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