Stephanie Lehner

Thanksgiving

October 10th is Thanksgiving October 10th is Thanksgiving Day in Canada. From all of us at LU, we wish you and your family a very happy thanksgiving. Download this fun Wordsearch with a Thanksgiving theme. If you are interested in reading more about Thanksgiving, it’s history and traditions, here is a link to a reading comprehension activity for more advanced readers: http://www.learnenglish-online.com/reading/thanksgiving.html Gobble Gobble If you aren’t sure how to cook that traditional thanksgiving Turkey, why not read this article in the West Coast Reader: Or if eating turkey is not your thing and you’re looking for a Thanksgiving story …

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International Literacy Day 2022

September 8th is International Literacy Day. The theme this year is Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces. Low literacy skills limit someone’s access to vital support services, education, health care, as well as work, employment and recreational opportunities. Helping someone improve their literacy skills can change their lives. Providing an enriched and welcoming learning space where they feel ready to learn is so important. That’s what we do at Literacy Unlimited. Over the past 3 years, Literacy Unlimited has leveraged our resources, adapted our approaches, and transformed to meet the needs of our community. We now provide free tutoring services to adults …

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Voting in the Quebec Provincial Elections 2022

On Monday, October 3rd, 2022, Québec goes to the Polls to vote for our provincial leaders. You can find out everything you need to know about about how to register and vote at the official Elections Québec website. A Guide to Voting in Québec The Elections Québec website has lots of information to help you vote. You can find information on: How to vote Where and when to vote Other voting options Accessibility to voting A list of candidates standing in the elections Click on the links above to find out more. You can find more on the website.. Tutors …

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Family Fun

This month we supported the West Island Mission de l’Ouest de l’Ile with their Back-to-School event. Ingrid, our community programs coordinator, selected a whole load of amazing books for all ages. The West Island Mission will be adding these great reads to the backpacks that families pick up as they prepare to go back to school. The books reflect a diversity of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical and mental abilities, religion, and culture. Hopefully, every child that picks up a backpack will find a book that resonates with them. Reading is just one great activity to do as …

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Unlimited Café – Spring 2022

THE UNLIMITED CAFÉ is a FREE online class from Literacy Unlimited Each week, participants come together on Zoom to: Talk about topics of interest Learn new vocabulary Listen to others More Info! Are you interested in taking part? Sign Up Here

Book a Ticket – Spring 2022

BOOK A TICKET is a FREE online class created by Literacy Unlimited especially for seniors (55+) Each week, participants come together on Zoom to: Visit new places (Travel week) Talk about to new ideas (TED Talks week) Listen to stories (Story week) More Info! Are you interested in taking part? Sign Up Here

ABC Life Literacy – Searching Safely Online Workbook

ABC Life Literacy – Searching Safely Online Workbook This downloadable workbook takes you and your learner through the basics of the internet safety. In this workbook, you will explore some of the basics of internetsearches and offer tips you can use to practice searching. The 7-page workbook contains pictures and spaces for notes. A great set of activities to do in a session with your learner. To download a copy of the workbook, go to: https://abclifeliteracy.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/ABC-InternetMatters-Safety.pdf Info Sheet Available

ESL with Jennifer

English With Jennifer This YouTube channel is a great place to go for any English language learner. Many of her lessons are free to view (there is a paid membership area where there are additional videos). Lessons start from basic English language topics like: Greetings, useful expressions and basic grammar. There is lots to choose from and each video lasts between 3 and 15 minutes. Something you can share and watch in a tutoring session or ask your learner to review for homework. https://www.youtube.com/c/Englishwithjennifer/featured

English Lessons Brighton

English Lessons Brighton (ELB) ELB contains articles on grammar, reading, writing, vocabulary and other English skills, designed to help students at an intermediate level and above. You will find an archive of over 200 articles to help learners improve. The site also contains links to many other great English language learning resources. https://englishlessonsbrighton.co.uk/free-lessons/

Service Québec

Service Québec Service Québec offers courses to employees who work in Montreal. The training costs 2$ per hour of class and there is a wide range to select from. Courses include Excel, Google Analytics, Website development. Although the website and many of the courses are in French, some of the courses are offered in English by Dawson College. Go to the link below to find out more. https://www.montezdeniveau.ca/

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