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Strong communication skills lead to career success and faster integration in the community. It’s a good thing that learning opportunities for learning English (and French) abound for newcomers to Manitoba.  Learn all about the many language programs offered here.


Quick Facts

  • Canada has two official languages – English and French.
  • The Citizenship Act requires that new citizens to Canada have the equivalent of Level 4 for Speaking and Listening in English or French using the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) or Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadien (NCLC).
  • There is a variety of language classes offered by the Government of Canada that cater to the different needs and abilities of newcomers.

Language Training Articles by Topic

Newest Language Training Articles

Which is better – reading a book or listening to an audiobook?

Headset on top of a book

I love reading! And as an English language learner, I find that it’s the best way to improve my vocabulary,… Read more »

Did you know that journaling can change your life and improve your language skills?

Lady journaling by the beach

What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill have in common? They all kept journals! In fact, it… Read more »

Speak better: 5 easy ways to improve your pronunciation

Man listening to a woman speak

Do you often get asked to repeat yourself? Do people find it hard to understand what you’re saying? Don’t worry…. Read more »

Giving customer feedback: Why it’s important and how best to give your two cents worth

Ilustration showing human figures with dialogue box saying "Feedback"

Have you ever given feedback on a product or service? It can be as simple as telling a supermarket clerk… Read more »

Recent Language Training Articles, CLB3-4

Which is better – reading a book or listening to an audiobook?

Headset on top of a book

I love reading! And as an English language learner, I find that it’s the best way to improve my vocabulary,… Read more »

Did you know that journaling can change your life and improve your language skills?

Lady journaling by the beach

What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill have in common? They all kept journals! In fact, it… Read more »

Speak better: 5 easy ways to improve your pronunciation

Man listening to a woman speak

Do you often get asked to repeat yourself? Do people find it hard to understand what you’re saying? Don’t worry…. Read more »

Improve your reading comprehension in 5 steps

Person reading a book

A big part of learning English is reading. Reading improves our vocabulary and helps us get used to sentence patterns…. Read more »

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