Academy of Learning Mississauga is holding a English Writing Skills Workshop to acquaint you with various styles of writing, which is going to benefit anyone who wants to improve English writing skills.
About this Event
Academy of Learning is delighted to organize a workshop on “English Writing Skills”. Keeping in mind the importance of written English communication skills, the workshop will be held at our Mississauga Campus on March 16, 2020(Monday) from 2:30 Pm to 5:30 Pm
During the workshop you will be trained on writing a variety of sentences and you will have an opportunity to write a short piece of writing.
The idea behind the workshop is to acquaint you with various styles of writing, which is going to benefit anyone who is willing to improve writing skills in English. It will also help you improve your writing score in English Language assessment tests, for instance, CAEL and IELTS.
Highlights of the workshop
• A session on Varieties of sentences
• Writing Complex sentences
• Practice based on Variety of sentences
• Tips to improve writing skills in English
Invest your time and money on skills that matter!
Venue: Academy of my Learning Mississauga Campus, 1310 Dundas St E Unit #4, Mississauga
Date & Time: March 16, 2:30 pm-5:30 pm
Fee: 10$ (Cash only)
Contact us at 905-273-6788 for any further information.
Join Academy of Learning College Mississauga’s English Language Assessment session on all four modules – listening, reading, writing and speaking and advice from instructor on achieving targets.
About this Event
This is a platform for you to get your language abilities assessed from certified English language trainers. You will be assessed on all the four modules, which is listening, reading, writing and speaking. You will also have an opportunity to sit with one of our instructors and discuss your performance. Your performance will be marked on a band scale of 9. You would also be advised on an action plan to achieve your target.
Make the most of this opportunity and get an expert advice on your language abilities.
Date & Time
March 13, 11 am – 3 pm
Cost : $20 (Cash Only)
1310 Dundas Street East, Unit#4, Mississauga
Academy of Learning Mississauga Campus
Limited spots are Limited. Please make a registration in advance. Call 905-273-6788 for more information.
Free Information sessions for newcomers to learn about Benefit, Tax, Govt Grant,Employment and much more! Free pizzas and drinks!
About this Event
Academy of Learning College Mississauga Campus would like to invite newcomers to our campus for 4 free information sessions to help them settle down in Canada. Our guest speakers will present valuable information on Benefits for New Immigrants, such as Tax Preparation, Government Grants, Childcare Options, Employment Information and much more! Participants will also have the opportunity to network with recruiters and get employment information. Free pizza, cupcakes, drinks and free gifts will be provided for everyone who attend the session.
Guest Speaker Topics
• Tax Preparation and CRA documentation
• Various government grants
• Subsidized childcare options
• Network with recruiters and HR professionals
• How to apply for Second Career
• Canadian Social Customs and Etiquette
• Money Saving Ideas
Who is the Information Session for?
This event is geared towards newcomers to Canada. Every newcomer is welcome.
What will you get from the info session?
• Benefits for new immigrants – Tax Preparation, Government Grants, Childcare Options and much more
• Canadian culture
• Networking opportunity and employment information
• Free snacks – pizzas, cupcakes, drinks and more!
• Free gifts
• Grand lucky draw in April
We have four free info sessions scheduled for the following dates
• 2nd March 2020 – 2 pm
• 9th March 2020 – 2 pm
• 20th March 2020 – 5 pm
• 27th March 2020 – 5 pm
All of our info sessions will be held at our Academy of Learning Mississauga Campus.
1310 Dundas St. East, Unit# 4
Mississauga, ON L4Y2C1
Space is limited to ensure the quality of information sessions. Please register in advance to secure your place. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com or call us at 905-273-6788.
For any recent college graduate, job interviews can be nerve-wracking, especially if you haven’t interviewed in a while. That’s especially true when you’re interviewing for a position in a new industry, competing with hundreds of candidates who’re in the same or similar situation as you.
Despite of the challenges, the more you prepare – by practicing your interview skills, researching the company, being able to show why you’re qualified, and by following up after the interview – the better chance you’ll get at securing a job offer! Now let’s take a look at some useful tips for acing an interview for college graduates!
Research The Company in Depth
The employer will expect you to know quite a bit about the company you’re interviewing for. Prior to your interview, check the company’s web site and social media pages, learn about its values and visions, scroll through its latest projects, and think about what you can do to better their products and services. You can dig even deeper by talking to a current or previous employee of the company and conduct informative interviews with them beforehand.
