Language Learning Products Catalogue of the Canada School of Public Service

February 3, 2012

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French-as-a-Second-Language Training

Real Beginners ("Niveau 0")

The program Introduction au français langue seconde (Beginners) is targeted at true beginners who have never taken a course in French. It includes a teaching guide, the learner's manual and two CD-ROMs. The approach stresses communication. The manual contains three modules, whereby learners acquire the vocabulary appropriate to specific situations, as well as concepts of grammar and phonetics. Each module begins with a series of video clips presenting a public service workplace and ends with role plays and simulations.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Real Beginners. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Introduction au français – Guide pédagogique Teacher SC103-24/2-2006F
Introduction au français langue seconde :
Learner manual and 2 CD-ROMs with "Phonetic Diagnostic Test for Beginners"
Classroom SC103-24/2006F

Brisons la glace is self-learning software for complete beginners in French as a second language. It contains an introduction to French and enables you to acquire a few basic concepts.

This CD-ROM allows you to choose between two learning modes with identical linguistic content: the free mode and the guided mode. In either mode you can use voice recognition software to compare your pronunciation and intonation with the teacher's.

It runs a total of about 25 hours. However, since this is a self-learning tool, the time spent on each part of the program can vary with the user.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Breaking the ice. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Brisons la glace (CD-ROM) Self-learning SC103-21/2006F-MRC

A and B Levels

The Programme de français langue seconde – Niveaux A et B (PFL2 – A et B) is designed to attain the A and B levels of bilingualism in the federal government. It will help you to achieve sufficient communicative competence to interact efficiently in French in day-to-day job-related tasks.

The program takes a communicative, task-oriented approach to learning a second language. It covers the main elements of language and communication including:

  • Language functions
  • Listening
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Phonology
  • Communication strategies
  • Writing

The materials and components of the Programme de français langue seconde – Niveaux A et B (PFL2 – A et B) are described in the manual Présentation des composantes.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – A and B Levels – Materials and Components. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Présentation des composantes All users SC102-2/49-1-2006F

The Guide pédagogique of the Programme de français langue seconde – Niveaux A et B (PFL2 – A et B) takes the form of a manual.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – A and B Levels – Manual. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Guide pédagogique Teacher SC102-2/49-2-2006F

PFL2 – A et B consists of 40 training objectives formulated in terms of communicative performances. The activities are generally designed to be done in the classroom. Some of them include a correction key; they may be done in self-directed learning.

