CLB, LINC, and CELPIP courses

CLTD has developed a series of courses designed specifically for learners in the CLB system. Before we look at the courses, we need to look at what all these abbreviations mean – CLB, LINC, and CELPIP. The Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) is a standardized system used in Canada`s Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)…

IELTS Standards and the labour market in PEI

From 2013 to 2017, PEI has been accepting 1500 immigrants and 700 foreign students per year on average. The Canadian Bureau for International Education reports that 51% of international students in Canada plan to remain here after they graduate. Over the last 4 years then, approximately 10,000 people have relocated to PEI from abroad. This…

The Difference Between IELTS and CLB

It’s confusing keeping track of all the acronyms and abbreviations we use in education these days. Two important abbreviations for immigrants to Prince Edward Island to remember are: IELTS and CLB. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a 2 hours and 45 minute exam that assesses…

IELTS Mock Exams September 8, 2017

On September 8, 2017 at the Murphy Community Centre in Charlottetown, we will be offering a chance for you to take the IELTS unofficially and see what level you’re at and what you need to do next.  In addition to your results, we will provide you with a learning summary.  Cost is $70.  Please contact…