Customize Your Answers for Common Questions
There are some typical questions that are being asked at almost every job interview, such as “Tell me about yourself.” “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” “Tell me about your greatest accomplishments.” “Why do you want this job?” “Where do you see yourself in 5/10 years?” You can find sample answers to these questions online. Read how others answer these questions, and plan your own answers according to your situation.
Prepare 5-7 Sample Stories
Scenario questions such as “tell me about a time when you had a conflict with a coworker and how did you handle it” or “Share with us a time when you made a mistake and how did you resolve it” are a must in job interviews. Make sure to prepare some examples beforehand. Start with the situation by describing the context and problem. Then explain what you did to improve the situation and describe the results in quantifiable terms. This demonstrates that you understand the importance and the impact of your personal contributions. With these stories prepared in advance, you can adapt them to various scenarios.
Show Your Eagerness to Learn
Some of the attributes that employers look for in candidates are curiosity, eagerness to learn, as well as the ability to quickly adapt to new environment and pick up new tools. Aa a new graduate, you may not have loads of past experience relevant to your new position, but your learning ability is gold. Show your future employers that you are a fast learner (this can be demonstrated through scenarios), and that you are excited to face new challenges and opportunities in a new industry.
Pay Attention to Your Body Language
During the interview, watch your body language as your poses and gestures can reveal your personality. Shake hands firmly, make eye contact as you articulate your points, avoid fiddling, and sit up straight. If you are super nervous and don’t know how to act, remember, smile is your best weapon. Smiling isn’t hard to do during interviews, and it shows confidence and amiability, which is a huge necessity in workplaces.
Develop Intelligent Questions
Towards the end of your job interviews, you’ll be asked whether you have any questions for the interviewer. Don’t just say “I’m good” or “I don’t have any questions”. Asking questions demonstrates your level of interest in the job; it is also a great chance to show your knowledge of the industry as well as your eagerness to learn and contribute. Develop 3-5 questions ahead of time, and jot them down to memorize before your interview.
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Are you going to appear for CAEL assessment? Do you have questions on how to achieve the desired band scores in English? This article is just in time and on point to acquaint you with the tips that could be followed in order to make it easy for you to meet the requirements of English language assessment. This article is just in time and on point to acquaint you with the tips that could be followed in order to make it easy for you to meet the requirements of English language assessment.
Here’s what you should do to improve your band score in Speaking:
Speak clearly and at a natural pace: It’s important to be clear and concise whenever we are taking a speaking exam. Some candidates try to develop an accent and thus, go off topic sometimes which results in a much lower band score. For you to achieve the score you need, it’s of utmost importance to speak clearly and in an organised manner.
Do not worry about your accent: As a candidate you do not need to worry about your accent, all that should matter is the organisation of the content and the delivery of the content. You should start speaking as per the prompt and must be able to finish your talk in time.
Take notes: Taking
notes can actually help you be fluent in your content and, eventually, you will
sound confident, which in turn will have a positive effect on your performance
during the speaking task. It’s crucial to make notes while you have time to
prepare your answer for speaking.
Manage your time: In CAEL, each test is time bound; when it comes to speaking evaluation, you will be given a specific amount of time to plan and record your answer; do not panic during the preparation time and organize your speech in continuity as per your question prompt. Time has a significant role to play in CAEL, specifically in speaking module.
Use a wide range of vocabulary
and grammatical structures: It’s absolutely fundamental to
use academic English because CAEL tests you on your ability to use academic
English. If you are able to convince the examiner of your word bank and also
are able to use it at ease, there’s nothing that can stop you from getting the
desired band score.
Practice using a computer:Since CAEL is a computer delivered test, it is, thus, advised that you should practice on a computer since day one. It will not only acquaint you with the pattern, but you will also feel much relaxed while you take the test. Speaking to oneself can be weird, so if you already practice speaking on a computer, it would be much easier for you at the test centre.
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We, at Academy of Learning, take pride in what we
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There is a difference between merely receiving a certification, and having a clear understanding and expertise of what you study during the course. At AOL Mississauga, you will notice the difference since day one, you will never walk out of the class uniformed.
