Prepare for Success with Basic Mathematics & English Courses

Basic Mathematics and English are designed to help you acquire the skills you need to be successful at the Grade 11 and 12 levels. Learn more about the following courses:

We also encourage you to learn more about the additional math and English courses offered by Adult Education Centres.

Note: Students completing a certificate in Basic Three Mathematics and English will be awarded two credits toward their Mature Student Diploma.

For Day Students

Days and times offered (math): Monday and Wednesday (continuing learners); Tuesday and Thursday (new learners) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Days and times offered (English): Monday and Wednesday (new learners); Tuesday and Thursday (continuing learners) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Teachers: Samantha Hancox for Math, Amy Stefanson for English

For Evening Students (English Only)

Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Teacher: Samantha Hancox

Basic Two – English

  • Use reading strategies
  • Identify the main ideas and supporting details in a text
  • Understand the meaning and purpose of a text
  • Novel study

Document Use
  • Understand signs, labels, forms, maps, tables and graphs
  • Follow instructions
  • Navigate forms
  • Carry out basic research

  • Pre-writing plan
  • Write messages, letters and reports
  • Convey ideas, feelings and experiences
  • Write short research report
  • Note taking
  • Paragraph writing
  • Revising and editing

Oral Communications
  • Interact with others to obtain and provide information, greet, introduce and provide support
  • Obtain information from a presentation

  • Place value
  • Rounding
  • Basic facts including times table
  • Square roots
  • Exponents
  • Order of operations
  • Fractions
  • Graphing
  • Statistics and probability
  • Ratios

Basic Three – English

  • Summarize a text
  • Search for information
  • Identify author’s intended audience, opinion and purpose
  • Use relevant information from text
  • Identify genre
  • Novel study

Document Use
  • Complete complex form
  • Organize materials into a useable system
  • Research using a reference system
  • Locate information in tables and schedules
  • Interpret information in graphs, charts, diagrams, drawings, blueprints, schematics and flowcharts

  • Use pre-writing strategies
  • Express ideas, feelings and experiences
  • Convey information and opinions in essay form
  • Write a research report
  • Paragraph writing
  • Revising and editing

Oral Communication
  • Describe an activity
  • Process information you hear to solve a problem or support a case
  • Exchange information and opinions in a group
  • Report your analysis of an advertisement
  • Present and support your opinion on a topic

Basic 2 – Mathematics

  • Place value and rounding
  • Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
  • Order of operations and exponents
  • Graphs
  • Fractions (adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing)
  • Intro to probability and statistics

Basic 3 – Mathematics

  • Proportions and ratios
  • Decimals (Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing)
  • Metric measurement
  • Signed integers
  • Introduction to geometry
  • Introduction to algebra
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