This course is designed to develop basic academic reading skills, express thoughts and convey information in an academically appropriate written form, prepare students for the listening needs they will have in college, and develop speaking skills essential for academic success.
Emphasis is placed on developing a comfort in the classroom environment by applying the four language skills in an interactive form, integrating the functions of grammar, mechanics, and punctuation, complemented by practicing the English language in community settings.
Intensive Academic Preparation 1 is designed for students to determine their skills and knowledge in preparation of their college studies, as well as for college students who desire more reinforcement in their English language skills as they apply to their education. Successful completion of this intensive course will establish a high-intermediate level of English language fluency similar to an IELTS score of 5.5.
The schedule and program end date are subject to change due to the student’s academic performance, course availability, academic breaks, additional electives, and study permit status.