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Okanagan History Vignettes (2001)

Student Exercises & Answer Keys

This student exercise and answer key
book is a companion to Okanagan History Vignettes.

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2002-08-27

Okanagan History Vignettes (2001)

Readings for Adult Literacy Students

This book is intended for adult readers. Available as a companion to Okanagan History Vignettes is an exercise book for the vignettes with many exercises and answer keys.

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2002-08-27

A Brief History of Plain Language (2002)

Although we often think of George Orwell's classic essay on the politics of language as the starting place for the plain language movement, we are part of a tradition of advocacy for grace, simplicity, and equity in communication that goes back to Chaucer and beyond him, to the hybrid beginnings of the English language. Sally's short historical tour honoured the work of the plain language pioneers in our midst.

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2002-01-01

Plain Language - The International Pilgrimage (2002)

Religion has nothing to do with plain language, right? Christine masterminded the Steering Committee's surprise entrance to the PLAIN 2002 conference in pilgrim garb. We often forget the international sweep of our movement. Christine's opening speech was an around-the-world and across-disciplines voyage to explore the heart of plain language.

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2002-01-01

Our Ocean Playground - A Nova Scotia History Manual (2001)

A Nova Scotia History Manual

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2001-11-05

Our Time - Our Story (1999)

The year 1999 was International Year of the Senior, and this collection of profiles and oral histories was published as a tribute to the ever-growing population of seniors along the southeast coast of Labrador - specifically the Lodge Bay to Paradise River region.

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2001-10-19

Around the Bay (1998)

Community history, folklore and more from Charlottetown, Pinsent`s Arm and Norman Bay.

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2001-09-01

Caribbean English and the Literacy Tutor - A Manual (1995)

This manual is designed for tutors working with adult learners of Caribbean Creole heritage. It gives tutors historical and socio-cultural information on the Caribbean. Many people make value judgements about a person on the basis of how they speak English. This manual provides tutors with a framework for looking at language in non-judgemental ways, and for viewing language as a reflection of culture and history.

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2000-08-31

Exploring The Atlantic Provinces (1998)

This book takes the reader on various tours, exploring nooks and crannies throughout Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Several photographs and maps illustrate the areas covered in the tours. It also contains a glossary of difficult words, so that the reader can understand the terms used in the book. To order a copy of this book, please contact Calvin Coish, College of the North Atlantic, P.O.

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2000-08-24

Stories of the Mi'kmaq (2000)

Calvin Coish put together this collection of stories by various people of Mi`kmaq and Beothuk ancestry who share their stories and memories of what it was like in 'the old days'. These stories are interesting, easy to read and very often humourous!
For more information, contact:
Calvin Coish
College of the North Atlantic
P.O. Box 745
Grand Falls-Windsor NF A2A 2M4
Tel: (709)489-4844/3064

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