Want to excel in your bachelor’s program and make a smooth transition from high school to university in Canada? The Accelerated Academic Bridging in English course will help you develop language and academic skills crucial for success at university. With our carefully designed curriculum, you’ll strengthen your academic language skills and gain confidence to tackle the challenges of university life.

Why choose the Accelerated Academic Bridging in English course at uOttawa

  • Expert instruction: Learn from experienced, qualified educators who understand what it takes to succeed in higher education.
  • Comprehensive curriculum: Master the language and academic skills you need to excel in your undergraduate studies.
  • Valuable resources: Access a wide range of tools and resources designed to support your transition from high school to university.
  • Confidence boost: Gain the self-assurance you need to face university-level challenges head on.
  • Smooth transition: Navigate the Canadian educational system easily as you adapt to your new academic environment.

Program components

  • Academic Reading to Write: Working with University of Ottawa professors, students use online resources and tools to develop strategies and skills for reading academic texts and for effectively communicating ideas through academic writing. They also learn the discourse structures, grammar, and vocabulary required for effective academic writing and develop critical thinking and study skills.
  • Academic Listening to Speak: Students use online resources and tools to develop their listening skills, with the aim of effectively communicating ideas through academic presentations and discussions.  In addition to learning the discourse structures, grammar, and vocabulary required for effective oral communication in academic contexts, students will also develop their abilities to communicate clearly and effectively with professors and classmates.
  • Writing for Discipline Specific PurposesStudents are guided by University of Ottawa professors in researching, planning, developing, revising, and presenting extended academic essays and reports following the academic integrity standards at the University of Ottawa.  
  • University Integration Workshop:Students develop learning strategies and study skills necessary for success at the University of Ottawa. Through this workshop they acquire an awareness of the academic culture of Canadian universities, along with a bank of campus and community resources, while having opportunities to reflect on the intercultural skills needed to connect with professors and classmates on campus.
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Schedule

This course will be offered in-person at the University of Ottawa. Please refer to the course schedule below

In-person schedule

Time in Canada (GMT-4)MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:00

13:00
Academic Reading to WriteAcademic Listening to SpeakAcademic Reading to WriteAcademic Listening to SpeakAcademic Reading to Write
13:00

14:30
BreakBreakBreakBreakBreak
14:30

17:30
Writing for Discipline Specific PurposesWriting for Discipline Specific PurposesSociocultural ActivityWriting for Discipline Specific PurposesUniversity Integration Workshop

Dates and fees

  • July 2 to August 23, 2024
  • In-person on uOttawa's campus.
  • The tuition fee is $6,196.
  • This program is reserved for students offers of conditional or direct admission into English programs at the University of Ottawa.

Contact Us

Centre for Language Learning

70 Laurier Avenue East, Room 101
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5 Canada

Tel. : +1-877-868-8292
        +1-613-562-5980

[email protected]

DLI O19397188593

Office Hours 

Monday to Friday

September to May
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June to August
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.