Communications

Communications2018-05-30T14:16:25+00:00
course pathway chart (Compulsory English)
course pathway chart (English Elective)

English (Academic) ENG1DI

This course emphasizes the analytical reading, writing, oral communication, and thinking skills that students need for success in secondary school academic programs and their daily lives. Students will study and interpret texts from contemporary and historical periods, including short stories, poems, and short essays, and will investigate and create media works. An important focus will be the correct and effective use of spoken and written language.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG1DP – English (Pre-AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (Pre-AP) ENG1DP

Students in this course will meet the same curriculum expectations and cover the same workload as students in ENG 1DI. This course is designed for independent learners who are highly motivated in the area communications, including reading, writing, oral communications and media studies. Advanced Placement is for highly able learners looking to be challenged, who are passionate about learning, and who are self-motivated learners with strong communication, organization, and critical thinking skills
COURSE NOTE: This course is recommended for students seeking enrichment and whose average exceeds the provincial average of 75%. Advanced Placement is for highly able learners looking to be challenged, who are passionate about learning, and who are self-motivated learners with strong communication, organization, and critical thinking skills.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG1DI – English (Academic) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (Applied) ENG1PI

This course emphasizes key reading, writing, oral communication and thinking skills that students need for success in secondary school and their daily lives. Students will study plays, short stories, and newspaper and magazine articles, and will describe and create media works. An important focus will be the correct use of spoken and written language.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Applied
GRADE: 9

English (Essential) ENG1LI

This course prepares students for Grade 10 Locally-developed English (ENG2L). It provides foundational literacy and communication skills to students for success in their daily lives and in the workplace. The course is organized by strands that develop listening and talking skills, reading and viewing skills, and writing skills. In all strands, the focus is on developing foundational literacy skills and in using language clearly and accurately in a variety of authentic contexts. Students reflect regularly upon their growth in these areas.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Essential
GRADE: 9

Expressions of Aboriginal Cultures ESL NAC1OX

This course will explore a variety of contemporary and traditional First Nations, Métis, and Inuit art forms such as new media, storytelling, installation and performance art. Students will examine the interrelationships between Aboriginal art forms and individual and cultural identities and values. They will create art works to express their own ideas and understanding of Aboriginal identity, relationships, and sovereignty by using a range of media, processes, techniques, and styles. Offered in ESL Package of classes.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9

English (Academic) ENG2DI

This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation course.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1DI – English (Academic) or ENG1DP – English (Pre-AP) or ENG1PI – English (Applied) or ESLEOI – ESL Level 5 – Bridge to English
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG2DP – English (Pre-AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (Pre-AP) ENG2DP

Students in this course will meet the same curriculum expectations and cover the same workload as students in ENG 2DI. This course is designed for independent learners who are highly motivated in the area communications, including reading, writing, oral communications and media studies. Some course content will be studied at a deeper level to enhance critical thinking skills in preparation for university.
COURSE NOTE: This course is recommended for students seeking enrichment and whose average exceeds the provincial average of 75%. Advanced Placement is for highly able learners looking to be challenged, who are passionate about learning, and who are self-motivated learners with strong communication, organization, and critical thinking skills.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1DI – English (Academic) or ENG1DP – English (Pre-AP) or ENG1PI – English (Applied) or ENG1PE – English (Empower Reading) or ESLEOI – ESL Level 5 – Bridge to English
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG2DI – English (Academic) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (Applied) ENG2PI

This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in secondary school and daily life. Students will study and create a variety of informational, literary, and graphic texts. An important focus will be on the consolidation of strategies and processes that help students interpret texts and communicate clearly and effectively. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 college or workplace preparation course.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Applied
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1DI – English (Academic) or ENG1PI – English (Applied) or ENG1PE – English (Empower Reading) or ESLEOI – ESL Level 5 – Bridge to English

English (Essential) ENG2LI

In this course, students focus on extending their literacy and communication skills to prepare for success in their daily lives, in the workplace, in the English Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course (ENG3E), or in the English Contemporary Aboriginal Voices, Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course (NBE3E). The course is organized by strands that extend listening and talking skills, reading and viewing skills, and writing skills. In all strands, the focus is on refining foundational literacy skills and in using language clearly and accurately in a variety of authentic contexts. Students reflect regularly on their growth in these areas.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Essential
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1DI – English (Academic) or ENG1PI – English (Applied) or ENG1LI – English (Essential) or ENG1PE – English (Empower Reading)

eLearn – English ENG3UE

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DI – English (Academic) or ENG2DP – English (Pre-AP)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG3UI – English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
NBE3UI – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (University) ENG3UI

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DP – English (Pre-AP) or ENG2DI – English (Academic)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG3UE – eLearn – English is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
NBE3UI – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (Pre-AP) ENG3UP

