Directory of Educational Resources

 

 

Directory of Educational Resources
in Selected Urban Centres in Alberta

This Directory is designed to serve as a general guide to various educational programs and services in selected urban centres in Alberta. It does not endorse any of the listed programs and services.

CanadianWorkplace Culture

Students will explore common definitions of culture to understand differences and similarities between Canadian workplace culture and that of their home country. They will learn to use intercultural knowledge to help integrate into the Canadian workplace. Students will assess their own respective communications styles, enhance personal leadership abilities and understand the transitional journey into a new cultural context. (21 Hours)
Institution: Keyano College
Minimum CLB Level:
Full or Part Time: Full-time
Funded: No

Workplace Writing

English as a Second Language (ESL)
This course is one of the courses in the Professional Business Communication Certificate program. This writing course is designed for internationally trained professionals who want to improve their written workplace communication skills. This course focuses on written communication in Canadian business and professional settings. It covers common workplace vocabulary, expressions, and writing techniques. Special attention is given to résumé writing, e-mails, business letters and other workplace documents. (36 Hours)
Institution: Keyano College
Minimum CLB Level: 6
Full or Part Time: Full-time
Funded: No

Speaking Professionally

English as a Second Language (ESL)
This course is one of the courses in the Professional Business Communication Certificate program. It is designed for internationally trained professionals who would like to enhance their workplace communication skills. Students will gain pronunciation tools and strategies to improve spoken English. Lessons will focus on listening skills, intonation and rhythm patterns, word and sentence stress, pausing and thought groups, and on why it’s important to slow down when communicating to ensure comprehension. (36 Hrs)
Institution: Keyano College
Minimum CLB Level: 6
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Funded: No

Pronunciation & Accent Reduction Techniques

English as a Second Language (ESL)
This course is one of the courses in the Professional Business Communication Certificate program. It is designed for internationally trained professionals who would like to enhance their workplace communication skills. Students will gain pronunciation tools and strategies to improve spoken English. Lessons will focus on listening skills, intonation and rhythm patterns, word and sentence stress, pausing and thought groups, and on why it’s important to slow down when communicating to ensure comprehension. (36 Hrs)
Institution: Keyano College
Minimum CLB Level: Various Levels
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Funded: No

Critical English

English as a Second Language (ESL)
This course is one of the courses in the Professional Business Communication Certificate program. During the course, students will learn how to improve English skills, including comprehension, speaking, reading and writing in business context. Specific course outcomes include: learning to pronounce all of the vowel and consonant sounds audibly, to use more native-like pauses and speed to communicate more clearly, and to demonstrate mainstream professional speaking skills. Students will also practice and receive feedback on writing skills and learn to use linear organization to write concrete messages that are clear, concise, consistent, and consensus building. (25 Hrs)
Institution: Keyano College
Minimum CLB Level: 6
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Funded: No
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