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English 098

College Preparation (no-credit)

Length of Course: 14 weeks

Classroom Hours per Week: 8

Prerequisite: English 097 or equivalent

Co-requisite: Writing Discourse 098

Text: Reading Matters 3 (2nd Ed). Wholey & Henein. Henein. Heinle Pub

Course Description:

This is a non-credit English preparatory course for students in the university transfer program. The course covers all aspects of language development, with particular attention to the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills needed for university level work. English 098 students are permitted to take a limited course load to a maximum of two university credit courses.


Assignments 60 - 70 %
Participation 5 - 10 %
Final examination 25 - 30 %


Steve Barnes, B.Sc. (Alberta), M.A. (British Columbia)
Zeferino Cabrita, B.A., B.F.A., M.A. (British Columbia)
Dilek Cansin, B.A. (Macalester College), M.A. (British Columbia)
Debra Clarke, B.Sc., M.A., TESL Cert (British Columbia)
Angela Lavery, B.A., B.Ed., (Toronto), M.A. (British Columbia)
Nicola Maher, B.A. (British Columbia), M.A. (Sussex)
Leslie Mercer, B.A. (British Columbia), M.A. (University College Dublin)
Jim Smith, B.Ed., M.Ed. (British Columbia), M.A. (Simon Fraser)
Gary Swanson, B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A. (British Columbia)
Julie Karey, B.A. (British Columbia), M.A. (Simon Fraser)