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Order of Adjectives

When there’s more than one adjective before a noun, which one comes first? Do you know why?

The HIPPY ELL Curriculum

We are pleased to welcome Yusra Qadir, the Director of Innovations, Advocacy and Multicultural HIPPY for the Mothers Matter Centre, as our guest blogger. Today she’s describing the HIPPY ELL …

Burnaby’s Award-Winning LINC Program

We are pleased to welcome Linda Peteherych as our guest blogger. Linda is a LINC Literacy instructor and the Literacy Lead for Burnaby School District’s LINC Program. Today she shares …

Using The Westcoast Reader as a Digital Resource

Did you know that The Westcoast Reader is now available as a digital newspaper? This format is great for tutors and other practitioners working remotely. Earlier this year Felisha Chuter …

Health Literacy Resources – Made in BC

October is Health Literacy Month! Adult literacy students want to learn something that is relevant to them.  Health is both an interesting and practical topic for most students. Locally produced …

Skills for Work

Skills for Work is a new 18 course online training series, created by AWES (Alberta Workforce Essential Skills) in partnership with TIQ Software. Designed using gaming principles, the self-paced courses …

CIWA Health Literacy Resources

Limited language and literacy skills can be a barrier to accessing healthcare services. The Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association has launched a new set of free Health Literacy Resources that are …

ISS of BC Digital Literacy Curriculum Resource

ISSofBC recently launched their Digital Literacy Curriculum Resource website to aid English language instructors and those in the Settlement field in helping newcomer clients overcome digital literacy barriers. The Digital …

Online Resources for Tutors

How can we provide resources to volunteer tutors while practising social distancing? Today we’d like to highlight a few online resources. Tutoring Basics A Frontier College Tutor’s Guide: Working with …