Canadian Language Basics

Canadian Language Basics

Volume A : Lesson Plans for LINC/ELSA Level 2 With Reproducible Worksheets

Book - 2012
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"The LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) Program provides free basic French and English language courses to adult permanent residents, delivered by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)"--From website.
"ELSA stands for English Language Services for Adults. The ELSA program provides basic and intermediate level English training for adult newcomers to Canada. ELSA is government-funded and is free to students."--From website.
"The Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) are the standard used in Canada to teach and to test language learning in adult ESL programs. The CLB describe what people who are learning English as a Second Language (ESL) can do in daily life. In total there are twelve benchmarks for: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. It is common for ESL students to have different benchmarks in listening, speaking, reading and writing."--From website.
"Canadian Language Basics is a series of books written for new and experienced teachers of students at Canadian Language Benchmark Level 2. Each book contains daily lesson plans and more than enough activities, games, and tests to keep your students actively learning for one 12-week term. These books follow the LINC/ELSA Level 2 curriculum guidelines. The material in these books is used in conjunction with the Oxford Picture Dictionary, Second Canadian Edition, and is aligned with the Canadian Language Benchmarks. Canadian Language Basics is divided into three volumes. These three books, divided for each of the main teaching terms, are communicative, thematic teacher's guides that follow the LINC 2/ELSA 2 curriculum guidelines and correlate to the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs). They are designed to provide LINC 2/ELSA 2 instructors with a one-stop resource for the lessons and activities that they need in order to teach the LINC curriculum. Each book supplies teachers with one term's worth of weekly lesson plans, daily agendas, grammar references pages, and worksheets. For clear, realistic, and colourful illustrations to accompany the lessons, the books use the Oxford Picture Dictionary, Canadian Edition as a vocabulary reference and visual jumping-off point. Canadian Language Basics aims to provide a solid foundation of material for LINC/ELSA teachers in a convenient way that helps them easily teach at the appropriate level for the LINC/ELSA curriculum with less required prep time. Readership: Teachers of LINC/ELSA level 2 classes."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, c2012
Branch Call Number: 428.24 D262c v.A
Characteristics: vii, 375 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm


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