• English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program - 100, 200, 300, 400, 500

    Faculty of Language

    The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program - 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500 are integrated skills programs to develop students’ academic communication and composition skills: writing and grammar; reading comprehension and proficiency; comprehension and oral fluency; intercultural communication. Students participate in a variety of complex academic activities and situations involving multiple purposes and participants.

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    This program is under development. First College is planning to have the first intake in May 2020.

  • Program Overview

    Completion of each course with a minimum grade of 70% is required. Students will receive an official transcript noting both grades and attendance at the end of session.

    1

    EAP100

    Total Hours: 240

    Total Weeks: 12

     

    Entrance Level: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent

    2

    EAP200

    Total Hours: 240

    Total Weeks: 12

     

    Entrance Level: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent

    3

    EAP300

    Total Hours: 240

    Total Weeks: 12

     

    Entrance Level: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

    4

    EAP400

    Total Hours: 240

    Total Weeks: 12

     

    Entrance Level: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

    5

    EAP500

    Total Hours: 240

    Total Weeks: 12

     

    Entrance Level: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

  • Program Level Chart

    IELTS - International English Language Testing System - Academic

    CLB - Canadian Language Benchmarks

    1

    EAP100

    IELTS 4.0 - 4.5

    CLB 4

    2

    EAP200

    IELTS 4.5 - 5.0

    CLB 4 - 5

    3

    EAP300

    IELTS 5.0 - 5.5

    CLB 5 - 6

    4

    EAP400

    IELTS 5.5 - 6.0

    CLB 6 - 7

    5

    EAP500

    IELTS 6.0 - 6.5 & Above

    CLB 7 - 8

  • A step-by-step English pathway to studying in Canada for international students

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program Admission Requirement

    First College admits applicants who meet one of the following admission criteria for each level:

    Notes: The EAP program acts as a pathway to Colleges and Universities, therefore high school diplomas are highly recommended.

    The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP100

    1. International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Academic - test within the last two years: Overall score of 4 with no band less than 3.5 or equivalent.
    2. Passing the First College placement test prior to enrolling.

    The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP200

    1. International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Academic - test within the last two years: Overall score of 4.5 with no band less than 4 or equivalent.
    2. Passing the First College placement test prior to enrolling.
    3. Completion of the First College English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program – EAP100 with a minimum grade of 70%.

    The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP300

    1. International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Academic - test within the last two years: Overall score of 5.0 with minmuium 5.0 in writing or equivalent.
    2. Passing the First College placement test prior to enrolling.
    3. Completion of the First College English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program – EAP200 with a minimum grade of 70%.

    The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP400

    1. International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Academic - test within the last two years: Overall score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent.
    2. Passing the First College placement test prior to enrolling.
    3. Completion of the First College English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program – EAP300 with a minimum grade of 70%.

    The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP500

    1. International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Academic - test within the last two years: Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent.
    2. Passing the First College placement test prior to enrolling.
    3. Completion of the First College English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program – EAP400 with a minimum grade of 70%.
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