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Language is the key.

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Welcome to the Canadian Language Benchmarks' Essential Skills Website

This web site:

  • Helps internationally-educated adult newcomers and immigrants understand language requirements for particular jobs to inform their learning plans and goals
  • Assists job analysts, employers, trainers and government in understanding the second-language requirements underlying specific job competencies described in Essential Skills Profiles
  • Supports Canadian Language Benchmarks specialists to develop occupation-specific language training curriculum, course materials and/or assessment tools.
  • Helps sector councils, industry organizations, and workplaces to define occupational language requirements and to provide appropriate language training or development opportunities.
  • Provides ESL/FLS and Essential Skills teaching aids for those working with adult immigrants and newcomers. The bridging materials support the use of the Canadian Language Benchmarks and Essential Skills.

Take a few moments to go through the site. If you have specific questions or comments, or if you would like to suggest additional resources, please contact us:

Thank you and enjoy!


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Date last updated: April 21, 2009