(English for Academic Purposes) EAP is aimed at students wishing to study at university level in English. But it's a really tough course, and a minimum English level is required. At ELC, students must be at an upper intermediate or higher level to join, and this is why.Read more Minimum English Level for EAP
English for Academic Purposes is a very specific type of English course aimed at students who wish to improve their academic English. Teacher Alex, the EAP course designer and facilitator briefly explains what EAP is.Read more EAP – English for Academic Purposes
Find out more about the beautiful and prestigious University of Cape Town, and join other international English students like yourself at ELC.Read more University of Cape Town | 10 Facts
What is English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and who is this course aimed at? Find out the main differences between EAP and general English courses here, and if this course is something you could benefit from.Read more English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
What is IELTS, and who needs to take this test? For many international students interested in studying at a university where English is the language of instruction, they will be required to pass this test with a specific band. Find out more in this blog post.Read more What is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)?
The UCT Director, Simon Harrison, and Ellen Hurst, Senior Lecturer in Education Development at the University of Cape Town discuss the role and importance of Academic English in Higher Education. Harrison believes that " it offers an opportunity to crystallise the relationship between transformation and internationalisation in a way that can support both South African and international students. It will allow the university to further its internationalisation and transformation agendas at the same time."Read more Why universities’ Academic English courses should be valued, not vilified