There are a wide range of short English elective courses focussing on specific parts of the English language.
Listening & Speaking 110 ELEC110 LS
You will learn the basic pronunciation of a wide range of sounds in the English language by listening, speaking and working in small groups.
Reading Comprehension 110 ELEC110 RC
An introductory Reading Comprehension elective for students new to English.
American Slang & Idioms 115/120 ELEC115/120 ASI
Build your fluency with American speakers by learning slang, idioms and the most common phrasal verbs in English.
Listening & Speaking 115/120 ELEC115/120 LS
This course focuses on understanding rules and patterns in pronunciation, developing skills for formal and casual situations, and preparing for speaking events.
Writing 115/120 ELEC115/120 W
An intermediate writing course that focuses on strategies and skills for writing a variety of paragraphs.
English for Hospitality Service 120 ELEC120 EHS
EHS is designed for students wishing to acquire knowledge of the functional English required for employment in a café, bar or restaurant.
Grammar 120 ELEC120 G
This is a back-to-basics grammar course for students who want to strengthen their understanding of English grammar. The course focuses on reviewing the basics of grammar, from tenses to parts of speech, and getting students to use the grammar in spoken and written English.
Journalism & Writing ELEC120/125 JRN
Journalism requires students to consume news from various sources and write short articles once or twice a week.
Business English 125 ELEC125 BE
This elective combines Business English topics and vocabulary with Career Preparation. It is ideal for those preparing to enter the workforce at home or abroad.
Current Events 125 ELEC125 CE
Current Events is designed to improve a student’s speaking, listening, reading, and vocabulary through an active intake and discussion of world current events.
English for Economics 125 ELEC125 EE
This course looks at basic economic and financial topics in a simple yet interesting manner.
English for Hospitality & Tourism 125 ELEC125 HOS
This course is an introduction to the vocabulary, careers, and industries in Tourism and Hospitality.
Movie English 125 ELEC125 ME
This is a vocabulary and listening course that uses movies to help you learn the meaning, use and pronunciation of vocabulary.
English Vocabulary 125 ELEC125 V
This course explores a wide range of interesting, topical themes to develop essential vocabulary for academic as well as everyday use.
American Slang & Idioms 125/130 ELEC125/130 ASI
This course uses grammar and advanced vocabulary to further understand common slang and idioms used in North America.
Academic Writing 125/130 ELEC125/130 AW
This course will get you ready for the difficult challenges of writing at an academic level and help you have success in college.
Listening and Speaking 125/130 ELEC125/130 LS
High level discussion, listening and public speaking are the focus of this course that utilizes different forms of media to learn about exciting topics from around the world.