Adult basic literacy

Language for Work: CLB and Essential Skills for Trainers (2009)

This guidebook was developed by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) to help immigrants meet employment goals in the Canadian workplace by enhancing the understanding of Essential Skills (ES) for facilitators who work with immigrants.

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2009-07-03

Language for Work: CLB and Essential Skills for Job Analysts (2009)

The purpose of this guide is to help job analysts improve the recording and communicating of language tasks related to occupations, further benefiting all users of these documents. It begins with a brief overview of ESP and NOS research and applications. The information found in the latter half of the guide takes analysts through the language demands of tasks they

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2009-07-03

Louise Manny (1985)

This booklet was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers. It is part of a series of 24 booklets by Miramichi Literacy Writers. Some of the other titles include:

Ferry Boats of Days Gone By
The Irish of the Miramichi
Native Peoples of the Miramichi
Old Lumber Camps on the Miramichi
The Dungarvon Whooper

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2009-05-08

The Wizard of the Miramichi (1985)

This booklet was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers. It is part of a series of 24 booklets by Miramichi Literacy Writers. Some of the other titles include:

Ferry Boats of Days Gone By
The Irish of the Miramichi
Native Peoples of the Miramichi
Old Lumber Camps on the Miramichi
The Dungarvon Whooper

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2009-05-01

Beauty Ideas (1988)

This booklet was was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers. It is part of a series of 24 booklets by Miramichi Literacy Writers. Some of the other titles include:

Ferry Boats of Days Gone By
The Irish of the Miramichi
Native Peoples of the Miramichi
Old Lumber Camps on the Miramichi
The Dungarvon Whooper

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2009-04-09

Crossing the Great Divides: Distance learning and flexible delivery in Adult Basic Education (2006)

Research report for Ontario's Literacy and Basic Skills Program

This is a research report on a project begun in 2003 that explored the possibilities for distance and flexible delivery of the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program in the province of Ontario. The project addresses the literacy needs of various traditionally under-served populations and consists of two phases.

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2008-08-15

Hands On! (1999)

A Collection of ESL Literacy Activities

This collection of activities was developed for instructors working with adult ESL learners who have had little or no opportunity to develop reading and writing skills. The chapters focus on topics usually explored in any adult ESL class, although references are made to areas and names within Nova Scotia. The primary focus of this resource is to provide a thematic-based approach to learning reading and writing.

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2008-07-24

Adult Workers' Engagement in Formal and Informal Learning (2008)

Insights into Workplace Basic Skills from Four UK Organisations

This report presents four cases that have been drawn from a larger longitudinal study which analyzes the immediate and longer term outcomes of workplace-linked interventions designed to improve adult basic skills.

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2008-06-26

Novel Study - Two Old Women (2007)

English 120

Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival is a great novel for the 120 level. It is approximately at the Grade 6 reading level according to the Fry readability score. In this story, the author recounts a story about hardship and triumph that has been passed on from mothers to daughters for many generations.

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2008-06-11

A New Brunswick Snapshot (1998)

The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) was a seven-country initiative conducted in the fall of 1994 to create comparable literacy profiles across linguistic and cultural boundaries. This is a report of a study that analyses the New Brunswick data collected for the IALS in order to better understand literacy in the province.

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2008-05-26

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