English Language Skills 2 (ELSK 0702)

Students continue to receive ongoing English language instruction and support as they build on the skills developed in ELSK 0701. Reading, writing, and interactive communication (listening and speaking) skills are taught concurrently and in conjunction with topics in the Health Care Assistant Level 2 curriculum. Students continue to develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through activities and real-world communicative tasks relevant to the healthcare setting and aligned with the performance outcomes at the target Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels (Listening 7, Speaking 7, Reading 6, Writing 6). Students’ interpersonal professional communication skills are enhanced in class and in clinical while providing care for clients in a special care setting. Throughout the course, students also increase their awareness of workplace expectations, environment and appropriate language. Upon completion of ELSK 0702, students have the communication skills required to provide personal care for clients in a special care setting and to interact professionally and appropriately with clients and health team members.
Course code: ELSK 0702
Credits: 6.0
Length: 140.0 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/vccphp/courseoutline?subject=ELSK&number=0702

Prerequisites

ELSK 0701, HRCA 1103, HRCA 1105, HRCA 1120, HRCA 1122, HRCA 1130, HRCA 1140; HRCA 1135

Corequisites

HRCA 1224, HRCA 1230, HRCA 1240, HRCA 1227, HRCA 1232
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