Why Study English at Strathroy Community Christian School?
Christ-centred, quality education for students JK–8
Full English immersion in school with experienced teachers
Students may enroll at any time and determine their length of stay
We recognize that our students are mutually enriched when they participate together in social, educational, recreational and cultural activities.
Our teachers and support staff understand the needs of our international students and know that they often require help adjusting to life in a new country
Many community extra-curricular activities that provide additional opportunities for international students to socialize with Canadian students to build cross-cultural understanding and further language development
True Canadian experience in a rural setting, yet very close to the city
Accessible adult ESL and student tutoring
Superior English Second Language program custom-designed to help encourage international students to find success in the classrooms
Goals of our ESL Program
Language acquisition is more than just vocabulary and language rules. It requires a relevant and supportive environment where students feel engaged and involved in the learning process
Build confidence in each student so they are willing to take risks and participate successfully within their classrooms
Introduce vocabulary and concepts through activities, games and conversations in one to one and group situations
ESL is conversation driven as conversation is language at work
Develop the students' skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening
Advocate for students in the classroom and collaborate with teachers to provide an optimal learning environment
Work as a liaison between school and family to ensure good communication and understanding
There's much more to tell you about our ESL program - contact us!