ENGLISH PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG LEARNERS
Junior: FUN! FUN! FUN!!! (Grades 1 – 3)
This is an introductory program designed to inspire and motivate
young learners in a fun and exciting English environment.
Functional Language: introduction to vocabulary and phrases which allow students to express themselves and to describe and relate to their environment.
FUN! songs, games, role plays and other exciting activities. Just as important as what we learn, is how we learn. Our lessons are always educational and stimulating, offering our students plenty of opportunities to explore and express themselves using the target language.
Students at this level have already developed the foundational skills necessary to communicate on a day-to-day basis and are becoming more independent learners. This program will continue to reinforce the basic literacy skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing while exposing students to more age-appropriate and academic specific course content.
✓ develop cross-curricular vocabulary
✓ understand writing conventions
✓ paragraph planning and organization
✓ writing styles and literary devices
✓ problem solving and analytical skills
Intermediate: Essential Reading and Writing Skills (Grades 8 – 12)
Excel in all subjects by improving your comprehension and organizational skills. Performing at an academic level consistent with their peers can be extremely demanding and frustrating for many ELLs. This course provides the necessary guidance and support which are essential to approaching your academic goals with confidence. Learn the essential skills and strategies to become a better student and get better grades across the curriculum, and get prepared for the Provincial Exam.
In class students will focus on the writing processes and developing creative and logical thinking in English.
Students can expect to:
√ Understand assignment rubrics better
√ Improve critical thinking skills
√ Learn standard writing processes
√ Proofread own work
√ Get better grades!
The Course Outline
◊ Review of basic grammar and sentence structure
◊ Literary elements and devices
◊ Paragraph and essay development
◊ Essay-general writing tips
◊ Weekly assignments in various styles