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Connected Canadians Training and Support

Connected Canadians Training and Support Connected Canadians is a nonprofit organization that promotes digital literacy skills for older adults by providing free technology training and support. Seniors (55+) can request tutors to provide training and support online. One-on-ones are normally about 60 mins in length. Examples of topics covered include: To find out more, visit their website at: https://www.connectedcanadians.ca/one-on-ones

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Educoloi: Renting

Educoloi: Renting Educoloi explains the law to the population of Quebec in everyday language. On the Renting webpage, they provide information about all aspects of renting The information is written in simple, plain language. Go to their website to explore lots of short videos and tips. https://educaloi.qc.ca/en/categories/renting/

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Connections: Getting Set Up

Connections – Housing This Website is created by a Connections from the Native Counselling Services of Alberta. While the website has lots of information specifically relevant to the Alberta context, many of the resources are great if you want to explore the ins and ours of rental housing – particularly from the perspective of someone moving into their own place for the first time. Go to their website to explore lots of short videos and tips. https://connections.ncsa.ca/topics/1

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Bank of Canada Museum – Counting Money

Bank of Canada Museum – Counting Money Introduce your learner to counting money and forming change combinations. Use these four sets of money math activities individually or in the order listed in this lesson. Please note, some activities are designed for children and note of these should be made when working with your learner. Combine these activities with a set of play notes and coins from the LU resource library for a hands-on session. Click on this link to open the Bank of Canada Museum Counting Money Worksheets.

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Driving Course

The Driving Course – Tutor Notes In Quebec, you must register with a driving school and complete a driving course. The course has a minimum duration of 39 hours: To find out the requirements and what to expect from a driving course, go to: https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/driving-course/automobile You can also check out some example Driver Manuals in the LU Library

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COMQUAT

COMQUAT COMQUAT is an independent community organization specializing in literacy for people experiencing difficulties mastering written language. The organization’s main goals are: To find out more, email them at info@comquat.ca or visit their website: https://www.comquat.ca Or visit their office in Île-Perrot 25 boul Don Quichotte, Île-Perrot, Qc, J7V 7X4 – ​Tel: (514) 453-3632

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CIMOI

CIMOI Part of the West-Island community since 1993, CIMOI is a partner with many Quebec institutions, organizations and employers. CIMOI assists people arriving in Quebec. They provide support to settle in Quebec, learn French, get a job, and find the services you need in the community. CIMOI offers many French courses, online and in person, individual or in groups. To find out more, email them at info@cimoi.com or visit their website: https://cimoi.com/en/ Or visit one of their three offices in the West Island CIMOI Pierrefonds15650, boul. Pierrefonds – Pierrefonds, H9H 4K3 – ​Tel: 514 305-1616 CIMOI Alexander4734, rue Alexander –

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Our News November 2023

Our News November 2023 Every year LU staff, tutors and learners contribute to our in-house publication, Our News. This year we asked everyone “How do you keep cool during a heat wave?” Here’s what they said! How do you keep cool during a heat wave? “I am not a big swimmer, but I spent time in the pool to cool off!” ~ SM “I will hydrate a lot, stay inside with A/C, and take cold showers. We will also go to water parks to keep cool” ~ TJ “I cope in a heat wave by having a bottle of water

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Crossword: Learn English Words

Crosswords Here are two Apps for Androids that feature crossword puzzles. Each can be used to improve your English vocabulary and learn a new language words easily. They both feature free crosswords that you can do offline without an internet connection. Both are available on Google Play. TOP FEATURES:– Unlimited hints– Easy levels for everyone– Fun and educational– Reveal letter hint– Reveal word hint– The size of the grid adjusts to your device Crossword – Learn English Words: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.orium.english.crosswords English Crossword Puzzles: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.appspot.orium_blog.crossword.eng

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Sentence Master

Sentence Master Sentence Master is a fun and educational game for all levels. Users practice English grammar by ordering the words to form correct sentences and sayings. Players are presented with a set of words, they must tap the words to complete a sentence. Players are timed to see how long it takes to make a full phrase. Each phrase is given a rating, with 3 stars denoting good work and 1 star denoting poor work. The number of mistakes is also recorded. Learners play the game in single-player or multiplayer mode. There are 5 levels to choose from: beginner,

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