English Qualifying (ENGQ)

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Note: These upgrading courses are preparatory and are not eligible for a Tuition Tax Credit (T2202A).

ENGQ 0024  0 credits  
Detailed English Assessment  

Students will complete a thorough assessment and placement process and will, in consultation with the instructor, develop a specific educational plan in relation to achieving their academic goals. Students will understand the demands of learning in an individually-paced continuous-intake classroom. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0024

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0044  3 credits  
Basic Writing Skills 1A  

Students with English as a first language who have little or no writing experience will acquire the basic grammar and mechanical skills necessary for writing different kinds of simple, clear and correct sentences. They will acquire basic level writing skills and prepare for ENGQ 0054. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) Englishment Assessment placement into ENGQ 0044 (b) ENGQ 0024 (EXP)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0045  3 credits  
Basic Reading Skills 1A  

Students with English as a first language who have had little or no experience with the printed word will learn basic reading comprehension skills in an individualized self-paced study mode. They will acquire basic level reading skills and prepare for entry into ENGQ 0055. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0045 (b) ENGQ 0024 (EXP)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0054  3 credits  
Basic Writing Skills 1B  

Students with limited writing experience will acquire the basic grammar and mechanical skills necessary for writing different kinds of simple, clear and correct sentences. They will acquire basic level writing skills and prepare for ENGQ 0064. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0054 (b) ENGQ 0044 (MAS)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0055  3 credits  
Basic Reading Skills 1B  

Students with English as a first language who have had little or no experience with the printed word will learn basic reading comprehension skills in an individualized individually-paced study mode. The students will acquire basic skills and prepare for entry into ENGQ 0065. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0055 (b) ENGQ 0045 (MAS)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0056  3 credits  
Phonetic Reading and Spelling Skills 1  

Students who have had little or no experience with the English phonemic system will learn basic phonetic reading and spelling skills, and basic word analysis skills in an individualized study mode. They will acquire basic phonemic awareness and prepare for ENGQ 0066. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment. NOTE: A required corequisite for this course is an appropriate level reading comprehension course as identified through ACP Assessment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0056 (b) ENGQ 0024 (EXP) (c) ACP Instructor Placement

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0064  3 credits  
Basic Writing Skills 2  

Students will acquire the basic grammar and mechanical skills necessary for writing a variety of sentence types and simple paragraphs. They will prepare for ACP Intermediate Level English. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0064 (b) ENGQ 0054 (MAS)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0065  3 credits  
Basic Reading Skills 2  

Students who have had limited experience with the printed word will learn basic reading comprehension skills in an individually-paced study mode. They will prepare for entry into intermediate level ACP reading courses. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0065 (b) ENGQ 0055 (MAS)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0066  3 credits  
Phonetic Reading and Spelling Skills 2  

Students who have had limited experience with the English phonemic system will learn phonetic reading and spelling skills and basic word analysis skills in an individualized study mode. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment. NOTE: Appropriate level reading comprehension course as identified through ACP Assessment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement in ENGQ 0066 (b) ENGQ 0024 (EXP) (c) ENGQ 0056 (MAS) (d) ACP Instructor Placement

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0074  3 credits  
Directed Studies: Intermediate Writing and Communication  

Students will work intensively on improving their writing and/or communication skills. Students will, in consultation with the instructor, choose and complete assignments at the intermediate level pertinent to their specific goals. They will study in a self-paced, continuous-intake mode. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0074 (b) ENGQ 0064 (MAS)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0075  3 credits  
Directed Study: Intermediate Reading  

Students at intermediate level will work in a self-paced individualized study mode on individualized, specific objectives. They will work on basic reading improvement, listening comprehension, spelling improvement, vocabulary development, and/or reading in content areas appropriate to the students’ goals. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0075 (b) ENGQ 0065 (MAS)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0084  3 credits  
Directed Studies: Advanced Writing and Communications  

Students will work intensively on improving their writing and/or communication skills. Student will, in consultation with the instructor, choose and complete assignments at the Advanced level pertinent to their specific goals. They will study in a self-paced, continuous-intake mode. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0084 (b) ENGQ 0074 (MAS)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 0085  3 credits  
Directed Study: Advanced Reading  

Students at advanced level will work in a self-paced individualized study mode on individualized, specific objectives. They will work on reading improvement, listening comprehension, spelling improvement, vocabulary development, and/or reading in content areas appropriate to the students’ goals. NOTE: Students enrolled in this course in continuous-intake format may be required to satisfy a learning contract in order to renew their enrollment.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement into ENGQ 0085 (b) ENGQ 0075 (MAS)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 1079  3 credits  
Writing Skills - Focus On Sentences  

Students will learn and practise effective writing, with major focus on correct and effective sentences. They will study and practise the writing process and will write basic paragraphs. Students will practise writing in response to reading critically. Note: This course does not offer instruction at the Fundamental level of English skills or English as a Second Language. It is strongly recommended that students seek an individual assessment through the ACP Department and register for supplemental coursework as required.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): English 11 (C) or Comm 12 (C+) or ELST 0281 (C) or ACP assessment or EPT placement

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 1089  3 credits  
Writing Skills - Focus on Paragraphs  

