PREPARATION FOR SUCCESS IN CORE ENGLISH
Five course levels of English are offered:
- ESLAO - Basic English
- ESLBO - High Beginner English
- ESLCO - Intermediate English
- ESLDO - High Intermediate English
- ESLEO - Advanced English
Each course offers the appropriate level of study in grammar, writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills. Canadian culture and academic preparation are also components of each course.
August Credit Programs offer:
* Dynamic and challenging content tailored to students’ needs and course requirements
* Well-qualified, enthusiastic, and caring faculty and staff
* Early start at earning secondary school credits in the Ontario curriculum
* Advanced student preparation for all areas of academics in Ontario
* Cultural experiences, field trips and activities throughout Southern Ontario
What are the benefits of studying in the August Credit Program at NCC?
* Meet new friends in small classes
* Get comfortable with your new environment
* Get to know teachers and staff before the full school year begins
* Introduction to the North American teaching style
* Bring your skills up to a level that gives you confidence
NCC is an international school offering academic excellence in a family-like atmosphere. Studying ESL in the August Credit Program will prepare you for success both academically and socially at NCC. These English skills are essential for university studies and future employment. With all levels of ESL available in the August Credit Program, you will gain an early advantage towards your pursuit of academic success! Build a solid foundation for English language proficiency!
PREPARATION FOR SUCCESS IN MATH
Studying Math in the August Credit Program will help you to build a strong mathematical foundation essential for future success in a broad range of secondary and post-secondary studies.
> Grade 9 Mathematics: MPM1D
This course enables students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts related to algebra, analytic geometry, and measurement and geometry through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will investigate relationships, which they will then generalize as equations of lines, and will determine the connections between different representations of linear relation. They will also explore relationships that emerge from the measurement of three-dimensional figures and two-dimensional shapes. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.
> Grade 10 Mathematics: MPM2D
This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. Prerequisite: Grade 9 Academic Math or equivalent
> Grade 11 Functions: MCR3U
This course explores the mathematical concept of functions by extending a student’s experience with linear and qua-dratic relations. Students will investigate properties of discrete and continuous functions, including trigonometric and exponential functions; represent functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically; solve problems involving applications of functions; investigate inverse functions; and develop skills in determining equivalent algebraic expressions. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. Prerequisite: Grade 10 Academic Math or equivalent
PREPARATION FOR SUCCESS IN CORE ENGLISH
Designed for both local and international students whose first language is English, or are proficient in English, the August Credit Program’s Core English course will help you to master the English skills required for future success in a broad range of secondary and post-secondary studies.
> Grade 10 English: ENG2D
The ENG2D course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts, interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is designed to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 Academic English course. Prerequisite: Grade 9 Academic English or equivalent
> Grade 11 English: ENG3U
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts, a range of informational and graph-ic texts, and will create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course. Prerequisite: Grade 10 Academic English or equivalent