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英語


高二學術英語

所有的學生必須通過高二學術英語才能念高三學術英語。高二學術英語包括閱讀,寫作和口語交流。它繼續著重加強學生在英語文學能力和語言能力上的修養。

高三學術英語

所有學生(交際英語學生除外)必須通過高三學術英語才能畢業。高三學術英語把學生 12 年在校所學綜合在一起,幫助學生提高在英語閱讀,寫作,口語交流,文字欣賞能力和語言表述能力方面的自信心,獨立性和素質修養。高三學術英語繼續加強學生在文學水平和語言方面的修養。

高三學術英語是會考科目,會考成績占總分的 40%

高二交際英語

沒有達到高二學術英語標準的學生需要學高二交際英語。一般學交際英語的學生不能直接申報大學。英語學習側重點和學術英語有所不同。

高三交際英語

沒有達到高三學術英語標準的學生需要學高三交際英語。一般學交際英語的學生不能直接申報大學。和高三學術英語類似,它綜合了英語閱讀,寫作和口語交流的技巧。它同樣注重提高學生對文學和語言的修養。

高三交際英語是會考科目,會考成績占總分的 40%


高二高三交際英語聯讀

這門課程是為那些重修高一或者高二英語,但是仍然希望能夠按時畢業的學生準備的。在高三通過這門課程的話,學生可以同時獲得高二交際英語和高三交際英語的成績和學分。


社會學

高三地理

選課條件:學過高二社會學

課程包括自然地理和人文地理。自然地理內容有地球的結構和形成,氣候和地球地表結構;人文地理內容有人類和環境的關系,資源管理、保護、污染和其他時事關心的問題。

會考課程,會考成績占總分的 40%


高三歷史

選課條件:學過高二社會學

高三歷史講的是世界史,包括 20 世紀的重大事件和歷史趨勢,主要集中在 1919 年到 1991 年之間的西方歷史以及和西方歷史有關的世界事件。這一年代大部分事件都受世界戰爭的影響和支配,例如歐洲經濟大蕭條;東西世界的冷戰;殖民時代的終結;和新時代的興起。同時這一年代也是經濟,社會和科技改革的重要年代。高三歷史從 1919 年的巴黎和平公約講起一直到 1991 年蘇維埃共和國的解體。

會考課程,會考成績占總分的 40%



數學

高三微積分

選課條件:學過高二數學

這門功課可以看做是大學數學的準備課,對那些將來報考大學理科和工科專業方向的學生它很重要。課程內容包括微分,不定積分和積分入門。

科學

高二生物學

選課條件:學過高一科學

高二生物學是對生物概況進行介紹的入門課程。內容包括:適應與進化— DNA 和自然選擇;微生物—病毒和細菌;植物學;動物學;生態學

高三生物學

選課條件:學過高一科學

高三生物學側重點是人體生理學。基本內容包括:細胞生物學;人體解剖和生理—細胞,組織,和主要器官結構。

會考科目,會考成績占總分 40%


高二化學

選課條件:學過高一科學

高二化學是關于實驗課程的入門介紹,主要講解物質的定義,分類和原理。內容包括:測量與運算;物質和物質的變化、分類;原子、分子和離子;摩爾的定義和計算;化學反應;原子理論;化學溶液;和有機化學的介紹

高三化學

選課條件:學過高二化學

高三化學為學生講解如何運用實驗課程研究問題,涉及了更高級的理論。課程主體是實驗和實踐解決問題,內容包括:化學反應工程;化學平衡;離子溶液;酸堿鹽等。

高三化學是會考科目,會考成績占總分的 40%


高二物理

選課條件:學過高一科學

高二物理是入門基礎課程,概略的介紹物理原理及相關計算技巧,講解理論和實踐的聯系,鼓勵學生研究物理關系。內容包括:波動和光學;運動學;動力學;能量;狹義相對論;原子核裂變與聚變。

高三物理

選課條件:學過高二物理

高三物理是高級課程,涉及到大量和數學計算技巧有關的知識。此課程幫助學生提高分析能力,實驗能力和解決問題的技巧。內容包括:平面矢量運動;動力學;矢量動力學;功和能;動量;平衡;圓周運動;引力;靜電學;電路;電磁學

高三物理是會考科目,會考成績占總分 40%


信息技術

高二信息技術

本課程分為兩部分:應用數字信息交流和數字媒體發展。信息交流部分教授基礎信息技術普及,學生將會分組合作處理問題和互相討論。內容包括:打字,編輯,文字處理,制作表格,和網絡信息查詢。數字媒體部分教授關于數字視頻制作的基礎知識和工具,內容包括電影放映發展中的不同階段;研究故事板設計,編寫劇本和小組分工的重要性以及確定觀眾市場。

