Linguistics

Our Side of the Mountain - 2000 (2000)

This collection of learner writings was compiled by the Cape Breton Literacy Network for the school years 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002. It is a book of stories, poems and real life experiences, that will appeal to all readers.

Please note that the Cape Breton Literacy Network is now called the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County.

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2002-10-23

Literacy in Canada - Disparity Between Francophones and Anglophones (2001)

A data analysis from the 1994 International Adult Literacy Survey

This recent study analyses the disparities in literacy levels between francophones and anglophones in Canada. It is based on data from the 1994 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), the development and management of which were co-ordinated by Statistics Canada. Like many earlier surveys, the 1994 IALS identified sizable differences in literacy levels between francophones and anglophones.

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2001-01-01

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

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