English As A Second Language; Moderns, & Visa Students

The ESL program is  package-driven, organized according to the five (5) levels of language.

  LEVEL ONE   LEVEL TWO   LEVEL THREE   LEVEL FOUR   LEVEL FIVE
  ESLAO8   ESLBO8   ESLCO8   ESLDO8   ESLEO8
  CGC1D/P8   MFM1P8   CHC2D/P8   SNC2D/P8   FSF1P2 (if not yet taken)
  ADA1O8   BTT1O8   SNC1P8   FSF1P2 (if not yet    taken)  
  HFN1O8   ART/GYM   CHV2O8/GLC2O8    
      ADA208    

 

Transition from ESL to Mainstream English

 

  • ESLEO (69% or lower) > ELS3O8
  • ESLEO (70% or higher) > ENG3U

ESL Program Highlights

Comprehensive Program:

  • ESLAO to ESLEO
  • ESL Subject-area courses in Geography, History, Business, Math, Science, Food and Nutrition, Drama, French, Civic/Careers
  • Pronunciation Course

Student Empowerment:

  • Small classes and caring teachers
  • Canadian culture-focused field trips
  • Awards and bursaries
  • Student participation in school clubs, teams and organizations
  • Multicultural Club
  • HOST Program – Newcomers Services for Youth
  • Access Alliance – Multicultural Health and Community Services
  • Community Outreach programs – Spanish Community Support Worker and Vietnamese University Students’ Association
  • NOW program – Newcomers Orientation Week
  • Settlement Worker