Course Title: English for School and Work, Level 4
Course Code: ESLDO
Grade: ESL Level 4
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Department: English as a Second Language and English Literacy

Course Description

This course prepares students to use English with increasing fluency and accuracy in classroom and social situations and to participate in Canadian society as informed citizens. Students will develop the oral-presentation, reading, and writing skills required for success in all school subjects. They will extend listening and speaking skills through participation in discussions and seminars; study and interpret a variety of grade-level texts; write narratives, articles, and summaries in English; and respond critically to a variety of print and media texts.

Course Outline
  • ESLDO Unit 1 Overview
  • Accessibility to ESLDO Unit 1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Understanding paragraphs (L1.1 R1.1)
  • U1L2 Handout: Putting it all together (L1.1 W1.1 M1.2)
  • U1L3 Appropriate language (R1.3 M1.1)
  • U1L4 Supporting ideas (L1.1 W1.1)
  • U1L5 Discuss examples for supporting idea (R1.1 M1.1)
  • U1L6 Newspaper article reading(L1.2 R1.2 M1.2)
  • U1L7 Describing people (W1.2 M1.2)
  • U1L8 Personal journal writing (W1.2 M2.1)
  • U1L9 Purpose of letter writing (L1.2 W1.3)
  • U1L10 Organizing information (R1.4 W1.2)
  • U1L11 Longer and more complex texts (R1.4 W1.3)
  • U1L12 Communicate information and ideas (L1.2 M2.1)
  • U1L13 Essay writing (L1.1 R1.3 M1.2)
  • U1L14 Understanding of more complex authentic texts (R1.2 W1.2)
  • U1L15 Spoken English on a variety of topics (L1.2 W1.1)
  • U1L16 Letter writing (R1.1 M2.1)
  • U1L17 Non-verbal communication contents (L1.1 W1.1)
  • U1L18 Frequently-used words (R1.3 M2.1)
  • U1L19 Narrative writing (L1.1 R1.4)
  • U1L20 Upgrade your writing (R1.2 M1.2)
  • U1L21 Writing outlines (L1.2 W1.1)
  • U1L22 Analyzing Causes and Effect (R1.1 M1.1)
  • U1L23 Use the appropriate language (L1.2 W1.3)
  • U1L24 Canada’s history and geography (R1.2 M2.1)
  • Finish and Hand in ESLDO Unit 1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ESLDO Unit 1 Online Test
  • ESLDO Unit 2 Overview
  • Accessibility to ESLDO Unit 2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Reading Comprehension (L2.1 R1.5)
  • U2L2 Introduce Shakespeare (L2.1 M2.2)
  • U2L3 Origin of the universe (L2.2 W2.1)
  • U2L4 Subject and verb agreement (R2,1 W2.1)
  • U2L5 How to use negotiate spoken (R1.5 W2.2)
  • U2L6 Constitutional and social policy (R2.1 M2.2)
  • U2L7 Word forms and preposition (L2.1 W3.1 M2.3)
  • U2L8 Reading material: Green is the way to go (R1.5 W2.2)
  • U2L9 Connecting devices and transition words (L2.2 M2.2)
  • U2L10 Writing a report (R2.2 M2.3)
  • U2L11 Diverse linguistic and cultural groups (R2.1 W3.1)
  • U2L12 Reading:Solar Power Energy (R2.3 W3.1)
  • U2L13 Diverse culture issues (L2.2 M3.1)
  • U2L14 A Brief Description of Diabetes (R1.5 W2.2)
  • U2L15 Use correctly the grammatical structures (R2.1 M3.1)
  • U2L16 Organize information relating to a central idea (L2.2 M2.3)
  • U2L17 Engage in more complex spoken interactions on a variety of topics (L2.1 R1.5)
  • U2L18 Identify the main idea (L2.2 W2.1 M3.1)
  • U2L19 Writing a summary (W2.2 M3.1)
  • U2L20 Identify literary elements and devices in texts (R2.2 W2.2)
  • U2L21 Reading: The Child in the Attic (R2.3 M2.2)
  • U2L22 Phrases for Conversation (L2.2 M2.3)
  • U2L23 Conversation Strategies (L2.2 W3.1)
  • U2L24 Review (W3.1 M3.1)
  • Finish and Hand in ESLDO Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson

