Academic Preparation

Academic Preparation Courses

The focus is on developing your reading and writing skills and improving your use of grammar for academic success. The program is especially advised if you wish to pursue further academic studies in an English speaking country.

Academic Preparation (3 hour classes)

Academic Preparation

Levels: Beginner 1  to  Advanced 2
Hours Per Class: 3

Designed to help you pursue further academic studies in English/French, this course will strengthen your reading and writing skills. You’ll improve your grammar usage and build your vocabulary by exploring academic topics.

There are ten levels offered and certain criteria must be met to advance from one level to the next.

Academic Preparation (1.5 hour classes)

These 1.5 hour classes provide focused study skills and complement the three hour classes.

Grammar

Levels: Beginner 1  to  Advanced 2
Hours Per Class: 1.5

Improve usage of standard English grammar.

Reading

Levels: Beginner 3  to  Advanced 2
Hours Per Class: 1.5

Learn how to effectively skim and scan business and academic documents. You’ll develop an understanding of plot, theme and character.

University Preparation

Levels: Advanced 1  to  Advanced 3
Hours Per Class: 1.5

University Preparation focuses on the skills needed to succeed in college or university: essay writing, lecture comprehension, note taking, research and academic discussion skills.

Writing

Levels: Beginner 1  to  Advanced 2
Hours Per Class: 1.5

Challenge yourself by practising your writing daily, learning correct language structure and writing techniques for diverse genres and audiences. Learn the secrets of writing excellent essays.