Fundamentals for Success

Are you a non-native English speaker who wants to improve your English skills? We offer part-time adult class, called Fundamentals for Success, that focus on specific skill areas. Benefits include small class sizes, highly qualified instructors and interactive lessons that meet your specific learning needs.

Fundamentals for Communicative Success

This class has been designed to build key communication strategies for everyday situations. The aim is to help you further develop your speaking skills in terms of both accuracy (pronunciation) and fluency. As well, you will focus on building your listening comprehension skills. You will have opportunities to work independently and collaboratively, in pairs and small groups. The small class size will ensure opportunities for individualized instruction.

This class focuses mainly on your speaking skills. 

  • Benefit from English classes that suit your specific learning needs.
  • Boost your confidence speaking in English through fun, interactive exercises, such as role playing, interviewing, expressing your opinion on a variety of current topics, etc.
  • Learn practical, everyday English for real-life situations, such as how to make appointments, how to inform your employer that you will be absent due to illness, etc.
  • Improve your grammar and vocabulary that you will use in social conversations.
  • Develop your fluency and pronunciation skills.
  • Become familiar with cultural norms of social communication in Canada.
Duration Days and Times Cost

(A) Jan 22 - Feb 21, 2018
(5 weeks, 20 hours total) 

Mon and Wed (7:00 - 8:50pm) $300

(B) Feb 26 - Mar 28, 2018
(5 weeks, 20 hours total) 

Mon and Wed (7:00 - 8:50pm) $300

(Please note fees and dates are subject to change without notice.)


Fundamentals for Writing Success

This class focuses mainly on your writing skills.

  • Benefit from English classes that suit your specific learning needs.
  • Boost your confidence writing in English for real-life situations, such as composing an assertive letter of complaint, drafting proper emails, etc.
  • Learn the foundation for writing in English, including grammar, spelling, proper sentence and paragraph structure, and essential vocabulary.
  • Develop your pronunciation through pre-writing exercises, such as discussions about in-class readings and topics like community service, popular culture, etc.
  • Gain access to online resources that will help you with your writing, plus your listening, speaking and pronunciation skills.
  • Become familiar with cultural norms of writing in Canada.
Duration Days and Times Cost
(B) Feb 20 - Mar 22, 2018
(5 weeks, 20 hours total) 
Tues and Thurs (7:00 - 8:50pm) $300

(Please note fees and dates are subject to change without notice.)



Fundamentals for Workplace Success

  • Improve your communication skills, using key speaking and listening strategies, that will benefit you in the workplace, whether you are already working or seeking a job.
Duration Days and Times Cost
Winter 2018 Jan 15 - Mar 22 $600

(Please note fees and dates are subject to change without notice.)
 

Register Now

To register for any Fundamentals for Success class, complete and send the Fundamentals for Success Application Form to ESL@uregina.ca