LAS Language Assessment Services of Nova Scotia  

English for Academic Purposes

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is a rigorous and challanging program designed to prepare students for the academic demands of post-secondary institution. As closely as possible, it reflects the authentic tasks and assignments that stiudents will be required to do when they go on to do credit programs in either college or university. This includes such tasks as delivering a 15-minute presentation in English, participating in a controversial debate in front of a panel of judges, reading novels and short stories in English, and working in a team environment.

Students must have:

  • proof of immigration status
    (copy of permanent resident/refugee/citizenship status)
  • High School Graduation Diploma or equivilant
  • intentions and a plan to pursue post-secondary studies
  • proof of current English language proficiency either by means of:
    • TOEFL (CBT) score 173 or above or (iBT) score 65 or above.
    • CanTEST 3.5-4.0
    • IELTS 5.5-6.0
    • CLBA 6/6/6/6 (e.g. completed LINC 6 or Community Language F)
  • current resume

For information on English for Academic Purposes Program visit
or call 1-866-679-6722

6169 Quinpool Road, Suite 221, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4P8     spacer    (902) 431-8675    spacer
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