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Course Overview

This course offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers listening comprehension, vocabulary development, reading skills, oral skills, essay and letter writing, and fundamental grammatical skills. Students are exposed to university-level materials including materials from the official Cambridge Exams, TOEFL, and IELTS as well as other sources. Test-taking strategies are also included.

In order to successfully complete Academic English 1 (morning Academic English), students must meet attendance requirements.

Students in Academic English 2 (afternoon Academic English) will be tested regularly.

  • AE2 is articulated with pathway programs at select universities.  In order to successfully complete AE2, students will have to maintain the attendance requirement and achieve at least 70% on assignments and tests.


Academic English 1

  • Have proven English proficiency of at least a Canadian Language Benchmark of 4+ (lower intermediate level).

Academic English 2

  • Have proven English proficiency of at least a Canadian Language Benchmark of 5+ (upper intermediate level).

Before registering for a course students will need to provide proof of English proficiency. This can be done by providing a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLBPT or CELPIP score or by taking LCC’s English Assessment. 

Don’t know your Canadian Language Benchmark level? Please view our English competency chart.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and use academic vocabulary

  • Improve English grammar for writing and speaking

  • Improve essay and report writing skills

  • Take any academic test with more confidence and skill

  • Read and listen to complex topics with increased comprehension

  • Identify and correct your longterm errors!

Course Information

Choose a morning or afternoon class, or combine them to challenge yourself!

Start Date
any Monday
AE1. 6 weeks +
Monday - Thursday
10:00AM - 12:00PM
$495 +
any Monday
AE2. 6 Weeks + (AE2 is articulated with bridging programs at some Canadian universities)
Monday - Thursday
1:00 - 3:00PM
$495 +

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