Students will acquire, review and practise grammar skills for writing effective sentences and paragraphs. They will study and practise the process of composition (including brainstorming ideas, thesis creation, composing an outline, writing a draft, revising a draft, editing and proofreading). Students will practise writing in response to reading critically, and they will practise summarizing. They will focus on sentences and paragraphs. Note: This course does not offer instruction at the Fundamental level of English skills or English as a Second Language.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): English 12 (P) or English 12 First Peoples (P) or English 11 (C+) or Comm 12 (B) or ENGQ 1079 (C) or ENGQ 1097 (C) or ABEE 0070 (C) or LPI score 23, level 3 or ACP assessment or EPT or ELST 0381 (C+)

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 1091  3 credits  
Provincial Level English (English 12)  

Students will study English literature, including Canadian literature, in order to prepare for university-level English courses and/or qualify for the B.C. Adult Graduation Diploma. They will read, analyze and respond, orally and in writing, to selected works of literature from fiction, poetry and drama.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) English 12, (b) English 12 First Peoples, (c) English 11 (B), (d) ENGQ 1089, (e) ENGQ 1098, (f) ENGQ 1079 (B), (g) ELST 0381 (B-) and ELST 0383 (B-), (h) Language Proficiency Index (LPI) with an Essay Score of 26, English Usage (EU) score of 6, and Reading Comprehension (RC) score of 16, (i) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement at Level 9, (j) KPU English Placement (EPT) into any of ENGQ 1091, ENGQ 1092, or ENGQ 1099, (k) International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Overalll Band 6.0 (Listening Band 6.0, Reading Band 6.0, Writing Band 6.0, and Speaking Band 6.0), (l) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 80

Co-requisite(s): Students who are entering with a C grade in ENGL 12 are strongly recommended to take ENGQ 1096 concurrently.

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 1092  3 credits  
Professional and Technical English 12  

Students will prepare for post-secondary studies through the acquisition of skills in critical reading, listening/viewing, speaking and technical writing. They will apply oral and writing skills by studying, preparing and presenting a variety of business and technical communications and essays.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) English 12, (b) English 12 First Peoples, (c) English 11 (B), (d) ENGQ 1089, (e) ENGQ 1098 (f) ENGQ 1079 (B), (g) ELST 0381 (B-) and ELST 0383 (B-), (h) Language Proficiency Index (LPI) Essay Score of 26 (English Usage (EU) score of 6 and Reading Comprehension (RC) score of 16), (i) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement at Level 9, (j) KPU English Placement (EPT) into ENGQ 1091, ENGQ 1092 or ENGQ 1099, (k) International English Language Testing System ( IELTS) Overall Band 6.0 (Listening Band 6.0, Reading Band 6.0, Writing Band 6.0, and Speaking Band 6.0), (l) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 80

Co-requisite(s): Students who are entering with a C grade in ENGL 12 are strongly recommended to take ENGQ 1096 concurrently.

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 1096  1.5 credits  
University Writing Workshop  

Students will improve their writing skills by receiving instruction and practice in the writing process, editing techniques and the active reading process. They will also study selected language, mechanics and grammar topics chosen according to the needs of the students. Students will use their own completed and graded assignments to study and practice writing in a workshop environment. Note: This course will support students who are taking Qualifying and Preparatory English courses (ENGQ 1091, ENGQ 1092, ENGQ 1099)

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 12 (C) or English 12 First Peoples (C) or KUC EPT or LPI score 26 or higher Level 4 or ENGQ 1091 (C-) or ABEE 0091 (C-) or ENGQ 1092 (C+) or ABEE 0092 (C-) or ELST 0381 (C+) or ENGQ 1098 (C) or ABEE 0081 (B) or ACP Placement into ENGQ 1096 or EPT or IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0) or iBT 80 or PBT 550 (TWE 4.5)

Co-requisite(s): It is strongly recommended that students registering in this course take one of ENGQ 1091, ENGQ 1092 or ENGQ 1099 concurrently

Attribute: ACAD

ENGQ 1099  3 credits  
Writing Skills with Readings  

Students will study and practise the process of composition (including brainstorming ideas, thesis creation, composing an outline, writing a draft, revising a draft, editing and proofreading). They will acquire, review and practise grammar skills. Students will practise writing in response to reading critically. They will apply the writing process to the composition of paragraphs and short essays. Note: This course does not offer instruction at the Fundamental or Intermediate level of English skills or English as a Second Language.

Level: CP

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: (a) English 12, (b) English 12 First Peoples, (c) ENGQ 1079 (B),(d) ENGQ 1089, (e) ENGQ 1098, (f) ELST 0381 (B-), (g) Language Proficiency Index (LPI) Essay Score of 26 (English Usage (EU) score of 6 and Reading Comprehension (RC) score of 16), (h) Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) English Assessment placement at Level 9, (i) KPU English Placement (EPT) into ENGQ 1091 or ENGQ 1092 or ENGQ 1099 (j) International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Overall Band 6.0 (Listening Band 6.0, Reading Band 6.0, Writing Band 6.0, and Speaking Band 6.0), (k) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 80

Co-requisite(s): Students who are entering with a C grade in ENGL 12 are strongly recommended to take ENGQ 1096 concurrently.

Attribute: ACAD

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