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English for Academic Purposes

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program is an integrated skills program for all English levels ranging from foundational to advanced; through EAP, English students will develop their academic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.

 

The EAP program will give you the necessary English language skills and insights to succeed in a North American classroom environment and the confidence to reach your highest potential in your new academic environment. EAP courses are available online or at certified ACCP Centers worldwide.

Placement and Level Standards

Program Overview

EAP 2 Intermediate & EAP 3 Advanced

Students can take ACCP courses for credit while enrolled in EAP 2 or 3.

EAP 1 Foundations

Students may not take ACCP courses for credit while enrolled in EAP 1 Foundations. 

Course Overview

Reading (Levels I, II, III): In this course, students develop and apply the reading skills essential for academic learning and inquiry, in the context of authentic academic reading tasks. Throughout the courses, students will work to build fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary skills through extensive and intensive reading tasks of increasing complexity.

Writing (I, II, III): In this course, students will learn and apply the writing skills essential for academic success including sentence, paragraph, and essay writing. Course work will focus on planning and writing clear paragraphs and essays, as well as on improving sentence structure, vocabulary, and grammar in written work.

Listening Speaking (I, II, III): In this course, students will learn and apply the listening, note-taking, and presentation skills essential for academic learning, inquiry, and communication in the context of authentic academic listening and speaking tasks. Students will work to build fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary skills through extensive and intensive listening tasks of increasing complexity

Grammar (I, II, III): In this course, students will learn and apply grammatical structures that enable students to better comprehend and use academic English. Students will learn to appreciate the relevance of acquiring and applying grammatical knowledge to express themselves confidently and appropriately in different academic situations, as well as social situations relevant to the American college context.

Research Skills: Learn to conduct undergraduate research at an American university through the practice of research and research-writing skills, including citation, documentation, quoting, and paraphrasing, and summarization.

Critical Thinking: Develop the critical thinking skills needed to interpret and assess arguments and information.

Plan of Study

EAP 1
  • All Reading Courses

  • All Writing Courses

  • All Listening/Speaking Courses

  • All Grammar Courses

  • Research Skills

  • Critical Thinking

EAP 2
  • Reading/Writing II & II

  • Listening/Speaking II & III

  • Grammar II & III

  • Research Skills

  • Critical Thinking

EAP 3
  • Reading/Writing III

  • Listening/Speaking III

  • Grammar III

  • Research Skills

  • Critical Thinking

Headquarters

1170 Old Henderson Rd. Suite 208 Columbus, OH 43220, USA
+1 614-553-8513

info@iperc.org