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Upcoming Events – March 2020

Rural Routes: Pronunciation Part 1: Consonants and Syllables
Date: Tue Mar 3rd, 2020

In this workshop participants will identify basic pronunciation skills to teach, explain how and where to produce some of the most challenging letter sounds, and plan creative activities to teach these skills.

Rural Routes: Developing Community Partnerships to Support Newcomers
Date: Mon Mar 9th, 2020
Participants will look at needs assessment as a means of forging partnerships with local businesses that employ newcomers. 

Rural Routes: Pronunciation Part 2: Rhythm and Stress
Date: Wed Mar 18th, 2020
this workshop focuses on how to teach pronunciation though a focus on syllables, stress patterns in English and intonation. You will learn useful strategies and tips for helping learners improve their pronunciation

Rural Routes: Teaching Idioms
Date: Fri Mar 27th, 2020
In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to explore different activities, plan an idiom activity, and identify useful online resources for teaching idioms.

Rural Routes: Strategies for Teaching Speaking
Date: Mon Mar 30th, 2020
Participants will deepen their understanding of the Canadian Language Benchmarks as they learn how to design speaking lessons to increase learner fluency and accuracy.