English for Academic Purposes

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General Arts and Science
English for Academic Purposes (GAS-EAP)

Program Details and Intakes:
#478 (For international students)
#278 (For domestic students)

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English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at Mohawk is a series of 8 levels of 7-week courses designed to develop students’ language skills from pre-beginner to college level English. Each level is 21 hours in length. The continuous intake program accommodates students arriving at different times throughout the year and is also for those who wish only a short-term academic language experience. At the higher levels of EAP, students have the opportunity to earn two post-secondary credits toward their diploma program.

Domestic students: EAP program applicants are eligible for OSAP

Tuition Fees & Costs:
#478 (For international students)
#278 (For domestic students)
Please see our Fees & Costs page for more detail and payment methods 

Important: Entry for the GAS-EAP program closes after week 1.


Mohawk College reserves the right to limit, cancel, adjust or relocate classes/courses/programs of instruction if necessary. Classes will be cancelled if they do not meet the minimum enrolment levels before the start date. The college will make a diligent effort to contact you in advance if a class must be cancelled. However, the college cannot assume responsibility for any expenses (travel, etc...) incurred if you arrive for a class that has been cancelled or rescheduled.

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Start Dates: January, March, May, July, September and November.

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Levels: Through 8. Levels are 7 weeks in length. Upon successful completion, you advance to the next level.

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Length of Study:On average you will study for 4-6 months.
For more information on length of study and fees visit: www.mohawkcollege.ca/EAP

What is your Level?

*This chart is for reference only.

IELTS

International  English Language

Training System

EAP
Program Levels

CEFR
Common European

Framework of Reference

for Languages

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6 - 6.5 College B2.2 - C1.2
5.5 - 6      Level 8 diploma/certificate icon B2.1 - B2.2
5.5      Level 7diploma/certificate icon B1.2 - B2.1
5 Level 6 B1.1 - B1.2
4 - 4.5 Level 5 A2.2 - B1.1
3.5 Level 4 A2.1 - A2.2
3 Level 3 A1.2 - A2.1
2.5 Level 2 A1.1 - A1.2
0 - 2 Level 1 0 - A1.1

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Earn credit towards your post-secondary program

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Why Study EAP at Mohawk

  • Cross Cultural Awareness
  • Integrate in academics, community and business

Skills you will Develop

  • Learn how to take part in academic lectures and discussions
  • Reading made easier! From blogs to academic texts and workplace material
  • Succeed in oral communication in all environments – academic, community and workplace
  • Public speaking and presentations
  • Research and report writing
  • Develop key note taking skills

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Extra Curricular Activities

Excursions – Develop English skills while experiencing fun, local sporting, outdoor and community events.

College Clubs – Join peers in a range of regular group activities at Mohawk and advance your conversational English.

Volunteering in the community or at Mohawk College – Strengthen your English skills while helping others through community service or college volunteering opportunities.

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Coffee Club

For a chance to practice your English in a fun, social environment, be sure to join us for Coffee Club, held every other Wednesday in International Square!

Check out the Coffee Club schedule

EAP Levels

 

EAP Levels
1 & 2 Low Beginner/Beginner
3 & 4 High Beginner to Low Intermediate
5 & 6 Intermediate to High Intermediate
7 & 8 Low Advanced to Advanced
Diploma Program  

IELTS/TOFELS scores for direct entry into GAS-EAP

IELTS (academic) for direct entry to EAP
OVERALL IELTS SCORE WRITING & SPEAKING requirement minimums EAP Entry Level
6 No band below 5.5 Entry to Diploma Program
5.5 6 8
5.5 5.5 7
5 5 6
4.0 - 4.5 4.5 5
3.5 4 4
3 3.5 3
2.5 3 2
2.5 2.5 1

2-year test validation maximum.

IELTS (academic) for direct entry to EAP
OVERALL TOEFL SCORE SPEAKING requirement minimum WRITING requirement minimum EAP Entry Level
80 - 91 22 22 Entry to diploma program
62 - 79 20 20 8
50 - 61 18 18 7
40 - 49 15 14 6
31 - 39 13 12 5
26 - 30 11 8 4
19 - 25 8 6 3
10 - 18 5 4 2
0 - 9 2.5 2.5 1

Highlights:

  • You will join the appropriate level of Integrated English classes in GAS-EAP to increase your chances of success
  • 8 levels of EAP from Beginner to Low Advanced mean you can reach your goal faster.
  • Levels 7 and 8 include opportunities to earn 2 post-secondary credit courses from your major program of choice.
  • Successful completion of Level 8 with 70% guarantees admission to Mohawk College Diploma programs requiring IELTS 6.0
  • GAS-EAP levels are offered 6 times a year for international applicants: January, March, May, July, September, November.

Contact Us

For general EAP inquiries, please contact eap [at] mohawkcollege.ca