Presentations

LARCC offers information sessions for newcomers on the following topics:

  • Careers and employment
  • Education and student financing
  • Language tests
  • And more!

These sessions are presented as public webinars every month, or can be scheduled just for your organization. To sign up for a public webinar, please visit our Events page.

 

 

INVITE LARCC TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING PRESENTATIONS AT YOUR ORGANIZATION:

FOR NEWCOMERS

 

  • Study options in Edmonton. In this session, learn about how you can take your first steps towards improving your English and beginning your studies in Canada. (30mins.)
  • Education for a successful career. In this session, learn about how you can pursue further education to help advance your career in Canada. We will also talk about other programs and strategies to support your career development (60 mins.)
  • Learn about ESL, academic upgrading, and financing your studies. In this session, learn about English as a Second Language (ESL), academic upgrading, and student financing in Edmonton. This is ideal for newcomers who are planning to pursue post-secondary education. (45 mins.)
  • Finding a job in Edmonton. In this session, learn about resources, supports, and training programs to help you find a job in Edmonton. (60 mins.)
  • Preparing for the Canadian Language Benchmark tests. In this session, learn about the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) tests, how the test is structured, and how to prepare for it (45 mins.)
  • Language tests for work and study. In this session, learn about the various language tests that can be used to prove your English or French proficiency for the purpose of work, school, or citizenship. We will discuss CLB, IELTS, CELPIP, TOEFL, and more. (45 mins.)
  • Language requirements for Canadian citizenship. Learn about three different ways to meet the language requirements for Canadian citizenship (30 mins.) 

FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS

 

  • Preparing for the Canadian Language Benchmark tests. In this session, learn about the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) tests, how the test is structured, and how to prepare for it (45 mins.)
  • LARCC programs and services. Information session about LARCC (20 mins.)
  • Newcomer literacy. Learn about the definition of literacy, some ways to address literacy issues during language testing and/or in a classroom; and useful resources available (60 mins.) 
  • Supporting clients/students with disabilities. Learn how to recognize different types of disabilities; better support and accommodate people with disabilities during language testing and in a classroom; the existing laws; and discuss some case studies (60 mins)
  • Professional development workshops for English instructors.
    • CLB session: Speaking (3 hours)
    • CLB session: Writing (3 hours)

 

To request a presentation, please email Teagan (teagan.deseguin@cssalberta.ca)

 

 

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