English Language and Learning

GCCLERC offers many English Language and Learning programs and services including:

  • English Language Learners Classes
  • Resources for Newcomers
  • Tutoring
  • Much more

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Classes are offered throughout the year for all levels of learners. Classes will be based on four categories; listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Your English skills will be assessed prior to placement in a class.   Assessments are based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks levels.

As a learner in an English class, you will learn about:

  • Greetings
  • Asking questions
  • Filling out forms
  • Giving directions
  • Past, present and future tense
  • Pronunciation 
  • Reading
  • Following instructions
  • Writing 
  • Developing and delivering a presentation
  • Verbs – future perfect, future present continuous
  • Reading short stories or novels
  • Sentence structure and writing stories
  • Compound sentences
  • CELPIP and IELTS Exams