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.

Listening and Speaking (Day Program)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

6 levels of courses range from a focus on fundamental communication skills to preparation and delivery of individual and group presentations, contributing to discussions in formal academic situations, and evaluating and synthesizing information from a variety of lectures. Apply online at www.nait.ca/esl

Institution: NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)
Minimum CLB Level: 3
Full or Part Time: Full-time or Part-time
Funded: Yes

NAIT English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Enhance your writing and grammar, build confidence in speaking and pronunciation, and develop your academic reading and vocabulary skills. You will learn these skills in a practical, hands-on environment and experience Canadian classroom culture. NAIT offers 6 levels of ESL. Levels 1, 2, and 3 are foundation-building courses for high-beginner to intermediate learners. Levels 4, 5, and 6 build academic English skills of intermediate to advanced learners. The program includes courses in Writing & Grammar, Listening & Speaking, and Reading & Vocabulary. Each course is taught by a different instructor. This allows you to experience different teaching styles, an asset for the post-secondary Canadian classroom or the workplace. Full-time and part-time options are available during the day. Apply online at http://www.nait.ca/esl

Institution: NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)
Minimum CLB Level: 3
Full or Part Time: Full-time or Part-time
Funded: Yes

Reading and Vocabulary (Day Program)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

6 levels of courses are available and range from a focus on reading descriptive texts for information and instruction, and acquiring basic vocabulary to evaluating and critiquing texts, and applying strategies for the improvement of reading speed, comprehension, academic and professional vocabulary. Apply online at www.nait.ca/esl

Institution: NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)
Minimum CLB Level: 3
Full or Part Time: Full-time or Part-time
Funded: Yes

Academic Grammar and Writing (NESL 704) Evening Classes Online

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Learn skills needed to write with confidence in academic settings. Learn structures and features of writing to communicate with coherence and unity. Practice structures and formats needed in a post-secondary context, including sentence structure, paragraph construction, and different types of essays. Writing with convincing analysis and interpretation, and demonstration of critical thinking will also be emphasized. With the skills developed in this course, you will be able to write with increased confidence in professional and academic settings. Online Registration is available for this course.

Institution: NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)
Minimum CLB Level: 6
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Funded: No

ELP Intensive Preparation Course (NESL 716) Online

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Prepare for the NAIT English Language Proficiency (ELP) assessment exam. With the skills obtained in this intensive preparation course, you will become familiar with each section of the assessment exam. Become aware of specific exam requirements and expectations, and learn strategies to finish each section of the exam within required time parameters. Increase your knowledge of the writing exam by reviewing essay and graph questions. Practice the different sections of the speaking test. Develop test-taking strategies for the reading and listening sections of the exam, and complete each task with confidence on exam day. Online registration is available for this course.

Institution: NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)
Minimum CLB Level: 7
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Funded: No
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