EAP 070 English for Academic Purposes 1




This intensive 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 the 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).


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

Course Notes

EAP 070 is equivalent to ESLF 050. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and ESLF 050.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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