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Double Talk

Learning to speak any new language is difficult. But, having said that, experts believe that once you learn to speak a second language, then a third or fourth or even fifth language becomes easier to learn. Many newcomers to Canada have to…

College Diploma Programs for Accreditation

If you have to go back to school for accreditation, university is not the only option. Many training programs in trades, business, computer services, health care and human services are offered at community colleges or private colleges at a…

Importance of Speaking English

By Adrienne Robertson While most newcomers could probably list about a hundred things that scare or worry them about leaving home and moving to a new, unfamiliar place, all of these issues – finding a job, choosing a doctor, making friends…

Higher Level ESL for the Internationally Trained

Published March 2005. Some information in this article is outdated. Joe Volpe, the new Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), and Mary Anne Chambers, Ontario 's Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, announced a…

Education: What Did You Learn Today?

When I was in school my Mother baked a cake for my class Christmas Party. It was a beautiful cake shaped like a Christmas Tree with deep green icing. The cake was delicious and we ate it all – only realizing when we’d finished that the deep…

At Home With LIINC

You want to improve your English, but you can’t go to school every day. Maybe you have a job. Or a beautiful new baby that you need to stay home and take care of. Then again, maybe you can’t attend because of medical reasons. Or because you…