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.
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.
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.