• Course Description/Length/Prerequisites

This course introduces new vocabulary in each cycle and presents an opportunity for interacting in English.  Many fluency exercises provide role-play activities to practice the new material and increase the opportunity for vibrant fluent conversation.

This 60-hour course is delivered on-site in an instructor-led, classroom setting. Prerequisites include:

  • Basic English skill, verbal and written
  • Resources Required:

English Conversation Student Workbook – Developed in house

  • Learning Objectives/Outcomes

Upon completion of this hands-on course, students will be able to:

  • Increase ability for vibrant fluent conversations
  • Use idioms appropriately
  • Understand Canadian English in the context of informal dialogue
  • Increase comfort in using the phone, dining out, travelling, shopping and other daily activities
  • Course Details

Introduction

Getting to know each other

Social Niceties

Family vocabulary

Are you superstitious?

Pronunciation

How to use idioms

Everyday slang

Canadian Living

Apartment vocabulary

TV and movie vocabulary

Asking for directions

Writing

Grammar

Homophones

New vocabulary

Phone Etiquette

How to answer the phone

How to communicate on the phone

Finding a Job

Business vocabulary

Business idioms

Food and Dining

Grocery shopping

How to order in a restaurant

Traveling

Airport and customs vocabulary

Different forms of transportation

Vacation/holiday vocabulary

Canada

History

Government

Health and Shopping

Going to the doctor

Body parts

Animal body parts

Shopping for clothes

Conversation Starters