English & Modern Languages
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COMMUNICATIONS
COM 200
Skillful evaluation and construction of written communications is essential in the modern work environment. In this course, students develop abilities in four categories of information management: access and evaluation of print and electronic information, summarizing information, creating information for diverse purposes and audiences, and publishing information using both print and electronic media. Using an analytical approach to the development of writing style and content, this course emphasizes the elements of logic and audience awareness within written messages. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Winter
Online 065 1073 Jan. 20-Apr. 11 $305.62 (includes $49.00 access fee)

IELTS INTENSIVE PREPARATION WORKSHOP

St. Clair College Continuing Education (Windsor) is now an IELTS Canada Information Centre. For assistance registering for an upcoming IELTS test date, please visit our office in Room 161 at the South Campus, 2000 Talbot Rd. W.

The following workshop is designed to help non-native speakers of English prepare for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test. Course scheduling has been arranged with upcoming Windsor IELTS test dates in mind.

For a complete listing of testing dates, times and locations visit www.ieltscanada.ca.

IELTS INTENSIVE PREPARATION
GNR 1551N
This intensive preparation workshop is designed to refine candidates’ skills required to succeed on either the IELTS Academic or General Training Test. Our qualified instructors will help you review the IELTS structure and polish your test-taking strategies. Know what to expect and engage in helpful practice before attempting the test.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 4959 Sep 21-Nov 9, Sat, 1:30P-4:30P $249.50 (tuition $220.80, HST $28.70)
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1147 Jan 18-Mar 7, Sat, 1:30P-4:30P $249.50 (tuition $220.80, HST $28.70)

Language Interpreter Certificate Program

2019 Fall intake information:
Obtain the training and credential you need to become an international language interpreter. There is a growing need for skilled interpreters who can provide services within the business, health, and human service sectors. St. Clair College is proud to offer this program with the assistance of the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County.

Admission Requirements:
  1. An approved College or University degree or diploma.
  2. Fluency in English and a second language as demonstrated by a 75% or higher score on the ILISAT test administered by the Multicultural Council and graded by an internationally recognized outside agency.

The cost of the test is $200.00 CDN per student (fee subject to change). Contact the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County at 519-255-1127 ext. 135 to schedule a test. Students should arrange to write the test at least 4-6 weeks prior to program start. Contact St. Clair College Continuing Education, 519-972-2711 for details.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATION SESSION.
Information sessions will provide an overview of the program as well as valuable tips for preparing for the ILSAT admissions test. Please contact the Multicultural Council, (519) 255-1127 ext. 135 to pre-register. All information sessions are held at the Multicultural Council, 245 Janette Ave. Windsor.

Information Session Dates:
May 22nd - 6:00 p.m.
August 7th - 6:00 p.m.

Six Required Courses: LIN 101 Introduction to Spoken Language Interpretation
LIN 102 Consecutive Interpreting and Note-Taking
LIN 103 Sight Translation – Skills Development
LIN 104 Simultaneous Interpreting
LIN 106 Setting Specific Interpreting
LIN 107 Skills integration: Capstone

