AP/ESL1450 6.0 A: Thinking about Contemporary Canada

Offered by: ESL

(Cross-listed to: AP/HUMA1745 6.0A )


Summer 2021






Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

Examines issues critical to Canadian society and culture through texts representing a range of voices and genres - from text to film, official to creative, rooted in Canada to immigrant. Key themes include those of arrival, belonging and the idea of nation. The course also aims to enhance English language and critical thinking skills necessary for academic success in university study. Note: This course comprises the English as a second language requirement for students with an ESL background.Course credit exclusions: AP/HUMA 1220 9.00, AP/ESL 1000 9.00 (prior to Fall 2016).

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