Certificate Requirement Course Credits
- ESLF 040 English Language Foundations I 15.00
Total Program Credits 15.00
ESLF 040 English Language Foundations I
15.00 credits (20,0,0) hrs 15 wks
Prerequisite: Capilano College English Placement Test or equivalent
This intensive 20-hour per week course provides students with basic language skills to the Lower Advanced level. It includes reading (skimming and scanning, predicting, drawing conclusions), vocabulary building (word structure, synonyms and antonyms), grammar (meaningful and appropriate use of structures), writing (compound sentences), listening (discussions on a variety of topics), speaking (general conversations, social situations, levels of speech), and pronunciation (vowels, consonants, word stress and rhythm).