Students in this course will meet the same curriculum expectations and cover the same workload as students in ENG 3UI. This course is designed for independent learners who are highly motivated in the area communications, including reading, writing, oral communications and media studies. Some course content will be studied at a deeper level to enhance critical thinking skills in preparation for university.
COURSE NOTE: This course is recommended for students seeking enrichment and whose average in English exceeds the provincial average of 75%. Students should download a Pre-AP English Referral Form from the school website, have their current English teacher fill it out, and submit it to guidance.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DI – English (Academic) or ENG2DP – English (Pre-AP)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG3UE – eLearn – English is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG3UI – English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
NBE3UI – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University) NBE3UI

This course focuses on themes, forms, and stylistic elements of a range of literary, informational, and graphic texts of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit authors in Canada. They will analyze changes in use of text forms by Aboriginal authors over time periods and within cultures when expressing themes of identity, relationships, and sovereignty in the 21st century. Students will create oral, written, and media texts to explore their own ideas and understanding focusing on the development of literacy, communication, critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university preparation course.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DI – English (Academic) or ENG2DP – English (Pre-AP) or ENG2PI – English (Applied)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG3UE – eLearn – English is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG3UI – English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

eLearn – English ENG3CE

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2PI – English (Applied)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG3CI – English (College) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (College) ENG3CI

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DI – English (Academic) or ENG2PI – English (Applied)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG3CE – eLearn – English is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (Workplace) ENG3EI

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of contemporary informational, graphic, and literary texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical purposes. An important focus will be on using language clearly and accurately in a variety of formal and informal contexts. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 workplace preparation course.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DI – English (Academic) or ENG2PI – English (Applied) or ENG2LI – English (Essential)

eLearn – Media Studies EMS3OE

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills that will enable students to understand media communication in the twenty-first century and to use media effectively and responsibly. Through analysing the forms and messages of a variety of media works and audience responses to them, and through creating their own media works, students will develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic and ethical judgement, and skills in viewing, representing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DI – English (Academic) or ENG2DP – English (Pre-AP) or ENG2PI – English (Applied)

eLearn – English (University) ENG4UE

This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI – English (University) or ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP) or NBE3UI – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4UI – English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG4UP – English (AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (University) ENG4UI

This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI – English (University) or ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP) or ENG3UE – eLearn – English or NBE3UI – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4UE – eLearn – English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG4UP – English (AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (AP) ENG4UP

Students in this course will meet the same curriculum expectations and cover the same workload as students in ENG 4UI. This course is designed for independent learners who are highly motivated in the area communications, including reading, writing, oral communications and media studies. Some course content will be studied at a deeper level to enhance critical thinking skills in preparation for university.
COURSE NOTE: This course is recommended for students seeking enrichment and whose average in English exceeds the provincial average of 75%. Students should download a Pre-AP English Referral Form from the school website, have their current English teacher fill it out, and submit it to guidance.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI – English (University) or ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4UE – eLearn – English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG4UI – English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

eLearn – The Writer’s Craft (University) EWC4UE

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will analyse models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use techniques required for specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of their writing. They will also complete a major paper as part of a creative or analytical independent study project, and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI – English (University) or ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP) or NBE3UI – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: EWC4UI – The Writer’s Craft (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

The Writer’s Craft (University) EWC4UI

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will analyse models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use techniques required for specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of their writing. They will also complete a major paper as part of a creative or analytical independent study project, and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI – English (University) or ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: EWC4UE – eLearn – The Writer’s Craft (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

eLearn – English (College) ENG4CE

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI – English (College) or ENG3UE – eLearn – English or ENG3UI – English (University) or ENG3UP – English (Pre-AP) or NBE3UI – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4CI – English (College) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

English (College) ENG4CI

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI – English (College) or ENG3UI – English (University) or NBE3UI – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4CE – eLearn – English (College) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

The Writer’s Craft (College) EWC4CI

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will investigate models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to write a variety of works; and make considered decisions for improving the quality of their writing. They will also complete a creative or analytical independent study project, and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI – English (College) or ENG3UI – English (University)

English (Workplace) ENG4EI

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will analyse informational, graphic, and literary texts and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for workplace-related and practical purposes. An important focus will be on using language accurately and organizing ideas and information coherently. The course is intended to prepare students for the workplace and active citizenship.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI – English (College) or ENG3EI – English (Workplace) or ENG3UI – English (University)

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course OLC4OI

This course is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation. Students will read a variety of informational, narrative, and graphic texts and will produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces, and news reports. Students will also maintain and manage a portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 12

