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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

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/

Black History Month 2022

February is Black History Month. The theme this year is: February and Forever: Celebrating Black History Today and Every Day Click here to check out the Government of Canada’s website. You will find lots of short biographies of the many Black figures in Canadian history. A great reading exercise to do in a session. Or try this interactive CBC site: Black Canadians in History. Then test your knowledge in our Black History Wordsearch Who’s Who in Canada Now and Then For more to read in a tutoring session, CBC are spotlighting members of the black community. Go to the Being …

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Let’s Get Together – Spring 2022

Our Spring course has finished. Check back in the Fall. Or, to find out more about this class, read on… Literacy Unlimited has created a group class for seniors (55+). It is called “Let’s Get Together”. In these classes, we will think about our “Everyday Dreams”. In each class you will do activities especially created for you. You will learn more about yourself, and others, while building new skills and having fun. Everyday Dreams Watch this video to find out more! Are you interested in taking part? Let us know if you are interested by filling in this form. Not …

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Family Literacy Day 2022

Celebrate Family Literacy Day 2022 “Improving my literacy allows me to be free. It gives me the confidence to interact more with my kids if they need help. For example, the other day my daughter asked me about a word and we looked it up together to find its meaning. I enjoy reading a fun magazine called Owl with the kids at bedtime. Literacy is the key.” Treldon, Literacy Unlimited learner Family Literacy Day, which occurs every January 27th, was introduced in 1999 by ABC Life Literacy Canada. This initiative highlights the benefits of family involvement in the literacy development …

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Family Literacy Tutor Resources

January 27th is Family Literacy Day! Family Literacy Day was introduced in 1999 by ABC Life Literacy Canada. This initiative highlights the benefits of family involvement in the literacy development of children. It encourages and celebrates the idea of adults and children learning together, while engaging in a variety of entertaining and educational activities every day. Share Family Literacy Day with your learner and use it as a starting point to get them thinking about ways that they can make it a part of their everyday living. Explore new resources and encourage them to discuss these ideas with family and friends. Learning …

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Under the Cover 2022

Under the Cover 2022 Spend an evening with a Canadian novelist and raise funds to support free adult literacy tutoring in the West Island. Literacy Unlimited is proud to present Under the Cover, a conversation with a Canadian author about books, the writing process, and topics of interest to the audience. At each Under the Cover event, a moderator will interview an author for the first part of the evening. At the end of the evening, there will be time for questions to be answered. Two online Under the Cover Events are scheduled for 2022 and will be on Zoom: NEW DATE: April 13 – Kim …

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Winter Holidays

Winter Holidays It’s the start of winter. And December is a month of holiday celebrations and family gatherings. The snow is falling and the temperature’s dropping. So, get out your winter clothes and prepare to start those winter activities. To add to your winter holiday fun, here are some fun things to do: Reading Here some simple texts to read: For beginner readers – Try this short picture book introducing winter activities on the Unite for Literacy website For more advanced readers – Here’s a short text about Christmas traditions on the Reading Skills 4 Today website. Word Puzzles Download …

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Giving Tuesday Campaign

Giving Tuesday Campaign Giving Tuesday is an international day to recognize and celebrate the power of giving back. Literacy Unlimited believes in “Literacy for All”, which we support with our free one-on-one custom tutoring for adults who want to improve their English literacy. We are volunteer-driven, community-focused and dedicated to changing lives through improved adult literacy. Please help us continue to provide our services by giving a donation this year of just $5. It makes a difference. Give Time Consider volunteering with Literacy Unlimited. ● We are always in need of new tutors (full training provided): VOLUNTEER● Our Board of …

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