English for Academic Purposes

1 year Ontario College Certificate

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


Upcoming Intakes:

Fall 2022: College Drive – North Bay, Canadore at Stanford – Scarborough

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
  • TESL Certified instructors
  • Advanced facilities and CAN-8 language laboratory
  • Small, friendly classes
  • Multicultural environment
  • Languages Canada Accreditation

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

19 years or older, or OSSD or equivalent, or GED

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

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

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see https://www.canadorecollege.ca/get-started/money/fees-and-expenses

2022-2023 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $908 - - $3628.24

2021-2022 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $13179.52 $1488 - - $14667.52

2021-2022 1 year Ontario College Certificate

Canadore @ Stanford – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $13179.52 $1348 - - $14527.52

Check out the Campus Bookstore to purchase your digital online textbooks and view your booklist before the semester starts.  Online Campus Shop

Students may also purchase textbooks from a source of their choice, but the ISBN (numbers on bar code on the back of textbook) and the ISBN on your booklist must be the same

Please contact the Program Coordinator (Julia.tignanelli@canadorecollege.ca) if you need more information about your booklist

Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

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.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines

Students and graduates who are looking to further their education have many options available. Explore the Transfer and Pathway Guide to learn more about these opportunities.