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“It was a great experience learning at AOL Mississauga. The highly experienced and knowledgeable instructors and advanced learning system enabled me to have acquired not only knowledge but also important skills for the immigration consultant job market. Thank you AOL Mississauga for making my career dream come true. ” – Meng Simone Zhang, Immigration Consultant Graduate
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In a country like Canada, it is difficult to prove your professional capabilities, if you are an immigrant, without taking a language test in either English or French or both in some cases. This is the reason that English Language Assessments play a key role in deciding your pathway to success, because language requirements are to be fulfilled in most of the professions. If you are one of the immigrants with English as a second language, continue reading the article to have a better understanding of all that requires your consideration before you make up your mind to sit for a language test. Let’s discuss each of these factors, one at a time.
Mode of Test
First thing that you should search about before booking a language is –mode of conduct. It simply means how the test would be conducted; we need to know if the test is paper based or computer based. Many of us are still not able to concentrate if we have to read something from a computer screen, and if you end up choosing a test that is computer-based, you will not be able to manage time and will keep jumping from one screen to the other. Thus, it becomes crucial to decide which mode you are most comfortable in and finalize accordingly.
Pattern of Test
Apart from the mode of test, pattern of the test stands second in line when it comes to crucial factors affecting your score in the language assessment. All the language tests are based on four modules, that is, reading, writing, listening and speaking. The patter for each differs though. For instance, there are tests in which speaking comes first (CAEL), and there are others which want you to take the listening module in the beginning (IELTS). Not only the sequence, but the kind of questions that each module has in different language tests, is also a deciding factor in your band scores. Take CAEL for example, it has every module covered in different sections, which means you will be doing Reading, Speaking and listening or writing at the same time in most of the sections, whereas, when it comes to IELTS, you will be assessed on one skill/module at a time.
Duration of test
Third of all, is the duration of the test. For some people, it becomes difficult to sit for all the modules in one go and get done with it, while there are others who specifically would prefer tests which will allow them to take the test in one go. It has a lot of psychological bearing which indirectly affects our confidence, concentration and eventually our score, so, keep the duration of the test in mind, before finalizing your test type.
Availability of Dates and Test Centres
Whether a test is available in your area and at the time you wish to take it, is another factor to be kept in mind. It can be a burden if you have to travel to another place for the sake of taking test; it will not only be tiring physically, but psychologically as well. Sometimes, there are tests which have restrictions when it comes to booking a test on a particular date and time, if there are not many options available, you might have to shuffle your schedule or take an off from work. Difficult, isn’t it?
Acceptance of Test
Finally, it’s indispensable to check if the test you have chosen is accepted for the purpose you are taking a test. There are individuals who book a test without knowing the requirements of eligibility as far as language is concerned. They do not only end up wasting money, but their efforts to get through the test as well.There have been incidents when people were required to take IELTS (Academic), but ended up taking IELTS (GENERAL), simply, because they had been too indolent to search about the eligibility requirements.
Before you decide which test to take, it’s always better to think of these five key elements that would make your choice easy and perfect.
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We are Happy to announce the inclusion of English language Courses at our campus.
There is something for everyone at our school who wishes to learn English language. It doesn’t matter which level you are at now, we are here to help you with what you need to achieve. Whether you are looking forward to join classes for improving your communication skills or you are required to take an English language test to get a professional license in Canada, we will help you achieve the desired language score in your English exam.
All you need to do is, enroll yourself in one of the courses that suits you and participate actively during the practice sessions. Our English courses have been tailored keeping in mind the requirements of students and we are pretty flexible with the modules you want to undertake.
We offer classes in the following programs.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
If you are an individual whose first language is not English and you have a desire and a need to improve your English Language skills, we are here to help you with that. You will get a chance to improve your English language skills in classroom which will have students of the same level and you will be given various task-based and text-based instructions to help you improve your communication skills in English.
IELTS PREPARATION COURSE
Our IELTS preparation course prepares
students on achieving the desired band score in IELTS Academic and IELTS
To select the course that suits you, you
can ask one of our admission advisors for an assessment and we will let you
know what suits you best.
There are three courses as far as our IELTS Preparation program is concerned. We have designed these courses as per the level of each student. If you are just looking forward to practice and get a feedback on your performance, we have a 20 hour program for you and if you think you want some lessons on grammar that would help you score a higher band score, we have a 40 hours course, on the other hand, if you are a beginner and you want a course that will teach you the basics, our 60 hours preparation program would be best for you.
CAEL-Canadian Academic English Language Assessment
We prepare students in CAEL, so they are
confident while taking the exam and can secure the desired band score. You will
be getting hands on practice on the sample practice tests since day one, so, by
the time you book the test, you are familiar with the pattern of the test.
The students will be trained on all the four skills that is listening, reading, writing and speaking.