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Academic College English Certificate

Douglas College English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA) courses are designed to:

  • Develop the essential academic language skills needed for success in a Canadian college or university.
  • Introduce you to the research and critical thinking skills necessary for post-secondary studies.
  • Prepare you to communicate effectively and confidently in an English learning environment.

Students who successfully complete the highest level of courses meet the English proficiency requirements for any Douglas College course and may be eligible for the Certificate of Proficiency in College Preparatory English.

Certificate of Proficiency in Academic College English
Students who attain Mastery in the following English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA) courses are eligible to apply for a Certificate of Proficiency in Academic College English.

0310 Discussing Global Issues (3 credits)
and
0320 Understanding Global Issues (3 credits)
and
0330 Writing about Global Issues (3 credits)
and
0340 Advancing Academic Accuracy (3 credits)

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