Category: Language Training

Language training and settlement success: Are they related? Research Report

A research study measuring language training and settlement success from Macquarie University and La Trobe University in Australia. This study was designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the communication and interaction patterns of new arrivals in order to optimise language instruction during the critical early phase of settlement.

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LGBTQ+ Resources

The following are a range of LBGTQ+ resources for settlement in general, and in some cases, for the EAL classroom AMSSA e-Symposium: LGBTQ Newcomers: Strengthening Support and understanding Webinar – Breaking the ice: Addressing LGBT Issues in the ESOL Classroom AMSSA Webcast:  Exploring Issues Affecting LGBTQ Immigrants and Refugees OCASI:  Positive Space Starter Kit OCASI:  Positive Space Initiative Training Course…

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LINC Online

NorQuest College offers a part-time LINC Online Course designed to meet the language-learning needs of newcomers who may not have access to formal LINC language classes, who are working full-time or part-time, or who may be otherwise unable to attend face-to-face classes. The course is a mixture of webinars (real time online classes) and asynchronous…

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NCLC: Autoévaluation en ligne

Cet outil d’autoévaluation sur le Web a été développé pour les personnes qui sont en train d’apprendre le français langue seconde. Le test est fondé sur les Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens. This online self-assessment tool was developed for people who are in the process of learning French as a Second Language (FSL). These tests…

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Resource Link: https://www.nclc-ael.ca/

Real World Assessment Task Bank – Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Brief Description: This Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) aligned resource includes stand-alone assessment tasks for use by LINC programs. Summary: The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) has developed a bank of “real world” assessment tasks for use by LINC programs. The project development team included 22 OCDSB ESL/LINC Instructors, 2 PBLA Leads, and over 190…

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Resources on Cannabis Law and Use

Canadian law regulating cannabis changed on October 17th, 2018.  Many service providers have indicated that they are fielding questions and concerns about the new law.  These resources may be useful in responding to these questions. Justice Canada’s website has information about what is legal and not legal: http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/cj-jp/cannabis/ The Province of Manitoba website ‘Know the Facts’ has…

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Teaching English As An Additional Language (TEAL) – Concentration at the University of Manitoba

The Concentration in TEAL The Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba is proud to introduce the new PBDE Concentration in Teaching English as an Additional/Second Language. The first of its kind in Manitoba, the concentration will launch in September 2020. Designed for educators who work with EAL learners in K-12 school settings, adult…

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The World Is Bright Discussion & Lesson Guide for English Language Learners

This educational guide offers a variety of activities for teachers of English language learners to use with students to accompany a screening of the film The World Is Bright. The combined audio-visual nature of film provides an access point for students to become familiar with English-language stories and media in an immersive and engaging format….

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