Sun, June 28, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, July 11, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence during the program or commute daily.
Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for university studies by exploring what it means to be an active global citizen. Learn English as you study Canada’s culturally diverse communities, brought to life by activities such as presentations, debates, surveys and interviews with native English speakers.
Learn to communicate openly and confidently in academic situations with your new language skills. Use your critical thinking skills and strategies to analyze different perspectives on current global issues, and to form your own opinions on cultural diversity and identity.
Through this course, you can:
develop skills and strategies essential for academic success
improve academic vocabulary, grammar and fluency
enhance your confidence in English communications
discuss current issues related to global citizenship while developing your language abilities
develop confidence in working in groups and one-on-one
enjoy a variety of class activities including group projects, lectures, discussions and presentations
participate in fun social activities with other UBC Future Global Leaders students from across Canada and around the world.
For more information, call 604-822-1444 or visit https://extendedlearning.ubc.ca/programs/future-global-leaders