English as a Second Language

Beginning Communication in English ESL Level 1      (Open)         ESL AOR

This course builds on students’ previous education and language knowledge to introduce the English language and help students adjust to their new cultural environment.  Students will develop the ability to use oral and written English for daily needs, acquire basic conversation skills and vocabulary, and use simple sentence patterns.  Students will also acquire basic orientation information related to their needs as newcomers to Canada.


English in Daily Life ESL Level 2                     (Open)                   ESL BOR

This course expands students’ essential English communication skills and cultural knowledge and introduces the language of classroom studies.  Students will develop oral classroom skills and reading strategies, expand their vocabulary, and use more complex sentence patterns.  Students will also learn how to use some school and community resources.