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English Language Skills 1 (ELSK 0701)

This course provides ongoing English language support for learners of English as an additional language as they acquire the skills of a Health Care Assistant. To ensure learner success, this course focuses on development of study skills, reading skills, writing skills and strategies for vocabulary acquisition to enable learners to understand and discuss course concepts, materials, and procedures accurately. This course develops interpersonal professional communication skills in class and in clinical with an emphasis on clear and appropriate speaking and effective listening. It also includes developing an awareness of workplace expectations, culture and appropriate language. Reading, writing, and interactive communication (listening and speaking) skills are taught concurrently and in conjunction with topics in the Health Care Assistant Level 1 curriculum. Upon completion of English Language Skills 1, learners have the communication skills required to provide personal care for clients and residents in a complex care setting and to interact with clients and health team members.

Pre-requisites:
Admission to the Health Care Assistant/ESL Program

Co-requisites:
HRCA 1103; HRCA 1105; HRCA 1120; HRCA 1122; HRCA 1130; HRCA 1140; HRCA 1135


 course outline


* Note: The CRNs listed below could be restricted to specific program areas.

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
70236 BWY-B  - Rm. 2230
MTWRFM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
04-Sep-2018
to 14-Dec-2018
Caldwell, Robert
70237 BWY-B  - Rm. 2231
MTWRFM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0800 - 0959
04-Sep-2018
to 06-Dec-2018
Caldwell, Robert
70237 BWY-B  - TBATo Be Assigned
FM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
07-Dec-2018
Caldwell, Robert
70237 BWY-B  - TBATo Be Assigned
MTWRFM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
10-Dec-2018
to 14-Dec-2018
Caldwell, Robert

To register for this course, check the information for your program: