Course Title: English as a Second Language, ESL Level 5
Course Code: ESLEO
Grade: ESL Level 5
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: N/A
Department: English

Course Description

This course provides students with the skills and strategies they need to make the transition to college and university preparation courses in English and other secondary school disciplines. Students will be encouraged to develop independence in a range of academic tasks. They will participate in debates and lead classroom workshops; read and interpret literary works and academic texts; write essays, narratives, and reports; and apply a range of learning strategies and research skills effectively. Students will further develop their ability to respond critically to print and media texts.

Course Outline
  • ESLEO Unit 1 Overview
  • Accessibility to ESLEO Unit 1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Understanding the writing process(L1.1 R1.1)
  • U1L2 Discuss idea generating strategies (L1.1 W1.1 M1.2)
  • U1L3 Grammar: Sentence fragments (R1.3 M1.1)
  • U1L4 Process writing (L1.1 W1.1)
  • U1L5 Making a Sundae and The Heimlich Maneuver(R1.1 M1.1)
  • U1L6 The life cycle of a butterfly (L1.2 R1.2 M1.2)
  • U1L7 Expressing your opinion(W1.2 M1.2)
  • U1L8 Writing response letter (W1.2 M2.1)
  • U1L9 Understanding of complex spoken English (L1.2 W1.3)
  • U1L10 Compare and Contrast (R1.4 W1.2)
  • U1L11 Texts to communicate information (R1.4 W1.3)
  • U1L12 Spoken English on a wide variety of topics(L1.2 M2.1)
  • U1L13 Writing Summaries (L1.1 R1.3 M1.2)
  • U1L14 Video watching (R1.2 W1.2)
  • U1L15 Respond to complex authentic texts (L1.2 W1.1)
  • U1L16 Divorce rate in China (R1.1 M2.1)
  • U1L17 Non-verbal signals (L1.1 W1.1)
  • U1L18 Relationship between their form and purpose(R1.3 M2.1)
  • U1L19 Drug abuse (L1.1 R1.4)
  • U1L20 Communicate ideas for official or personal purposes (R1.2 M1.2)
  • U1L21 Canadian-American relations since World War II (L1.2 W1.1)
  • U1L22 Should Marijuana be legalized in Canada? (R1.1 M1.1)
  • U1L23 Articles material from newspapers (L1.2 W1.3)
  • U1L24 Article about a character(R1.2 M2.1)
  • Finish and Hand in ESLEO Unit 1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ELSEO Unit 1 Online Test
  • ESLEO Unit 2 Overview
  • Accessibility to ESLEO Unit 2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Francophone Immigration in Canada (L2.1 R1.5)
  • U2L2 Organize information logically (L2.1 M2.2)
  • U2L3 Timeline about Francophone Immigration in Canada (L2.2 W2.1)
  • U2L4 An increasingly diverse linguistic profile (R2.1 W2.1)
  • U2L5 Read the article “Chinese Immigration Act” (R1.5 W2.2)
  • U2L6 Variety of conversational expressions (R2.1 M2.2)
  • U2L7 Anna Yin’s Immigration Story (L2.1 W3.1 M2.3)
  • U2L8 Discuss your opinions (R1.5 W2.2)
  • U2L9 Negotiate spoken interactions of all types (L2.2 M2.2)
  • U2L10 New to Canada, struggling to find work(R2.2 M2.3)
  • U2L11 Short story “The Last Leaf” (R2.1 W3.1)
  • U2L12 Grammar: Infinitives and Gerunds (R2.3 W3.1)
  • U2L13 Diversity in Canada: An Overview (L2.2 M3.1)
  • U2L14 Transition words (R1.5 W2.2)
  • U2L15 Personal narrative paragraph (R2.1 M3.1)
  • U2L16 My Father Sits in the Dark(L2.2 M2.3)
  • U2L17 Short story “The Lottery”(L2.1 R1.5)
  • U2L18 Vocabulary from the short story(L2.2 W2.1 M3.1)
  • U2L19 Too Soon a Woman(W2.2 M3.1)
  • U2L20 Grammar: Roots (R2.2 W2.2)
