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 inter-cultural skills through activities such as: responding to discrimination, consulting and advising, working in a team, presenting a report, resolving conflict, negotiating consensual decisionmaking, 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.
Course code: ELSK 0915
Length: 120.0 hours
PrerequisitesCLB 8 Listening, CLB 8 Speaking or equivalent assessment score; or department approval.
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† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.