Summer Learning
North Vancouver School District
English Language Learner (ELL) Transition

About English Language Learner (ELL) Transition

Summer Learning English Language Learner (ELL) Transition is designed to provide a boost in language and confidence to ELL students who will be entering grade 8 in September.

ELL Transition will work on English language communication skills and functional language, as well as introduce some of  the academic language expected in secondary school.

Students will work individually, as well as in groups, to develop their reading, writing and oral language skills using a variety of texts and tools. Students will be introduced to a wide scope of content specific language which will provide an opportunity to gain confidence when entering secondary school.

This course is suitable for level 1 and level 2 (beginner to expanding)  ELL students who will be entering Grade 8 at an English language high school in September.  

Schedule & Location

All Transition classes are scheduled at Carson Graham Secondary School, 2145 Jones Avenue, North Vancouver, BC.

  • Classes begin on Thursday, July 2 and conclude on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
  • Classes run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. daily.
  • Daily attendance is mandatory.