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Rotation C



Week 1 and 2 - Education
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August 4 - 11





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Practice: How can I register my child for school?



Practice: The first day at school



Practice: Taking messages







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Where are the schools in Calgary?



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Calgary Schools Map

How can I find information about my child's school?

Calgary school websites

What is my child learning at school?
Alberta school curriculum

What are parent-teacher interviews?

Video: Parent-teacher interviews (elementary)

Video: Parent-teacher interviews (high school)

Practice 1: Parent-teacher interviews

Practice 2: Parent-teacher interviews


How does my child feel about school in Canada?

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Video: New Moves



How do schools in Calgary rate? Calgary School Ratings Find schools by postal code

Week 3 and 4--------- Canadian Culture

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What do you know about Canada?


National Geographic: Canada


Take a class to study for the citizenship test


Becoming a Canadian Citizen

National Anthem: O Canada

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The study guide for the citizenship test is called"Discover Canada". You can listen to the book here: listen and read it here: read .



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You can also practice for the test online here:online practice



Practice: Canada map and capital cities



Really BIG numbers


34,348,389



Practice: Big Numbers 1Video


Week 5 and 6------------ Canada: Rights and Responsibilities--


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If you are a Canadian citizen, then you have a right to vote for how Canada should be.

How to vote:video



Why should you vote?



Rights and Responsibilities




Canadian citizens have rights and responsibilities.

A right is something that you are given, and never questioned. A right is like a gift that belongs to you - it cannot be taken from you. A responsibility is something that you must do - actions that make you a good Canadian.

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Read and practice: Rights in Alberta



Discover Canada: Rights and Responsibilities



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Are you a good Canadian citizen? quiz video



Naheed Nenshi is the mayor of Calgary. His parents immigrated to Canada from Tanzania. Tanzania is in Africa. Listen to what he says about what it means to be Canadian: Listen to Naheed Nenshi









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The Canadian government made the citizenship test more difficult in 2010. Also, in 2012, the Canadian government added a language requirement for adults who want to become citizens. Now people who want to become Canadian citizens must prove they have a language benchmark of 4 for speaking and listening. Listen to a CBC interview about the new rules becoming a Canadian citizen. CBC radio interview



Week 7-------International Day preparation--------


Week 8-------Review



Week 9 ---------Canadian Holidays
Canadian Festivals



Thursday September 18 is International Day at Columbia College!

International Day Fall Festivals
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Public holidays are also called "statutory holidays". This is a paid holiday for workers. If you work on a statutory holiday, then you be paid time and a half. If you make $10/hour, you will be paid $15/hour if you work on this day. 2013 statutory holidays in Canada Week 10

1. Calgary Zoo 2. Calgary Zoo

Spin and Spell: Animals Spin and SpellAnimal Match


Short Term Goals and Long Term Goals




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Do you want to open your own business?


Momentummap







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Week 10 and 11 ----------Work--------


Abdul, Gaspa, Marta, and Samantha's Stories 1



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1. How to read a work schedule

2. More work schedules




Jobs




Job Profiles

Jobs (occupations)



dishwasherhousekeeperhome support workerfarmeroffice workerblacksmith



Fill out a time sheet A bad bossI am a babysitter



Find a job



How to Roast a Turkey


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Turkey Recipe Watch a video




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Election brochure

Where can I vote?

Meet the candidates



=Week 12 and 13 ----Getting Paid--------
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Watch the funny commercial



Reading a paycheque



Amir Gets his Paycheque



Week 14----Saving for Retirement
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Video - How to Save for Retirement

Video - How much money will I need after I retire?

RRSP calculator







Week 15 and 16 -------Don 't be Scammed!




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Video: Rental fraud


Video: Identity Theft Video: Identity Theft 2



Video: Email Scams Video: email scams 2

National Do Not Call List

Level 1 and 2 (old)
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Foundation

The Alphabet Aa Bb Cc

Read and Learn the sounds of English Read and Listen

The Sounds of English
Let's Be Pals They All Can Picture Match b d p
Syllable Game



Electric Company
Numbers and Math
1 - one 2 - two Candy Machine Pop Bubbles Add one to ten Bowling subtract one to ten

Listen and Read
one two three four FIve

Listen and click on the word

Write
Front Page Daily News

Mixed Activities
Mixed

Remembrance Day: November 11

1. Remembrance Day 2. Remembrance Day 3. Remembrance Day

In Flanders Fields

Phase I


Practice your reading
A)
Artists Music Poetry

B)
Fiction and Non-Fiction Comics Folk Tales Chinese Folk Tales


The Sounds of English


The Hula Pool Syllable Game



Prepositions in/at/on



Sounds of English

Electric Company



Remembrance Day: November 11



On Remembrance Day, Canadians wear a poppy to show that they remember Canadian soldiers