高三信息技術

本課程包括應用數字信息交流和數字媒體發展,選擇和信息技術相關的高級軟件教授學生使用,處理相關信息。學生將使用高級軟件制作視頻文件,并學習將文件以不同形式存儲。學生將會選擇一些腳本進行編輯。他們將學會如何正確,安全的進行操作。


商務課程

高二會計學

本課程提供會計學的基礎概念 — 一個用來記錄歸納金融活動的體系。學生將學習簡單的財會原理;使用人工方法組織數據并做出記錄,公布和歸納支出收入的情況,以及如何準備金融報表。學生需要模擬金融報表推斷可能發生的變化和變化對公司金融狀況的影響。

高三經濟學

對商科專業感興趣的學生可以選修本課程。課程教授經濟方面的基礎知識,例如產品元素,市場作用,政府決定對經濟的影響。學生將學習使用不同的媒體和科技來研究,分析和解釋當地的,國內的和國際的經濟現象,同時引導他們解釋評估經濟發展趨勢,在學習理解經濟原理的基礎上做出判斷和決定。


體育

高二 / 高三 活動領導課

選課條件:學過高一體育

課程培養學生的領導能力,學生將協助體育老師組織校內體育活動,體育俱樂部和其他運動項目。課程鼓勵學生發展領導能力同時嘗試一些管理任務。課程內容包括:領導能力培訓,領導理論,校內體育活動管理,聯賽指導,器材管理和保養,行政管理,責任感和人際關系的提高。選擇該課的學生也許需要每周至少利用一次午休時間安排校內體育活動和比賽等。

高二 / 高三 高級健身課

選課條件:學過高一體育

高級健身課是為那些希望在健身方面獲取更多知識的學生提供的。學生將會提高對訓練理論,營養學,如何避免運動傷害和健身課設計的理解。學生將在課堂學習理論知識,并在健身房實踐。

高二體育課和高三體育課

選課條件:學過高一體育或者學過高二體育

體育課主要針對學生的體能訓練。學生需要積極參加課上每一項活動并盡全力達標。高二和高三體育課將在高一體育課的基礎上,側重對體育活動領導能力的培養。課程旨在利用學生在高中的最后兩年培養他們的體育技能,并且希望學生能夠培養體育愛好并發展成為以后的生活樂趣。


藝術

高二藝術基礎

高二藝術課既給已經有美術基礎的學生在視覺藝術方面繼續提供教育,如:素描,油畫,雕刻,版畫和傳媒美術,同時也為沒有基礎但是愛好美術的學生提供基礎教育。

高二戲劇表演

本課程側重對舞臺表演技巧的講解,包括發音,表演姿勢,舞臺活動和劇作技巧。學生將要不斷接受更高難度表演項目的挑戰。

高三戲劇表演

在高二戲劇課的基礎上,學習更高階段的知識,包括戲劇史和戲劇對社會的影響。側重表演和技能。要求學生能夠在觀眾面前表演。

選課條件:學過高二戲劇表演和高二體育

高三表演課側重舞蹈表演藝術。學生需要參加不同場合正式或者非正式的表演,通過這些表演提高表演技巧并學習相關知識。課程重點是教授學生如何掌握舞蹈動作和表演能力中的要素。同時學習不同社會形態下舞蹈藝術的發展也是課程要點。


應用技能

高二旅游課

主要講解旅游業概述。旅游業是 BC 省甚至全世界發展最快的行業,也是 BC 省第二大就業產業。如果你喜歡和人打交道而且希望從事酒店管理或者旅游方面的工作,那么這門課程可以為你提供專業指導。課程內容包括:

- BC 省旅游業和加拿大旅游業

- 旅游與酒店管理業以及市場營銷策略

- 擇業技能,培訓,和潛在職業選擇

- 導游與旅游咨詢

- 食品安全操作流程與飯店經營

學生將在實踐中明白什么是旅游業,調查旅游行業的特點,做幻燈片宣傳當地旅游景點,學習就業和培訓經驗,成為對 BC 省旅游業以及當地地理環境,旅游規劃和文化的精通者。

ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS


English 11


English 11 is a mandatory course that all students must pass in order to proceed to a grade 12 English course needed for graduation. English 11 integrates the skills of reading, writing, and oral communication. It continues to develop and enhance students’ appreciation of literature and language.