The program includes a lexicon of more than 3 000 entries and explanation charts for study points.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – A and B Levels – Training Objectives. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
OF 1 S'identifier et identifier des personnes Classroom SC102-2/1-2005F
OF 2 Identifier des objets ou des documents Classroom SC102-2/2-2005F
OF 3 Exprimer des relations d'appartenance (permanently out of print) Classroom SC102-2/3-2005F
OF 4 Exprimer des relations de possession Classroom SC102-2/4-2005F
OF 5 Indiquer où est une personne, un objet, un document, un lieu Classroom SC102-2/5-2005F
OF 6 Indiquer des données chiffrées Classroom SC102-2/6-2005F
OF 7 Orienter quelqu'un dans l'espace Classroom SC102-2/7-2005F
OF 8 Situer un événement dans le temps Classroom SC102-2/8-2005F
OF 9 Situer un événement dans le temps: passé, présent, futur Classroom SC102-2/9-2005F
OF 10 Assigner des tâches (permanently out of print) Classroom SC102-2/10-2005F
OF 11 Préciser comment accomplir une tâche Classroom SC102-2/11-2005F
OF 12 Indiquer la répartition et une quantité non numérique Classroom SC102-2/12-2005F
OF 13 Fournir de l'information sur un événement ou une habitue passés Classroom SC102-2/13-2005F
OF 14 S'informer ou informer d'un événement Classroom SC102-2/14-2005F
OF 15 S'informer ou informer d'une requête ou de l'obtention de quelque chose Classroom SC102-2/15-2005F
OF 16 Faire une offre et réagir à une offre Classroom SC102-2/16-2005F
OF 17 S'informer ou informer de la présence ou de la disponibilité de personnes ou de choses Classroom SC102-2/17-2005F
OF 18 Exprimer une volonté, un souhait, des goûts, des préférences Classroom SC102-2/18-2005F
OF 19 Évaluer des choses Classroom SC102-2/19-2005F
OF 20 Évaluer des personnes Classroom SC102-2/20-2005F
OF 21 (Se) renseigner sur l'application de normes et de règlements Classroom SC102-2/21-2005F
OF 22 Préciser les modalités d'exécution (temps) d'un travail Classroom SC102-2/22-2005F
OF 23 Préciser les conditions de réalisation d'un projet Classroom SC102-2/23-2005F
OF 24 Situer des événements par rapport à d'autres Classroom SC102-2/24-2005F
OF 25 Indiquer les étapes d'un processus Classroom SC102-2/25-2005F
OF 26 Décrire des déplacements Classroom SC102-2/26-2005F
OF 27 Décrire une tâche (opérations physiques) Classroom SC102-2/27-2005F
OF 28 Préciser l'importance d'une directive Classroom SC102-2/28-2005F
OF 29 Apprécier les capacités ou les compétences de quelqu'un Classroom SC102-2/29-2005F
OF 30 Permettre ou interdire quelque chose Classroom SC102-2/30-2005F
OF 31 Exprimer la volonté, le souhait Classroom SC102-2/31-2005F
OF 32 Formuler des conditions Classroom SC102-2/32-2005F
OF 33 Exprimer un choix Classroom SC102-2/33-2005F
OF 34 Proposer des solutions à un problème Classroom SC102-2/34-2005F
OF 35 Faire des prévisions Classroom SC102-2/35-2005F
OF 36 Demander ou donner de l'information sur un projet Classroom SC102-2/36-2005F
OF 37 Décrire la démarche suivie dans la réalisation d'un projet Classroom SC102-2/37-2005F
OF 38 Exposer le pourquoi et les effets d'une action, d'un événement, d'une situation Classroom SC102-2/38-2005F
OF 39 Évaluer un changement proposé Classroom SC102-2/39-2005F
OF 40 Persuader quelqu'un de quelque chose Classroom SC102-2/40-2005F
Recueil des tableaux Classroom SC102-2/1-1-2005F
Lexique Classroom SC102-2/1-2-2005F

Many activities are accompanied by audio recordings, and some include a video.

The CDs, Enregistrements, include all the audio recordings from the 40 training objectives (objectifs de formation, or OF) of the Programme de français langue seconde – Niveaux A et B. For each activity, the recordings are presented in a continual mode. The CDs also include an audio version of the videos.

The material consists of a series of audio recordings packaged in four jewel cases.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – A and B Levels – Training Objectives – Audio Recordings. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Enregistrements : OF 1 à 12 (4 audio CDs) Classroom SC102-2/46-1-2006F-DC
Enregistrements : OF 13 à 22 (5 audio CDs) Classroom SC102-2/46-2-2006F-DC
Enregistrements : OF 23 à 32 (3 audio CDs) Classroom SC102-2/46-3-2006F-DC
Enregistrements : OF 33 à 40 (audio CDs) Classroom SC102-2/46-4-2006F-DC

Consolidations are a set of activities designed for review in the classroom of the training objectives (objectifs de formation, or OF) and study points in the Programme de français langue seconde – Niveaux A et B.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – A and B Levels – Training Objectives – Review Activities. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Consolidation 1 : OF 1 à 12 Classroom SC102-2/47-1-2006F
Consolidation 2 : OF 13 à 22 Classroom SC102-2/47-2-2006F
Consolidation 3 : OF 23 à 32 Classroom SC102-2/47-3-2006F
Consolidation 4 : OF 33 à 40 Classroom SC102-2/47-4-2006F

The Progrès series consists of 12 tests to measure the level of achievement of the training objectives of the Programme de français langue seconde – Niveaux A et B (PFL2 – A et B).

