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Writing Requests Using Email (2009)

Lesson Plan 8

This lesson plan, part of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Essential Skills series, has been designed for learners who are not comfortable putting requests into writing. The lesson plan provides vocabulary and exercises to practise the skills required to make requests politely and effectively. It also includes a discussion of how, in the workplace, something formulated as a question may actually be an order.

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2009-10-14

Strategies for Reading (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 12

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-23

Snap The Dragon (1993)

This booklet was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers at Reading level 2. Each section contains a list of new words that the learner should find in the dictionary. The publication is a joint project of the following Laubach Literacy of Canada-Quebec Councils: Chateauguay, Gaspésie, Laurentian, Quebec City, RECLAIM, South Shore, St. Francis, Western Quebec, and Yamaska.

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2009-08-12

Memories of My Childhood and Other Stories (1999)

Students for Students

This booklet is a collection of 18 writings by students. It is the result of a cross-Canada contest. It was hoped that this would be an incentive for new readers to practise their writing skills. It was also intended that the selections would provide suitable and interesting reading material for students.

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2009-08-04

On the Job: Essential Skill of Oral Communication (2006)

Integrating oral communication skills into the ESL classroom is nothing new – in fact that is pretty well a “raison d’etre” in the first place. Most language learning methods used in Canada include a balanced approach to learning that integrates speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing.

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2009-06-30

Defining Essential Skills (2009)

Essential Skills, as researched and defined by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), are the skills needed for work, learning and life. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills and enable people to evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change.

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2009-06-24

Native Peoples of the Miramichi (1988)

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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2009-05-15

Francis Peabody (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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2009-05-13

Old Lumber Camps on 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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2009-05-13

CFB Chatham's Voodoos (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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2009-05-13

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