The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is a course specially designed to help prepare students to deal with using the language effectively in college and university. The course will run for a total of 48 hours i.e. 4 hours over 12 weeks.
The course covers the following areas in the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing:
- listening and note-taking
- seminar presentation and discussion skills
- speed reading
- academic writing
- library and internet use
- university level vocabulary
- research techniques
- critical thinking
Why EAP at Taylor’s
The course is run by experienced and dedicated lecturers who employ various activities like drama, presentations, games and active discussions of real life and current issues to engage the students. These lecturers are available after class hours for consultation and counselling.
During the 12 weeks, students present dramas, come up with newsletters and leaflets and even take part in charity drives. These activities are carried out to help students apply what they learnt in class to real life and authentic situations.
Beyond the course
Taylor’s University has a wide variety of courses at the pre-university and tertiary level which requires students to be prepared with these academic skills to cope with the lectures and research conducted at that level. This course gives you that edge.
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Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus Contact Details
No. 1 Jalan Taylor’s,
47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Phone: +6(03)5629 5000
Fax: +6(03)5629 5001