Are courses that emphasize the development of basic language skills and provide a cultural orientation. Basic vocabulary, conversation, reading, grammar, listening, and pronunciation skills are practiced in interesting topic areas to provide a solid foundation in language ability.
Are pre-academic courses that emphasize the academic use of language in a college-level atmosphere. They also help develop the skills necessary to be successful in university classes with students whose first language is English. Academic vocabulary development is an important part of these classes. At Intermediate Level 6, students are introduced to content-based courses. In these classes students develop their English skills while studying subjects that are culturally and linguistically rich. Classes in writing, speech and debate provide exciting opportunities for expression.
Prepare students for work in Cape Breton University’s classrooms. Required courses in college preparation, academic writing and oral proficiency are combined with electives in advanced grammar, business, English, and intercultural communication.
The CBU Entrance Exam Preparation and extra Business Background Courses will prepare students through language and business background enhancement.
Choosing the EAP Program, will give students a chance to improve their English skills while participating in a variety of exciting cultural and recreational activites held each year at CBU. Cape Breton University is just a ten-minute drive from Sydney's downtown shopping, dining and entertainment district. At the beginning of the EAP Program, students will be given a full orientation of Cape Breton University and Sydney, Nova Scotia.