(include 12 weeks holiday)
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (076326E) is a specialized course designed to equip non-native English speakers with the language and academic skills necessary to excel in academic settings. This course is tailored for students who aspire to pursue higher education in English-speaking institutions or need to enhance their academic English proficiency for research, writing, and communication in an academic context. EAP focuses on improving reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills, enabling students to meet the language demands of academic studies.
Academic Language Proficiency: Develop advanced proficiency in academic English, including
specialised vocabulary, grammar, and syntax.
Reading and Research Skills: Enhance reading comprehension, critical analysis, and research abilities in academic texts, scholarly articles, and research papers.
Academic Writing: Improve academic writing skills, including essay composition, research paper construction, citation styles, and argument development.
Listening and Note-taking: Strengthen listening comprehension and note-taking skills for academic lectures, seminars, and discussions.
Speaking and Presentation: Build confidence in oral communication, academic presentations, and participation in academic debates and discussions.
Critical Thinking and Analysis: Develop critical thinking skills to evaluate and analyse academic content effectively.
Academic Culture and Conventions: Gain an understanding of academic conventions, including academic integrity, citation, and plagiarism avoidance.
The EAP course is structured into modules, each focusing on specific academic language skills and competencies. These modules include lectures, group discussions, academic writing workshops, research projects, and language practice activities. Active class participation, academic presentations, and the completion of academic writing assignments are essential components of the course.
Your progress in this course will be assessed through a combination of written assignments, research projects, quizzes, class participation, presentations, and a final examination. These assessments aim to evaluate your academic language proficiency, critical thinking, and understanding of academic conventions.
A placement test will be administered to ensure the right level of instruction.
English for Academic Purposes (EAP)