EAC140 - English for Academic Purposes

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Last revision date Oct 12, 2012 11:08:04 AM
Last review date Oct 12, 2012 11:08:04 AM

Subject Title
English for Academic Purposes

Subject Description
EAC 140 is designed to help non-native speakers of English improve skills in writing, reading, grammar, listening and speaking.

Credit Status
EAC 140 is a non-credit course. You will receive a mark of SAT (Satisfactory) or UNSAT (Unsatisfactory). You must achieve an average of 55% or higher to successfully complete this course.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Recognize theme.

2. Recognize thesis statement.

3. Recognize topic sentences and main support.

4. Respond to a variety of text comprehension questions.

5. Summarize a selection in paragraph form.

6. Develop a basic outline.

7. Write a 3-5 paragraph essay in several modes, paying attention to topic sentences and support points.

8. Have improved sentence skills.

9. Develop an improved vocabulary.

10. Make an oral presentation in class.

11. Take notes.

12. Answer questions orally and in writing to indicate comprehension.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.