ESL-English as a Second Language

Module 3: Family Doctor (2010)

This document is one of nine modules that make up “Health Talk: A Health Literacy Curriculum for English Language Learners,” developed by the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA).

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2011-09-23

Module 2: Symptoms and Injuries (2010)

This document is one of nine modules that make up “Health Talk: A Health Literacy Curriculum for English Language Learners,” developed by the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA).

In this module, the authors discuss the need to recognize symptoms and get treatment promptly at the appropriate facility. They have also included activity sheets and a glossary to help the facilitator explain new vocabulary.

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2011-09-20

Module 1: Getting Health Care When You Are Sick (2010)

This document is one of nine modules that make up “Health Talk: A Health Literacy Curriculum for English Language Learners,” developed by the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA).

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2011-09-20

Health Care Access and Navigation (2010)

This document provides an introduction to a curriculum developed to help immigrant women with low literacy skills, and their families, use the health care system effectively. The curriculum is divided into nine modules, each focusing on a different aspect of the system, including filling out forms, getting care in an emergency, and navigating a health facility.

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2011-09-20

Analyzing the Language Demands of Occupations: A Guidebook (2011)

This document is housed on the Hammond & Associates website: http://www.hammondassociatesinc.com.

In this guidebook, the author describes an approach to analyzing the language demands of one occupation or occupational cluster and provides some tools for the task. Those tools are based on a broad range of benchmarking projects, and were developed through three pilot projects funded by Alberta Employment and Immigration.

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2011-08-30

Roots and Connections Curriculum (2008)

A culturally integrated ESL curriculum for community orientation in Alberta

Roots and Connections is an English as a Second Language (ESL) program aimed mainly at new Canadians who may feel isolated in Alberta’s rural communities.

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2011-07-08

Roots and Connections Toolkit (2008)

A culturally integrated ESL curriculum for community orientation in Alberta

This toolkit is part of the Roots and Connections program, an English as a Second Language (ESL) program aimed primarily at new Canadians who may feel isolated in Alberta’s rural communities.

The authors have included resources for both those involved in planning a program and for the program instructors.

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2011-07-08

Roots and Connections Instructor Guide (2008)

A culturally integrated ESL curriculum for community orientation in Alberta

This training guide has been developed to help instructors use Roots and Connections, an English as a Second Language (ESL) program aimed primarily at new Canadians who may feel isolated in Alberta’s rural communities.

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2011-07-08

Roots and Connections Program Planning Guide (2008)

A culturally integrated ESL curriculum for community orientation in Alberta

Roots and Connections is an English as a Second Language (ESL) program aimed primarily at new Canadians who may feel isolated in Alberta’s rural communities.

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2011-07-08

The bottom line, No. 15 (2002)

June 2002

The lead article in this issue describes a Calgary company’s initiatives to help employees whose first language is Vietnamese improve their command of English with the goal of making the workplace safer.

Another article describes Applications of Working and Learning (AWAL), a one-day professional development activity to help teachers show students how the curriculum they are learning in the classroom is used in the workplace.

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2011-07-05

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