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5 steps to becoming an active listener

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Active listening is being fully present and being actively engaged in a conversation. The goal is to understand, not to… Read more »

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What to expect on your first dental appointment

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An upcoming visit to the dentist can make you anxious. Some anticipate pain, others feel helpless or embarrassed about having… Read more »

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10 more useful phrases to know (and use) at work

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Have you heard a buzzword or idiom you didn’t understand at work? When this happens, it can seem like people… Read more »

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Understanding Indigenous Perspectives: An Essential Course for Newcomers to Manitoba

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Course Description This is a series of lecture/discussions to introduce newcomers to Indigenous Peoples’: History Significance and place in Canada… Read more »

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Language circles

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Language circles are  weekly 1 hour sessions to practice English language skills on topics related to everyday life of a… Read more »

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CLB 3-4: Are you ready for spring?
April 20 @ 10:00 am

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This session is specifically designed for learners who are CLB 3-4. Let’s discuss ways to get ready for spring! Before… Read more »

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Complete self-study activities

Language Explorer

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Language Explorer Acts will help you decide which lessons with English Online will best suit YOU.

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iEnglish Activities

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iEnglish is a set of resources and videos to give learners the tools they need to take more ownership for… Read more »

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Idioms Set: Seasons

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In this idioms set you’ll find Canadian idioms relating to seasons of the year in Manitoba. Click on each lesson… Read more »

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Learn about newcomer experiences, or share your own

Newcomer Story: Nguyen Thi Hoang Dung (Dzung Nguyen)

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Dzung Nguyen was among the first to answer my request for interviewees. I had posted an ad asking for “stories… Read more »

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Newcomer Story: Brhan Abrha

Brhan’s answer to the question “what do you like about Manitoba?” confused me. She said “Oh, I like the shiny… Read more »

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