Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks

Repetitive Strain Injuries (A): Building Background Knowledge (2009)

Lesson Plan 21

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners working in a job where they are at risk for RSI (repetitive strain injuries). Learners will use fact sheets to learn about common types of injuries as well as symptoms and prevention. This is the first of two lessons on repetitive strain injuries.

The two Essential Skills required are Document Use, and Oral Communication.

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2009-11-04

Responding to Complaints (2009)

Lesson Plan 20

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, helps learners identify implied and explicit complaints that they may encounter in the workplace. They will learn vocabulary, expressions as well as the tone required to be able to respond appropriately to these complaints.

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2009-10-28

Reading WHMIS Information on Product Labels (2009)

Lesson Plan 19

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners who will be working with hazardous materials and who are taking WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) training. The objective of the lesson is to understand WHMIS symbols and to find information on workplace product labels.

The Essential Skill required is Document Use.

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2009-10-28

Reading your Paycheque (2009)

Lesson Plan 18

This lesson plan teaches learners how to interpret information found on their pay stubs. Prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, it introduces learners to the vocabulary needed to read and understand deductions in their paycheques that will affect their disposable income.

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2009-10-28

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

Finding Information about Jobs in Canada Using the Job Futures Website (2009)

Lesson Plan 14

This lesson plan, part of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Essential Skills series, introduces learners to the Government of Canada’s Job Futures website. The lesson also helps learners draw information from pie charts, tables, and bar graphs.

In addition to a variety of exercises, the lesson plan includes a link to the Job Futures website.

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2009-10-20

Reading Memos (2009)

Lesson Plan 13

This lesson plan, part of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Essential Skills series, focuses on the formatting conventions of the memo; identifying intended readership for a memo; and understanding a memo’s key information and required action. It also looks at the difference between a letter and a memo; how memos are distributed; and the purposes of memos and other workplace communications.

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2009-10-20

Accident Reports (2009)

Lesson Plan 12

This lesson plan, part of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Essential Skills series, helps learners who may have to fill out accident reports. Vocabulary in the plan includes many words that specifically apply to injuries and to equipment found in the workplace.

The lesson plan is rated at CLB level 4 and is estimated to require 3 hours of instruction time. It focuses on the essential skills of document use and writing.

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2009-10-20

Providing Directions & Instructions (2009)

Lesson Plan 11

This lesson plan, part of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Essential Skills series, is aimed at learners who don’t feel confident giving directions and instructions. Its objectives are to help the learner be able to give directions; distinguish between polite instructions and a command; and give instructions.

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2009-10-20

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