ESLCO English as a Second Language – Level 3 (Open)
PREREQUISITE: ESL Level 2 or equivalent
AVAILABILITY: Blyth Academy Online
THE ONTARIO CURRICULUM: English as a Second Language and English Literacy Development
ESLCO online 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. ESLCO online also introduces students to the rights and responsibilities inherent in Canadian citizenship, and to a variety of current Canadian issues.
UNIT ONEOur Canada
- In this unit, students will share stories, ideas and writing about Canada as a country. Students will build on their knowledge of what they have already studied in ESL-A and ESL-B to improve their reading comprehension, listening and speaking skills through critical texts that explore Canadian diversity.
- In this unit, students will continue to explore our shared history of Canada, by learning about the people, places and events that have shaped this country.
- In this unit, students will continue to explore more about Canada, learning specifically about government. Through reading and listening activities, students will work on improving their speaking skills and refine their personal narratives.
- In this unit, students will explore diversity amongst the Canadian population. Students will use their own voices and experiences to make connections to Canadian society.
- This project is one of the final evaluations of ESLCO online. This project will challenge students’ knowledge of concepts learned throughout this course and is worth 15% of the final grade.
FINAL EXAMProctored Exam
- This exam is the final evaluation of ESLCO online. Students need to arrange their final exam 10 days in advance. All coursework should be completed and submitted before writing the final exam, please be advised that once the exam is written, any outstanding coursework will be given a grade of zero. The exam will be two hours.
- Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions Page or the Exam section within your course for details on exam proctoring options.