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Upper Canada District School Board. Cornwall. Language Instruction for Newcomers and English as a Second Language

Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral Centre -- Eligibility screening, language skills assessment and referral to government-funded English language programs including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC), LINC Home Study, English as a Second Language (ESL), Enhanced Language Training (ELT), Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT), and Specialized Language Training (SLT)

LINC Assessment Centre -- Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) -- assessment of English language skills for settlement-based language training program * referral to community-based organization LINC programs for English as a second Language (ESL) classes * information and referral on settlement needs * funded by Canada Citizenship and Immigration

LINC -- Participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada), upon assessment, child minding available * Non-credit course for adult newcomers to Canada.

* Students assessed using Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) standards and placed in an appropriate benchmark class to learn reading, writing and listening/speaking skills
* Citizenship courses offered twice a year in preparation for Canadian citizenship exam
* Evening classes offered in some locations
* Some students may qualify for child minding services and/or transportation assistance
* Computer instruction is available in some locations


Registration needed * call for details Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral Centre -- Call ahead to verify eligibility, book assessment appointment and confirm documents (Permanent Resident (PR) card or Landing paper with passport) to access service



Physical Access

Fully Accessible


None - to eligible clients

Last updated:07-Jun-19
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600 McConnell Ave, Cornwall, ON K6H 4M1