The EDT consists of writing of a 300-500 word essay, which is marked for basic essay composition (thesis, paragraphing, unity and coherence) as well as sentence construction, vocabulary, and punctuation.
You will be given 4 possible topics from which to choose 1, and you will have two hours to write your exam. Sample EDT questions may be found here.
We recommend you budget your time wisely. For example, allow
No electronic devices of any type are allowed. No paper dictionaries or notes are allowed. Desks should be clear of everything but the test.
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.