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The English department at OTHS is dedicated to the improvement of students’ communication and critical thinking skills, in conjunction with the study of English language, literature and media. Teachers present students with a variety of opportunities to explore relevant and stimulating ideas and themes. All of the English courses focus on developing the skills needed for effective performance in the four major subject strands of Oral Communication, Reading and Literature, Writing and Media.

Course Descriptions

Helpful Links

EQAO Ontario Government Literacy Test Website-Student Resources

 Characteristics of Successful and Unsuccessful Student Performance on OSSLT


Extra Practice

The Grammar Gorillas

 Grammar Bytes

 Interactive Grammar Guide