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Advanced English for Health Care - in partnership with Archway Community Services

Cost: $220

ENGL 081: 3 credits Advanced-Level English

This university preparatory course develops skills in the writing process, reading, critical thinking, literary analysis, research, grammar, and oral communications. Emphasis is placed on developing essay writing skills. Successful completion of this English course will help the student meet the language requirement for many of UFV’s health care training and education programs.

This course meets the language requirement for the following programs:

How to register:

1. Complete your English Language Assessment with Archway Community Services. Applicants must have one of the following:

  • Canadian Language Benchmark placement test (CLBPT) 7/8 with a score of 7 or higher
  • Completed LINC certificate with a score of 7 or higher

Contact Archway Language Assessment to register: assessments@archway.ca or 604.309.4092.

2. Submit your application through BC Education Planner. Select Adult Basic Education (ABE) - No Application Fee.

 

Financial aid:

The Adult Upgrading Grant is available to students taking this course. Please review the Adult Upgrading Grant Checklist before applying to ensure you qualify.

For more information on grants and other financial aid, please contact UFV Financial Aid & Awards.


Delivery method: Blended

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Feb 15–May 25, 2023 | 14392 

Blended format: In person classes 9:00–10:20 a.m. Wed & Thurs at the Clearbrook Centre campus, plus an additional 3 hours weekly asynchronous online work

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
American Sign Language Prep I

Cost: $510

This beginner conversational class is conducted completely in American sign Language. This practical approach enhances your learning and is the most effective way for non-Deaf people to learn to sign. This class also provides an introduction to Deaf culture.


Delivery method: In-class

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Feb 6–Mar 22 | 20065, 13 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:00–9:00pm
No class Feb 20

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
American Sign Language Prep II

Cost: $510

Build on what you learned in American Sign Language Prep I. Learn to tell or ask about families, practise language and grammar functions, give directions using special references, and master ordinal numbers.


Delivery method: In-class

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Apr 3–May 17 | 20107, 13 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:00–9:00pm

No class April 10

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
American Sign Language Prep III

Cost: $510

Start with a review of Prep I and II, including norms for getting attention, understanding the role of name signs, negotiating a signing environment, asking for repetition, meeting others, and gaining basic information about the daily lives of deaf people. Build on what you learnind in Prep II, and learn to make simple requests and give directions. Find out how to identify other people. Practice your numbers and develop a basic understanding of various types of verbs.


Delivery method: In-class

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

May 29–Jul 10 | 40227, 13 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:00–9:00pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
Spanish I

Cost: $267

This beginner course is an excellent introduction to Spanish, the most widely spoken romance language in the world and one of United Nations' five official languages. Learn basic conversational Spanish and develop your vocabulary, in addition to gaining insight into Spanish culture.


Delivery method: In-class

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Feb 16–Mar 14 | 20015, 8 sessions, Tue, Thur, 6:00–8:30pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
Spanish II

Cost: $267

Build on what you have learned in Spanish I, and develop your spoken Spanish. In addition, study Spanish grammar at an intermediate level.


Delivery method: In-class

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Mar 28–Apr 20 | 20108, 8 sessions, Tue, Thur, 6:00–8:30pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
Spanish III

Cost: TBD

For students wanting to continue studying Spanish beyond levels I and II.


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