  • U2L21 Grammar: Prefixes (R2.3 M2.2)
  • U2L22 A Rice Sandwich (L2.2 M2.3)
  • U2L23 Understand unfamiliar words(L2.2 W2.2)
  • U2L24 Grammar: Suffixes (W3.1 M3.1)
  • Finish and Hand in ESLEO Unit 2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ESLEO Unit 3 Overview
  • Accessibility to ESLEO Unit 3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Being Canadian (R2.4 M3.4)
  • U3L2 Understanding of the grammatical structures (R3.2 M3.2)
  • U3L3 Vocabulary acquisition strategies (L2.3 W3.2)
  • U3L4 Canadian geographic (R3.3 W4.1 M3.4)
  • U3L5 English spelling is different from (L3.1 R3.1)
  • U3L6 Spelling tricks with memory(L2.3 W4.2)
  • U3L7 Ontario Education (L2.3 W4.1 M3.2)
  • U3L8 Vocabulary strategies to extent and enrich vocabularies (R3.1 M3.3)
  • U3L9 Spelling strategies and resources (R2.4 W3.2)
  • U3L10 A job interview (L3.1 W3.2)
  • U3L11 Determining unfamiliar words using context clues (R3.2 W4.2)
  • U3L12 Discuss different spelling strategies (L3.1 M3.4)
  • U3L13 Strengths and weaknesses (R3.1 W3.2)
  • U3L14 Perfect Your English Spellbound (R2.4 W4.1)
  • U3L15 Is Crime Out of Control in Our City? (W4.2 M3.3)
  • U3L16 Writing resume (L2.3 W4.2)
  • U3L17 Produce draft pieces of writing (L3.1 W4.2)
  • U3L18 Knowledge of patterns of word structure (R3.2 W3.2)
  • U3L19 Writing questions (W3.2 M3.4)
  • U3L20 Article “Report: How Grammar Influences Your Income” (L3.1 R3.3)
  • U3L21 Intermediate Level Can-Do List for Self-Assessment (R3.3 W4.2)
  • U3L22 Practice interview (W4.2 M3.2)
  • U3L23 Interpersonal skills (R3.1 M3.3)
  • U3L24 Mock interview (L3.1 W4.1)
  • Finish and Hand in ESLEO Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ESLEO Unit3 Online Test
  • ESLEO Unit 4 Overview
  • Accessibility to ESLEO Unit 4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Key concepts of media literacy (L3.2 W4.3)
  • U4L2 MLA and APA reference styles (L3.2 W4.4)
  • U4L3 Report: Economic Development & Culture Division Annual Report 2016 (R4.1 M4.1)
  • U4L4 Reading graphical texts (R4.2 M4.2)
  • U4L5 Reading: U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters.(L3.3 W4.5)
  • U4L6 Questions discussion (R4.2)
  • U4L7 Media texts templates (L3.3 R4.3)
  • U4L8 Analyse coverage of current issues in a variety of media texts (W4.5 M4.2)
  • U4L9 Compare, synthesize, and evaluate the information (R4.3 W4.4)
  • U4L10 Advertisements (L3.2 W4.4)
  • U4L11 View, read, and listen to a variety of media texts (R4.2 M4.1)
  • U4L12 Tycoons in Canadian/North American media texts (R4.2 W4.5)
  • U4L13 Types of media texts (L3.3 R4.1)
  • U4L14 Media texts for specific purposes and audiences (L3.2 W4.5)
  • U4L15 Appropriate writing strategies for the purpose (L3.3 W4.4)
  • U4L16 Introduce monologues (R4.1 M4.1)
  • U4L17 Write research plans (L3.3 M4.2)
  • U4L18 Introduces the concept of thesaurus (L3.2 W4.3)
  • U4L19 Monologue analysis (R4.1 W4.3)
  • U4L20 Differences between revising, editing and proofreading(L3.2 M4.1)
  • U4L21 Strategies and steps for revising, editing and proofreading (W4.4 M4.2)
  • U4L22 Monologue writing (R4.2 M4.3)
  • U4L23 Circumlocution, clarification, repair, and monitoring strategies (R4.3 W4.5)
  • U4L24 Gather information and synthesize ideas (L3.3 M4.3)
  • Finish and Hand in ESLEO Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ESLEO Final Project
  • ESLEO Final Exam
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