May 2, 2017Bringing Context to the Classroom: Incorporating Soft Skills (Pragmatics) into ESL InstructionDate: Thursday, May 11, 2017Time: 4:30 – 6:00Location: TH 341 University of LethbridgeCost: FreeParking: Free in Lot E The ability to communicate effectively requires linguistic knowledge, but it is also dependent upon contextual knowledge about language usage. Contextual knowledge is grounded in social and cultural ...
March 8, 2017ATESL: Welcoming to the WorldOver the last year or so, attitudes towards refugees and immigrants have changed considerably on the world stage. Although the Canadian federal government welcomed Syrian refugees with open arms in December 2015, the currents from other countries have chilled the international response to newcomers. These have been surprising times for ...
Nov. 1, 2016ATESL 2017-2019 Strategic PlanThe ATESL Board is pleased to announce the 2017-2019 strategic plan was approved by the membership during the AGM held on October 14th, 2016. The document titled, ATESL Strategic Plan 2017-2019: Envisioning the Future, is available to review here.
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