Jan 14

CCI-LEX community training workshops

CCI-LEX is happy to announce that their community training workshops will resume this new year! The Teach ESL in the Community workshop series provide basic training, lesson plans and materials for casual tutors and volunteers in the community who teach English to newcomers. ________________________________________ The Giving Feedback workshop will be on Saturday, January 25 from… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Dec 12

New Hope ESL – Open House

The New Hope ESL offers several services of International English Language Testing System, Canadian English Language Proficiency Index and IMMIGRATION! You are invited to an Open House to learn more about the New Hope ESL services! When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: 11404 142 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5M… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 12

How to Improve Spoken English

ESL Speakers’ Guide: How to Improve Spoken English Guest Blogger Helen-Zhao If English is your second language and it takes you forever to speak colloquially, you are not alone. Breaking the language barrier is one of the biggest challenges faced by many ESL speakers (English as a second language speaker). I can totally relate because… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Oct 22

NorQuest College Open House

Explore all that NorQuest College has to offer! Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. Saturday, October 26 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Edmonton Downtown… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Mar 19

Alberta Works funding for EI recipients

A Message from NorQuest College EI (Employment Insurance) recipients who are interested in returning to school and who meet Alberta Works eligibility requirements can apply for funding for NorQuest College’s Academic Upgrading and ESL Intensive programs. Funding is available to interested applicants who currently are receiving regular EI benefits (or have within the last five years). For full-time funding… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jul 05

CCI-LEX Develops Innovative Ways to Deliver ESL to Newcomers

Initially published in the June edition of Diversity Magazine Diversity and inclusion in Canadian society starts with effective newcomer settlement and integration. Cultural Connections Institute The Learning Exchange (CCI-LEX), a non-profit organization based in Edmonton, has grown into a leader in this area through innovative ways to deliver English as a Second Language (ESL) courses… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News, Special Projects.


Jan 18

New Courses at CCI-LEX

Make an excellent first impression in English-speaking environments! Precise Pronunciation at CCI-LEX Starts January 30, 2017; Mondays & Wednesdays, 6pm-8:30pm Information Session:  January 18, 2017, 6pm Precise Pronunciation is a class to help learners with clear communication – so they can be understood more easily and also help them understand others better with improved listening! … Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.