Levels 1 & 2
Course Name: Clear Speech
Course Type: Pronunciation and fluency
Course Description: This pronunciation course concentrates on studying the sounds of English, its rhythm, stress and intonation, by focusing on the related skills of listening and pronunciation. You will identify (listening) and produce (speaking) sounds in isolation as well as in context. As a second language learner, you need to practice your listening and speaking skills to communicate effectively with other native speakers. To succeed in this class you must speak, open your mouth to imitate sound patterns and listen attentively.
Course Name: In Other Words
Course Type: Vocabulary Building
Course Description: This vocabulary building course concentrates on developing the skill to expand your vocabulary through fun and interactive activities and exercises. You will learn to recognize word patterns and to guess about word meaning based on word roots. You will gain skills that will allow you to move forward in your English study, to progress to more advanced levels of communication. As with the Clearspeech course, you will identify (listening) and produce (speaking) sounds in isolation as well as in context.
Levels 3 & 4
Course Name: Grammar Works
Course Type: Grammar expansion
Course Description: This course is designed to help students develop and enhance intermediate grammar skills while listening, speaking, reading and writing English. Special focus is placed on the language skills needed to communicate in an English-speaking environment. Students will be given opportunities to practice the tools and skills they will need to interact with native speakers outside the classroom.
Course Name: Writing Right
Course Type: Writing skills development
Course Description: In this course, you will get a lot of help and exercise in writing organized, clear, and logical compositions in English so that you can express yourself in writing. Even though this is a writing course, you will have a lot of opportunities to talk, read and discuss a wide range of interesting themes. Whether you want to use English for personal, academic or work purposes, you will need to have good writing skills. This course will help you begin the experience of enjoying writing and becoming a more rounded English user.
Course Name: The Power of Speech
Course Type: Fluency and speaking development
Course Description: In this course, you will focus on learning to express yourself in social and professional situations. You are expected to complete required reading to generate conversation and debate. You will have a lot of opportunities to talk, read and discuss a wide range of interesting themes. Whether you want to use English for personal, academic or work purposes, you will need to have good speaking skills.
Levels 5 & 6
Course Name: Business English
Course Type: English for business professionals
Course Description: This advanced Business English Course gives students in the higher English levels a comprehensive introduction to communication for business. Students will develop deeper skills needed in more specific business contexts and environments. They will further expand the vocabulary used in general and specific business contexts. This course brings the real world of business into the classroom where students are able to practice and enrich their confidence and communication skills in specific business settings.
Course Name: Writing for Academic Purposes
Course Type: University preparation writing development
Course Description: In this course, you will elevate your writing skills to allow you to enter Canadian college or university with confidence. You will learn to compose longer papers, and to express yourself in writing with clarity. As with all courses, even though this is a writing course, you will have many opportunities to talk, read and discuss a wide range of interesting themes.