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LELL Update – September 2022

Hello learners! I am very excited to inform you that we have started two new reading and writing groups at EPL, downtown location on Wednesday evenings and on Saturdays. Also, we are starting a new speaking group at PALS next week. For registration, please contact Nika. LELL Conversation Groups! Hello learners! We are starting three …

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LELL Update – August 2022

Hello tutors and learners, we are starting summer groups at PALS office, please contact us to register. Also, we are starting two new special English groups for our beginner and advanced level learners from Ukraine. If you know any new Ukrainian immigrants who need help with English, math, and digital skills please refer them to …

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LELL Update – July 2022

Hello tutors and learners, we are starting summer groups at PALS office, please contact us to register.  Also, we are starting two new special English groups for our beginner and advanced level learners from Ukraine. If you know any new Ukrainian immigrants who need help with English, math, and digital skills please refer them to …

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Phoutthaphon, Literacy for English Language Learners

Hello, my name is Phouttaphon Keovolalath but my friends call me Phoutt. I was born in Laos and lived there with my family until I was 19. In 2003 I finished my high school and then I went to Thailand to study at Buddhist University MCU Khonkaen Campus (Bachelor of Art) and I graduated in …

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Sureer, LELL – Literacy for English Language Learners

I came to Canada 35 years ago as a refugee from Somalia. I had moved away from the fighting in my own country and I had not really been to school. I came to Canada alone and I could not speak any English, I could not even spell out my name! I have done a …

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Crystal, LELL – Literacy for English Language Learners

My name is Crystal Liu and I am from Taiwan. I wanted to immigrate to Canada because I feel it is a good country to live in. When the opportunity came I emigrated. Before coming to Canada I could speak a little English. In Taiwan every student studies English stating in junior high school, but …

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Murayo, LELL – Literacy for English Language Learners

Murayo came to Canada from Somalia in 2007 at the age of 18 with her new husband. Murayo was pre-literate, she had never been to school in Somalia, and she did not know the alphabet or how to read or write. Murayo remembers with sadness how difficult life was when she could not speak a …

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Aluel, Math Literacy & Literacy for English Language Learners

Hello! My name is Aluel. I came to Canada in the year 2003 from Sudan. I was only 26 years old. At the beginning I stayed home and took care of my children. Then I started doing small jobs here and there. I could not get a decent job because of my lack of education. …

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Yohannes, LELL – Literacy for English Language Learners

My name is Yohannes, and I am from Eritrea. I am very pleased to share my story and my learning journey at P.A.L.S. with you this evening. I was introduced to P.A.L.S. in 2012 by my first cousins who tutor at P.A.L.S. In Eritrea I was an assistant nurse and an orthopaedic technician in Uganda. …

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