English

Summer School Classes

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Courses offered

2019 Schedule times

July 2 - 26

  • Mon - Fri (19 classes)
  • Morning

June 17 - July 25

  • Mon - Thu (23 classes)
  • Evening 6:00 - 9:44pm
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FREE TUITION for Students under 20 years old on September 1, 2018 (plus applicable fees)
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Open / Closed sites as noted below.

  • Open Site – Open to ALL students
  • Closed Site – Only students registered at the school for 2019/20 or the current school year may attend

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Course details


English 10-2

In the English 10-2 program, students will develop a variety of reading, comprehension and writing strategies and well they will respond to texts at a variety of different levels of sophistication. This course sequence satisfies the English Language Arts requirements for a high school diploma and it will prepare students for some post-secondary programs.

Open Site(s)
  • Harry Ainlay
  • Victoria School of the Arts
Closed Site(s)
(only students registered at that school can attend)
  • Jasper Place

Prerequisite: Language Arts 9 (50%+)

Credits: 5

English 20-2

In the English 20-2 program, students will develop a variety of reading, comprehension and writing strategies and well they will respond to texts at a variety of different levels of sophistication. This course sequence satisfies the English Language Arts requirements for a high school diploma, and it will prepare students for some post-secondary programs.

Open Site(s)
  • Harry Ainlay
  • J. Percy Page
  • Victoria School of the Arts
  • Queen Elizabeth
Closed Site(s)
(only students registered at that school can attend)
  • Jasper Place
  • M.E. LaZerte / Eastglen
  • W.P. Wagner

Prerequisite: English 10-2 (50%) or English 10-1 (40%)

Credits: 5

English 30-2

In the English 30-2 program, students will develop a variety of reading, comprehension and writing strategies and well they will respond to texts at a variety of different levels of sophistication. This course sequence satisfies the English Language Arts requirements for a high school diploma, and it will prepare students for some post-secondary programs.

Open Site(s)
  • Harry Ainlay
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • McNally
  • Jasper Place
  • M.E. LaZerte / Eastglen
  • Centre High
  • Metro Avonmore

Prerequisite: English 20-2 (50%) and English 20-1 (40%)

Credits: 5

Students must write a provincial diploma examination. Click here for details.

English 10-1

Students in English 10-1 will analyze, respond to and create complex texts as well as identify and examine ways in which cultural and societal influences are reflected in a variety of Canadian and international texts. The 10-1, 20-1, 30-1 course sequence challenges students to develop a level of sophistication in their literary analyses and written expression, making 30-1 the necessary prerequisite for most university faculties and other post-secondary institutions.

Open Site(s)
  • Harry Ainlay
  • Victoria School of the Arts
Closed Site(s)
(only students registered at that school can attend)
  • Jasper Place

Prerequisite: Language Arts 9 (60%+ recommended)

Credits: 5

English 20-1

Students in English 20-1 will analyze, respond to and create complex texts as well as identify and examine ways in which cultural and societal influences are reflected in a variety of Canadian and international texts. The 10-1, 20-1, 30-1 course sequence challenges students to develop a level of sophistication in their literary analyses and written expression, making 30-1 the necessary prerequisite for most university faculties and other post-secondary institutions.

Open Site(s)
  • Harry Ainlay
  • Lillian Osborne
  • J. Percy Page
  • Victoria School of the Arts
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • McNally
Closed Site(s)
(only students registered at that school can attend)
  • Jasper Place
  • M.E. LaZerte / Eastglen
  • Strathcona / Old Scona
  • W.P. Wagner

Prerequisite: English 10-1 (50%) or English 20-2 (65%)

Credits: 5

English 30-1

Students in English 30-1 will analyze, respond to and create complex texts as well as identify and examine ways in which cultural and societal influences are reflected in a variety of Canadian and international texts. The 10-1, 20-1, 30-1 course sequence challenges students to develop a level of sophistication in their literary analyzes and written expression, making 30-1 the necessary prerequisite for most university faculties and other post-secondary institutions.

Open Site(s)
  • Harry Ainlay
  • Lillian Osborne
  • J. Percy Page
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • McNally
  • Jasper Place
  • M.E. LaZerte / Eastglen
  • Centre High
  • Metro Avonmore

Prerequisite: English 20-1 (50%) or English 30-2 (50%)

Credits: 5

Students must write a provincial diploma examination. Click here for details.

English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language - Level 2

Open Site(s)
  • Harry Ainlay

Prerequisite: Completed junior high or equivalent

Credits: 5

English as a Second Language - Levels 3/4

Open Site(s)
  • Harry Ainlay

Prerequisite: ESL Levels 2/3 or placement by school

Credits: 5

ESL Expository English 15

ESL Expository English 15 is a 5-credit course designed to offer intensive and explicit academic language instruction to ELLs whose participation in carefully structured tasks will build confidence and proficiency in academic listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing, and representing for expository purposes. Open Site(s)
  • J. Percy Page
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • Centre High

Prerequisite: ESL 2 or benchmarked at ESL 3 or 4

ESL Expository English 25

ESL Expository English 25 is a 5-credit course designed to offer intensive and explicit academic language instruction to ELLs whose participation in carefully structured tasks will build confidence and proficiency in academic listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing, and representing for expository purposes. Open Site(s)
  • J. Percy Page
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • Centre High

Prerequisite: ESL 2 or benchmarked at ESL 3 or 4

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Prerequisites

Please review the prerequisite requirements before registering for your summer school course. Students who register without the prerequisite(s) must withdraw from the course and the $40 non-refundable program fee will be withheld.

Summer High School Courses