PREP 151-155 Pre-Faculty Course (CEFR Level B2): This course brings students’ language abilities up to the level required for entry into faculties. The Pre-Faculty course may be spread over 8 or 13 weeks, depending on when you enter the level during the year. Therefore, the weekly course load will vary depending on which of the two time periods you are in.
Pre-Faculty Word List
At the end of the Pre-faculty level students who meet the eligibility requirements are able to take the Proficiency in Academic English (PAE). The eligibility requirements are: 90% attendance of classes, 60% achievement in the Cumulative Achievement Tests (CATs) and 60% achievement in the Learning Portfolio (LP).
Students who meet the eligibility requirements in the Fall semester, but who fail the PAE in January repeat the Pre-faculty course in 13 weeks. Students who meet the eligibility requirements, but fail the May PAE, may take the PREP160 PAE Practice Course in the summer. Students who meet the eligibility requirements in this course, but who fail the PAE in September repeat the Pre-faculty course in 13 weeks if they are in their first year. Those students who pass the PAE continue to their departments.