ESL Listening & Speaking 9 (ELSK 0915)

The focus of ESL Listening & Speaking 9 is on developing oral communication skills in English and improving the following Essential Skills: Working with Others, Computer and Document Use, Thinking Skills, and Continuous Learning. Classroom activities engage learners in developing listening and speaking strategies for community, workplace and academic contexts. Learners integrate language skills, Essential Skills and intercultural skills through activities such as: responding to discrimination, consulting and advising, working in a team, presenting a report, resolving conflict, negotiating consensual decision-making, preparing for and participating in a volunteer opportunity. By the end of this course, learners will be able to meet the Listening and Speaking outcomes at CLB 9 in the Canadian Language Benchmarks.

Note: The topics in this course are closely aligned with the topics in ESL Reading & Writing 9.

Prerequisites: CLB 8 Listening & Speaking (NB: method for entry is via a VCC ratified CLB placement test or course completion with an ascribed CLB level.)

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