Academic Foundations II

  • Online delivery
  • U of A south campus

This course rep­re­sents the sec­ond stage in prepar­ing stu­dent for aca­d­e­m­ic study in Eng­lish. EXELP 7061 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 par­tic­i­pate in group dis­cus­sions about straight­for­ward aca­d­e­m­ic top­ics, demon­strate 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.

Online learn­ing, south campus

Online courses 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)
Jan 6, 2021Feb 24, 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 1

ISBN 9780194818407

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

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

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
Online learn­ing, south campus

Online courses 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)
Jan 6, 2021Feb 24, 2021
Monday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking 1

ISBN 9780194818407

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

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

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
Online learn­ing, south campus

Online courses 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)
Mar 4, 2021Apr 23, 2021
Monday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking 1

ISBN 9780194818407

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

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

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
Online learn­ing, south campus

Online courses 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)
Mar 4, 2021Apr 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 1

ISBN 9780194818407

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

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

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.

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  • 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.