Concordia University


At this level, you're quite proficient in English and want to go to university. Or perhaps you simply want to enhance your professional potential. Either way,
this course if for you. Here, you'll read a contemporary Canadian novel and work on a related in-depth project. You'll conduct library research, write a research paper and make a formal presentation before the class. Individual attention from your teacher will help you develop your critical thinking skills as you gain confidence and independence in your academic ability. Then, at the end of the class, you'll celebrate with your classmates who, like you, will have earned their language-proficiency requirements for university entrance. Congratulations.
This course is a great way to help you:
• Develop critical listening skills and strategies in a real-world context;
• Develop your library and research skills for university or the workplace;
• Speak with fluency and clarity on a variety of in-depth social, academic and professional topics;
• Construct complex, compound sentences with correct word order, spelling and punctuation;
• Employ appropriate expressions and transitions in writing and speech;
• Gain confidence living and working in English;
• Broaden your academic, social and professional horizons;
• Have the intercultural experience of a lifetime;
• Meet the language-proficiency requirements to enter Concordia University.
This program takes an integrative approach to language learning that is collaborative, experiential, student-centered and community-based. In short, you’ll learn by doing, sharing, exchanging and… living in English.
• High-advanced speakers who want to improve their English.
• Students who want to work towards their certificate of proficiency.
• Students who want to go on to university in North America.
• People trying to enter the job market or improve their employment opportunities.
• Anyone who wants to discover the English culture in Canada.

Note: a placement test will be given prior to registration to ensure you end up in the course that's right for you.

Course hours: 260

Class schedule

September 18 – November 24, 2017
January 15 – March 23, 2018
April 03 – June 08, 2018
June 18 – August 24, 2018


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