Each Progrès includes:

  • a performance test covering the various study points presented in the 40 training objectives, and
  • an oral communication test to assess the level of achievement of the training objectives.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – A and B Levels – Tests. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Progrès : Tests de communication orale
(Cahier de la ressource enseignante)
Teacher SC102-2/48-1-2006F
Progrès : Oral Communication Tests
(Learner's Booklet)
Classroom SC102-2/48-2-2006F

Auto-évaluation – Activités orales accompanies training objectives 1 to 33 of the Programme de français langue seconde – Niveaux A et B. This material contains oral question/answer type exercises covering the functional content of the training objectives. The level of language used reflects the verbal communication of the workplace. For each question, two examples of answers are given so that the learners can compare their answers to those provided. Then, in an interview simulation, they can answer the questions again without interruption. The scripts for this material, entirely geared to develop oral language components, are reserved for teachers.

The material consists of a series of audio recordings packaged in three jewel cases.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – A and B Levels – Training Objectives – Auto-evaluation – Audio Recordings. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Auto-évaluation – Activités orales
OF 1 à 12
(4 audio CDs)
Self-learning SC102-2/44-1-2006F-DC
Auto-évaluation – Activités orales
OF 13 à 22
(4 audio CDs)
Self-learning SC102-2/44-2-2006F-DC
Auto-évaluation – Activités orales OF 23 à 32
(4 audio CDs)
Self-learning SC102-2/44-3-2006F-DC

Auto-évaluation – Activités écrites will allow you to review and evaluate your mastery of certain study points in the Programme de français langue seconde – Niveaux A et B (PFL2 – A et B). The answer key for each activity provides explanations to help understand each correct answer, reviewing and reinforcing what you have learned. For certain questions, more than one answer is possible.

The material consists of four books.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – A and B Levels – Training Objectives – Auto-evaluation – Written Activities. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Auto-évaluation – Activités écrites : OF 1 à 12 Self-learning SC102-2/45-1-2006F
Auto-évaluation – Activités écrites : OF 13 à 22 Self-learning SC102-2/45-2-2006F
Auto-évaluation – Activités écrites : OF 23 à 32 Self-learning SC102-2/45-3-2006F
Auto-évaluation – Activités écrites : OF 33 à 40 Self-learning SC102-2/45-4-2006F

Level C

Sessions préparatoires 1 et 2 are classroom review periods each lasting two weeks. They enable learners to consolidate Level B language skills: language functions, grammar, vocabulary and oral comprehension.

  • Session préparatoire 1 presents the various ways of introducing oneself, and requesting or providing information:
    • describing present, future or past situations;
    • describing tasks and processes;
    • requesting or expressing an opinion.
  • Session préparatoire 2 presents the various ways of stating, analysing and explaining a problem:
    • reporting results, changes or suggestions;
    • stating assumptions;
    • expressing one's point of view, or reformulating the views of others;
    • comparing situations;
    • convincing;
    • qualifying;
    • making concessions.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Level C – Preparatory Sessions 1 and 2. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Session préparatoire 1 (1 book and 1 CD) Classroom SC102-1/14-1-2007F
Session préparatoire 2 (1 book and 1 CD) Classroom SC102-1/14-2-2007F

Grammaire d'appoint : cahier d'autoapprentissage is for learners of French as a second language at Level C who want to develop their mastery of French grammar. This tool enables independent review of the grammar points suggested in the Programme de français langue seconde – Niveau C (PFL2 – C). These grammar points have already been seen in Level B; the Grammaire d'appoint : cahier d'autoapprentissage includes new summary tables and more complex usage contexts.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Level C. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Grammaire d'appoint – Cahier d'autoapprentissage Self-learning SC102-1/15-2007F

