This course builds on student’s previous education and language knowledge to introduce the English language and help students adjust to their new cultural environment. Students will use beginning English language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing for everyday and essential academic purposes; use basic English language structures and simple sentence patterns in short conversations; read short adapted texts; and write phrases and short sentences. The course also provides student with the knowledge and skills they need to begin to adapt to their new lives in Canada.
Course Code: ESLAO
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1
Unit 1 : Life in Canada
We will learn and practice our core skills while learning about what life in Canada involves.
Unit 2 : Indigenous Peoples of Canada
We will learn and practice our core skills while learning about the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.
Unit 3 : Environmental Issues
We will learn and practice core skills while learning and discussing environmental issues in Canada and the world.
Unit 4 : Stories and Media
We will learn and practice core skills while learning and creating original stories and media.
Term Work – 70%
Final Exam – 30%