English second language (ESL)

Clear Workplace Communication (B): Learning to Negotiate in the Workplace (2009)

Lesson Plan 17

In the workplace, learners will meet a variety of communication styles. They may need to understand how language can mean different things to different people. They need to know how to communicate directly and to clarify expectations.

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2009-10-28

Clear Workplace Communication (A) (2009)

Lesson Plan 16

In the workplace, learners will meet a variety of communication styles. They may need to understand how language can mean different things to different people. They need to know how to communicate directly and to clarify expectations.

This lesson plan is the first of two lessons on clear workplace communication. Prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, it is geared to a workplace preparation class.

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2009-10-28

Frontier College - Annual Report 2009 (2009)

Celebrating the past - Creating the future

In 2009, Frontier College marked its 110th birthday. This report includes a historic perspective on the organization’s changing roles, from the labourer-teachers in frontier camps in its early decades, through a diversification of literacy outreach activities, to the emphasis on lifelong learning and the efforts to meet new challenges in a new century.

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2009-10-20

Language for Work: CLB and Essential Skills for ESL Instructors (2009)

This guide is intended for ESL instructors who wish to use Essential Skills in the ESL classroom to enrich and support language acquisition, as well as communicative competence. It also provides ESL instructors with ideas that highlight the transferability of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and Essential Skills.

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2009-07-03

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

Literacy through E-learning: The Second Language Learning Café at the Bank of Canada (2002)

This case study by The Conference Board of Canada (http://www.conferenceboard.ca) looks at the Bank of Canada's Second Language Learning Café. The Café was developed in-house by the Bank as a personal computer support mechanism to solve a major second-language training challenge. It includes a comprehensive series of work-related language exercises for both English and French as second languages.

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2008-11-19

Creating Learning Partners (2007)

HANDOUTS for the facilitator's guide for training

This resource consists of handouts for adult literacy tutors-in-training. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the Creative Learning Partners:Facilitator's Guide for Training Effective Adult Literacy Tutors. It includes handouts for the 12 units listed in the training guide.

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2008-09-04

Creating Learning Partners (2011)

A facilitator's guide for training effective adult literacy tutors

This training guide is intended for literacy coordinators and others who train adult literacy tutors.

It is divided into 12 units dealing with such topics as learning styles; characteristics of adult learners; planning for learning; and learning disabilities.

As well, two units focus specifically on English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring.

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2008-09-04

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

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