CTLA01H3 Foundations in Effective Academic Communication

This highly interactive course for English Language Learners who find Academic English a challenge aims to fast-track the development of critical thinking, reading, writing and oral communication skills. Through emphasizing academic writing and rapid expansion of vocabulary, students will gain practical experience with university-level academic texts and assignment expectations.


No more than 10.0 credits completed. Students are required to take a diagnostic test of academic English skills to be conducted by the English Language Development Support, Centre for Teaching and Learning, in advance of the first day of class.

Enrolment Limits: 
20 students per practicum
Breadth Requirements: 
Arts, Literature & Language

The instructor has the authority to exclude students whose level of proficiency is unsuitable for the course, including those students who meet the prerequisites.