English Language Learners

Prerequisite Recommendation: The English Language Learners (ELL) Program at Ernest Manning is designed for students whose first language is not English.

Level placement in ELL is based on assessment and teacher recommendation.

ELL Sequence of Courses

English Language Learners Level 2 (5 credits)

ELL 2 is a beginner class for students with some or no experience in academic English. The classes will help students develop basic communication skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students will spend as much time in level 2 as required to achieve the course objectives

English Language Learners Level 3 (5 credits/each level) 

Expository 15 (writing focus) and ELL 3 (literature focus) are classes for intermediate ELL students. Classes are intended to help students develop their academic communication skills in content areas

English Language Learners Level 4A (5 credits)

Expository 25 (writing focus)  and ELL 4 (literature focus) are intermediate/advanced level class designed to develop academic language skills. Emphasis is placed on research, reading and writing for academic settings.

Introduction to Canadian Studies 15-ELL (5 credits)

This class is for Level 2/3 students. This course is an introduction to the vocabulary and core concepts in Canadian Social Studies. Topics include history, geography, government, social issues and identity.

Canadian Studies 25-ELL  (5 credits)

This class is for Level 3/4 students. This course explores additional vocabulary and core concepts in Canadian Social Studies. Topics include history, geography, government, social issues and identity.  Focuses on reading and writing skills for academic Social Studies classes.

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