English as a Second Language – Level 2 (In person)

Prerequisite: English as a Second Language—Level 1 or equivalent

Overall Goals:

  1. Help the students who can only deal with simple situations (like introducing themselves and others, ordering food in a restaurant, asking for directions, or making a complaint) to communicate effectively in various everyday situations.
  2. Develop students’ receptive and productive skills to help them communicate fluently and accurately in familiar and unfamiliar situations in both personal and professional contexts.

Intended Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Make arrangements for practising an activity
  • Discuss habitual activities and future plans
  • Describe good and bad vacation experiences and discuss vacation preference
  • Discuss clothing do’s and don’ts
  • Ask for different sizes and colors, discuss shopping preferences and methods of payment
  • Discuss transportation schedules and buying tickets
  • Identify kinds of tickets and trips and understand airport announcements
  • Book travel services and describe transportation problems
  • Bargain for a lower price and describe good and bad deals
  • Ask for recommendations and show appreciation for service
  • Write a personal letter or email to give advice or details of a trip

Methodology:

  • Vocabulary activities (flashcards, matching, crosswords, etc.)
  • Brainstorming
  • Modeling and practicing conversations
  • Pronunciation activities
  • Pair and group discussions
  • Listening activities (listening for gist for specific information and for details)
  • Reading activities (skimming and scanning tasks)
  • Grammar activities and games

Required Material:

  • Book:
E-Book

Title: Top Notch—Level 1—eText + MyEnglishLab Access Code (12 months) (For Dawson Level 1 and Level 2)
Authors: Joan Saslow & Allen Ascher
Copyright: 2019 Student eText, ISBN 978-013-5692356
Price: Approximately $43.00
To purchase your e- book please click the following link: Dawson’s Bookstore

Information on how to access your e-book:

Step 1: You must create a Pearson English Portal Account (PEP) by following the instructions in the link provided below.

Pearson English Portal Account (PEP)

Step 2: You must create a My English Lab Account (MEL) by following the instructions in the link provided below.

My English Lab Account (MEL)

Should you encounter any issues when attempting to access your e-book, you must contact Pearson support directly at the following link.

Pearson Support

OR
Hardcover Book

Title: Top Notch—Level 1—Student Book w/Active Book & MyEnglishLab
Authors: Joan Saslow & Allen Ascher
Copyright: 2015 ISBN 978 – 0137332328
Price: Approximately $54.95
To purchase your hardcover book please click the following link: Dawson’s Bookstore

***Students may choose to purchase either an e-book or a hardcover book, not both.
***Purchase should only be made after the first class.

Spring 2024

Day Sessions

Apr 13 - Jul 06Sat

Saturday, Apr 13 - Saturday, Jul 06

DayTimeRoom Number
Saturday09:30 - 13:304A.4

Additional Information

Delivery Method: On Campus
Price: $290.00
Total Hours: 40
Course Number: 510012-P
Registration Start Date: Monday, Dec 18, 2023
Registration End Date: Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024
Group Schedule Info: No class May 18- National Patriots' Weekend, June 22 - St-Jean Baptiste Weekend & June 29 - Canada Day Weekend
Maximum Class Size: 20
Teacher: George Sourligas
Status: Activity in Progress

Summer 2024

Day Sessions

Jul 03 - Jul 30Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Wednesday, Jul 03 - Tuesday, Jul 30

DayTimeRoom Number
Monday09:30 - 12:00TBA
Tuesday09:30 - 12:00TBA
Wednesday09:30 - 12:00TBA
Thursday09:30 - 12:00TBA
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Additional Information

Delivery Method: On Campus
Price: $290.00
Total Hours: 40
Course Number: 510012-P
Registration Start Date: Monday, Feb 26, 2024
Registration End Date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024
Maximum Class Size: 20
Teacher: TBA
Status: Registration in progress and will end on Sunday, Jun 30, 2024

Fall 2024

Day Sessions

Sep 21 - Nov 30Sat

Saturday, Sep 21 - Saturday, Nov 30

DayTimeRoom Number
Saturday09:30 - 13:30TBA

Additional Information

Delivery Method: On Campus
Price: $315.00
Total Hours: 40
Course Number: 510012-P
Registration Start Date: Tuesday, Jul 02, 2024
Registration End Date: Wednesday, Sep 18, 2024
Group Schedule Info: No class Oct. 12- Thanksgiving Weekend
Maximum Class Size: 20
Teacher: TBA
Status: Registration for this section starts on Tuesday, Jul 02, 2024

Evening Sessions

Sep 18 - Nov 13Mon, Wed

Wednesday, Sep 18 - Wednesday, Nov 13

DayTimeRoom Number
Monday18:00 - 20:30TBA
Wednesday18:00 - 20:30TBA

Additional Information

Delivery Method: On Campus
Price: $315.00
Total Hours: 40
Course Number: 510012-P
Registration Start Date: Tuesday, Jul 02, 2024
Registration End Date: Sunday, Sep 15, 2024
Group Schedule Info: No class Oct. 14 - Thanksgiving Day
Maximum Class Size: 20
Teacher: TBA
Status: Registration for this section starts on Tuesday, Jul 02, 2024

Winter 2025

Evening Sessions

Jan 16 - Mar 11Tue, Thu

Thursday, Jan 16 - Tuesday, Mar 11

DayTimeRoom Number
Tuesday18:00 - 20:30TBA
Thursday18:00 - 20:30TBA

Additional Information

Delivery Method: On Campus
Price: $315.00
Total Hours: 40
Course Number: 510012-P
Registration Start Date: Friday, Nov 01, 2024
Registration End Date: Monday, Jan 13, 2025
Maximum Class Size: 20
Teacher: TBA
Status: Registration for this section starts on Friday, Nov 01, 2024

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