Course: Academic English

General

Program Description

Academic English

Class description

The Academic English course at LAB Vancouver is designed to focus on

  • Grammar Structures
  • Academic Vocabulary Building
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Academic Writing Skills

This course allows students to improve their reading skills and grammar accuracy in both spoken and written English.

In this class, a wide variety of reading texts are studied in detail. The diversity in content exposes students to a broad range of vocabulary and grammar, as well as literary forms.

Students practice reading comprehension and analyze relationships between words as they practice using new vocabulary in different contexts.

Grammar points are reviewed and close attention is paid to students’ grammatical accuracy during speaking exercises.

Course details

  • Course focus: Grammar structure, Vocabulary building, Reading comprehension, Writing skills

  • Hours per week: 15, 21 or 30 hours

  • Language levels: 6 levels, from Low Intermediate to Advanced

  • Maximum class size: 16 students (Average: 14 students)

  • Duration: 4 weeks

  • Classes start every month

Can be combined with another class to create a full-time program (30 hours/week)

Last updated July 2019

About the School

Languages Across Borders (LAB) Vancouver is a highly respected, award-winning language school in trendy Yaletown, in the city’s downtown. Canadian-owned and operated for more than 25 years, LAB Vancou ... Read More

Languages Across Borders (LAB) Vancouver is a highly respected, award-winning language school in trendy Yaletown, in the city’s downtown. Canadian-owned and operated for more than 25 years, LAB Vancouver has provided quality and professional English classes for students from more than 103 countries, connecting all to the world with English. Offering a wide variety of English courses for all levels, LAB Vancouver's curriculum is diverse and designed to balance conversational and academic English. Read less