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EAP 090 English for Academic Purposes 3

12.00

(16,0,0)

15

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 clichés; 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

Course Notes

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

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).

Contact

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604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
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