ESL Programs

ESL Programs

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ESL (English as a Second Language) Program

Level

Required Courses
1 English Essentials, Reading, Writing
2 English Essentials, Reading, Writing

EAP (English for Academic Purposes) Program

Level

Required Courses Academic Options that can be taken during EAP Program
1 Discussion, Reading, Writing None
2 Discussion, Reading, Writing None
3 Discussion, Reading, Writing 1 or 2 of: Adult Academic and Career Preparation (AACP), Diploma or University courses
4 Discussion, Reading, Writing 1, 2 or 3 of: Adult Academic and Career Preparation (AACP), Diploma or University courses
At EAP Level 3 and 4 students may enrol in Degree and Diploma (Academic) courses

Notes:

  • All students are required to take three core courses, which include Reading, Writing and Essentials, or Discussion
  • Entrance scores for the English for Academic Purposes courses: Click here to view.
  • Successful completion of level 4 Discussion, Reading and Writing with a minimum of 70% in each meets the English language admission requirement to all Okanagan College programs and to UBC Okanagan
  • Students who require English as a Second Language will be allowed to register in a limited number of arts and science, business, applied science, or Grade 11 and 12 courses (subject to English as a Second Language placement level), meeting individual course prerequisites and availability of course space.
  • Students must be registered in Discussion, Reading and Writing at Level 3 or 4 above if they wish to take academic classes
  • May/July Sessions: Academic courses are normally not available for new students

Click the following link for full course descriptions of
 
           
English as a Second Language and English for Academic Purposes

 
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