What credit course(s) should I take?

Which courses should I take?

  • If you are an undergraduate student, and you want to work on
    • pronunciation and presentation skills, you should take EMLS 101R: Oral Communications for Academic Purposes

    • grammar and paragraph writing, you should take EMLS 102R: Clear Communication in English Writing.
    • phonetics and pronunciation, you should take EMLS 103R: Effective English Pronunciation.
    • reading and listening, you should take EMLS 104R: Reading and Listening for Academic Purposes.
    • academic and communication skills, you should take EMLS 110R: Communicating in Canadian Academic Contexts.
    • grammar and essay writing, you should take EMLS 129R: /ENGL 129R​: Written Academic English.
  • If you are a graduate student, visiting scholar, post-doc, or international visiting graduate student, and you want to work on
    • pronunciation and presentation skills, you should take EMLS 601R: Speaking English for Professional Purpose.
    • academic writing for graduate studies, you should take EMLS 602R: Scholarly Writing in English.
    • oral skills required for thesis proposals, comprehensive exams, and thesis defences, you should take EMLS 621R: Speaking Effectively about Research.
    • thesis and article writing, you should take EMLS 622R: Thesis Writing in English.
    • grammar and paragraph writing, you should take EMLS 102R: Clear Communication in English Writing.
    • phonetics and pronunciation, you should take EMLS 103R: Effective English Pronunciation.

Can I take more than one course per term?

  • Yes, you can take more than one course per term, but we recommend that you take only one writing course per term. Writing courses are EMLS 102R and EMLS 129R for undergraduates, and EMLS 102R and EMLS 602R for graduates.
  • Often, students take one EMLS course each term for two or three terms.