School of Language, Access and Preparatory Studies

English for Academic Purposes

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Practise 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

EAP 110 EAP Intensive Reading Program I
EAP 120 EAP English Grammar Skills I
EAP 130 EAP Oral Communication Skills - Basic
EAP 140 EAP Reading and Writing I

Semester 2

EAP 200 EAP Cultural/Social Issues
EAP 210 EAP Intensive Reading Program II
EAP 220 EAP English Grammar Skills II
EAP 230 EAP Oral Communication Skills - Intermediate
EAP 240 EAP Reading and Writing II

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3022.5 $1154 - - $4176.5
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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Futher your education to one of Canadore's many programs.

Please contact the Admissions Office if you have additional questions about the internal application process:

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123