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ISEP (International Student Entry): Speaking & Writing

For English as a Second Language Learners and Faculty.

Speaking & Writing

You will be asked to demonstrate what you have learned at BCIT in various ways, and almost all involve speaking and writing. These skills are essential for academic success, and employers consistently value communication skills in employees.

Speaking & writing at BCIT Library

Need help with research?

BCIT Librarian can help you find reliable sources of information and to use them properly.
Visit us in person - Check out our hours and drop by Burnaby Campus - SE-14, Main Floor, BMC - Room 305 or ATC - Room 108
Send us an email to a reference librarian or
Call the Research Help Desk (604-432-8371) or contact a reference librarian directly.

Learning Commons at BCIT

Free service for BCIT students - peer tutors, writing centre, conversation groups and success seminars.


Did you know?

BCIT's COMM department has created a number of videos on topics such as grammar, classroom presentations, and professional writing. BCIT students and instructors can access them by self-registering to the D2L site "Communication Skills Training: Succeeding at BCIT and Beyond".


Business writing

Check out more business-writing resources in the Writing Centre guide. Click here.

Editing and proofreading

These resources will also help if you are editing for grammar, punctuation or mechanics based on feedback from a peer or an instructor. 

Summarizing, paraphrasing and quoting

Online citation guides