General Arts and Science - English for Academic Purposes Learn the English language while developing essential skills for your success.

General information

Program code
EAPC
Duration
2 Semesters (1 Year)
Credential
Ontario College Certificate
Academic area
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Winter 2018
Summer 2018
Fall 2018

Program description

In this program, English Language Learners (ELLs) develop English proficiency in the areas of reading, writing, speaking, grammar, vocabulary, and listening. Students also focus on essential skills for success and communication skills in various contexts. Language learning is facilitated through interactive activities, assignments, group work, multi-media materials and in-class instruction. Students explore Canadian social and cultural contexts, as well as personal, abstract and global topics.

Additional information

Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 of General English As a Second Language (ESLG) are also available.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent, with ONE of the following:

  • the completion of General English as a Second Language 4 with a minimum average of 60%
  • Georgian College English for Academic Purposes placement test
  • IELTS (see minimum requirement details below)
  • TOEFL (see minimum requirement details below)

IELTS (academic) for direct entry to Georgian College EAP
OVERALL IELTS WRITING and SPEAKING Georgian College
SCORE Requirement Minimums EAP Entry Level
5.5 5.5 8
5.5 5.0 7
5.0 5.0 6
5.0 4.5 5

TOEFL for direct entry to Georgian College EAP
OVERALL WRITING SPEAKING Georgian College
TOEFL Requirement Requirement EAP
SCORE Minimum Minimum Entry Level
62+ 22 22 8
50-61 20-21 20-21 7
40-49 18-19 18-19 6
31-39 15-17 15-17 5

Pathways

View the GAS -Eng for Academic Purposes articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

  • EAPC1501 Writing and Grammar 5
  • EAPC1502 Speaking, Listening, and Pronunciation 5
  • EAPC1503
  • EAPC1601 Writing and Grammar 6
  • EAPC1602 Speaking, Listening, and Pronunciation 6
  • EAPC1603
  • EAPC1701 Writing and Grammar 7
  • EAPC1702 Speaking, Listening, and Pronunciation 7
  • EAPC1703
  • EAPC1801 Writing and Grammar 8
  • EAPC1802 Speaking, Listening, and Pronunciation 8
  • EAPC1803

Optional Courses - 6 credits selected from 2 streams (3 or 4 courses)

To be selected from College list