Course name: English Course code: (ENG3C)

Grade 11    1.0 Credit

Course type:    College Preparation

Course description: This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. You will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create written and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare you for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course. In this course you will analyze video and audio clips featuring current affairs, provoking public service announcements and more.
ENG3CK: English
Course description: This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. You will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create written and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare you for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course. In this course you will analyze video and audio clips featuring current affairs, provoking public service announcements and more.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

7 Lessons

1.0   1.0 Introduction to the course

1.1   1.1 Power of narrative structure

1.2   1.2 Power of narrative point of view

1.3   1.3 Power of persuasion

1.4   1.4 Fact vs. opinion

1.5   1.5 Op-eds

1.6   1.6 The author’s message

6 Lessons

2.1   2.1 Active listening

2.2   2.2 Non-verbal communication

2.3   2.3 Power of speeches

2.4   2.4 Power of rants and spoken word

2.5   2.5 Engaging an audience

2.6   2.6 Essay writing

5 Lessons

3.1   3.1 Power of the social media self

3.2   3.2 Managing digital reputations

3.3   3.3 Power of images

3.4   3.4 Photo essays

3.5   3.5 Independent reading wrap-up

2 Lessons

4.1   4.1 Becoming an Agent of Change

4.2   4.2 Preparing for the Final Test