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English Language Skills 1 (ELSK 0701)

This course provides ongoing language support for second language learners as they acquire the skills of a Health Care Assistant. To ensure student success, this course focuses on development of study skills, reading skills, writing skills and strategies for vocabulary acquisition to enable students to understand and discuss course concepts, materials, and procedures accurately. This course develops interpersonal professional communication skills in class and on clinical with an emphasis on excellence in speaking and listening. It also includes developing an awareness of workplace expectations, culture and language appropriate to the workplace. Reading, Writing, and Interactive Communication (Listening & 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, students have the communication skills required to provide personal care for clients and residents in a complex care setting and to interact with residents, care aides, and nurses.

 course outline


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

CRN Fee Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
73017 TBATo Be Assigned
BWY-B - Rm. 2230
MTWRFM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
05-Sep-2017
to 21-Dec-2017
Caldwell, Robert
73018 TBATo Be Assigned
BWY-B - Rm. 2231
MTWRFM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0800 - 0959
05-Sep-2017
to 06-Dec-2017
Christie, Judith
73018 TBATo Be Assigned
BWY-B - Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
MTWRFM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1300 - 1459
08-Dec-2017
to 21-Dec-2017
Christie, Judith

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