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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 at least 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 free language classes offered by the Government of Canada that cater to the different needs and abilities of newcomers.

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Newest Language Training Articles

Still nervous? Here are more tips for an awesome presentation

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You’ve probably read 5 steps to an engaging presentation but are still having panic attacks as the event gets closer…. Read more »

Practical language tips 2

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How to manage your accent when speaking in English First things first, having an accent is not bad. We all… Read more »

Practical language tips 1

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Our Practical Language series are monthly tips for language learners to help deal with usual situations. These are quick and… Read more »

5 ways informal language training helps you master English skills

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Do you want to take your language skills to the next level? If you’re a beginner who is in a… Read more »

Recent Language Training Articles, CLB3-4

Types of language training programs for newcomers in Canada

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Newcomers will find great language programs to help them learn Canada’s official languages, English and/or French. These language programs are… Read more »

Too busy to learn English? Consider LINC Home Study

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Praba’s first weeks in Manitoba were a flurry of activity. There were seminars at Entry Program, career coaching at Manitoba… Read more »

3 exciting summer projects to hone your skills

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Want to make your summer memorable and productive? Stretch your creativity and practice your language skills by trying one of… Read more »

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

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

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A Walk in Amnesia

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This is a short story from the collection “New Yorkers: Short Stories” by O. Henry. It is part of the… Read more »

Order of adjectives

Join this workshop to learn how to put adjectives in the right order in your sentences.

Comparatives, part 1

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Plant Idioms

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Study the power point to get to know this week’s idioms. Plant idioms from English Online Inc.

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