English 12

English 12 is a mandatory course which all students, except those in Communications 12, must pass in order to graduate. English 12 draws together the learning experiences of 12 years of schooling. It encourages the development of students’ confidence, independence and appreciation in the areas of reading, writing, oral communication, viewing and representing. It continues to develop and enhance students’ appreciation of literature and language.

There is a Provincial Exam worth 40% of the final mark.


Communications 11


Communications 11, an alternative to English 11, is designed for students not proceeding directly to university or a university transfer program and who need a different pace and emphasis as they continue to learn English.

Communications 12

Communications 12, an alternative to English 12 is designed for students not proceeding directly to university or a university transfer program. Like English 12, it integrates the skills of reading, writing, and oral communication. It is also intended to develop and enhance students’ appreciation of literature and language.

There is a Provincial Exam worth 40% of the final mark.


Communications 11/12


Communications 11/12 is a course designed for students who have failed English 10 or English 11 and still wish to graduate on time. Upon successful completion of this course they will receive credit for Communications 11 and 12.


SOCIAL STUDIES


Geography 12

Pre-requisite: Social Studies 11


Both physical and human geography are studied in this course. The physical section considers the structure of the earth, the agents which help to shape the earth, climatology and the earth’s waters and lands. The human section considers man and his environment: resource management, conservation, pollution and other current concerns.

Evaluation includes an optional government final examination counting for 40% of the student’s final grade.


History 12

Pre-requisite: Social Studies 11


History 12 is a world history course that deals with the major events and trends of the 20th century. It concentrates on the time period between 1919 and 1991, with an emphasis on the West and its relation to world affairs. These years were dominated by the effects of the world wars, including the decline of European power, the polarization of the Cold War, the end of colonial empires, and the emergence of a new era. They were also years of significant economic, social and technological change. History 12 begins with the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and ends with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Evaluation includes an optional government final examination counting for 40% of the student’s final grade.



MATH


Calculus 12


Pre-requisite: Math 11


This course serves as an excellent preparatory course for university math. This course is important for students planning to take sciences and engineering at university. Course content is differentiation, antiderivatives, and introduction to integration.


SCIENCE


Biology 11


Pre-requisite: Science 10


Biology 11 is a survey course of living things. The following topics will be covered: Adaptation and Evolution – DNA and natural selection; Microbiology – viruses and bacteria; Plant Biology; Animal Biology; Ecology.

Biology 12

Pre-requisite: Science 10


Biology 12 concentrates on the physiology of the human body. The following topics are the basis for Biology 12: Cell biology; Human Anatomy and Physiology - cells, organs, the major organ systems.

Evaluation includes a provincial exam which is worth 40% of the final mark.


Chemistry 11


Pre-requisite: Science 10


Chemistry 11 is an introductory laboratory course concerned with the description, classification and theory of matter. The following topics are the basis for Chemistry 11: Measurement and numeracy, Matter and its changes, Classification and nomenclature of atoms, molecules and ions, Mole concept and calculations, Chemical reactions, Atomic Theory, Solution chemistry, and an introduction to Organic Chemistry.

Chemistry 12

Pre-requisite: Chemistry 11


Chemistry 12 is a problem-centered laboratory course involving more advanced concepts. Experimentation and problem solving are major parts of the course. The following topics are the basis for Chemistry 12: Reaction Kinetics; Equilibrium; Solubility of Ionic Substances; Acids, bases and Salts; Oxidation - Reduction Reaction.

Evaluation includes a provincial exam that is worth 40% of the final mark.


Physics 11


Pre-requisite: Science 10


Physics 11 is an introductory course concentrating on mathematical skills that focuses on the principles and theories of physics, encourages investigation of physical relationships, and illustrates the relationship between theory and application. The following topics are investigated: Wave Motion and Geometric Optics; Kinematics; Dynamics; Energy; Special Relativity; Nuclear Fission and Fusion.

Physics 12

Pre-requisite: Physics 11


Physics 12 is an advanced course that concentrates heavily on mathematical skills. This course will help students develop analytical, experimental and problem solving skills. The following topics will be studied: Vector Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Dynamics; Vector Dynamics; Work, Energy, and Power; Momentum; Equilibrium; Circular Motion; Gravitation; Electrostatics; Electric Circuits; Electromagnetism.

Evaluation includes a provincial exam which is worth 40% of the final mark.


