Academic Foundations I

  • Online delivery
  • eClass

This course rep­re­sents the first stage in prepar­ing stu­dent for aca­d­e­m­ic study in Eng­lish. EXELP 7060 devel­ops the aca­d­e­m­ic lit­er­a­cy and oral flu­en­cy nec­es­sary for a strong foun­da­tion in aca­d­e­m­ic Eng­lish skills. The course is deliv­ered in two parts: one focused on read­ing and writ­ing, and the oth­er focused on speak­ing and lis­ten­ing. by the end of the course, stu­dents will be able to read and speak about a lim­it­ed range of aca­d­e­m­ic top­ics, demon­strate ele­men­tary pro­fi­cien­cy in aca­d­e­m­ic vocab­u­lary, and write about every­day aca­d­e­m­ic life at the sen­tence lev­el with some clarity.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday daytime (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
May 3, 2021Jun 21, 2021
Monday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Thursday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Friday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking Intro

ISBN 9780194818070


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing Intro

ISBN 9780194818056


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekends (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun)
May 3, 2021Jun 22, 2021
May 3May 20
Monday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Tuesday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Wednesday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Thursday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

May 25Jun 22
Monday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Tuesday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Wednesday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Thursday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking Intro

ISBN 9780194818070


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing Intro

ISBN 9780194818056


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekends (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun)
Jul 5, 2021Aug 24, 2021
Jul 5Jul 29
Monday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Tuesday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Wednesday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Thursday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Aug 3Aug 24
Monday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Tuesday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Wednesday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Thursday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking Intro

ISBN 9780194818070


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing Intro

ISBN 9780194818056


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday daytime (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Jul 5, 2021Aug 23, 2021
Monday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Thursday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Friday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking Intro

ISBN 9780194818070


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing Intro

ISBN 9780194818056


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

  • Offered now
  • Online delivery


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.