Academic Foundations II

  • Online delivery
  • eClass or U of A south campus

This course rep­re­sents the sec­ond stage in prepar­ing stu­dent for aca­d­e­m­ic study in Eng­lish. EXELP 7061 devel­ops the aca­d­e­m­ic lit­er­a­cy and oral flu­en­cy nec­es­sary for a strong foun­da­tion in aca­d­e­m­ic Eng­lish skills. The course is deliv­ered in two parts: one focused on read­ing and writ­ing, and the oth­er focused on speak­ing and lis­ten­ing. by the end of the course, stu­dents will be able to par­tic­i­pate in group dis­cus­sions about straight­for­ward aca­d­e­m­ic top­ics, demon­strate read and speak about a lim­it­ed range of aca­d­e­m­ic top­ics, demon­strate ele­men­tary pro­fi­cien­cy in aca­d­e­m­ic vocab­u­lary, and write about every­day aca­d­e­m­ic life at the sen­tence lev­el with some clarity.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday daytime (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Oct 30, 2020Dec 18, 2020
Monday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Thursday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Friday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking 1

ISBN 9780194818407

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. 
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until October 30, 2020. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday daytime (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Oct 30, 2020Dec 18, 2020
Monday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking 1

ISBN 9780194818407

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. 
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until October 30, 2020. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Online learn­ing, south campus

Online courses are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday daytime (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Jan 6, 2021Feb 24, 2021
Monday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking 1

ISBN 9780194818407

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until January 6, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Online learn­ing, south campus

Online courses are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday daytime (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Jan 6, 2021Feb 24, 2021
Monday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Thursday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Friday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking 1

ISBN 9780194818407

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until January 6, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Online learn­ing, south campus

Online courses are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday daytime (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Mar 4, 2021Apr 23, 2021
Monday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking 1

ISBN 9780194818407

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until March 4, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Online learn­ing, south campus

Online courses are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday daytime (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
Mar 4, 2021Apr 23, 2021
Monday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Thursday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Friday

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Textbooks

Required

Q: Skills For Success Listening And Speaking 1

ISBN 9780194818407

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Q: Skills For Success Reading And Writing 1

ISBN 9780194818384

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Required

Longman Dictionary Of Ce 6E Access Card

ISBN 9781447981589

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until March 4, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and October.

  • 6 scheduled
  • Online delivery


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.