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


Information Technology 11

This course will be a combination of applied digital communications and digital media development. In communications students develop basic ICT literacy skills as they work together to solve problems and communicate with one another. Skills learned will include keyboarding, editing, word-processing, using spreadsheets, and research using the Internet. In media development students develop a basic understanding of the processes and tools involved in digital video production, including stages of development in a movie project and research on the importance of storyboarding, scriptwriting, assigning team tasks, and targeting an intended audience.

Information Technology 12


This course will be a combination of applied digital communications and digital media development. Students develop skills related to advanced features of selected software and use ethical standards regarding information. Students will also use advanced software features to create desktop video productions and store files in various formats. Students will collect some raw footage for editing. They will follow correct handling, safety, and security procedures.

BUSINESS


Accounting 11

This course provides an introduction to basic accounting concepts – a system to record and summarize financial events. Students will learn how to use generally accepted accounting principle; organize data using manual methods to record, post and summarize transactions, and prepare financial statements and reports. Students will also be required to interpret financial statements and predict what changes may occur to affect the financial positions of a company.

Economics 12

Designed for those students who have a serious interest in postsecondary business studies, this course provides a foundation in economic concepts such as factors of production, the roles of markets, and the impact of government decisions on the economy. Students will use a variety of media and technological resources to research, analyze and interpret economic data at local, national and international levels. They will be encouraged to interpret and evaluate trends and make informed decisions based on their understanding of the economic principles studied.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION


Recreation Leadership 11/12


Pre-requisite: PE 10


In this class students will develop leadership skills and assist the Physical Education department in running the intramural, sports clubs and athletics program. It encourages the students to pursue active leadership as well as situational administrative tasks. Activities and skills learned and developed will include leadership training, leadership theory, administration of intramurals program, recruitment of minor officials and game related tasks, tournament directing, facility management and maintenance, administration, character growth, responsibility, and friendship. You will be needed a minimum of one lunch hour/week used to run intramurals programs, administration of tournaments.

Superfit 11/12


Pre-requisite: PE 10


Superfit will be an activity based class for students who want a more comprehensive course in fitness and conditioning. Students will improve their understanding of training principles, nutrition, prevention and care of athletic injuries and fitness program design. Students will learn the training principles in the classroom and apply them in fitness activities.

Physical Education 11 and Physical Education 12

Pre-requisite: PE 10 and PE 11 respectively.


Physical Education is focused mainly on the physical activity of students. Students are expected to participate actively and give their best effort toward every activity in this class. PE 11/12 is intended to build on the concepts taught in PE 10, with a stronger emphasis on participating in leadership roles. As students engage in their final years of High School PE, this course will hopefully give them the skills and the desire to live a lifetime of physical activity.

FINE ARTS


Art Foundations 11


Art 11 is designed to allow students with previous art experience to continue their education in the following visual expression areas of: drawing, painting, sculpture, print-making and media arts, but also to meet the needs of students who are taking art for the first time and need a foundation class.

Theatre Performance 11:Acting


Students begin to focus on theatre skills in Acting 11. Concentration is on developing voice control, gesture, stage movement and script work skills. Students will be presented with increasingly challenging projects and performance opportunities.

Theatre Performance 12:Acting

Pre-requisite: Theatre Performance 11


This course continues the work of Acting 11 at a more advanced level and will include research into theatre history and the impact of theatre/drama on society. Emphasis is on performance and technique. Performances in front of outside audiences are required.

Dance Performance 12


Pre-requisite: Theatre Performance 11 and PE 11


P erformance 12 focuses on dance as a performance art. By participating in formal and informal performances in a variety of settings, students increase their knowledge and develop skills in all phases of dance preparation and production. The emphasis is on refining students' control of the elements of movement and presentation. Developing their awareness of the social contexts in which dance occurs is also important.


APPLIED SKILLS


Tourism 11

This course gives students an overview of one of the fastest growing industries in B.C. and the globe, and the second largest employer in B.C. If you enjoy working with people and want to pursue a career in the Hospitality/Tourism field, this course and its certificate programs will be an asset. Content includes:

- Tourism locally in B.C. and Canada

- An understanding of the Hospitality/Tourism industry and Marketing strategies

- Job searching skills, training options and possible career choices

- Tour Guiding and Travel Counseling

- Safe food handling practices and restaurant skills

Students will explore the tourism industry through practical experiences, researching specific tourism sectors, creating power point on local tourist attractions, exploring employment and training experiences and become conversant with the geography, tourism possibilities and the culture of B.C. tourism.