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Course Description

The Academic Communication Certificate (ACC) prepares English Learners for success in the Canadian undergraduate degree-credit environment. The ACC is comprised of four English Academic Preparation courses in addition to weekly academic success seminars.

Students completing the ACC with a grade of B+ or higher will meet the English language proficiency requirement for admission into applicable University of Calgary undergraduate and graduate programs.

Academic Preparation Courses:

EAP 220: Academic Writing & Composition
EAP 225: Research Writing & Form 
EAP 230: Critical Listening & Notetaking 
EAP 235: Oral Communications Skills & Presentations 

Academic Success Seminars:

EAP 249 Academic Success Tutorials

Optional Courses available to enrol in with EAP 200:

  • Activity Program (ESL 102 or ESL 103) – students are responsible for checking their course schedules and ensuring there are no schedule conflicts before registering into the activity program.
  • Homestay Program (ESL 900)

Please see Program Policies and Procedures for information on admission, payment options and refunds.

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Prerequisites

  • Students must be 18 years or older.
  • Students must fulfil one of the following minimum requirements. *
  • Proof of English language proficiency (score report) is required at the time of registration.
    • Completion of level 6 of the ELP Semester Program with a final grade of B+ or higher in each course
    • A TOEFL iBT score of 70 or higher.  Minimum of 20 in Writing.
    • A TOEFL PBT score of 533
    • An IELTS Academic score of 6.0 or higher. Minimum 6.0 in Writing, 5.5 in any other skill area.
    • A CAEL score of 60 or higher.  Minimum of 60 in Writing.
    • A MELAB score of 76
    • A PTE score of 54
    • A Cambridge English Language Assessment (CAE/CPE) score of 172
    • A Duolingo English Test score of 110.

* In the event that students display English language performance that is significantly different from the English language proficiency scores they submitted, they will be assigned to the course level that aligns with their in-class performance.

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Sep 13, 2021 to Dec 10, 2021
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M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 6:00PM
Dates
Sep 13, 2021 to Dec 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Hours
250.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $4,650.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
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Online Synchronous/Asynchronous
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5:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Sep 13, 2021 to Dec 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Hours
250.0
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $4,150.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Section Notes

Course times subject to change. Please check back for the latest information.

Online course does not include emergency medical insurance, public transport pass or use of campus facilities such as recreational facilities.

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Jan 04, 2022 to Apr 01, 2022
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9:00AM to 6:00PM
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Jan 04, 2022 to Apr 01, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
250.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $4,650.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
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Time
9:00AM to 6:00PM
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Apr 19, 2022 to May 27, 2022
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Jun 06, 2022 to Jul 15, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
250.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $4,650.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Section Notes
Course fees are subject to change. Please check back for the latest information.
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9:00AM to 6:00PM
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Sep 19, 2022 to Oct 28, 2022
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M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 6:00PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2022 to Dec 16, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
250.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $4,650.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Section Notes
Course fees are subject to change. Please check esl.ucalgary.ca for the latest information.
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Time
9:00AM to 6:00PM
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Jan 09, 2023 to Feb 17, 2023
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M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 6:00PM
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Feb 27, 2023 to Apr 06, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
250.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $4,650.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Section Notes
Course fees are subject to change. Please check esl.ucalgary.ca for the latest information.
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