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Academic Preparation Diploma
Prepare for college or university in Canada or the United States. After earning an Academic Preparation Diploma, you will have the skills and confidence you need to learn quickly in an English language environment. This program is suitable for all students who want to develop their academic English abilities. Improve your listening, writing and test preparation skills by earning an Academic Preparation Diploma.
Highlights of the Academic Preparation Diploma
While earning an Academic Preparation Diploma, you will be able to take the individual courses that complement your personal needs. You can choose courses that will help you prepare for tests. Other courses will help you complete assignments and interact in class. Whether you want to focus on grammar, writing, listening, pronunciation, TOEFL, or IELTS, you can complete suitable courses while you work toward your diploma.
Academic Preparation Diploma Requirements
It is possible to earn an Academic Preparation Diploma in as little as 12 weeks. To meet the requirements, you must complete three four-week morning courses and three four-week afternoon courses. Standard minimum grades and attendance requirements must be maintained for each course.
A maximum of one of each of the following classes can be used as credit toward a diploma:
You may choose from the courses in the table below. To earn an Academic Preparation Diploma, you will need three morning classes and three afternoon classes. More advanced students make substitute Grammar 6B with a higher level Grammar course.
*Advanced Writing is a required course. In addition, all students must be assessed at Level 6B, or higher, at the time the program is completed in order to receive an Academic Preparation Diploma.
English Grammar Courses
English Listening Courses
English Reading and Vocabulary Courses
English Writing Courses
English Test Preparation Courses
Business English Courses
Special English Programs