ESL Rural Routes Newsletter

Rural Routes is thrilled to announce February's online workshop schedule!

Spaces are filling up fast! so checkout  www.norquest.ca/ruralroutes and click on “Events” to register. Here are some of the upcoming workshops that your ESL program providers might enjoy attending:

 

Strategies for Teaching Pronunciation: Part 1

Dates

Part 1- February, 2, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Part 2- February 16, from 6:00 PM- 8:30 PM

Description: Increases awareness of the English sound system. Participants will gather strategies for addressing word stress, rhythm, linking, and intonation in their ESL teaching. They will explore ways to help learners make use of what they learn.

To register

Part 1: https://eslruralroutes.norquest.ca/events/2015/strategies-for-teaching-pronunciation-part-1.aspx#sthash.sbjOsjHr.dpuf

Part 2: https://eslruralroutes.norquest.ca/events/2015/strategies-for-teaching-pronunciation-part-2.aspx

 

Navigating Interviews

Date: February, 3, 2016 from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Description: Learning Outcomes, participants will:

  • compare and contrast job interview videos to understand effective communication

  • view guides that enable HR and candidates to understand the other’s perspective

  • develop an approach to help learners gain adaptive skills to interview successfully

  • receive links to Navigating the Interview online videos and guides for candidates and HR

To register: https://eslruralroutes.norquest.ca/events/2015/navigating-interviews.aspx#sthash.9YYOwMRX.dpuf

 

Live Q&A with IELTS Experts Panel- Ask Them Anything!

Date: February, 11, 2016 from 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Description: In this 2-hour session, participants will have the opportunity to ask the three (3) panelists questions and get answers

Outline

  • Introduce Panel of Experts

  • IELTS Presentation

  • Discussion Point on Topic A &  B

  • Health Break—15 MINS

  • Open Mic: Question & Answer Period (pre-submitted and live)

To submit your questions in advance use this form: https://goo.gl/LXqyhY

For more details visit: https://goo.gl/MRmlpq

To register: https://eslruralroutes.norquest.ca/events/2015/live-q-a-with-ielts-experts-panel-ask-them-anythi.aspx

 

Rural Routes Intercultural Communication- LEVEL 2

Dates: This seven week program will run every Thursday, from 9:30 am- 11:30 am, starting the week of February 18- April 15, 2015. The actual dates of this program are February 18th, February 25th, March 3rd, March 17th, March 31st, April 7th, and April 14th (No class on March 24, 2016).

Description of course: https://eslruralroutes.norquest.ca/services/workshops/rural-routes-intercultural-communication-series.aspx

To Register: Submit completed registration forms to RuralSubmit@norquest.ca. The registration form can found here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B6uAsgPmGrYGdzlVOW1XOWFYWlk.

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