Series: Language for Work
Collection: Learning Materials
This guide is intended for ESL instructors who wish to use Essential Skills in the ESL classroom to enrich and support language acquisition, as well as communicative competence. It also provides ESL instructors with ideas that highlight the transferability of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and Essential Skills.
Written In partnership with the Canadian Tourism Human Resources Council, the Canadian Society of Training
and Development, and TESL Canada.
The Essential Skills Primer : CLB Stage 1 ressources are placed at the end of the Language for Work for ESL document. It includes the following:
CLB – Essential Skills Diagnostic Checklist - Speaking – Oral Communication
CLB – Essential Skills Diagnostic Checklist - Listening – Oral Communication
CLB – Essential Skills Diagnostic Checklist - Reading – Text and Document Use
CLB – Essential Skills Diagnostic Checklist - Writing – Text and Document Use
Skills Table - CLB Speaking – ES Oral Communication
Skills Table - CLB Listening – ES Oral Communication
Skills Table - CLB Reading – ES Reading Text and Document Use
Skills Table - CLB Writing – ES Writing and Document Use
Twenty-five lesson plans accompany this guide. To see them, search for "Language for Work" Series.