FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS ACAEF-CT Academic English Prog for University and College Entrance

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Year 1
Term 1Credit Hours
AEPL-1001Listening
0
AEPR-1002Reading
0
AEPS-1003Speaking
0
AEPW-1275Writing
0
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
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AEPL-1001Listening
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Students will develop their listening skills through the use of authentic and realistic listening tasks in a wide range of academic situations. Listening strategies will include the ability to follow instructions, identifying word cues and main ideas, listening for details and understanding the organizational structure of an academic lecture. Students will listen actively to talks and lectures of a variety of lengths. Note-taking basics in academic lectures will be identified and developed. Students will listen to synthesize information received from specific listening tasks, reading and discussions.

AEPR-1002Reading
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Students will develop their reading skills through the use of a wide variety of authentic academic reading tasks. Strategies for improving reading comprehension and increasing reading speed will be addressed and developed. Students will read to critically analyze the relationship of ideas and the author's intent, attitude and objectivity. A variety of academic reading genres and formats will be used as well as formatted, unformatted, instructional and informational texts. Academic vocabulary development will be part of all reading tasks. Study skills and exam-taking techniques will be identified and practiced throughout.

AEPS-1003Speaking
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Students will develop their speaking skills through a variety of authentic and realistic tasks in academic situations. Students will make introductions and presentations about their profession or field of study and participate in interviews to gather information about academic study in a particular faculty or program. Impromptu reports and speeches will be an integral part of all speaking skill development. Students will identify and develop techniques to get attention, interrupt, direct the conversation, give examples, express opinions, agree and disagree. Debates, seminars and discussions will be part of the speaking activities students will participate in and lead. Students will develop and integrate critical thinking skills in all their speaking tasks. Emphasis will be placed on developing and applying clear speech techniques in all speaking situations.

AEPW-1275Writing
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Students will develop their writing skills through the use of authentic academic writing tasks. Students will focus on the writing process, including editing and revising skills. Sentence and paragraph skills will be reviewed and reinforced. Students will also develop essay writing skills required to support their academic writing needs. Summaries and critiques of academic articles along with research essays will be a major emphasis of the course. Grammar instruction will be used to support and enhance writing skills. Study skills and test-taking techniques will be identified and practiced throughout.

PROJ-1008Project Based Lab
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RESR-1006Research and Documentation
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