Second-language Evaluation

Level C

The manual Préparation à l'évaluation – Interaction orale Niveau C is a three-week course designed for the classroom. It includes exploitation, review, consolidation and communication exercises, as well as simulated interviews. It is designed to develop the communication skills characteristic of Level C, and to prepare learners for the oral interaction interview.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Second-language Evaluation – Level C. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Préparation à l'évaluation :
Guide méthodologique – Supplément 1
Teacher SC102-4/2-2007F
Préparation à l'évaluation :
Interaction orale – Supplément 1
(1 book + 1 CD)
Classroom SC102-4/1-2007F

All Levels

The exercises Préparations à l'évaluation du français langue seconde series has been developed by the Language Training Centre. The exercises are regarded mainly as learning activities. The results thus cannot be considered a reflection of those that will be achieved during the second language evaluation conducted by the Public Service Commission.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Second-language Evaluation – All Levels. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Préparation à l'évaluation du français langue seconde – Compréhension de l'écrit 1 et 2 Self-learning SC103-29/1-2010F
Préparation à l'évaluation du français langue seconde – Compréhension de l'écrit 3 et 4 – Nouvelle édition Self-learning SC103-29/2-2012F
Préparation à l'évaluation du français langue seconde – Expression écrite 1 et 2 Self-learning SC103-29/4-2008F
Préparation à l'évaluation du français langue seconde – Expression écrite 3 et 4 Self-learning SC103-29/5-2008F

Additional Material

Phonetics

La correction phonétique du français – Regard théorique is for teachers of French as a second language; it discusses how to teach French pronunciation and how to integrate it into a language course.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Additional Material – Phonetics. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
La correction phonétique du français – Regard théorique (1 Book + 1 CD) Teacher SC103-20/2006F

The "Amélioration de la prononciation" Collection

The Amélioration de la prononciation collection is for Anglophones who are beginning to learn French, or who are having difficulty with pronunciation at any level.

The collection is designed to develop the ability to understand and reproduce the basic sounds, rhythms and intonation of French.

The courses Voyelles orales, Quelques consonnes et phénomènes prosodiques and Les nasales et les semi-consonnes are designed for classroom delivery. They consist of a teaching guide, answer sheets and audio cassettes. The teaching guide includes exercises, answer sheets, transcripts and answer keys.

For teachers only, the Outil d'évaluation consists of two parts: auditory discrimination (Listening) and oral output (Speaking). Used in pre-testing, it provides a diagnosis to guide the learning process; used in post-testing, it is a means of assessing progress. The material consists of a user guide, an answer key, a result sheet and an audio cassette.

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Additional Material – The pronunciation improvement collection. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Les voyelles orales : Guide d'enseignement Teacher SC84-1/9000-1001F
Les voyelles orales : Answer sheets Classroom SC84-1/9000-2001F
Les voyelles orales – Partie 1 (Cassette) Classroom SC84-1/9000-5001F
Les voyelles orales – Parties 2 et 3 (Cassette) Classroom SC84-1/9000-5002F
Les voyelles orales – Parties 4 et 5 (Cassette) Classroom SC84-1/9000-5003F
Quelques consonnes et phénomènes prosodiques : Guide d'enseignement Teacher SC84-1/9000-1002F
Quelques consonnes et phénomènes prosodiques : Answer sheets Classroom SC84-1/9000-2002F
Quelques consonnes et phénomènes prosodiques Parties 1 et 2 – Le phonème (Cassette) Classroom SC84-1/9000-5004F
Quelques consonnes et phénomènes prosodiques Parties 3 et 4 – Le phonème (Cassette) Classroom SC84-1/9000-5005F
Quelques consonnes et phénomènes prosodiques Partie 5 (Cassette) Classroom SC84-1/9000-5006F
Les nasales et les semi-consonnes Classroom SC84-1/9000-1003F
Les nasales et les semi-consonnes : Answer sheets Classroom SC84-1/9000-2003F
Les nasales et les semi-consonnes
Parties 1 et 2 (Cassette)
Classroom SC84-1/9000-5007F
Les nasales et les semi-consonnes
Partie 3 (Cassette)
Classroom SC84-1/9000-5008F
Outil d'évaluation Teacher SC84-1/9000-1100F
Outil d'évaluation : Feuillet des résultats Teacher SC84-1/9000-2100F
Outil d'évaluation (Cassette) Teacher SC84-1/9000-5100F
Outil d'évaluation : Answer Key Teacher SC84-1/9000-3100F

