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English Classes

Complete a 5-credit English course in the evenings and weekends

Our high school credit courses give you the flexibility to fit school into your busy schedule. For adult learners, recent grads, or current students, taking a course outside of normal daytime hours is often the best way to upgrade your marks or complete your diploma.

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FREE TUITION for Edmonton Public Schools Students under 20 years old on September 1, 2020

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Fall / Winter English Classes

Choose a timeframe

Finish fast with an 8 week intensive course (15.5 hrs/week) or work from home on your own schedule. Choose a timeframe below to see which courses are available.

Fast track programs

15.5 hours/week for 8 weeks
Metro Continuing Education / Avonmore (7835 76 Ave NW) or Harry Ainlay (4350 111 St NW)

Pick up the pace! Pick up the pace with Metro’s Fast Track Program. It’s intensive, fast-paced, and best suited for students who are already familiar with the course content and have ample time to dedicate to their studies. Note: Students may take one class per quarter.

  • Quarter 1: Sept 9 - Oct 31, 2020 (no classes Oct 10, Oct 12)
  • Quarter 2: Nov 16, 2020 - Jan 14, 2021 (no classes Dec 21 - Jan 1)
  • Quarter 3: Schedule TBD
  • Quarter 4: Schedule TBD

Quarter 1 – Mondays / Wednesdays / Saturdays

  • Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:30pm
  • Saturdays 8:30am – 1:50pm
  • Dates: Sept 9 – Oct 31 (no classes on Oct 10 and Oct 12)

CoursePrerequisite(s)CreditsLocationRegister & Info
English 10-2Grade 9 Language Arts or ESL Level 55Harry AinlayOpens Aug 17
English 10-1Grade 9 Language Arts (60%+ recommended)5Harry AinlayOpens Aug 17
English 30-1*English 20-1 or English 30-25Harry AinlayOpens Aug 17
English 30-2*English 20-25Harry AinlayOpens Aug 17

Quarter 1 – Tuesdays / Thursdays / Saturdays

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00 – 9:30pm
  • Saturdays 8:30am – 1:50pm
  • Dates:  Sept 12 – Oct 31 (no class on Oct 10)

CoursePrerequisite(s)CreditsLocationRegister & Info
English 30-1*English 20-1 or English 30-25Harry AinlayOpens Aug 17

Quarter 2 – Mondays / Wednesdays / Saturdays

  • Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:30pm
  • Saturdays 8:30am – 1:50pm
  • Dates:  Nov 16 – Jan 13 (no classes Dec 21 – Jan 1)
  • Registration opens in October 2020

CoursePrerequisite(s)CreditsLocationRegister & Info
English 20-2English 10-25Harry AinlayOpens October
English 20-1English 10-1 or English 20-25Harry AinlayOpens October
English 30-1*English 20-1 or English 30-25Harry AinlayOpens October

Quarter 2 – Tuesdays / Thursdays / Saturdays

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00 – 9:30pm
  • Saturdays 8:30am – 1:50pm
  • Dates:  Nov 17 – Jan 14 (no classes Dec 21 – Jan 1)
  • Registration opens in October 2020

CoursePrerequisite(s)CreditsLocationRegister & Info
English 30-1*English 20-1 or English 30-25Harry AinlayOpens October
English 30-2*English 20-25Harry AinlayOpens October

*Students must write a provincial diploma exam.

Self-directed programs

Your own timeline and pace

Work independently for added convenience and flexibility. With Self-Directed Learning, you have the ability to set your own pace and work independently through supplied print materials.

Program includes access to a teacher advisor and support through scheduled tutorial hours.

Advisor/tutor support times:

  • Monday to Thursday5:00 - 6:15pm

How to register


Self-Directed Learning at Metro is open to students 20 years of age or older on September 1, 2020. If you are under the age of 20, please contact Argyll Centre at 780-465-1299, or find your nearest location of The Learning Store. To register for self-directed, you will need to call Metro and book an appointment with a counsellor prior to registering. Call us at 780-428-1111 or email metro@epsb.ca

Choose a subject

Each subject is offered on different days and timeframes. Choose a subject below for full details and schedule.
Questions?Our FAQs page covers registration, eligibility information, and more. See all FAQs →