English Courses Offered at Adult Education Centres in Winnipeg

Learn more about the English courses offered at Adult Education Centres by selecting from the list on this page. Keep in mind we also offer a Basic Mathematics and English course.

English 20F

Available Class
Days offered: Monday and Wednesday
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Teacher: Linda Guest

Prerequisite recommended: Basic English, English 10F or English assessment showing appropriate skill level

Description
English 20F is a foundation course which focuses on further developing a student’s English language arts skills. Students enrolled in this course have the opportunity to experience both fiction and non-fiction texts. The assignments will include a variety of tasks designed to strengthen a student’s ability to:

  • Explore thoughts and ideas
  • Comprehend and respond personally to texts
  • Manage ideas and information
  • Strengthen the clarity and artistry of communication
  • Function comfortably as a member of an academic/learning community
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English 30S

Available Classes
Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Teacher: Glen Pfeifer

Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Teacher: Jacob Carson

New: Trimester 2 (December 5, 2016 to March 23, 2017)
Days offered: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 12:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Teacher: Ruby Schilke

Prerequisite recommended: English 20F or English assessment showing appropriate skill level

Description
English 30S fosters literacy skills that help students lead reflective and effective lives. It deepens their engagement with texts and their understanding of themselves and the world around them. It teaches students to think critically and independently and provides them with the practical skills they need to deal with the demands of an information-based society.
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English 40S Comprehensive

Available Class
Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Teacher: Linda Guest

Prerequisite required: English 30S or English assessment showing appropriate skill level

Description
English 40S Comprehensive focuses on how the English language functions to inform, persuade and to entertain. Students enrolled in this course have the opportunity to experience both fiction and non-fiction texts. Student assignments vary from written to visual forms. Students in 40S Comprehensive will also be given the opportunity to face and conquer any fears they may have toward public speaking. Please note that one credit for English 40S is necessary for your Grade 12 diploma. Students enrolled in 40S English may participate in the ELA provincial exam.
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English 40S Transactional

Available Classes
Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Teacher: Jacob Carson

New: Trimester 3 (April 3, 2017 to June 15, 2017)
Days offered: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 12:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Teacher: Ruby Schilke

Prerequisite required: English 30S or English assessment showing appropriate skill level

Description
Students will develop their academic writing, reading and presentation skills through classroom activities and the study of film, practical texts and works of non-fiction. Please note that one credit for English 40S is necessary for your Grade 12 diploma. Students enrolled in 40S English may participate in the ELA provincial exam.
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