Accelerated Academic Bridging in English (ESL 0140)

Julien-Couture Resource Center

This course will involve the following components:

  • Academic Reading to Write: Working with University of Ottawa professors, students use online resources and tools to develop strategies and skills for reading academic texts and for effectively communicating ideas through academic writing. They also learn the discourse structures, grammar, and vocabulary required for effective academic writing and develop critical thinking and study skills.
  • Academic Listening to Speak: Students use online resources and tools to develop their listening skills, with the aim of effectively communicating ideas through academic presentations and discussions.  In addition to learning the discourse structures, grammar, and vocabulary required for effective oral communication in academic contexts, students will also develop their abilities to communicate clearly and effectively with professors and classmates. 
  • Writing for Discipline Specific PurposesStudents are guided by University of Ottawa professors in researching, planning, developing, revising, and presenting extended academic essays and reports following the academic integrity standards at the University of Ottawa.   
  • University Integration Workshop: Students develop learning strategies and study skills necessary for success at the University of Ottawa. Through this workshop they acquire an awareness of the academic culture of Canadian universities, along with a bank of campus and community resources, while having opportunities to reflect on the intercultural skills needed to connect with professors and classmates on campus.
  • Interactive Learning Community: Students develop communicative and teamwork skills and acquire a sense of belonging in the university community by connecting with classmates and University of Ottawa students.

 

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Schedule

Time in Canada (GMT-4)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7:00 am

8:50 am

Academic Reading to Write

Academic Listening to Speak

Academic Reading to Write

Academic Listening to Speak

Academic Reading to Write

9:00 am

10:00 am

University Integration Workshops

 

 

 

Interactive   Learning Community

9:00 pm

11:00 pm

 

Writing for Discipline Specific Purposes

Writing for Discipline Specific Purposes

Writing for Discipline Specific Purposes

 

* In addition to the schedule above, students follow a flexible learning schedule of approximately eight hours per week. 

 

Dates and Fees

  • July 5 to August 27, 2021
  • The tuition fee is $6,016.
  • Health Insurance for students outside of Canada may be removed, by requesting a credit with the International Office: uointl@uottawa.ca
  • This program is reserved for students with conditional offers to a University of Ottawa undergraduate program.

 

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