Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events – October 2019


Rural Routes: Strategies for Teaching Multi-Level Classes
Date: Thu Oct 3rd, 2019

In this workshop, participants will learn about four strategies for adapting instruction for multi-level classes. 


Tips and Tools for Successful Conversation Groups
Date: Thursday, October 3, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Brooks A.B.L.E Brooks Campus - Medicine Hat College
Region(s): South

Working Faster, Working Safer - New ESL Resources for CLB 1 - 2 from AWES (Edmonton 2019)
Date: Tuesday, October 8, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: ECALA, Suite 103, 4207 98 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E5R7
Region(s): West Central, Edmonton (ECALA funded)

Rural Routes: Lunch and Learn: Citizen Preparation, Creating a Course
Date: Wed Oct 9th, 2019

In this workshop, participants will explore the essential components of citizenship preparation courses for ESL learners.


Rural Routes: Intercultural Communication Level 1
Date: Tue Oct 15th, 2019
Join us for the first in the three-Workshop series Intercultural Communication.

Study the role of the intercultural bridge, learn about 5 stages of intercultural develop
ment, and the Something's Up cycle.

Rural Routes: Task Based Teaching
Date: Wed Oct 16th, 2019

Task-based teaching is the leading ESL methodology today. In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of what task-based teaching is, how it works in practical terms and why it is important in the context of the Canadian Language Benchmarks.


Rural Routes: Lunch and Learn: Growth and Goal Setting for ESL Learners
Date: Thu Oct 24th, 2019

Participants will learn how to support learners in setting achievable learning goals that integrate all four language skills. 


Financial Empowerment Forum
Date: Thursday, October 24, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Prairie Pavilion/Stockmen Pavilion Westerner Park 4847A 19 St Red Deer, AB T4R 2N7
Region(s): Central, South

Rural Routes: Tips and Tools for Successful Conversation Groups
Date: Tue Oct 29th, 2019

Participants will learn about the benefits of conversation classes for English language learners and the different ways conversation groups can be organized to meet learner needs.