Carefully read the Diploma Exam Rules for Students To ensure equity and fairness to all students, only calculators that have been approved by Alberta Education may be used when writing diploma exams.
Both scientific and graphing calculators, with no prohibited properties, may be used during a diploma exam.
The course offers you an opportunity to develop and to improve skills for practical application of English language arts in your personal and working life.
School staff will register students enrolled in diploma exams courses for the first time.
A mature student is someone who, as of September 1 of the current school year, is either: Mature student status is granted effective September 1 for the following school year.
If a student is uncertain about their status as a mature student, they can call the Provincial Approach to Student Information (PASI) and Student Records at 780‑422‑9337 (toll-free 310-0000 within Alberta).English 30-1 is required for entrance into many post-secondary institutions and college programs.The course teaches students how to analyze a variety of texts in order to explore a range of ideas related to human experiences and values. Once the information is out of your head, you don’t have to worry about remembering it. Practice doing this while studying - it will make things easier during the exam.For example, if you are working an exam with 10 problems and you have two hours in which to do it then you should plan on spending about 12 minutes per problem.There is no diploma at the end of this course; however there will be a final exam.English 20-1 Prep/30-1 (5 credits for ELA 20-1 upon successful course completion; 5 credits for ELA 30-1 upon successful course completion) this combination course offers 30-1 PREP in the first quarter of the semester and, for those who successfully complete the course, 30-1 in the second quarter.Students who retake courses will not automatically be registered.These students must register online using my Pass or by filling out the Diploma Examination Registration/Rewrite Fee Payment Form.For Part A Diploma Exams only, all students may use a print dictionary, a thesaurus, and an authorized writing handbook.Any dictionary, thesaurus, writing handbook, or book of verb forms/tenses used must not contain appendices that include Social Studies content (e.g., historical time-lines, structure of the Government of Canada, Canada’s court system, structure of international organizations such as the UN or NATO, etc).