English for Academic Purposes (EAP) provides the fastest and most effective way towards reaching your required English language level for further study

EAP Course

Course Overview


The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course is designed for students who want to pursue further study in vocational education and training, gain extra academic English in higher education studies or who want to apply to a university in the future. The benefits of Academic English are that it increases fluency in language and confidence that is required and used in formal and informal academic contexts. It is designed to prepare you for the language used in vocational education and training, university lectures and academic books.

The course allows you to meet the English language requirements for your future pathway without retaking IELTS (*conditions apply).

Mode of Study and Assessment


This course is delivered in a classroom environment with formative (weekly tests) and summative (mid-course level test, oral presentation project, essay project and end of course level test) assessments.

Course Focuses On


  • Academic grammar
  • Academic vocabulary through discussion of current affairs
  • Confidence in speaking English
  • Writing effective academic essays and reports
  • Design oral and written presentations

How you will learn


MCCA Teaching Structure

Levels being offered


Academic Levels

Our Students come from


MCCA International Students

Course Highlights


Start any Monday

Maximum Class size 18

20 Hours/Week Class + 5 hours/week of self-study

Day and Night Classes

Mixed Nationalities

Enroll from 5 weeks to 20 weeks

SAMPLE TIMETABLE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)


Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Lesson 1
9:00 AM - 11.30 AM

or

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Listening:
Concepts
Skills:
recognising time signposts
Speaking:
Human behaviour
Speaking,
taking turns: starting a turn; taking turns: recognising the end of a turn
Reading:
Personality and behaviour
Skills:
preparing to read: illustrations
Writing:
Extroverts and introverts
Skills:
spelling: /a:/; gathering and recording information; organising information into paragraphs
Grammar:
writing about others; joining with and
30 Minute Break
Lesson 2
Lesson 2 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

or

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Grammar:
recognising past time
Phonology:
vowels - short vs long: /æ/ vs /a:/
Grammar:
modals: can / can't
Phonology:
vowels - short vs long: /æ/ vs /a:/; consonants: /n/, /ŋ/, /ŋk/
Everyday English
asking for information
Grammar
frequency adverbs
Formative assessment
Homework Workbook

Sample times only, subject to change (time may vary by 30 minutes – 1 hour depending on the class)

Entry Requirements


  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent or college's English placement test

Time Table Options


Batches to Choose Class Details Duration Levels
Day EAP Classes
  • 20 hours per week
  • Monday to Thursday
  • 9 AM to 2:30 PM
5 to 20 weeks Upper-Intermediate and Advanced
Night EAP Classes
  • 20 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
  • 5 PM to 9:15 PM
5 to 20 weeks Upper-Intermediate and Advanced

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