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Understanding Language Progression 3: IRCC Evaluation - Vancouver

Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8:30 AM - Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 8:30 AM (PDT)

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 The Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks is looking for newcomers to help with an evaluation on language progression.  Participants must be available for 2 days - 1 day in the winter and 1 day in the summer. 

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WHEN:

First testing date:

Saturday, March 16, 2019


Second testing date:

Saturday, June 15, 2019

You must be available to attend BOTH test sessions.
TIME: 8:30am – 5:00pm You must be available for the entire day.
WHERE: Vancouver Community College  
EVENT TYPE: Testing Session Skills to be tested include Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 18 years of age or older

  • born outside of Canada

  • first language is not English

  • have basic, elementary, intermediate or advanced level English skills

  • currently not enrolled in any English language training

  • able to attend both testing sessions

 
COMPENSATION:

As a thank you, participants will receive a:

  • $50 Loblaws gift card for attending the first test on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

  • $100 Loblaws gift card for attending the second test on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Volunteers must complete all components of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) in order to receive a gift card.


We are not testing the individual and no results will be given; however it provides participants with the opportunity to practice a variety of test questions in a test setting.

 

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Vancouver Community College
1155 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 4V5
Canada

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8:30 AM - Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 8:30 AM (PDT)


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Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is conducting and evaluation to better understand the experiences of newcomers to Canada in learning and using English and French. IRCC is working with the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks on this project and is looking for participants. Your participation in this project is extremely important. The results of this exercise will be used to improve language training services for immigrants in the future.

Immigration, Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada (IRCC) mène actuellement une évaluation afin de mieux comprendre l'expérience des nouveaux arrivants au Canada en matière d'apprentissage et d'utilisation du français et de l'anglais. IRCC collabore avec le Centre des niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens dans le cadre de ce projet et recherche des participants. Votre participation à ce projet est extrêmement importante. Les résultats de cet exercice serviront à améliorer les services de formation linguistique destinés aux immigrants à l’avenir.

The Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks is the centre of expertise in support of the national standards in English and French for describing, measuring and recognizing second language proficiency of adult immigrants and prospective immigrants for living and working in Canada.

Le Centre des niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens est le centre d’expertise qui appuie et promeut les normes nationales qui existent en français et en anglais pour décrire, mesurer et reconnaître la maîtrise de la langue seconde des nouveaux arrivants, des immigrants adultes et des immigrants potentiels désireux de venir vivre et travailler au Canada.

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