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English for Academic Purposes – Loyalist College in TorontoNEW

24 weeks - three, 8-week levels

Prepare for your future academic journey by improving your English proficiency with George Brown College’s highly rated English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program designed for students entering Loyalist College in Toronto. By acquiring strong language skills, you’ll be able to pursue further studies at Loyalist College in Toronto. Enhance your global communication skills and formal language skills to express your thoughts clearly, effectively, and assertively. Upon registration, you will take a Level Placement Test to see which level you should start in. A minimum of 5.0 IELTS score is required to enter the program. If you have taken the IELTS test previously and scored 5.0 you will be placed in level I. A score of 5.5 will place you into level II, and a score of 6.0 would place you into level III. To receive the Certificate of Completion, you must complete over 300 hours to be eligible. As you progress through the levels, you will improve your reading, writing, listening, speaking and grammar skills.
  • Credential
    • George Brown Certificate of Completion

  • Start Date

    September, January and May entry

Find Your Career:

Proficiency in the English language is required by most employers in Canada and in many countries throughout the world. English for Academic Purposes will give you the foundation to:

  • Pursue further studies at Loyalist College in Toronto.
  • Get a better job and/or co-op/work-integrated learning placement.

Is it for you?

This program is for people who:

  • Learned English as a second (or additional) language.
  • Want to improve your academic writing, reading, listening and speaking skills for greater success in post-secondary studies or at work.

Experiential learning

There’s something for every style of learning with a variety of teaching techniques to improve both your formal English language skills and functional everyday usage:

  • Develop confidence in your speaking and understanding during daily discussions.
  • Practice presentation skills, grammar and listening skills in interactive and dynamic settings.
  • Complete practical writing assignments with support from your professors.
  • Understand different opinions through reading and listening.
  • Express different opinions through speaking and writing using common expressions.
  • Learn to use non-verbal communication while presenting.
  • Implementation of verbal and non-verbal active listening skills.
  • Gain a better understanding of Canadian culture through contemporary readings and group discussions.
  • Successful completion of the program will provide graduates the opportunity achieve the following testing outcomes: IELTS 6.5 TOEFL 213 – 240 (computer-based); TOEFL 79 – 95 (Internet-based).

Outstanding faculty make the difference

  • Enjoy one-on-one attention from experienced professionals, trained in the most up to date ESL teaching methods as they work with each student’s individual strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Benefit from staff who are available to assist students and can provide service in several languages.
  • Experience a full range of supports available to students including Student Success Services and access to College facilities.

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