The course content reflects the communicative approach to language learning within an immersion context. Content and skill development tasks will be based on themes and topics of interest to the learners and will relate to homestay, Douglas College, and Greater Vancouver. Instruction will also focus on use of language functions in the classroom, in homestay, and in the larger community.
The instructor will use a variety of methods (whole, small group, individual, and learner directed learning). Faculty will be responsible for classroom-based instruction. Additional activities will be facilitated by monitors and staff.
Student achievement will be assessed using the mastery system in accordance with College policy. The following is one example of assessment components and weighting:
15% Class participation
15% Field trip/workshop participation
25% Reading and writing assignments
30% Speaking and listening assignments
15% Quizzes and exams
Within relevant educational, personal, and social contexts, learners will improve their communicative competence in English. By the end of the course, learners will have:
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
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|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|