The focus of ESL Listening and Speaking 5 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: telephoning for information, understanding and giving instructions, giving a presentation, and undertaking a task with a partner. By the end of this course, learners will be able to meet the Listening and Speaking outcomes at CLB 5 in the Canadian Language Benchmarks. Note: The topics in this course are closely aligned with the topics in ESL Reading and Writing 5.
Course code: ELSK 0515
Length: 120 hours
PrerequisitesCLB 4 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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† 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.