Events

JUL
08
12:00 PM
Teaching by Theme: Getting to Know You
JUL
18
12:00 PM
Teaching by Theme: Home and Community
JUL
25
12:00 PM
Teaching by Theme: Food and Nutrition
AUG
07
12:00 PM
Teaching by Theme: Health and Safety
AUG
15
12:00 PM
Teaching by Theme: Financial Literacy

Latest Resources

  • Foundations for Learning

    Jun 3, 2019

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  • Learning English with Apps- Tip Sheets

    Jun 22, 2017

    Here are some free apps to explore. They are roughly grouped by skill. However, most skills overlap. Many of these are available for both Android and Apple, so check both tip sheets. Paid upgrades are often available.  

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  • Building Community Capacity Project Resources 2017

    Jun 6, 2017

    AWES was granted funding through the Government of Alberta to help build community capacity related to integrating workplace essential skills with language learning and workplace culture. The purpose of this project is to provide training and resources to community organizations that support newcomers and their workplaces.

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  • ATESL's Intercultural Communicative Competence

    Jun 6, 2017

    Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language (ATESL), in partnership with Bow Valley College and NorQuest College, developed a set of self-guided professional development (PD) materials designed to provide instructors with support to teach intercultural communicative competence (ICC) in the English language classroom.

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  • Pragmatics – Apologies Lesson

    Mar 8, 2017

    Learners will have the opportunity to notice patterns of speech that native speakers commonly use when they apologize. 

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