 in the Fall 2015 term. Read more...

    Capilano University Business Pathway Program Announces Course Changes

    By: Corey Muench | Published: May 25, 2015

    The Business Pathway Program at Capilano University will be making course modifications for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Two new courses will be added to the program.  This will allow students to focus more on their business credential while getting support with the required English 100 course. Read more...

    The Early Childhood Education Pathway for 2015-2016

    By: Corey Muench | Published: May 25, 2015

    The Early Childhood Education Pathway for 2015-2016 at Capilano University admits students with a 5.5 IELTS or 67 TOEFL.  Students study Early Childhood Education for two terms (8 months) along with English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses. Students who finish the Pathway with a B+ in the second term EAP courses can be admitted to Capilano University’s Early Childhood Care and Education Program to complete the certificate, diploma, or degree in Early Childhood Education. Read more...

    EAP Awards Given to Eight Students

    By: Corey Muench | Published: March 11, 2015

    The EAP Department at Capilano University would like to congratulate the recipients of our Department awards for 2015.  These students have been selected as recipients by two committees of EAP instructors for their service to the community and their academic achievement.  Each student has received a cash award made possible through our generous donors.  Read more...

    End of Tuition-Free EAP/ESL Starting May, 4, 2015

    By: Corey Muench | Published: March 5, 2015

    For Domestic EAP students, please note that all EAP courses with the exception of EAP 100/101 will be charged at the rate of $106.66 per credit hour.  Note that 3 credits equals 4 hours of classes per week in EAP. 

    EAP 100/101 will continue to be charged at the same standard tuition rate as other 100 level and above courses: $120.34 per credit hour. Please see http://www.capilanou.ca/fees/Tuition-and-Other-Fees/ for more information.


    EAP Computer-Assisted Language Lab Drop-In for EAP Students

    By: HS | Published: January 23, 2015

    Take advantage of this drop-in by completing your homework, exploring ESL software, learning more about the lab and computers, working with MS Office programs, getting support from the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Support Specialist or practicing a particular skill/competency area: listening, pronunciation, speaking, reading, vocabulary, writing, grammar, and spelling. Read more...

    EAP Students Engage with their Community

    By: Carrie Jung | Published:October 20, 2014

    Engaging with the community is an ideal that many students pursue, and for students who are studying English as an additional language, this ideal is both a cultural experience and a learning opportunity. The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) department has integrated Community Engagement (CE) into the course curriculum, and this addition has been very successful.  Read more...

    EAP Student Feature: Rakan Al-Jnidel

    Rakan Al-JnidelBy: Corey Muench | Published:March 12, 2014

    If the words diligent, energetic, outgoing, and forward-thinking could be personified, you would get Rakan Al-Jnidel. Finishing his final term in Capilano’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Department before studying Business Administration, Rakan says that with the help of EAP teachers, he has been able to not only improve his language ability, he has also learned organizational skills which give him the drive to work harder and more efficiently. Read more...,

    EAP Teacher Feature:  Susan Halsall "Laughter Is the Best Lesson"

    Susan Halsall

    By: Corey Muench | Published: November 29, 2013

    Susan Halsall has a diverse professional background which makes her teaching fun, effective, and interesting.  Her work in both the EAP Department and in the Tourism program helps to make Capilano University an exciting place.   Read more…