Le français pour moi – série jaune

Publications: French-as-a-Second-Language Training – Additional Material – French for me – Yellow series. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
La série jaune – Comprendre 1 Self-learning SC84-3/8204-2101F
La série jaune – Comprendre 2 Self-learning SC84-3/8204-2102F
La série jaune – Comprendre 3 Self-learning SC84-3/8204-2103F
La série jaune – Comprendre 1 (Cassette 1) Self-learning SC84-3/8204-5101AF
La série jaune – Comprendre 1 (Cassette 2) Self-learning SC84-3/8204-5101BF
La série jaune – Comprendre 1 (Cassette 3) Self-learning SC84-3/8204-5101CF
La série jaune – Comprendre 2 (Cassette 1) Self-learning SC84-3/8204-5102AF
La série jaune – Comprendre 2 (Cassette 2) Self-learning SC84-3/8204-5102BF
La série jaune – Comprendre 3 (Cassette 1) Self-learning SC84-3/8204-5103F
La série jaune – Écrire 1 Self-learning SC84-3/8204-2201F
La série jaune – Écrire 2 Self-learning SC84-3/8204-2202F
La série jaune – Écrire 1 (Cassette 1) Self-learning SC84-3/8204-5201F

English-as-a-Second-Language Training

Real Beginners

Breaking the Ice is self-learning software for complete beginners in English as a second language. It contains an introduction to English, and enables you to acquire a few basic concepts.

This CD-ROM allows you to choose between two learning modes, with identical linguistic content: the free mode and the guided mode. In either mode, you can use voice recognition software to compare your pronunciation and intonation with the teacher's.

It runs a total of about 25 hours. However, since this is a self-learning tool, the time spent on each part of the program can vary with the user.

Publications: English-as-a-Second-Language Training – Real Beginners. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Breaking the Ice (CD-ROM) Self-learning SC103-21/2006E-MRC

Beginner and intermediate level

CEWP, Interface Canada, will enable you to achieve sufficient competence to communicate effectively in English at levels A and B.

Interface Canada deals with the common language functions of the workplace: greeting, introducing, requesting information, expressing opinions, agreeing, disagreeing, apologizing, persuading, negotiating and leave-taking.

Publications: English-as-a-Second-Language Training – Beginner and intermediate level. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book 1 Teacher SC84-2/5555-1001E
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book 2 Teacher SC84-2/5555-1002E
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book 3 Teacher SC84-2/5555-1003E
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book 4 Teacher SC84-2/5555-1004E
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book 5 Teacher SC84-2/5555-1005E
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book 6 Teacher SC84-2/5555-1006E
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book 7 Teacher SC84-2/5555-1007E
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book 8 Teacher SC84-2/5555-1008E
Interface Canada – Teacher's Book Role Playing… Teacher SC84-2/5555-1009E
Interface Canada: Oral Interaction – Levels A & B
Administrator and Teacher's Guide
Teacher SC103-32/2007E
Interface Canada – Student's Book 1 Classroom SC84-2/5555-2001E
Interface Canada – Student's Book 2 Classroom SC84-2/5555-2002E
Interface Canada – Student's Book 3 Classroom SC84-2/5555-2003E
Interface Canada – Student's Book 4 Classroom SC84-2/5555-2004E
Interface Canada – Student's Book 5 Classroom SC84-2/5555-2005E
Interface Canada – Student's Book 6 Classroom SC84-2/5555-2006E
Interface Canada – Student's Book 7 Classroom SC84-2/5555-2007E
Interface Canada – Student's Book 8 Classroom SC84-2/5555-2008E
Interface Canada – Student's Book Role Playing… Classroom SC84-2/5555-2009E
Interface Canada – Audio CDs for Level A
(Books 1 to 3)
Classroom SC103-37/1-2008E-MRC
Interface Canada – Audio CDs for Level B
(Books 4 to 8)
Classroom SC103-37/2-2008E-MRC
Interface Canada – Role Playing for Consolidations
Audio CDs for role plays (Level B)
Classroom SC103-37/3-2008E-MRC

