Vocabulary development

Starting a Business (2012)

Written in plain language, this brief guide outlines the steps required to start a business. The authors discuss developing an idea; thinking of a name; finding money to get the business started; writing a business plan; and where to go for help.

They also explain how each of the nine Essential Skills can help with establishing and running a business.

The guide includes a crossword puzzle that uses business-related words.

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2013-01-23

I Can Vote! A user-friendly guide to voting in Canada (2008)

Revised and augmented edition

The goal of this guide, an updated version of an earlier document, is to make the electoral process more accessible to all Canadians.

The guide is divided into three sections: definitions of terms related to elections and voting; the electoral process; and step-by-step instructions on what to do on election day.

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2011-03-15

Academic Studies English - Vocabulary (1999)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is one of a series of support modules intended for the use of adults improving their literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and/or the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

This support module may be used IAU-ENG 3.1, Building Vocabulary.

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2005-10-28

A Hell of a Good Job! Finding Work that Matters (1998)

Volume 1

This is the first in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

New Realities in Health Care and Job Safety (1998)

Volume 2

This is the second in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

To Every Work a Season: Adapting to Change (1998)

Volume 3

This is the third in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

Chance and Luck: Making a Job (1998)

Volume 4

This is the fourth in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

A Booklet Intended for Parents (2002)

This booklet is also available in French.

Mot de passe: littératie is a serie published by the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET) for the purpose of educating and providing tools to various literacy partners. The booklet intended for parents contains these sections:

Password: Literacy
Reading at Home
Types of Readers
List of Activities and Resources

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2004-06-01

Using a Thesaurus (2000)

This lesson plan from CONNECT teaches learners how to use a thesaurus in a word processing program to expand their vocabulary.

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2003-07-29

The Lifelong Learning Online (1997)

This website review from CONNECT features The Lifelong Learning Online web pages. This website offers information about family, community and work resources along with online reading and comprehension exercises.

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2003-06-26

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