Required Course Course Credits
- ESLF 070 College Academic English Preparation 2 12.00
Total Program Credits 12.00
ESLF 070 College Academic English Preparation 2
12.00 credits (16,0,0) hrs 15 wks
Prerequisite: Capilano College English Placement Test or equivalent
This intensive 16 hour per week course is the second level of three in the College Academic English Preparation program. It includes reading (using grammar knowledge to decode meaning and recognize stereotypes, biases and cliches; 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 expository 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).