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English for Academic Purposes

EAP 050 - English for Academic Purposes Foundations 1

15.00 credits

(20,0,0)

15 wks

This intensive 20-hour per week course provides students with English language skills at the Lower Intermediate level. It also provides a foundation for the EAP 1-4 program. It includes reading (skimming and scanning for topic, main idea and details), vocabulary building (word structure and context clues), grammar (basic grammar), writing (simple and compound sentences), listening (basic discussions), speaking (basic conversations), and pronunciation (vowels, consonants, word stress and rhythm).

Prerequisites: The Capilano EAP Placement Test at the EAP 050 level or an ELA with a minimum score of 32

Notes:

  • This course is equivalent to ESLF 030. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and ESLF 030.

EAP 060 - English for Academic Purposes Foundations 2

15.00 credits

(20,0,0)

15 wks

This intensive 20-hour per week course provides students with English language skills at the Upper Intermediate level. It also provides a foundation for the EAP 1-4 program. It includes reading (skimming and scanning, predicting, drawing conclusions), vocabulary building (word structure, synonyms and antonyms), grammar (meaningful and appropriate use of all basic structures), writing (compound and complex sentences), listening (discussions on a variety of topics), speaking (general conversations, social situations, levels of speech), and pronunciation (vowels, consonants, word stress and rhythm).

Prerequisites: EAP 050 with a minimum grade of B, the Capilano EAP Placement Test at the EAP 060 level, or an ELA with a minimum score of 57

Notes:

  • This course is equivalent to ESLF 040. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and ESLF 040.

EAP 070 - English for Academic Purposes 1

15.00 credits

(20,0,0)

15 wks

This intensive 20-hour per week course provides students with academic language skills integrated with academic content to the EAP 1 level. It includes reading (improving comprehension, improving speed, using context clues), vocabulary building, grammar (form and appropriate use), writing (controlled and free paragraph writing), listening (lectures, note taking, understanding details of discussions on a variety of topics), speaking (idioms, relaxed speech structures, discussions and presentations on academic topics), and pronunciation (rhythm, stress and intonation).

Prerequisites: EAP 060 with a minimum grade of B, the Capilano EAP Placement Test at the EAP 070 level, or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper=440, internet=32, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=77, International English Language Testing System (IELTS)=4.5 overall, and no one score less than 4.0, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=30 or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=44

Notes:

  • This course is equivalent to ESLF 050. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and ESLF 050.

EAP 080 - English for Academic Purposes 2

15.00 credits

(20,0,0)

15 wks

This intensive 20-hour per week course provides students with academic language skills integrated with academic content to the EAP 2 level. It includes reading (relating reading to own knowledge, determining accuracy of information), vocabulary building (expanding vocabulary recognition skills, context clue knowledge, making inferences), grammar (accurate and appropriate use of structures), writing (complex and compound-complex sentences, paragraphs and essays), listening (lectures, note taking, oral presentations), speaking (handling complicated tasks and social situations, discussions, narration techniques, debates), and pronunciation (pause fillers, rate of speech, improving diction).

Prerequisites: EAP 070 with a minimum grade of B, the Capilano EAP Placement Test at the EAP 080 level, or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper=480, internet=45, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=96, International English Language Testing System (IELTS)=5.0 overall, and no one score less than 4.5, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=40 or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=47

Notes:

  • This course is equivalent to ESLF 060. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and ESLF 060.

EAP 090 - English for Academic Purposes 3

12.00 credits

(16,0,0)

15 wks

This intensive 16 hour per week course provides students with academic language skills integrated with academic content to the EAP 3 level. It includes reading (using grammar knowledge to decode meaning and recognize stereotypes, biases and clich├ęs; identifying supporting details for main ideas; determining accuracy and distinguishing between important and unimportant information), vocabulary building (expanding knowledge of word structure and context clues), grammar (self-correcting frequent grammatical and word choice errors), writing (writing argumentative essays; supporting and developing academic topics), listening (comprehending and discussing academic lectures), speaking (using technical vocabulary, idioms and relaxed speech structures; practicing oral reporting and summarizing), and pronunciation (rhythm and intonation).

Prerequisites: EAP 080 with a minimum grade of B, or the Capilano EAP Placement Test at the EAP 090 level, or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper=520, internet=67, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=114, or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)=5.5 overall, and no one score less than 5.0, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=50, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=50

Notes:

  • This course is equivalent to ESLF 070. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and ESLF 070.

EAP 099 - Reading and Writing Support for Academic Courses

3.00 credits

(4,0,0)

15 wks

This course supports students building academic reading and writing skills integrated with authentic academic content.

Prerequisites: EAP 080 with a minimum grade of B, the Capilano EAP Placement Test at the EAP 090 level, or an ELA with a minimum score of 114 or other equivalent English Language test scores

Notes:

  • Placement by EAP Department. It is recommended to take this course concurrently with EAP 090, EAP 100 and/or other 100 level courses.
  • This course is equivalent to ESL 085. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and ESL 085.

EAP 100 - English for Academic Purposes 4A

6.00 credits

(8,0,0)

15 wks

Students will learn academic writing, grammar and listening skills integrated with academic content to the EAP 4A-B level.

Prerequisites: EAP 090 with a minimum grade of B, or the Capilano EAP Placement Test at the EAP 100+101 level, or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper=530, internet=71, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=128, or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)=6.0 overall, and no one score less than 5.5, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=60, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=53

Corequisites: EAP 101

EAP 101 - English for Academic Purposes 4B

3.00 credits

(4,0,0)

15 wks

This intensive 4 hour per week course provides students with advanced academic language skills integrated with academic content to the EAP 4A-B level.

Prerequisites: EAP 090 with a minimum grade of B, or the Capilano EAP Placement Test at the EAP 100+101 level, or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper=530, internet=71, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=128, or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)=6.0 overall, and no one score less than 5.5, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=60, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=53

Corequisites: EAP 100