Beginning Literacy, ELD Level 1 ELDAOI

This course is intended for English language learners who have had limited access to schooling and thus have significant gaps in their first-language literacy skills. Students will use basic listening and speaking skills to communicate in English for everyday purposes; develop readiness skills for reading and writing; begin to read highly structured texts for everyday and school-related purposes; and use basic English language structures and sentence patterns in speaking and writing. The course will also help students become familiar with school routines and begin to adapt to their new lives in Canada.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9

ESL Level 1 – Beginning Communication in English ESLAOI

This course builds on students’ previous education and language knowledge to introduce them to the English language and help them adjust to the diversity in their new environment. Students will use beginning English language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing for everyday and essential academic purposes. They will engage in short conversations using basic English language structures and simple sentence patterns; read short adapted texts; and write phrases and short sentences. The course also provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to begin to adapt to their new lives in Canada.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: ESL Course
GRADE: 9

Basic Literacy Skills, ELD Level 2 ELDBOI

This course is intended for English language learners who have had limited access to schooling and thus have gaps in their first-language literacy skills. Students will use their developing listening and speaking skills to communicate in English for a variety of purposes; develop reading strategies to understand a variety of simple texts; produce simple forms of writing; apply increasing knowledge of English grammatical structures in speaking and writing; expand their vocabulary; and develop fundamental study skills. The course will also provide opportunities for students to become familiar with and use school and community resources and to build their knowledge of Canada and diversity.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ELDAOI – Beginning Literacy, ELD Level 1

ESL Level 2 – English in Daily Life ESLBOI

This course extends students’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English for everyday and academic purposes. Students will participate in conversations in structured situations on a variety of familiar and new topics; read a variety of texts designed or adapted for English language learners; expand their knowledge of English grammatical structures and sentence patterns; and link English sentences to compose paragraphs. The course also supports students’ continuing adaptation to the Ontario school system by expanding their knowledge of diversity in their new province and country.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: ESL Course
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ESL Level 1 or equivalent

Literacy in Daily Life, ELD Level 3 ELDCOI

This course builds on students’ growing literacy and language skills and extends their ability to communicate in English about familiar and school-related topics. Students will make brief oral presentations; improve their literacy skills through a variety of contextualized and supported reading and writing tasks; distinguish between fact and opinion in short written and oral texts; complete short guided-research projects; and engage in a variety of cooperative learning activities. The course will also enable students to strengthen and extend their study skills and personal-management strategies and to broaden their understanding of Canadian diversity and citizenship.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ELDBOI – Basic Literacy Skills, ELD Level 2

ESL Level 3 – English for School and Work ESLCOI

This course further extends students’ skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English for a variety of everyday and academic purposes. Students will make short classroom oral presentations; read a variety of adapted and original texts in English; and write using a variety of text forms. As well, students will expand their academic vocabulary and their study skills to facilitate their transition to the mainstream school program. This course also introduces students to the rights and responsibilities inherent in Canadian citizenship, and to a variety of current Canadian issues.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: ESL Course
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ESL Level 2 or equivalent

Literacy for School and Work, ELD Level 4 ELDDOI

This course prepares students to participate in the educational program that will allow them to continue their education, seek employment, and participate in Canadian society as informed citizens. Students will acquire a wide variety of literacy skills and learning strategies through guided reading and writing tasks, the use of a range of media resources in guided research projects, and opportunities to communicate in a variety of formal and informal situations.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ELDCOI – Literacy in Daily Life, ELD Level 3

Bridge to Literacy, ELD Level 5 ELDEOI

This course provides students with skills and strategies that will allow them to continue their education successfully and pursue pathways to employment that may involve apprenticeship and/or cooperative education programs. Students will communicate orally and in writing on a variety of topics; perform a variety of independent reading and writing tasks; interpret and create media texts; and use a range of media and community resources. This course also expands the critical thinking skills students will need in order to contribute to Canadian society as informed citizens.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: ESL Course
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ELD Level 4 or equivalent

ESL Level 4 – Study Skills in English ESLDOI

This course prepares students to use English with increasing fluency and accuracy in classroom and social situations and to participate in Canadian society as informed citizens. Students will develop the oral-presentation, reading, and writing skills required for success in all school subjects. They will extend listening and speaking skills through participation in discussions and seminars; study and interpret a variety of grade-level texts; write narratives, articles, and summaries in English; and respond critically to a variety of print and media texts.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: ESL Course
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ESL Level 3 or equivalent

ESL Level 5 – Bridge to English ESLEOI

This course provides students with the skills and strategies they need to make the transition to college and university preparation courses in English and other secondary school disciplines. Students will be encouraged to develop independence in a range of academic tasks. They will participate in debates and lead classroom workshops; read and interpret literary works and academic texts; write essays, narratives, and reports; and apply a range of learning strategies and research skills effectively. Students will further develop their ability to respond critically to print and media texts.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: ESL Course
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ESL Level 4 or equivalent

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