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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.

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Improve your reading comprehension in 5 steps

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

5 practical techniques to improve your listening skills

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Have you noticed that you can find many tips on improving your speaking, reading and writing skills but not a… Read more »

5 more activities to help you write well in English

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Whether it’s an email, cover letter, report, or an essay that you wish to write well, here are a few… Read more »

5 tips to prepare for an IELTS exam

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Taking the test International English Language Testings System (IELTS) test? Whether it is IELTS academic or general training, it’s an… Read more »

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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 »

5 practical techniques to improve your listening skills

A man with his hand to his ear

Have you noticed that you can find many tips on improving your speaking, reading and writing skills but not a… Read more »

5 more activities to help you write well in English

person writing on a notebook

Whether it’s an email, cover letter, report, or an essay that you wish to write well, here are a few… Read more »

5 tips to prepare for an IELTS exam

Man smiling and showing IELTS scores

Taking the test International English Language Testings System (IELTS) test? Whether it is IELTS academic or general training, it’s an… Read more »

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