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English for Academic PurposesCLOSED

Available as a one-year program

This program is closed; applications are not currently being accepted.

Prepare for a better job or further studies at college or university by upgrading your proficiency in English. Improve your everyday conversation, formal language skills and TOEFL and IELTS scores, while earning credits towards further study.
  • Credential
    • One-year Ontario College Certificate

  • Start Date

    September 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:

Is it for you?

This program is for people who:

  • Have learned English as a second (or additional) language.
  • Need to upgrade their TOEFL or IELTS scores.
  • Want to improve their academic writing, reading 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 weekly classroom discussions.
  • Practise pronunciation, grammar and listening skills in computer-based language labs.
  • Get familiar with computers and the vocabulary of technology.
  • Complete practical writing assignments with support from your professors.
  • Gain a better understanding of Canadian culture through contemporary readings and group discussions.
  • Pursue your personal interests and goals with two elective courses of your choice, and earn credits toward future diploma studies.
  • Successful completion of the program will help graduates achieve the following testing outcomes: IELTS 6.0; TOEFL 213 – 240 (computer-based); TOEFL 79 – 95 (Internet-based).

Outstanding faculty make the difference

  • Enjoy one-on-one attention from experienced faculty working with your individual strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Professors are committed to lifelong learning, with specializations in education and the arts, sociology, biology, engineering, psychology and political science.
  • Students also enjoy a full range of support from Student Success services and a full-time international coordinator, as well as access to College facilities.

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