School of Language, Access and Preparatory Studies

English for Academic Purposes

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Develop English language skills through speaking, reading, listening and writing English


Prepare for your postsecondary education and enhance your English language skills! Multilingual employees are in demand both domestically and internationally. This two-semester program focuses on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills required for college studies. Canadore provides quality English-language training in a caring and supportive environment using modern and social technologies.

Note: Credential awarded is General Arts and Science – English for Academic Purposes

Why Choose Canadore?

  • Qualified and experienced instructors
  • Advanced facilities and CAN-8 language laboratory
  • Small, friendly classes
  • Multicultural environment

What You Learn

  • Conversational English
  • Reading
  • Grammar
  • Writing
  • Pronunciation and listening 
  • Cultural and social issues


For additional language programs, see English as a Second Language

OSSD or equivalent at or above the general level.

International students must either a) provide a IELTS or equivalent score for placement purposes in the appropriate program or b) complete a placement test at the start of the semester to identify the appropriate program to be placed in. Domestic students will complete a placement test the start of the semester.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

EAP110 Intensive Reading Program I
EAP120 English Grammar Skills I
EAP130 Oral Communication Skills - Basic
EAP140 EAP Reading & Writing I

Semester 2

EAP210 Intensive Reading Program II
EAP220 English Grammar Skills II
EAP240 EAP Reading & Writing II
EAP230 Oral Communication Skills - Intermediate
EAP200 Cultural/Social Issues

2019-2020 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96

2019-2020 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $14196.69
Ontario College Certificate

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Looking to continue your studies with Canadore College?

If you have previously attended or are currently enrolled in a program at Canadore College and would like to continue your studies here, you can complete the online Internal Application form.

Learn more about Internal applications.