Saint Mary's University

English for Personal and Professional/Practical Communication

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Program Information

School:Saint Mary's University
Faculty:Teaching English as a Second Language Centre
Degree:Not Applicable
Field of Study:Rhetoric and Composition
Description:The goal of the English for Personal and Professional Communication (EPPC) program is to prepare students to read, write, speak, and listen to English well enough to succeed in professional, academic, or business environments where English is used as the medium of communication. During the program students will discuss current events, listen to guest speakers, practice slang and idioms, meet and interview Canadians, practice for examinations like the TOEIC test, give oral presentations, learn new vocabulary, listen to audio-and videotapes, improve their pronunciation and grammar, experience Canadian culture, and participate in organized excursions.

The EPPC program focuses on helping students develop stronger listening and speaking skills, as well as improving their reading, writing, and use of English grammar.
URL:English for Personal and Professional/Practical Communication at Saint Mary's University
Length:8 Week(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    This program is for those above the age of 16 who would like to improve their general English communication skills for travel, study or personal interest; those who have an interest in improving their cross-cultural and intercultural communication skills; undergraduate and graduate students who are studying English in their home country; those who work in an English environment and/or would like to improve their general English skills; those who would like to learn more about anglophone Canadian culture; and International Students, Landed Immigrants, New Canadians and Francophone Canadians

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 25, 2016