About The Institute of Learning for New Canadians
We are a private English as a Second Language (ESL) training institute that offers a government funded program called ESL Transitions, which involves levels 5-8 Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) English courses.
Grant funding is available for qualified students.
To qualify for admission to the ESL Transitions program, students must have completed a minimum of CLB 5 and are ready to start learning at a CLB 6 level of English. You may also be eligible if you meet one or more of the following criteria:
CLB level 5 to 7 (have finished a minimum of CLB 4) Immigrant status or refugee status No longer qualify for LINC program or are on a waiting list for LINC CLB 5 at another institution Canadian citizen EI client Alberta Works recipient AISH recipient Low Income
Have finished a minimum of CLB 4
No longer qualify for LINC program or are on a waiting list for LINC CLB 6 at another institution
Refugees with NOD (Notice of Document form Immigration Canada)
Alberta Works recipient
Reference from other service providers and CLARC (Calgary Language Assessment & Referral Centre)
What Does the ESL Transitions Program Provide?
The ESL Transitions Program provides eligible English as a Second Language (ESL) clients a modular-based ESL program that will prepare them to transition to employment or further education in Canada. It involves:
25 hours per week of quality ESL instruction
In-takes every 2 weeks on a set schedule
Qualified and accredited ESL instructors with significant experience teaching ESL
Instruction offered with the latest classroom and online-based technologies for ESL instruction in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking for:
English for employment
English for academic purposes
Preparation for career programs
Business communication skills
Canadian life skills
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