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Free Pronunciation Course for Newcomers

Fall 2016, Winter/Spring 2017

Posted: Tuesday 9th August 2016 14:37

This free course is for newcomers whose English is at level 7 or higher (Canadian Language Benchmark) who have permanent resident status in Canada and are working full-time.

Do you want to:

  • increase your confidence using English in conversation and at your workplace?
  • improve your communication skills with clients, co-workers, and community members?
  • enhance your opportunities?

UPEI, in partnership with the PEI Foreign Qualifications Recognition Project and ESDC, and the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada, is pleased to offer a fully funded pronunciation and oral communication course to newcomers.

Course Components (12 weeks)

A. Pronunciation Practice
Two 90-minute sessions with a Certified Speech-Language Pathologist in the UPEI Language Lab
One-on-one attention to identify and build practice skills

B. Facilitated Conversation Practice
Participate in four two-hour interactive conversation classes with a qualified instructor

Fall Semester

Phase 1 - September 15 to December 9, 2016
Every Thursday 5:30 - 7:30pm and every Friday 4:00 - 6:00pm
Four Monday evenings throughout the semester 5:00 - 7:00pm

Phase 2: 8-week conversation class - January and February 2017
The dates and time will be determined this fall. Classes will be held one evening a week.

Winter Semester

Phase 1 - January 9 to April 14, 2017
Every Thursday 5:30 - 7:30pm and every Friday 4:00 - 6:00pm
Four Monday evenings throughout the semester 5:00 - 7:00pm

Phase 2: 8 week conversation class - May and June 2017 
The dates and time will be determined next winter. Classes will be held one evening a week.

Location

Robertson Library Building, UPEI, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown

Contacts

For more information and to register, please contact:
 

Amy MacLean

Amy MacLean
Employment Counsellor

(902) 628-6009 ext. 222
E-mail

Or:

Christina Perry / Joy MacKinnon   
Assistant Coordinators, EAP Program   
International Relations Office, Robertson Library, room 225
902-620-5070  /  902-566-6003