Modern Languages

INTRODUCTORY FRENCH LANGUAGE I
FRC 100N
Some structures covered include: French alphabet, adjectives, greetings; verbs to be, to have, to go; asking questions, negative form of verbs; definite and indefinite articles, numbers 1 to 50; use of prepositions when answering the question “where is?”; questions using “inversion” with or without interrogative adverbs; “stress” pronouns; imperative mood; regular “er” and “ir” verbs; days, months, seasons, the date; interrogative adjectives “which” and “what”. Text extra.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5045 Sep 18-Dec 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
CHATHAM 550 5109 Sep 18-Dec 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1212 Jan 22-Apr 8, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
INTRODUCTORY FRENCH LANGUAGE II
FRC 200N
Some structures covered at this level; verbs ending in “ir” and “re”; verbs to come, to be able, to want, to have to; telling time; expressions: to be on time, to be early and to be late; possessive adjectives; where, when, how, and why; future form of “to go” plus an infinitive; asking and giving directions; demonstrative adjectives: this, these etc; the recent past using “venir de”; the partitive article; relative pronouns “qui” and “que”; clothing articles. Pre-Requisite: FRC 100N or FRC 595. Text extra.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5046 Sep 19-Dec 5, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1178 Jan 23-Apr 9, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
CHATHAM 550 1195 Jan 22-Apr 8, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
INTRODUCTORY SIGN LANGUAGE I
GNR 1SIGN
Development of American Sign Language skills and introduction of grammatical structures is the focus of this course. Emphasis will be placed on vocabulary and comprehension skills. The enrichment of Deaf Culture and community studies will be incorporated into the curriculum. Text extra.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5047 Sep 17-Dec 3, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
INTRODUCTORY SIGN LANGUAGE II
GNR 2SIGN
Continual development of basic communication skills including grammatical structure and a selected vocabulary. Pre-Requisite: GNR 1SIGN or ASL 106. Text extra.
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1180 Jan 23-Apr 9, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
SPANISH I
GNR 1SPANIS
This is an introductory course to the Spanish language in a student-centered setting which emphasizes a communicative learning approach. In this course, the essential language skills--listening, speaking, reading, writing--will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Text extra.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5048 Sep 17-Dec 3, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
CHATHAM 550 5131 Sep 18-Dec 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
WINTER
CHATHAM 550 1197 Jan 23-Apr 9, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
SPANISH II
GNR 2SPANIS
This course is a continuation of Basic Spanish I and introduces the student to a more extensive analysis and understanding of grammar, structure, usage and fluency. Confidence and grasp of the language structure will be built through conversation on topics of daily life. Pre-Requisite: GNR 1SPANIS or LBS 147. Text extra.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5049 Sep 18-Dec 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
GNR 1ITALY
FRC 100N
This is an introductory course to the Italian language in a student-centered setting which emphasizes a communicative learning approach. In this course, the essential language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of Italian-speaking countries.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5059 Sep 19-Dec 5, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1213 Jan 23-Apr 9, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
ITALIAN II
GNR 2ITALY
This course is the second step within the introductory level of the Italian language program. As in the previous course, the essential language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of Italian-speaking countries.
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1174 Jan 22-Apr 8, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
GERMAN I
LNG 1GERMAN
This is an introductory course to the German language in a student-centred setting which emphasizes a communicative learning approach. In this course, the essential language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of German-speaking countries.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5056 Sep 23-Dec 16, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1175 Jan 20-Apr 13, Mon, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
GERMAN II
GNR 2GERMAN
This course is the second step within the introductory level of the German language programme. As in the previous course, the essential language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of German-speaking countries.
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1179 Jan 23-Apr 9, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
ARABIC FOR BEGINNERS
GNR 729CS
This introductory course is designed for learners with minimal or no knowledge of Arabic, who will be introduced to Modern Standard Arabic language and cultures by a method that integrates the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Participants will learn how to produce the sounds of the alphabet, join letters together to form words, and read and write phrases and simple sentences. Participants will develop fundamental conversational skills, such as greetings, introductions and asking simple questions related to directions. The course will include some exploration of the main characteristics of cultures of the Arab world and draw participants’ attention to the diversity of Arabic speaking countries.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5098 Sep 18-Dec 4, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1163 Jan 22-Apr 8, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
CHINESE I
LBS 210LS
This is an introductory course to the Chinese language in a student-centered setting which emphasizes a communicative learning approach. In this course, the essential language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of Chinese-speaking countries.
FALL
WINDSOR 050 5094 Sep 19-Dec 5, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1173 Jan 23-Apr 9, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
CHINESE II
LBS 215LS
This course is a continuation of our introductory level Chinese course. As in the previous course, the essential language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of Chinese-speaking countries.
WINTER
WINDSOR 050 1164 Jan 21-Apr 7, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P, $336.00
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Start and end dates are indicated beneath each course description.

Questions? Call:
519-972-2711 (Windsor) or 519-354-9100 (Chatham) or
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Campus Locations:

Windsor

South Campus 2000 Talbot Rd. W. Windsor

Chatham

Chatham Campus 1001 Grand Ave. W. Chatham

Online

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