Advanced level

CEWP, Interaction Canada, will help you to communicate effectively in English at Level C. You will be able to give detailed explanations and descriptions, justify an action, handle hypothetical questions, give advice and opinion, and deal with complex situations within a work setting.

Publications: English-as-a-Second-Language Training – Advanced level. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Interaction Canada: Pre-SLE Session – Level C
Teacher's Guide
Teacher SC103-33/1-2007E
Interaction Canada: Pre-SLE Session – Oral Interaction Level C Classroom SC103-33/2-2007E

Preparation for the English-as-a-Second-Language Evaluation

All levels

The Preparation for the English-as-a-Second-Language Evaluation series has been developed by the Language Training Centre. The exercises are considered, above all, as learning activities. The results thus cannot be considered a reflection of those that will be achieved during the second language evaluation of the Public Service Commission.

Publications: Preparation for the English-as-a-Second-Language Evaluation – All levels. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Preparation for the English-as-a-Second-Language Evaluation: Writing Exercises 1 and 2 Self-learning SC103-38/1-2008E
Preparation for the English-as-a-Second-Language Evaluation: Writing Exercises 3 and 4 Self-learning SC103-38/2-2008E
Preparation for the English-as-a-Second-Language Evaluation: Reading Exercises 1 and 2 Self-learning SC103-38/3-2010E
Preparation for the English as a Second language Evaluation: Reading Comprehension 3 and 4 – New edition Self-learning SC103-38/4-2012E

Additional material

Speaking

Gambits 1 presents a wealth of valuable expressions, exercises and activities for getting into a conversation that give natural flow and direction and help one overcome awkwardness, abruptness and rudeness the more they are practiced. Together with Gambits 2 and Gambits 3, over 500 gambits are presented and can be practiced in more than 150 interactive group activities.

Publications: English-as-a-Second-Language Training – Additional material – Speaking. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Gambits 1: Conversational Tools Openers (CD) Classroom SC103-8/2005E
Gambits 2: Conversational Tools Links (CD) Classroom SC103-9/2005E
Gambits 3: Conversational Tools Responders
Closers & Inventory (CD)
Classroom SC103-10/2005E
Telephone Gambits (CD) Classroom SC103-13/2005E

Idioms

Two manuals of common expressions compiled by subject.

Publications: English-as-a-Second-Language Training – Additional material – Idioms. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Idioms 1 Classroom SC103-12/2005E
Idioms 2 Classroom SC83-99/5000-1072E

Reading

Users learn about Canada while improving reading skills.

Publications: English-as-a-Second-Language Training – Additional material – Reading. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Read Canada! (Intermediate) Classroom SC83-99/5000-1063
Read Canada! (Intermediate) Cassette Classroom SC83-99/5000-5063
Read Canada! (First Intermediate) Classroom SC83-99/5000-1065

Pronunciation

Practice books dealing with the rhythm and intonation of English.

Publications: English-as-a-Second-Language Training – Additional material – Pronunciation. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Rhythm and Unstress Classroom SC103-11/2005E
Rhythm and Unstress (Cassette) Classroom SC83-99/5500-1019

Writing

A practical manual and reference guide for writing memos and letters.

Publications: English-as-a-Second-Language Training – Additional material – Writing. Publication titles are listed in the left-most column of the table. The learning mode and catalogue number for a given publication are respectively found in the second and third columns of the same row.

Title Mode Catalogue No.
Administrative Writing: Memos and Letters Classroom SC83-99/5000-1101E