English for Academic Purposes for Engineering (EAP)

EAP for Engineering is a summer language course for international students admitted to an engineering program at the University of Ottawa. The program is held on the University of Ottawa’s main campus and runs during the last 3 weeks of August.

Course Content

Students will refine their English skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in preparation for their engineering studies at the University of Ottawa. 

Students will often work in pairs or groups in order to practice the skills necessary for university work in their program. Partners and groups may need to meet outside class time on occasion in order to prepare or complete class activities.

                                                           

Listening

  • Note-taking, comprehension, analysis, and interpretation of spoken texts

Speaking

  • Conversations, discussions, and presentations, with an emphasis on cooperation and interaction

Reading

  • Note-taking, comprehension, analysis, and interpretation of written texts

Writing

  • Summaries and other types of written productions

Vocabulary

  • Expansion and accuracy

Grammar

  • Verb tenses, questions, conditionals, modals, and passive voice
  • Determiners and possessives
  • Phrasal verbs and verbs followed by gerunds and infinitives
  • Reported speech
  • Subordinate clauses, especially relative clauses
  • Other grammar points as needed

Research and referencing strategies

  • Search engines and library research
  • APA style

Other topics

  • Student and campus life as well as life in Canada

                                    

Schedule

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30 am

to

11:30 am

 

English for Academic Purposes

8:30 am

to

11:30 am

 

English for Academic Purposes

8:30 am

to

11:30 am

 

English for Academic Purposes

8:30 am

to

11:30 am

 

English for Academic Purposes

8:30 am

to

11:30 am

 

English for Academic Purposes

LUNCH

1:00 pm

to

3:00 pm

 

English for Engineering

Independent Study 

1:00 pm

to

3:00 pm

 

English for Engineering

Independent Study 

1:00 pm

to

3:00 pm

 

English for Engineering

Contact Us

70 Laurier Avenue East, Room 101

Ottawa ON, K1N 6N5

Canada

Tel. : +1-613-562-5980
Fax. : +1-613-562-5126

olbi@uOttawa.ca

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