- January 07, 2020
- In Class
In our LINC classes, you'll focus on listening and speaking or reading and writing. With the part-time schedule, you can maintain work and family commitments outside of your studies.
You’ll develop English language skills for daily life and work through topics such as workplace, community, culture, healthy living, transportation, and leisure. You can choose from:
LINC Reading, Writing, and Grammar
|Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday||9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
|Monday and Wednesday||6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
LINC Listening and Speaking
|Tuesday and Friday||9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday and Thursday||6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
Initial placement is based on Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB). These classes are offered from CLB 4 to CLB 6. Learners in higher level courses may qualify for English for Academic Purpose (EAP).
- Be a minimum of 18 years old.
- Open to permanent resident or Convention refugee.
- CLB placement test results or LINC certificate from a LINC program.
- Minimum CLB 3 in Listening and Speaking or Reading and Writing
- 10 or more years of education
LINC applicants must first take a Canadian Language Benchmarks test at the Immigrant and Vocational Assessment Referral Centre (ILVARC). The telephone number for ILVARC is 403-262-2656.
For detailed information about the application process, see ELL Applying.
LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. In LINC, you'll learn listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. You'll get the knowledge you need to settle in Canada.
LINC Home Study
LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. This program is offered online and by correspondence. Learners work one-on-one with a qualified TESL instructor 1/2 hour every week.
Youth in Transition (LINC)
LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. This full-time program is for immigrant youth between the ages of 18 and 24.
LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. In this online program, you'll learn English language reading and writing skills for daily life and work.
Part-time Language Skills Courses
If you want to develop your English or improve it in specific areas, take a part-time face-to-face or online ELL course.