 

  • ESLDO Unit3 Overview
  • Accessibility to ESLDO Unit3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Personal Assessment (R2.4 M3.4)
  • U3L2 Variety of patterns of word structure (R3.2 M3.2)
  • U3L3 Homonyms, synonyms, and antonyms (L2.3 W3.2)
  • U3L4 Skills and Strategies (R3.3 W4.1 M3.4)
  • U3L5 Rehearsal techniques with slides (L3.1 R3.1)
  • U3L6 ESL Spelling Strategies (L2.3 W4.2)
  • U3L7 Ontario Secondary School System (L2.3 W4.1 M3.2)
  • U3L8 How to Study for a Test – Study Tips – Test Prep.(R3.1 M3.3)
  • U3L9 Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root (R2.4 W3.2)
  • U3L10 School and Community Resources(L3.1 W3.2)
  • U3L11 Present ideas and information orally (R3.2 W4.2)
  • U3L12 Prewriting Strategies (L3.1 M3.4)
  • U3L13 The Shawshank Redemption (R3.1 W3.2)
  • U3L14 Time management skills (R2.4 W4.1)
  • U3L15 Think and research actively to write in an organized manner (W4.2 M3.3)
  • U3L16 Movie/Film Review (L2.3 W4.2)
  • U3L17 Reading:Etymology and surprising origins of words (L3.1 W4.2)
  • U3L18 Create a mind map (R3.2 W3.2)
  • U3L19 Presentation based on the content (W3.2 M3.4)
  • U3L20 Derivation to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words (L3.1 R3.3)
  • U3L21 Research on given topics (R3.3 W4.2)
  • U3L22 Movie and book comparison (W4.2 M3.2)
  • U3L23 Role-play conversations (R3.1 M3.3)
  • U3L24 Speak accurately with correct grammatical structures (L3.1 W4.1)
  • Finish and Hand in ESLDO Unit 3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ESLDO Unit 3 Online Test
  • ESLDO Unit 4 Overview
  • Accessibility to ESLDO Unit 4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Introduction to debate (L3.2 W4.3)
  • U4L2 Stress and Rhythm in English Pronunciation (L3.2 W4.4)
  • U4L3 Tips on Proofreading and Editing Your Writing (R4.1 M4.1)
  • U4L4 Debate format (R4.2 M4.2)
  • U4L5 Figurative Language (L3.3 W4.5)
  • U4L6 View, read, and listen to media texts (R4.2 M4.1)
  • U4L7 Prepare for debate (L3.3 R4.3)
  • U4L8 Identify strategies used in debate (W4.5 M4.2)
  • U4L9 How to influence specific audiences (R4.3 W4.4)
  • U4L10 Guide to speaking and listening (L3.2W4.4)
  • U4L11 Different media texts may reflect different points of view (R4.2 M4.1)
  • U4L12 Format of editorial (R4.2 W4.5)
  • U4L13 Mock debate (L3.3 R4.1)
  • U4L14 Graphic organization skills (L3.2 W4.5)
  • U4L15 View, read, and listen to media texts (L3.3 W4.4)
  • U4L16 Media study (R4.1 M4.1)
  • U4L17 Identify strategies used in media tax (L3.3 M4.2)
  • U4L18 Different media texts reflect different points of view (L3.2 W4.3)
  • U4L19 Types of graphs and charts (R4.1 W4.3)
  • U4L20 Media Censorship (L3.2 M4.1)
  • U4L21 Create a variety of media texts for specific purposes (W4.4 M4.2)
  • U4L22 Reading: Evaluating Information Resources (R4.2 M4.3)
  • U4L23 Appropriate writing strategies for the purpose (R4.3 W4.5)
  • U4L24 Improve oral communication (L3.3 M4.3)
  • Finish and Hand in ESLDO Unit 4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ESLDO Final Project
  • ESLDO Final Exam
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