1. Remembrance Day 2. Remembrance Day 3. Remembrance Day


In Flanders Fields

Level 4 (old)
Writing a Paragraph
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Practice 1

Writing an Essay

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How to write an essay

From thesis statement to topic sentence


Transition words - "gluing" your ideas together


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Every transition

Linking words: video video video Try this activity (click on "making connections"): Using transitions Activity 2 Activity 3

Practice your punctuation:


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!Does this sentence; (look) "good" to you?
If you answered "yes", you need to practice your punctuation! Punctuation

Parts of Speech


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What is a noun? What is a verb?
Parts of Speech

Websites for more practice:

BBC Learning English

Skills Wise

Randall's Cyber Listening Lab

ESL Games

Dictation 1 Dictation 2 Dictation 3 Dictation 4


Reading

Elementary: A BC


Intermediate: A B C



Dictionary Skills

BitesizeMelvin and StevenDictionary Quiz

A great DICTIONARY Another great dictionary


Online Picture Dictionary


Grammar


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Practice grammar with the University of Victoria ESL Study Zone Study Zone

Homepage (old)

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Stay in School

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Calendar Practice ABCDE


1st - first

2nd - second

3rd - third

10th - tenth

18th - eighteenth

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Take a tour in your language
Settlement Services
ESL





Parenting
Do you have a pre-schooler?

Crossword Puzzles

Puzzle 1 Puzzle 2

Crossword Puzzles
Crossword Puzzles

Crossword Puzzles

TIME

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GAME
What time is it? 1 What time is it? 2
Hip Hop Around the Clock

Stop the clock 1Stop the clock 2

Willie the Watchdog

Rock Around the Clock

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Class Topics

Computers for Beginners

computer basics

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Canadian Money

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Some people say that Canadian money is very beautiful because it is colourful and has pictures of interesting things on it.
Pictures on Canadian Money:
The toonie has a polar bear on it: Polar BearIt is worth $2.00.
The loonie has a loon on it: Loon It is worth $1.00.
The quarter has a caribou on it: Caribou It is worth $0.25.
The dime has a ship on it: The Blue Nose Schooner It is worth $0.10.
The nickel has a beaver on it: Beaver It is worth $0.05.
The pennyhas a maple leaf on it: Maple leafIt is worth $0.01.

All Canadian coins have a picture Queen Elizabeth:
Child
Young woman
Now

Practice: 1. Making Change 2. Making change (harder)Making change (hardest)

Columbia College International Day

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VIDEO



Education
Mr. Bean goes Back to School



JOBS

Home Support WorkerOffice Worker

Work Videos


Listen and Read about students who found jobs Nancy, Rohan, Evelyn, and Mary

Job Applications
Practice filling out an application

Problems at Work 1 Problems at Work 2


General Practice

The Sounds Of English
Syllable PracticeVIDEO: What are syllables?
1. ABC
2. Learn to Read
3. Sounds of English

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Row, row, row your boat






Memory Match

School ASchool BFamily and Feelings

Make a Match Make a Match words and pictures

The Alphabet

Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz

The Alphabet Song
Learn the Alphabet

Write the letters Type the letters The Alphabet (lower case) The Alphabet (upper case) Paw Park (upper/lower case letters) Mixed Up Alphabet

Paw Park (matching first sounds)

SNAP! Phonics Word Builder

Numeracy Games


Alphabetical Order

Game 1Game 2Game 3Alphabet TrainMissing Letters Bembo's Zoo

WORDS

Words 1Words 2

Words 3 BBC CVC make words

Spin and Spell

Alien Scavenger Hunt (spelling)
Monkey Business (make sentences)

Words that rhyme
Listen and write the missing word

stop MOP top HOP pop TOP


Read

Reading with pictures

1 Listen and read 2 Listen and Read

Listen and Click on the Word


Various Levels Visit the Art Gallery Three Little Plays Chinese Fables

Numbers

Numbers 1-10 Game


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Math

Math Activities
That's a Fact!



Multiplication Table twothreefourfivesixseveneightnineteneleventwelvemixed practice


Add + Level 1
Subract - Level 1

Multipliply X Level 1
Divide / Level 1


Reading Practice



Listen and Read 1

Listen and Read 2

Mixed Reading Activities


Sounds of English

Electric Company Syllable Game


Typing

1. Where should your hands and fingers be?

2. Where should your fingers be?

3. Typing Tutorials

Super Hyper Spider Typer


How do you spell...?

Spelling Practice