LELL - Literacy for English Language Learners

About This Program

For adult English language learners looking to get better at basic language skills for everyday life, employment, or further education, with a focus on reading and writing from a Pre-CLB to CLB 5 level.

What You Can Learn

Building vocabulary, parts of speech, grammar, conversation skills, Canadian culture

Learning Activities

  • Meet with a tutor one-on-one or in small groups
  • Meet a few hours every week at a time that works for you
  • Meet at PALS or a public place appropriate for learning like a library
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Build on what you already know
  • Work towards your learning goals
  • Use step-by-step lessons and workbooks with real-life examples relevant to you
  • Gain confidence with your reading and writing skills

An opportunity to practice and help improve your English language speaking, conversation and pronunciation through the use of various activities, tools and techniques. There will also be a focus on improving individual language barriers with the overall goal for everyone to speak more confidently, clearly and communicate better in English. 

Practice using and understanding words as they are used in writing. Work on building good sentences and learn how to write paragraphs. There are Beginning groups and Advanced groups. Advanced groups also look at writing short essays. These are important skills as you move forward to being a good writer. 

Come read and sing the music of Canada! You will learn and sing many songs, improve your reading, your vocabulary and learn about Canadian culture. We will sing old songs, new songs and even songs we write together. Make friends and have fun! Join PALS Singalong!

LELL Coordinator

Ravneet Shergill


LELL Updates

Summer Fun with LELL

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